IT Infrastructure Specialist

We are looking IT Infrastructure Specialist to our IT Operations Team

The purpose of our IT at Finvector is to support the digital journey of Group companies and ensure that the IT infrastructure and Applications are up and running seamlessly, continuously and secure. We collaborate and co-create closely with colleagues across Finvector in project and operational activities. We have a strong focus on collaboration, we are curious, and we are embracing new ideas on how to successfully deliver projects. We are on a journey applying new ways of working in our organization.

The position

The IT Infrastructure Specialist will be part of the IT Infrastructure & Operations team, and work on a broad variety of technical tasks. You main responsibility is ensure the technical fitness and compliance of our production environment’s computer systems and co-operation with our Engineering department. You will contribute by working as project resource and providing input to the technical solution and vendor contact in various validation and lifecycle management activities.

Main tasks

  • Ensures execution of IT/OT lifecycle management and project tasks
  • Ensures that the installation, problem solving, qualification, validation and handover of the equipment meet all the commitments made by the project
  • Active participation in procurement of IT/OT equipment, services and solutions
  • Lead technical clarifications with suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Participate hands-on in corrective actions and problem solving in assigned area
  • Provides day-to-day, customer-facing advice, training and support for assigned area
  • Handling of service requests, user administration
  • Creation of technical guides and other documentation


  • An understanding of Automation, PLC (Rockwell-Siemens), iFix, HMI, Historian, MS SQL…
  • A knowledge to regulated production (Knowledge in change management and qualification / validation of computerized systems) will be an advantage but not a requirement
  • Excellent communication skill in English both written and oral is a requirement
  • Ensures close collaboration with all stakeholders, demonstrates good communication skills, is capable of good close monitoring
  • We expect you to known these: Active Directory, Windows servers, Office products, TCP/IP networking, Embedded systems
  • You can work independently and also in team.
  • ITIL is familiar to you and you are familiar with computerised systems validation

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.

We offer you an active and lively work community with highly skilled and experienced personnel in gene therapy manufacturing. Working with us, you are entitled to good employment benefits, such as extensive occupational health-care and we support your physical and cultural free-time activities. We provide you wide initial training and a warm welcome. FinVector is located in vibrant Kuopio, which offers a safe living environment, friendly atmosphere and clean nature.

We are reading applications during the application period. Apply for the position by 9th October!

For more information, please contact IT Director Irena Soederqvist,

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  • ePassi wellbeing benefit
  • extensive occupational health-care
  • physical and cultural free-time activities


FinVector Oy is a growing pharmaceutical company authorized by FIMEA, following the procedure of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). FinVector is internationally recognized and is a pioneer in its operational field. FinVector works on the cutting-edge biopharmaceuticals and we’ve invested into building state-of-the-art development and GMP facilities for Viral Vector and Cell Therapy platforms including vaccines. Our research and development agenda is focused on the most commonly used gene therapy vectors: adenoviral, adeno-associated viral (AAV) and lentiviral vectors and innovative cell therapies. FinVector offers a versatile and responsible work environment and the work is done together with a group of professionals from various fields. FinVector is owned by Ferring Ventures and we are located in Kuopio, Finland.

Location: Microkatu 1, Kuopio
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