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Football Association of Finland

Football Association of Finland

Data Engineer

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Posting Date

Aug 22, 2023

Role description

Suomen Palloliitto is Finland's largest sports federation, which is responsible for our country's football and futsal activities and their development. There are 870 clubs in Finland, more than 150,000 registered players, of which almost 40,000 are girls and women. About 600,000 Finns engage with our sports every week. Our values ​​are cheerfulness, reliability, success and community spirit. Our will is to build a football community where everyone's role is valued and recognized.

We are looking for knowledgeable management to join our service team


The position is national and temporary for two years.

As a data engineer of the Finnish Football Association, your main goal is to share information in a cost-effective, secure and flexible manner in the Finnish Football Association.

As a data engineer, your key tasks are:

Design, documentation and implementation of automated information management processes and programming interfaces that enable the sharing of information that supports decision-making
Planning, development, administration and implementation of the organization's cloud-based data pools and databases (including core database) and cloud-based data processing pipelines
You act as an expert member in the information management service team and develop internal and external information reports for production use in cooperation with the rest of the team. You report on the status of information management and act as information management support for strategic and operational information needs surveys.

You have at least experience in the extensive use of Microsoft's Azure cloud services in data management, transfer and processing, as well as extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of API technology. Relational (SQL) and other database types (NoSQL etc.) are also familiar. In addition, you are experienced and skilled in version control (Git), thorough in documentation and have knowledge and practical experience of DevOps, DataOps CI/CD principles.

For the position, we require a higher university degree in a suitable field (e.g. mathematics, natural science or engineering) and at least three (3) years of professional experience in similar positions. You are a cooperative team player who communicates fluently in Finnish and English and is proficient in programming languages ​​suitable for programmatic data processing (e.g. Python, R).

If you are interested in interesting positions in the football environment, all you have to do is apply!

More information

The position is located in our Helsinki office in Töölö. In addition, we offer a flexible telecommuting option.

Send your application with salary expectations by Thursday, August 31, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. Also attach your CV to the application.

For more information about the position, please contact research and development manager Ville-Pekka Inkilä, ville-pekka.inkila(a)

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