Töölönlahdenkatu 2, Helsinki

HS Datadesk Senior Developer

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Helsingin Sanomat Datadesk is looking for a


Do you want to be a vanguard of digital journalism? Do you want to support investigative journalists expose wrongdoings in the society and help the newsroom react to historic events?

Helsingin Sanomat datadesk is looking for a developer. The goal of datadesk is to be a top of the class creator of digital journalism globally, and good quality software development is a mandatory prerequisite for that.

As a developer in the datadeks you are a part of the Helsingin Sanomat editorial room. Datadesk develops data journalism tools, makes visual special articles and analyses data for the newsroom needs. In a cross disciplinary working environemnt you'll act as the technical specialist, enabling implementation of ideas and on the other hand offering opportunities that weren't previously available.

The unique addition to traditinoal programming work in the editorial room is the pulse of the news cycle - at times, datadesk develops longer term visions and at times reacts to breaking news.

Having a varied technical background and knowledge of different software development methods and tools helps thrive in this environment. A drive to learn new things is essential in the world of news.

We're looking for an experienced candidate, who can offer insights to ways of working and software architecture in addition to development. At the moment our tech stack consists of for example TypeScript, React, Vue, Nodejs, AWS, DynamoDB, Docker and GitHub.

We offer you

- Millions of users for the services you develop

- An opportunity to make societally impactful journalism

- Inspiring, inspired and veru professional working environment

- The chance to develop the future of data journalism


Datadesk is located in the Helsingin Sanomat newsroom in Helsinki. Remote work opportunity 60-80% of the time.

Are you interested? Apply now, the position will be filled when a suitable candidate is found.

Applicants may be required to undergo a security clearance in accordance with the Security Clearance Act (726/2014).

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  • HS Datadesk Senior Developer
  • Sanoma Tech & Data, Töölönlahdenkatu 2, Helsinki
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