Service Specialist, Identity and Access Management

Are you looking for a new opportunity in the field of IT in an organization that strongly supports professional growth? Would you like to use your expertise to drive a sustainable future while working in an inspiring community at the cutting edge of science and technology? VTT might be just the place for you.   

VTT is one of the leading research organisations in Europe. What unites us at VTT are curiosity, a passion for learning and a purpose: to solve the biggest challenges of our time and turn them into sustainable growth and well-being. Our cross-disciplinary community of over 2000 brilliant minds is focused on creating impact through science-based innovation. Get to know us further by exploring VTT’s research infra at VTT World.  

We are now looking for a visionary Service Specialist with a background in identity and access management to join us.

As a service specialist, you will have an essential role in designing, developing and maintaining the identity access management system. You will also act as a service lead for our identity and access management services.

Our team, Technical IT Services is responsible for the operation of information systems, covering centralized backend systems (for example AD, identity and access management), capacity services, and network services.  

Ideally, you would be able to work in our Espoo location, but with suitable candidates we are happy to discuss the possibility of working in our other locations (Tampere, Oulu).

As a Service Specialist with service lead responsibility, you will: 

  • act as the contact person of the service and take care of the service in accordance with the service promise 

  • participate in the design of the service’s technology lifecycle and maintain the roadmap for service development 

  • be responsible for the development of operations according to the service’s roadmap 

  • guide experts involved in the providing of the service 

  • guide and coordinate external partners (service providers) involved in the providing of the service  

Who we are looking for: 

  • expert in identity and access management 

  • experience in technical development projects and self-service development 

  • experience in utilizing Microsoft Active Directory 

  • suitable university or polytechnic degree 

  • customer and solution-oriented thinking 

  • capability to see the big picture and dependencies 

  • a proactive approach to developing your own service package 

In addition, we consider the experience of cooperation with service providers and possible IAM related certifications to be an advantage. 

As a person, we hope you are: 

Eager to learn and an organized self-starter who solves problems with solution-focus and a user-driven approach. To be successful in this role you also need to be an active listener with good cooperation- and communication skills, as this role includes cooperating tightly with different stakeholders. 

What we offer: 

  • Work with a strong purpose. At VTT, you’ll get to use your professional expertise to help solve the greatest challenges of our time through science and innovation. Our research agenda is dedicated to creating solving systemic and technological challenges, such as reaching carbon neutrality and creating superior digital systems. At VTT, you’ll get to do your part in driving this meaningful change through your own professional skills. Read more about our strategy – the path of exponential hope.    

  • An inspiring community. VTT houses all the cutting-edge fields of innovation from quantum technology to synthetic biology under one roof. As a professional at VTT, you’ll get to witness and influence the future of science and technology as it happens.   

  • Career and learning opportunities. As a scientific expert organisation, we put a lot of emphasis on learning and development, and support our people in reaching their full potential. People tend to stay at VTT for more than 10 years, as we offer opportunities to develop and grow into new responsibilities. If you’re curious, ambitious and willing to learn, VTT is the place to take your career to the next level.  

  • Support for your well-being. Our people are our main asset, so we take good care of them. We aim to nurture great team spirit and leadership and offer versatile well-being services to enable a good work–life balance. On top of 6 weeks of paid holidays we offer exercise and culture benefits, hobby clubs, and voluntary well-being services such as meditation programmes and trainings on cognitive ergonomics.  

Apply now and join our community of brilliant minds!   

Please send your CV and application with your salary request via our recruitment system as soon as possible but at the latest by 26 Sptember 2021. We will process applications as they come in and fill in the position as soon as we find the right candidate.   

Interested and want to hear more?  

For further information, please contact Manager Seppo Salminen,

We look forward to hearing from you! 

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VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. We have over 75 years of experience of top-level research and science-based results. VTT´s turnover and other operating income is 258 M€. VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.

VTT – beyond the obvious.

Location: Espoo: Tekniikantie 21, (Oulu, or Tampere)


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