Jobs

At Polar we say ‘Every body has a story’. By helping people listen to their body and understand the story it’s telling them, we can help them improve their fitness and health goals. Joining the Polar team means you have the opportunity to help make their stories, and your story, a big success.

We are constantly looking for the most gifted individuals to join our global company. For us, it’s important that we find the right person for the right vacancy. That’s why we ensure that the candidate’s specific needs and expectations closely match the job requirements.

With interesting tasks, excellent resources, exciting benefits and a unique team spirit, it’s an ideal environment for candidates wanting to challenge themselves and develop their skills. And who knows, our next winning candidate could be you!

Please send your open applications to recruitment@polar.com

Polar as an employer

So what is Polar like as an employer? Well, we’d like to think a good one. Just look at our continuous investment in employee development. Or the fact that, to us, the well-being of each team member is of the utmost importance. It’s all part of our dedication to finding new ways in which our employees can improve their skills and be motivated in their work.

Vacancies

Senior Test Designer, Electronics

Application closing date
21/02/2016

Job description
Your position you will be the technical lead of a HW testing team. You will be also in close co-operation with our HW & SW design teams to specify and develop high quality verification tools and methods. You should possess good problem-solving skills and analytical way of thinking. Good communication skills are also vital as you will be working in close co-operation with your other team members and development teams. You will work in the Verification & Validation team in our Product & Services organization.

Type of employment
Permanent

Requirements
- At least Bachelor of Science in Engineering
- Solid experience in HW testing tools and methods
- At least 5 years of experience in Reliability testing methods
- Knowledge of RF technology including wearables device connectivity systems such as GNSS, BT and Wifi
- Good written and spoken English and Finnish

Location
The position is located at our headquarters in Kempele, Finland.

Further information
For further information please contact Mr. Petri Honkala, tel. +358 (0)8 5202 100 on January 21, 2016 and February 18, 2016. Please send your application to anne.petajajarvi@polar.com by the February 21, 2016.

Senior Test Designer, Mechanics

Application closing date
21/02/2016

Job description
In your position you will be the technical lead of a mechanics testing team. You should possess good problem-solving skills and analytical way of thinking. Good communication skills are also vital as you will be working in close co-operation with your other team members and development teams. You will work in the Verification & Validation team in our Product & Services organization.

Type of employment
Permanent

Requirements
- Solid experience in standardized testing methods and requirements and directive requirements
- Ability to be a test coordinator in mechanical area of field and guide other test technicians
- Solid experience in accelerated life cycle testing
- Solid experience in testing process to find a product’s operational design margins and destruct limits
- Knowledge of mechanical part raw materials, platings and joining methods
- Knowledge of typical failure mechanism of mechanical parts
- Willingness to develop and improve testing methods
- Good written and spoken English and Finnish

Location
The position is located at our headquarters in Kempele, Finland.

Further information
For further information please contact Mr. Petri Honkala, tel. +358 (0)8 5202 100 on January 21, 2016 and February 18, 2016. Please send your application to anne.petajajarvi@polar.com by the February 21, 2016.

Senior RF Designer (2 professionals)

Application closing date
26/02/2016

Job description
We are seeking for two Senior RF Designers to join Polar cross-functional product development team. As Polar is one of the few Finnish consumer electronics manufacturers, you will have a unique opportunity to test your own designs in state of the art wearable devices. You have an important role in the product creation process from concepting to mass production. The primary focus of the Senior RF Designer will be on designing and implementing custom antenna- and RF solutions for small form factor wearable devices. In addition to project related activities you will be also owner for specified RF technology area(s), which you will develop and support the stakeholders accordingly. The ideal candidate will have a self-driven and solution-oriented mindset with strong technical background and communication skills.

Type of employment
Permanent

Requirements
- 7+ years of experience in custom antenna design for small sized, low-cost high volume products
- Experience in RF front end design and verification including co-operation with a component vendors
- Ability to develop innovative and creative new antenna structures according to product concept
- Ability to contribute our Industrial and mechanical designers to achieve winning product concepts
- Extensive experience with (EM) antenna simulation tools (preferably CST MWS)
- Experience to verify product concepts by simulation tools and develop simulation tools performance
- Extensive experience with antenna and RFHW prototyping, testing and verification tools
- Knowledge of wireless communication protocols and related RFHW requirements (GPS and Bluetooth are required. Cellular, Wi-Fi, NFC, etc. are an asset)
- Knowledge in EMC/EMI and ESD design are seen as an advantage
- Knowledge in certification and regulatory process
- Proven Problem Solving/Analytical skills with self-disciplined well organized way of working
- Degree in Electrical Engineering; MSc or DSc is preferred

Location
The position is located in Kempele, Finland.

Further information
For further information please contact Mr. Juha Sorvala, tel. +358 (0)8 5202 100 or e-mail: juha.sorvala@polar.com. Please send your application with salary request to anne.petajajarvi@polar.com by February 26, 2016.

Software Engineer, iOS Applications Development

Application closing date
14/02/2016

Job description
We are seeking for a talented Software Engineer to join the iOS Application Development team at Polar. You will be in the working in a team that has full end-to-end responsibility of the Polar’s applications on iOS (such as Polar Flow and Polar Beat). In order to be successful in this position, you must have several years of experience in iOS platform and Objective-C programming language. You are able to understand software application architectures and contribute to team’s success by delivering quality results on time. If you know what makes good software, have the ambition to pixel perfection and simplicity, this is your chance to join a team with same ambitions to achieve the best possible user experience for Polar products on iOS.

If you got interested and believe you are the person we are looking for, please send us your CV and apply now!

Type of employment
Permanent

Requirements
- Several years of experience in Objective-C programming and iOS development
- Understand agile software development methodologies
- Continuous integration and test automation development experience
- Fluent use of Git, Jenkins, Stash, and Jira
- Reference application in Appstore is considered a plus

Location
The position is located in Kempele, Finland.

Further information
For further information please contact pekka.pehkonen@polar.com. Please send your application to anne.petajajarvi@polar.com by February 14, 2016.

Software Architect, iOS Applications Development

Application closing date
14/02/2016

Job description
We are seeking for a talented Software Architect to take the lead of the iOS Application Development at Polar. In this position you have a genuine opportunity to make a difference as you will be responsible for the technical choices, development practices, and architecture of the Polar’s iOS applications (such as Polar Flow and Polar Beat). In order to be successful in this position, you must have several years of experience in iOS platform and Objective-C programming language. You are capable of turning complex features to architectural designs and understand the importance of teamwork and collaboration in large projects. You are able to mentor your colleagues, drive constant learning in your team, and ensure the quality results of your team.

If you got interested and believe you are the person we are looking for, please send us your CV and apply now!

Type of employment
Permanent

Requirements
- Several years of experience in Objective-C programming and iOS development
- Demonstrated skills in designing complex software architectures
- Ability to lead the work of development teams and act as mentor for other developers
- Understand agile software development methodologies and how to constantly improve the product development pipeline
- Continuous integration and test automation development experience
- Fluent use of Git, Jenkins, Stash, and Jira
- Reference application in Appstore is considered a plus

Location
The position is located in Kempele, Finland.

Further information
For further information please contact pekka.pehkonen@polar.com. Please send your application to anne.petajajarvi@polar.com by February 14, 2016.

Software Engineer, Android Applications Development

Application closing date
14/02/2016

Job description
We are seeking for a talented Software Engineer to join the Android Application Development team at Polar. You will be in the working in a team that has full end-to-end responsibility of the Polar’s applications on Android (such as Polar Flow and Polar Beat). In order to be successful in this position, you must have several years of experience in Android software development and Java programming language. If you know what makes good software, have the ambition to pixel perfection and simplicity, this is your chance to join a team with same ambitions to achieve the best possible user experience for Polar products on Android.

If you got interested and believe you are the person we are looking for, please send us your CV and apply now!

Type of employment
Permanent

Requirements
- Several years of experience in Java programming and Android SDK
- Understand agile software development methodologies
- Continuous integration and test automation development experience
- Fluent use of Git, Jenkins, Stash, and Jira
- Reference application in Google Play store is considered a plus

Location
The position is located in Kempele, Finland.

Further information
For further information please contact pekka.pehkonen@polar.com. Please send your application to anne.petajajarvi@polar.com by February 14, 2016.

Scrum Master, Polar Club Development

Application closing date
14/02/2016

Job description
We are seeking for an energetic and sports oriented scrum master to lead the Polar Club development. Polar Club is an exciting service for gyms that takes training planning and group exercising to another level. If you have strong experience in managing software development projects and feel passionate about exercising at gyms, you might be the person we are looking for. You will play a key role in planning the product’s future together with product management and making sure development team delivers quality results to our growing number of partners.

If you got interested and believe you are the person we are looking for, please send us your CV and apply now!

Type of employment
Permanent

Requirements
- Strong experience in software development projects
- Ability to lead the work of development teams and guide new feature development
- Solid understanding of agile software development methodologies and how to optimize the product development pipeline
- Fluent use of Git, Jenkins, Stash, and Jira
- Basic knowledge of different programming languages, platforms, libraries and tools
- Domain knowledge of gym and/or group exercise training is considered as an advantage

Location
The position is located in Kempele, Finland.

Further information
For further information please contact pekka.pehkonen@polar.com. Please submit your application letter and CV, including salary request via www.personnel.fi no later than February 14, 2016.

Architect, Test Automation

Application closing date
28/02/2016

Job description
In this new position you will be responsible for the test automation on the system level. You will plan, lead and implement the technical issues and requirements of the system testing. Your tasks will also include making decisions and guidelines on an architectural level as well as modifying the existing methods and tools for the system testing. Practical hands-on attitude is important to succeed in this position. You will work in the Verification & Validation team in our Product & Services organization.

Type of employment
Permanent

Requirements
- Proven track record in system testing and test scripting
- Solid experience in system level test automation and test automation tools
- Good written and spoken English and Finnish

Location
The position is located at our headquarters in Kempele, Finland.

Further information
For further information please contact Mr. Petri Honkala, tel. +358 (0)8 5202 100 on Wednesday February 24, 2016. Please submit your application letter and CV, including salary request via www.personnel.fi no later than February 28, 2016.

Designer, Test Automation

Application closing date
28/02/2016

Job description
Your task will mainly be focused on develop test automation for Polar SW products on System level during development and deployment phases. You should possess good problem-solving skills and analytical way of thinking. Good communication skills are also vital as you will be working in close co-operation with your other team members and development teams. Work includes test planning, test case creation, test scripting and test execution. You will work in the Verification & Validation team in our Product & Services organization.

Type of employment
Permanent

Requirements
- At least 2 years experience from Java and Javascript
- Knowledge from Rest API, Selenium, Cucumber and Jmeter
- Self-starter, ability to research a technology and provide insight to team
- Excellent analytical, troubleshooting and problems solving skills
- Good understanding of software development methodologies and quality processes
- Earlier experience in Continuous integration (CI) tools and processes
- Good written and spoken English and Finnish

Location
The position is located at our headquarters in Kempele, Finland.

Further information
For further information please contact Mr. Petri Honkala, tel. +358 (0)8 5202 100 on Wednesday February 24, 2016. Please submit your application letter and CV, including salary request via www.personnel.fi no later than February 28, 2016.

Product Engineer /Senior Product Engineer, Electronic (~ job rotation substitute est. 2,5 years)

Application closing date
19/02/2016

Job description
Product Engineer has technical responsibility of the electronics, test equipment and production support during mass production. He/she is the first contact in problem situations in the mass production. Product Engineer develops manufacturing methods together with related parties (Manufacturing Technology, Manufacturing Engineers, NPI and R&D) and makes proposals for improving equipment, systems and tools. He/she also implements required improvements by agreed plans. Technical verification and quality of product changes belongs to main responsibility of Product Engineer.

Type of employment
Fixed term contract (est. 2,5 years)

Requirements
- Relevant degree in electronics, computer science or similar (B.Sc, M.Sc)
- Good understanding of electronics
- Good understanding of quality and used manufacturing and testing methods/tools
- Ability to analyze and make decision based to findings
- Good team working skills and ability to work in multicultural environment
- Independent and active approach to work
- Good documentation skills
- Able to organize work and prioritize tasks
- Expertise of mechanics and experience from electronic manufacturing are also appreciated.
- Solid English language skills (written and spoken)

Location
The position is located in Kempele, Finland.

Further information
For further information please contact Mr. Hannu Tiainen, tel. +358 (0)8 5202 100 or e-mail: hannu.tiainen@polar.com on Wednesday February 10, 2016 between 12:00 – 14:00 or on Tuesday February 16, 2016 between 12:00 – 14:00. Please send your application with salary request to anne.petajajarvi@polar.com by February 19, 2016.