Senior Software Developer of New Things

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Laura Toropainen

We’re looking for an experienced software developer with an interest in building a top-notch consultancy of the future.

The work

We choose our client projects with care, based on our team’s interests and our goals as a company. In our projects, you will work as part of a team with other talented developers and designers.

The kind of work we aim for in 2021-22:

  1. Smaller local companies, working on building something completely new and exciting with a team of New Things.

  2. Projects, where we can help our clients with more than "just" implementing the work as pairs of hands.

All our projects are built on modern web technologies using modern methods and tools. Most of our clients are in Finland, we work with some individual clients in the US and the Nordics. We like to work closely with our clients, and this might include some on site work depending on the global pandemic.

What we offer

Any role in our company comes with great freedom and high impact. We operate in a flat hierarchy, self-organized environment where anyone can make things happen and trust is given from day one. As a consultant in our company, you will get a chance to take part and impact sales and choose your own work. You will also have a chance to impact our whole direction as a company in addition to taking part in our organised trainings and courses.

You will be welcomed into a tight-knit community, where people care about each other and do things together. Depending on the pandemic, we attempt to gather at our HQ in Kamppi every Friday and gather on a regular basis to do fun things together. We operate on a fixed monthly salary to give people the freedom and time to participate in internal development, courses and self-learning.

In addition to fixed salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes lunch benefit, housing benefit and travel benefit.

We are looking for

  • Experience in developing web based products, functional programming, cloud platforms and distributed systems. We choose our technologies pragmatically for our client projects, always focusing on problems solving first.

  • Great team working skills; Sharing knowledge, helping others, learning from others, and asking for help when you need it.

  • Communication skills; treating others with respect and empathy.

  • An interest in being a part of building a consultancy of the 2020s.

  • Fluent English, fluent Finnish is a major bonus.

  • Necessary permits to work in Finland.

  • Living in or close to the Helsinki Region.

Who we are

New Things Co was founded in 2017 together with our friends from Reaktor. Currently we have a team of 25 people, both developers and designers all of whom are multitalented generalists with their individual areas of focus. We’re united by our common passion for learning new things and building meaningful digital products from scratch.

In 2021 we joined our friends at Witted to form an ecosystem of the future.

Our process

Our process is flexible and streamlined. As we are not looking for anyone for a specific project, we don’t have specific timelines or rush. However, we are able to turn the whole process around in 1-2 weeks if needed.

One of our peeps, Ollie has written about the interview process and what he went through when looking for a position in the current market. Give his post a read for a more personalised view of our process.

But, otherwise this is how our whole process usually looks like:

  1. Intro meeting

  2. We ask to see some code you have made: This can be a hobby project that you have been working on or something professional. We don’t mind, as long as you feel it represents your skills. We also have a home assignment you can take a stab at.

  3. Technical discussion: This is a great chance to meet future teammates and ask them all about tech stuff. They will be interested to go through the code you sent us earlier and ask you a bunch of more technical questions.

  4. Deliberation and offer

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