Sanoma Media Finland's (SMF) Technology is an organisation operating at the very heart of the fast-paced media world. We develop digital services and create Innovations for Helsingin Sanomat, Ilta-Sanomat, Aamulehti, Nelonen Media and tens of other leading media brands.

Do you want your work to directly monetize the biggest media brands in Finland? Do you want your work to contribute to help our journalists and media brands to be independent? 

In Sanoma's B2B Digital Advertising Technology team, we develop digital advertising products and services using modern front end and backend technologies, we drive and deliver digital advertising across all media brands within Sanoma, handle numerous integrations with our advertising partners and different data platforms to meet our business specific needs. Most of our development work is driven directly by our B2B Digital Business and we closely Collaborate with our Advertising Operations (Ad-Ops), Data Science, Data Platform and Software Development Teams from different Media Units. Working together with the dynamic B2B digital business along with modern technologies and tools will give you a great opportunity to develop your technical skills and gain a great view on the fast-moving and exciting media industry.

Your role will be to act as a Lead Developer in our B2B Digital Advertising technology team, helping the B2B digital business organisation in their journey towards an increasingly digital future.

As a lead developer you will develop solutions, lead the daily teamwork, manage the Agile process, create / maintain the best practices while working closely together with business stakeholders, Architects, Developers, and other business Units. According to the principles of DevOp, the team is also responsible for production run operations support and Automation. You will work following the Agile based work culture and frameworks. One of your first responsibilities will be to harmonize technical development tasks across the team and ensure proper rotation in the knowledge across the roles

We are looking for:

  • Mindset looking to continuously improve practices and processes within a team.
  • Enthusiastic work attitude and person who can actively Collaborate with different teams.
  • Mandatory technical skills: Experience in both front-end (JavaScript, HTML5, React, etc.) and back-end technologies (Python, AWS or Azure practitioner knowledge, Nodejs, SQL).     
  • Important skills: Experience in IOS or Android App Ecosystem (like SDK integrations or App development in any OS platform)
  • Excellent knowledge and work background on Agile and DevOps methodologies incl. good quality and level of Automation
  • Excellent co-work skills with stakeholders from business, technology, and partners
  • Performing under pressure and uncertainty.
  • Good written and spoken English Language Skills

Nice-to-have wish list:

  • Media / Advertising industry experience.
  • Experience with platforms like CDP, DMP etc.
  • Tag Managers like Adobe Launch or Tealium

Why Sanoma? We:

  • have an open culture that supports your development and offers international work surroundings,
  • excellent chances to develop yourself in a challenging and rapidly evolving media / advertising industry,
  • work-life balance so that you can harmonize your job with your family and personal life,
  • workplace located in the heart of Helsinki / hybrid working model,

Interested? Make your move and apply now.

Work location: Helsinki

If you have any questions, please contact Zahoor Khan ( ) or Jaana Tanskanen (


Finland, Helsinki

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