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

Web Developers

Job description
We are on the lookout for talented software engineers to join Polar’s Web development team. As a member of this team you will have full responsibility over Polar’s user experience in web services such as Polar Flow, Polar Club and Polar Team Pro throughout the entire project life cycle. Our web developers create high performance sports and coaching solutions to highly ranked and globally acknowledged athletes and teams together with one of the most experienced wearable sports technology companies in the world. The successful candidate is a motivated and innovative individual who enjoys a challenge and strives to create successful and user-friendly web solutions. Solid understanding of software development processes and modern web development tools is a must in this position. We also value the ability to understand software application architecture and a strong desire to write top quality code. We are accepting applications from both experienced and entry-level individuals.

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

Type of employment
Permanent

Requirements
- Experience in web development tools and technologies (such as Java, JavaScript HTML/CSS, React library, Play framework, RESTful systems, microservice architectures, etc.)
- Strong understanding of agile software development methodologies
- Continuous integration and test automation development experience
- Fluent use of Git, Jenkins, Stash, and Jira

Location
The positions are located in Kempele or Jyväskylä, Finland.

Further information
Positions will be filled when suitable candidates are found.

For further information please contact pekka.pehkonen@polar.com or kai.pietila@polar.com. Please send your application to recruitment@polar.com with the title of ‘Web Developers’.

Software Engineers, iOS Applications Development

Job description
We are on the lookout for outstanding software engineers to join Polar’s iOS application development team. As a member of this team you will have full responsibility over Polar’s user experience in iOS platform applications such as Polar Flow, Polar Beat, Polar Club and Polar Team. Our developers create high performance sports and coaching solutions to highly ranked and globally acknowledged athletes and teams together with one of the most experienced wearable sports technology companies in the world. The successful candidate is a motivated and innovative individual who enjoys a challenge and strives to create successful and user-friendly mobile solutions. Solid understanding of software development processes and iOS platform together with fluency in Objective-C is a must in this position. We also value experience in swift programming language, the ability to understand software application architecture and a strong desire to write top quality code.

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

Type of employment
Permanent

Requirements
- Experience in Objective-C and swift programming and iOS development
- Strong understanding of 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 as an advantage

Location
The positions are located in Kempele or Jyväskylä, Finland.

Further information
Positions will be filled when suitable candidates are found.

For further information please contact jani.kukkohovi@polar.com. Please send your application to recruitment@polar.com with the title of ‘Software Engineers, iOS Applications Development’.

Software Engineers, Android Applications Development

Job description
We are seeking for talented software engineers to join the Android application development team at Polar. You will be working in a team that has full end-to-end responsibility of the Polar Flow user experience on Android platform (such as Polar Flow and Polar Beat). In order to be successful in this position, you should have good understanding about software development projects and be familiar with Android platform and Java programming language. You must be able to understand software application architectures and know how to write quality code.

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

Type of employment
Permanent

Requirements
- 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 is considered as an advantage

Location
The positions are located in Kempele, Finland.

Further information
Positions will be filled when suitable candidates are found.

For further information please contact jani.kukkohovi@polar.com. Please send your application to recruitment@polar.com with the title of ‘Software Engineers, Android Applications Development’.

Embedded SW Designers

Job description
The ideal candidate has good experience of embedded operating systems. You will collaborate with highly skilled colleagues in a scrum team to deliver robust and high quality SW for Polar products.

Type of employment
Permanent

Requirements
- Excellent C /C++ coding and strong debug skills
- Significant background in embedded operating systems
- Experience of Cortex based MCU technology is seen as an advantage
- BT/BLE wireless communication technology knowledge is a plus

Location
The positions are located at Kempele, Finland.

Further information
Positions will be filled when suitable candidates are found.

For further information please contact matti.heikkinen@polar.com. Please send your application to recruitment@polar.com with the title of ‘Embedded SW Designers’.

Senior Designer, Testing

Application closing date
30/09/2016

Job description
In your position you will be leading system test project. Your tasks will include test planning, test coordinating, test execution and reporting. 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
- Bachelor in Science or Engineer on relevant field
- Earlier experience in leading system test projects
- Solid experience in using test management tools
- Solid experience in software testing activities and test data analysis
- Knowledge of Android Wear will be regarded as a benefit
- Earlier experience in embedded software tests, end to end tests, performance tests and software test close to electronics
- 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 recruitment@polar.com by September 30, 2016 with the title of ‘Honkala / Senior Designer, Testing’.

Designer, Software Testing

Application closing date
30/09/2016

Job description
Your task will be to test software applications as part of our Device testing team. Work includes test planning, test case creation, test execution and reporting. We expect you to be a reliable and motivated team player with a goal-oriented and technical mindset. You will work in the Verification & Validation team in our Product & Services organization.

Type of employment
Permanent

Requirements
- Bachelor in Science or Engineer on relevant field
- Good knowledge of software testing methods, like exploratory testing and test automation
- Experience from Bluetooth low energy technology
- Knowledge of Android Wear will be regarded as a benefit
- End-user point of view and knowledge of sports and fitness will be regarded as a benefit
- 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 via http://bit.ly/2ceCfkE by September 30, 2016.

Hardware Project Leader

Application closing date
30/09/2016

Job description
We are seeking for Hardware Project Leader to join Polar’s cross-functional product development team. As Polar is one of the few Finnish consumer electronics manufacturers, you will have a unique opportunity to be part of the development of state of the art wearable devices. You have a key role in the product creation process from specification to mass production. Hardware Project Leader will lead and coordinate HW design projects with a contribution from R&D stakeholders, you have an overall responsibility of HW Design to deliver top quality products in planned schedule. In addition to project leading activities, if needed, you are ready to hands-on tasks in order to ensure project goals. The ideal candidate will have a self-driven and solution-oriented mindset with strong technical background and communication skills.

Type of employment
Permanent

Requirements
- 5+ years of experience in cross-functional project leading/management
- 10+ years of experience in HW Design
- Experience in HW design verification including co-operation with a component vendors
- Knowledge of wireless communication protocols and related RFHW requirements (GPS and Bluetooth are required. Cellular, Wi-Fi, NFC, etc. are an asset)
- Knowledge in product certification and regulatory process
- Experience in ODM mode product creation or EMS steering is seen as an advantage
- Proven problem solving skills with self-disciplined well organized way of working
- Degree in Electrical Engineering

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 recruitment@polar.com by September 30, 2016 with the title of ‘Sorvala / Hardware Project Leader’.

Specialist, Type Approvals

Application closing date
30/09/2016

Job description
We are seeking for Specialist, Type Approvals to join Polar’s cross-functional product development team. As Polar is one of the few Finnish consumer electronics manufacturers, you will have a unique opportunity to be part of the development of state of the art wearable devices. Your responsibility is to manage and co-ordinate global product regulatory approvals process with a contribution from R&D stakeholders and approval agents and laboratories. The ideal candidate will have a self-driven mindset with strong technical background and communication skills.

Type of employment
Permanent

Requirements
- 5+ years of experience in product type approvals and certifications
- 10+ years of experience in electronics development environment
- Knowledge in RF Electronics design and verification tests/measurements
- Understanding of wireless communication protocols, related RFHW requirements (GPS and Bluetooth are required. Cellular, Wi-Fi, NFC, etc) and regulatory standards
- Service oriented attitude with self-disciplined well organized way of working
- Degree in Electrical Engineering

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 recruitment@polar.com by September 30, 2016 with the title of ‘Sorvala / Specialist, Type Approvals’.

Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) Specialist (Maternity leave substitute ~ 12 months)

Application closing date
02/10/2016

Job description
Holder of this position is responsible for developing and executing conversion optimization actions for polar.com to create conversion rate improvement and revenue lift. Using a combination of graphic design skills, understanding of usability and UX, and technical knowledge, the work involves:
- Identifying, developing, testing and analyzing results to build better customer experiences on polar.com.
- Managing digital customer experience in order to propose and implement UX improvements.
- Managing A/B testing and optimization of polar.com website and purchasing/conversion funnels.
- Testing and optimizing user journey based on data and analytics.
- Producing mainly front-end code for Polar websites.
- Testing and managing website functionality in different browsers and devices.
- Supporting marketing automation actions together with cross-functional teams.
- Working closely with other local digital marketing teams.

Type of employment
Fixed term contract ~ 12 months

Requirements
- Proven track record of web design and A/B testing
- Data-driven approach to measure marketing performance
- Familiarity with various analytics and conversion rate optimization platforms and strong understanding of data science
- Experience in the design, development and management of digital testing, targeting and website optimization activities
- Ability to facilitate the establishment of clear testing objectives and appropriate KPIs
- Demonstrated cross-channel collaboration to develop testing strategy and/or assets for a variety of traffic channels including paid media, SEO, social media, content marketing, referral and direct
- Knowledge and experience of web analytics platforms and best practices
- A working knowledge of technical frameworks that drive testing experiences, including JavaScript, CSS, HTML and PHP
- Experience of WordPress theme and plug-in development
- Qualitative skills to formulate and test conversion paths that customers are taking on the website
- Experience of project management
- Entrepreneurial personality and willingness to work hands-on together with the team, also under pressure
- Fluent written and spoken English

Location
The position includes travelling and is located preferably in Kempele or at other Polar sites in Finland.

Further information
Position will be filled when a suitable candidate is found.

For further information please contact Ms. Marjo Piirto, tel. +358 (0)45 806 3233 on Friday September 23 between 14.00–16.00 or on Friday September 30 between 14.00–16.00. Please send your application to recruitment@polar.com by October 2, 2016 with the title of ‘Piirto / Conversion Rate Optimization Specialist’.