Network Development Manager, Helsinki

Valio IT provides a wide scope of digital services for Valio and its stakeholders internationally. Valio IT operations are based on being a true partner to the company’s business and supporting its targets through the services and solutions it provides. We are now seeking to bolster our team. If you have the insight and an unflinching attitude towards challenges, you could become the newest member of our team!

We are looking for an experienced, solution-oriented development manager to join Valio’s Information Technology division at our headquarters in Pitäjänmäki, Helsinki. Your position is in the IT division’s IT Core Services team, who provide reliable and cost-effective capacity, cloud, workstation, speech, capacity and telecommunication services.

In this assignment you can participate in various development projects and our ongoing IT service production development efforts. Your job includes documentation, analysis and goal-setting, solving network-related issues, standardizing operating models as well as recommending network technology solutions. You will take part in development projects as network expert or a project manager, and you will be responsible for implementing reliable, cost-effective solutions. You will work with the rest of IT, our business functions and various IT service providers. In addition, you will be a part of planning and implementing the best IT solutions for Valio’s business.

Success in the task requires:

• minimum of 3 years' experience in specifying, planning and maintaining network environments (LAN, WAN, WLAN, SD WAN)

• strong know-how and experience on network tasks, service procurement and delivery models, support service and operating processes

• good problem-solving, interaction, presentation and documentation skills

• active, positive and cooperative attitude to service

• focus on finding solutions

• applicable education, e.g. higher education (university, polytechnic)

• fluent skills in written and spoken Finnish and English

We also appreciate experience in:

• technical project management

• working in a multi-vendor environment

• network technologies (e.g. network monitoring, firewall, VPN) and delivery models

• managing automation networks 

• extensive understanding of ICT services and systems (e.g. cloud services)

• extensive understanding of security systems and process

We are a large company and our processes and projects carry on at good speed, which allows you to focus on what’s important about your work. Our operation is founded on future solutions. With us, you will get to deepen your know-how and develop new things. We can provide you with the tools for flexible work. Our modern equipment and facilities can guarantee a good workflow.

At Valio, we believe that we can work to improve our working lives together. Our management promise is to inspire everyone to reach our mutual goals. We pay attention to, among other things, our goals, personnel well-being at work, workplace satisfaction and workplace safety with various metrics. You will also have access to the benefits of a large, renowned Finnish food company.

Questions about the task? Contact IT manager Ari Rössi/tel. +358 500 243 329. He will be happy to answer any additional questions and tell you more about this opening. He is available 19 October, 14-15 p.m. and 2 November, 14-15 p.m. 

Applications: We are eagerly waiting for you to join us. Applications are processed actively throughout the search period, so be sure to leave your application, resume and salary request as soon as you can. The deadline for applications is 4 November 2020, and they are accepted through the application link.    

At Valio, we work together to make life better. Our innovative community develops and produces nutritious food products that are loved by our consumers in 60 countries. We are Finland's biggest food exporter. We are driven by responsible mindset in everything that we do, and together with our partners, our goal is to make our milk carbon neutral by 2035.

Valio is a company owned by Finnish family farmers, employing over 4,000 people around the world in various career fields. Our priority is that our people can grow and develop in their work, and we want to give them the best ingredients for doing it.


Keywords: Network, LAN, WAN, WLAN, SD WAN, VPN, Security


Application period starts: 2020-10-13 17:00Application period ends: 2020-11-04 23:59

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