Backend Engineers, eCommerce at Suomen Osuuskauppojen Keskuskunta (SOK) (Helsinki, Finland)

Backend Engineers, eCommerce at Suomen Osuuskauppojen Keskuskunta (SOK) (Helsinki, Finland)

At Suomen Osuuskauppojen Keskuskunta (SOK)

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At S Group we are building world-class development competence to meet our customers’ expectations and hopes about the convenience of their daily lives. For the very same reason we are heavily investing in the development of digital channels and solutions, and growing our engineering community.

Now we are looking for two Backend Engineers to join our ranks to develop the renewals of and offers consumer goods in the product categories related to living, home appliances, sports and renovating. for its part offers an extensive department store selection including cosmetics under our Sokos Emotion brand.

Backend Engineers, eCommerce

We are renewing our and eCommerce platforms to offer broader services and support to our brick-and-mortar hypermarkets and department stores. Client-centeredness, customer insight and analytics, data-drivenness, omnichannel thinking, optimization of supply chains, and extensive usage of eCommerce platform capabilities are the cornerstones of our development. We work in cross-functional agile teams, so you would be working in close collaboration with business and other IT professionals, such as designers and developers, QA, DevOps, data and analytics specialists.

Your daily work consists of

  • Developing the backend and integrations of the eCommerce platforms

  • Following and learning more about good engineering practices

  • Making sure that our technological solutions follow the architecture

  • Collaboration with your team members and professionals from other competence areas, such as design, web development and QA

  • Improving the team’s ways of working

What we hope from you

  • Background in backend development and working with integrations

  • Know-how from the following technologies: APIs, Java, JavaScript, AWS

  • Experience working as a member of an agile development team

  • In work-related matters you communicate fluently in English

Previous experience of developing eCommerce solutions, and familiarity working with Terraform and GitLab pipelines and with React on the frontend are very much appreciated but not required – we also appreciate your willingness and ability to learn!

What we offer for you

  • A possibility to make the daily lives of every-day citizens easier in a domestic company

  • Stable, flexible and development-oriented working environment based on responsible and cooperative principles

  • Ownership. You are not only visiting the project, you own the project

  • Community of other IT professionals and peer support

  • Reasonable workload and a possibility to choose your daily work rhythm

  • As a large organization we have diverse career opportunities and room to grow professionally

  • Wide range ofemployee benefits from our own products and services

  • The usual: occupational healthcare, sports and culture benefit and lunch benefit in our staff restaurant

How to apply

Would you like to develop the digital channels and eCommerce and ease day-to-day lives of millions of people? If we were able to catch your interest, next we would like to learn more about you! Please tell us about yourself, your expertise and skills, and your professional interests on Sunday 1.8.2021 the latest.

If you want to check something regarding the position, our vision or ways of working before applying, you can chat with our Tech Lead Tero Niemistö (

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