Data engineer

We are now looking for a Data Engineer to join us in building the future of Finnish media! The position is based at Sanomatalo in the city center of Helsinki and requires residence and working permit in Finland. We are a multi-cultural team and fluency in Finnish is not required.

Sanoma Media Finland is the leading Finnish multi-channel media company. Our newspapers, magazines, tv and radio channels, online and mobile media offer information, experiences and entertainment. Our products reach most Finns every day.

Your core responsibility as a Data Engineers will be to transport, process and store data from diverse source systems and make it available for downstream use cases, as well as to work directly with our development teams to integrate data applications into our well-known customer-facing products, such as Helsingin Sanomat, Ilta-Sanomat, Ruutu and Supla. We emphasize the use of managed services, supplemented by custom components in critical areas.

Our work is focused on delivering business objectives, while at the same time developing common Data Platform capabilities that enable data quality, efficient delivery, governance and discoverability and meet the privacy and security requirements. The work is done in close cooperation with technical business teams to align progress, priority and details.

We are looking to achieve three key objectives
- Deliver data use cases such as reports, analytics and downstream integrations
- Establish and maintain reliable data pipelines to ensure timely delivery of fresh data assets
- Participate in the Enterprise Data Warehouse data asset, information architecture, and data modeling

Skills and knowledge, that help you succeed in the position
- AWS managed services such as CloudFormation, S3, Redshift, Dynamo DB, 
- Python/Scala/Apache Spark and SQL, experience with Lambdas
- Knowledge of microservices, event based architectures and distributed computing
- Agile practices, experience with version control, staged deployment
- Data modelling, structured/semi-structured data processing
- Designing and creating documentation for both technical and business processes
- If you’re passionate about agile and way of working, the role can be adapted for scrum master type of responsibility

We offer
- Access to a modern and well maintained data infrastructure 
- A set of unique, diverse and large scale data sources to work with 
- An environment welcoming to conducting experiments and improvement ideas
- A strong emphasis on well-being at work and a healthy work-life 
- Flexible remote-working options, but also a work place in Sanomatalo – one of the nicest office buildings in town 
- Competitive salaries 

A key position with interesting and challenging tasks, a good view to the inner workings of a modern media company and excellent opportunities for professional growth. You will be part of a highly motivated and experienced team in an open and informal setting, where initiative is expected and rewarded.

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Employment type: Täysipäiväinen, toistaiseksi voimassaoleva

What we need from you

  • Python
  • Apache Spark
  • English
  • Teamwork

What we would also like from you

  • ETL, ELT
  • Data modelling
  • Datalake
  • Data Warehouse
  • Git
  • Github
  • Data wrangling
  • Data transformation
  • Data quality
  • Data profiling
  • AWS
  • Big data
  • Aptitude to learn quickly
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • Agile, lean


  • Sanoma club (hobbies and free-time activities)
  • Occupational healthcare
  • Gym
  • Lunch, sport and culture benefit
  • Sanoma product benefits
  • Hybrid working model

We are currently working in a hybrid model, where team members meet at Sanomatalo at least on a weekly basis but working remotely is possible.

Sanoma Group

Sanoma is an innovative and agile learning and media company impacting the lives of millions every day. Our learning products and services enable teachers to develop the talents of every child to reach their full potential. We offer printed and digital course materials as well as digital learning and teaching platforms for primary, secondary and vocational education, and want to continue to grow our business across Europe. Our Finnish media business provides independent journalism and engaging entertainment and will also do so for generations to come. Our unique cross-media position offers the widest reach and tailored marketing solutions for our business partners. Our 2021 net sales totaled EUR 1.3 billion and we employ approximately 4,800 professionals. Sanoma shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. More information is available at

Location: Töölönlahdenkatu 2, Helsinki
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