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Country:  Finland

Espoo and Hyvinkää, FI

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Employment type:  Fixed Term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
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Summer Trainee, Embedded Systems

Country:  Finland 
Location:  Espoo or Hyvinkää  
Location details: Flexible, Hyvinkää or Espoo, partly remote work possibility
Employment type: Summer job, 3-4 months between April and September 2023


At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community, and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work



Want to kick start your career among the top professionals of lifting businesses and be a part of a winning team who supports and encourages you as you take your first steps in your professional career? Every year Konecranes employs hundreds of students in various fields, varying from technicians to engineers and future business experts. We strive to be an attractive employer for you at every stage of your career – when you land your first summer job, when you want to grow and have more responsibilities or perhaps when you want to spread your wings internationally – we aim to support you at all stages of your life. Are you ready to start your journey to the top of the crane industry? Keep reading and lift your skills to the next level with Konecranes!  
Do you have an interest in cloud software technologies? Are you eager to work as a member of a modern, agile software team? Do you want to apply your creative mind, analytical abilities and problem-solving skills to a large fleet of connected machines and the digital services which are enabled by state of the art solutions? We might have the perfect opportunity for you!
We are looking for a software developer to join our Machine Data Platform team in Espoo/Hyvinkää. As a software developer you will be working with embedded systems handling IoT data which interacts with customer systems and/or the Konecranes digital service offering. Your daily responsibilities include for example translating requirements into new features in the systems, implementing automated tests for them and participating in operating the overall solution. You will work closely with your team members who help you get started and support you in your day-to-day activities. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your cooperation skills and network with the best talents of your industry. The job is located in Espoo or Hyvinkää with the possibility to work partly remotely.  

Why join Konecranes? 

At Konecranes, you will get to develop your professional skills and apply your academic knowledge in practise. Being part of our team, you will have a job in a good spirited (our opinion, but true to us), cross organizational agile organization. This role offers multiple opportunities for enriching your professional career and bring your talent to the team that creates new digital services and solutions. With us, you will contribute to the digital transformation program that we hope will change the lifting industry through the power of software! 


Our team works closely with Konecranes Industrial Internet that connects, gathers, analyses and presents data from Konecranes built equipment and from the global field service IT system. We implement digitalization initiatives and introduce digital solutions that include a multitude of web and mobile applications, all based on the latest software engineering know-how and designed to address the key needs of our customers and businesses. Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™ and this means that the platforms that our team designs and develops, will be serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports, and terminals, around the globe. 


At Konecranes, we want to foster an environment where people enjoy their work, feel respected and trusted, and are provided with challenging and interesting responsibilities together with unlimited career advancement. Does this sound like something you would appreciate? Check out below what kind of talent we are looking for and apply soon. 


What kind of talent are we looking for?  

This role is ideal for a software engineering or embedded systems student who is eager to learn more about software development and automated testing tasks. You are welcome to Konecranes as yourself, but we especially value your good teamwork skills, hard-working attitude, and enthusiasm for developing yourself. Our work environment is highly international, so proficiency in English and the courage to work in an international work environment are important. 

  • Suitable education (a degree, a certification or currently studying for one) in electronics, software development, telecommunications, automation engineering or a related field 

  • Expertise with at least one of the technologies mentioned below: 

  • DevOPS integration & development environments 

  • Automated software testing 

  • Software development on Linux systems 

  • Yocto project 

  • Embedded electronics 

  • Some of these programming technologies: C, C++, Python, Node.js and Java 

  • AWS IoT 

  • Previous experience as a software developer (including open-source projects) is also an advantage as well as a customer-centricity and agile mindset. 



Please submit your Summer Trainee application by 19.2.2023, at the latest, via Apply -link below. We will start screening applications already during the application period so apply as soon as possible.  For further information about the role, please contact Henri Gört, Machine Data Platform Lead via email (henri.gort(at)  
What to do while I wait for the application period to end?

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Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination.

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