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

System Specialist, Web Applications for a temporary position (~8 months)

Application closing date
10/07/2015

Job description
Polar Electro offers several web applications for consumers and business customers. As a System Specialist you will manage the development, QA and production environments for these applications. The overall goal of the work is making sure that the applications work and serve customers as agreed. In practice the work includes keeping the servers up-to date, monitoring of the system status and investigation of issues.

Type of employment
Fixed term contract (~8 months)

Requirements
- Experience in modern web application solutions and hosting in High Availability-environments.
- Experience in Operating systems (Linux), Database administration (MariaDB, MongoDB), Web servers (Resin, Play Framework)
- High attention for details
- Customer oriented mindset
- Ability to meet deadlines in fast paced work environment
- Good written English.
- Good team working skills
- At least two years working experience in a related field
- Knowledge of VMWare is considered as an advantage

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

Further information
We kindly ask you to send your application to anne.petajajarvi@polar.com by July 10, 2015.

Architect, Verification & Validation

Application closing date
16/07/2015

Job description
You will be responsible for test automation on system level. In your position you will be the technical lead of a system testing team. Your tasks will include both making decisions and guidelines on an architectural level as well as leading the actual hands-on implementation work.

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 R&D department.

Type of employment
Permanent

Requirements
- At least 5 years of experience in system/software testing
- Earlier experience in Exploratory Testing methods
- Solid experience in Cucumber, Jmeter and Jenkins
- 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. Please send your application to anne.petajajarvi@polar.com by the 16th of July 2015.

User Guidance or Localization Designer for a temporary position (Maternity leave substitute ~ 15 months)

Application closing date
07/07/2015

Job description
Your main responsibilities will include creating user guidance materials / localization of user interface according to end customer needs and in accordance with the Polar brand guidelines and coordinating the specified UG material / UI localization development tasks within agreed project schedules. In this role you will be working closely with the UG team manager, SW project/scrum team, R&D program, Marketing and Product /Segment Managers as well as in-country marketing teams (validators).You will be creating UG materials and managing their translation using InDesign, Madcap Flare, Drupal, MemoQ and other Polar UG tools.

Type of employment
Fixed term contract (~ 15 months)

Requirements
- Proven capability in user guidance or localization design
- Excellent written and spoken English skills, other language skills are seen as a benefit
- Experience in content design and using modern content creation and translations tools
- High consumer-oriented attitude with a passion to create great Polar products
- Both team working skills as well as ability to work independently
- Bachelor or Master’s degree in English

Location
The position does not include travelling and is located at Kempele, Finland.

Further information
Please send your application to anette.haipus@polar.com by July 7, 2015.