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

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

Designer, Software Testing

Application closing date
28/04/2017

Job description
We are seeking for new member to join our System Testing team that is responsible for providing well tested and quality verified products and services. As a Software Testing Designer you will be responsible for both software and system testing. Your tasks will include test planning, test execution, test coordination and reporting.

Type of employment
Permanent

Requirements
- Solid experience in software and system testing
- Good knowledge of software testing methods such as exploratory testing and test automation
- Good knowledge of test management tools
- Excellent troubleshooting skills and analytical way of thinking
- Knowledge of Agile methods
- Knowledge of Bluetooth low energy technology is regarded as a benefit
- End user point of view and knowledge of sports and fitness will be regarded as a benefit
- Good communication and team working skills
- Good written and spoken English and Finnish

Location
The position is located in Kempele, Finland.

Further information
For further information please contact Mr. Antti Taini, antti.taini@polar.com. Please send your application to recruitment@polar.com by the April 28, 2017 with the title of 'Designer, Software Testing'.

Web Expert, Team Pro

Job description
We’re searching for talented web software expert to join our Polar Team Pro -team. You will be part of our highly skilled and enthusiastic development program team focusing to deliver high quality real-time player monitoring and tracking systems to highly ranked and globally acknowledged sports teams, athletes and coaches.

You will take care of team pro web solution development from requirements to production with good command of technical skills and strong willingness to complete your daily tasks with can-do attitude. In addition to different project stakeholders, you will be working closely with software development team members; product owner, scrum master, testing specialists and UI designers to ensure high quality solutions to our customers worldwide.

If you feel that you are ready to take the next step in your professional career –apply now! We offer you a truly once in a life time opportunity to create totally new sporting solutions and concepts to world leading sport teams. Don´t just watch the games from your couch, but be part of the game and join the Polar team!

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, Bitbucket Server and Jira
- Good written and spoken English
- Strong cooperation & problem solving skills

Location
The position is located in Kempele, Finland.

Further information
https://www.polar.com/en/b2b_products/team_sports

Please note that position will be filled when suitable candidate is found.

For further information please contact Mr. Kai Pietilä, kai.pietila@polar.com or tel +358 (0)8 5202 367. Please send your application to recruitment@polar.com with the title of ‘Web Expert’.

DevOps Expert

Application closing date
14/05/2017

Job description
We’re searching for talented DevOps Expert to join Polar API Team. You will be part of our highly skilled and enthusiastic development team focusing to create our API and AccessLink features for globally acknowledged sports applications and brands together with one of the most experienced wearable sports technology companies in the world.

You will take care of API DevOps solution development from requirements to production with good command of technical skills and strong willingness to complete your daily tasks with can-do attitude. In addition you will be working closely with software development team members; scrum master, Developers and testing specialists to ensure high quality solutions to our customers worldwide.

If you feel that you are ready to take the next step in your professional career –apply now!

Responsibilities:
- Work as part of the team to build solutions and solve complex problems
- Take care of teams DevOps practices
- Implement Design tasks as part of the scrum development

Type of employment
Permanent

Requirements
- Experience in web development tools and technologies (such as Java and Python, RESTful systems)
- Curious of new technology with ability to learn and adopt
- Solid scripting skills
- Linux and virtual server infrastructure skills
- Capabilities to use of Bitbucket Server, Jira and Atlassian tools fluently
- Understanding of Jenkins, Git and Ansible configuration management (Chef and Puppet seen relevant also)
- Knowledge on database tehnologies such as SQL and Mongo.
- Strong understanding of modern continuous integration development processes
- Excellent cooperation & problem solving skills

Location
Position is located in Jyväskylä, Finland.

Further information
https://www.polar.com/en/developers
https://developer.polar.com/wiki/AccessLink

For more information please contact Mr. Kai Pietilä, kai.pietila@polar.com or tel. +358 (0)40 588 8425. Please send your application to recruitment@polar.com by May 14, 2017 with the title of ‘DevOps Expert’.

Customer Support Specialist for a temporary position

Application closing date
05/05/2017

Job description
Customer Support Specialist will help Polar users, sales subsidiaries and distributors in Polar Products and web services related questions and queries. She/he will respond to emails, phone calls and messages received via Chat and Social Media channels. The work will also include preparing support material and bulletins concerning products and web services. The Customer Support Specialist will work in close co-operation with other team members of the Global Customer Care Team.

Type of employment
Fixed term contract ~ 10 months

Requirements
- Customer oriented mindset
- At least two years working experience in customer service/contact center
- Ability to handle customer complaints and difficult questions with positive attitude and without getting stressed
- Systematic and analytical problem solving skills
- Ability to communicate technical issues appropriately both with technical specialists and with customers
- Ability to communicate in various channels (e.g. phone, email, chat and social media)
- Good knowledge in computers, operating systems and web technologies
- Knowledge about heart rate training is a benefit
- Excellent written and spoken Finnish and English
- Suitable commercial or technical education. Degree in Sports Medicine is an advantage

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

Further information
For further information please contact Mr. Petri Tsokkinen, tel. +358 (0)8 5202 100 on April 27 between 14:30 – 15:30 or May 4 between 15:00 – 16:00. Please send your application to recruitment@polar.com by May 5, 2017 with the title of ‘Customer Support Specialist’.

SW Test Designer, API

Application closing date
14/05/2017

Job description
We’re on the lookout for a talented software tester and a test automation designer to join Polar’s API Web development. You will be part of our highly skilled and enthusiastic development team focusing to create our API and AccessLink features for globally acknowledged sports applications and brands together with one of the most experienced wearable sports technology companies in the world.

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

Type of employment
Permanent

Requirements
- Strong understanding of agile software development methodologies
- Continuous integration and test automation development experience
- Fluent use of Git, Jenkins and Jira
- Excellent cooperation & problem solving skills
- Able write custom libraries/keywords with Python
- Knowlegde of the Robot Framework
- Knowledge of the REST interface
- Basic knowledge of the JMeter

- Knowledge of the SAFa is seen as an advantage
- Basic knowledge of Docker is seen as an advantage
- ISTQB Certificates are seen as an advantage

Location
The position is located in Jyväskylä, Finland.

Further information
https://www.polar.com/en/developers
https://developer.polar.com/wiki/AccessLink

For more information please contact Mr. Kai Pietilä, kai.pietila@polar.com. Please send your application to recruitment@polar.com by the May 14, 2017 with the title of ‘ SW Test Designer, API’.