Gapps is an experienced cloud advisor and digital services developer focusing on Google technology. Its customers include global enterprises, small and medium sized companies, public organizations and educational institutions. Deloitte has awarded Gapps in its Technology Fast 50 -list as one of the top 10 fastest growing technology companies in Finland three years in a row; 2014, 2015 and 2016.
See more about Gapps from http://www.gapps.fi/
, and check what working at Gapps is all about from this video (in Finnish).
If you want to work with truly innovative and fully cloud based platform (Google Cloud Platform), there is now a great opportunity in Helsinki for you as a
LEAD DEVELOPER / ARCHITECT (CLOUD SERVICES)
This is your chance to be part of the growing Google Cloud Platform business and to build the team of your dreams. Even though the team is new, you are not alone. Gapps is full of happy and curious Google Cloud experts and developers are always looking for new ways of working. Everyone at Gapps is pleased to help others to achieve their best. The best way to learn new skills is to do it together.
This open position is in Gapps Solutions team, which resembles start-up in various ways, but already has customer base, and is part of the profitable and growing company. You can influence on how the work is done and what are the practices related to your work. You will have the main responsibility for designing and creating the solutions to customers and you will act as a technical leader for the team as well. Together with the team and sales you will be designing and building the best possible solutions utilizing the latest Google Cloud and open source technologies. Working together with customers requires consultancy attitude and capability to quickly develop the first version of solutions.
You should have prior programming experience utilizing cloud platforms, e.g. Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform, preferably as a full-stack developer. Typical solutions that Gapps builds are developed with Angular.js or React.js on the front-end side and Node.js and Firebase at the back-end. Ideally you know and have experience from all of these, but more important is that you are willing to learn what you don't already know. Naturally, you are familiar with agile software development methods. You are expected to be a proactive person who can drive things forward independently.
Learning and trying out new solutions is typical at Gapps and we expect you to have positive and open attitude towards learning and developing oneself. You will be given a lot of freedom but in return you are expected to have mature make-it-happen attitude. Also, you will get support from experienced Google Cloud developers to learn from and possibility to become certified Google Cloud Architect.
Gapps has also created social intranet product called Universe which is based on Google's G Suite and is used e.g. by Rovio. In addition, several success stories have already been built on top of Google Cloud Platform such as Youtube, Spotify, Pokémon Go and Evernote. Will you be creating the next one at Gapps?
Send your application as soon as possible! The position will be filled once suitable person is found.
For further information please contact Jani Kallio (tel. 010 311 3880).