Senior Frontend/Android Developer (Ekahau)

Engineering Helsinki, Finland


Position at Ookla

We’re Ookla, the company behind Speedtest, Downdetector, Ekahau, RootMetrics, and an ever-expanding suite of connectivity solutions. Our team is a group of people brought together through passion and inspired by possibility. 
We are looking for a seasoned Senior Software Engineer for our new Ekahau SW team. Ekahau enables IT professionals to take control of their Wi-Fi, making it easier than ever before to proactively monitor, maintain, and optimize their networks. Organizations of every size—including the world’s biggest brands and events—use our software and hardware products for full Wi-Fi lifecycle management and the highest levels of performance and connectivity. Our award-winning design, site survey, and troubleshooting solutions create fast, reliable networks that businesses can trust for their mission-critical Wi-Fi needs.
Together with the team, you take part in setting the direction for our future software stack and architecture. You would be innovating and validating options that will be pushing the limits of what we currently think would be possible.     
In this role, you will be responsible for designing and implementing working, clean, high-performing, and reusable application code targeting web and mobile. Another aspect of your work is researching, evaluating, and prototyping technological options that meet business requirements. You are also creating reference implementations and coding conventions for guiding our software development teams. Your current technology stack can include any modern web framework, such as Vue.js or React. You could be a polyglot programmer interested in languages such as Typescript, Kotlin, Rust, Scala, or even C++, and you would be leveraging native platform capabilities such as ARKit side by side with web technologies such as WebGL.      
We are committed to providing you a flexible work environment where individuality, fun, and talent are all valued equally. If you consider yourself innovative, adept at collaboration, and you care deeply about the work you do, we want to talk!  
  • Has frontend development experience on responsive web applications  
  • Is familiar with current state of the art frontend technologies and toolchains  
  • Is proficient in JavaScript or TypeScript and in HTML and CSS, and in Android Kotlin and related toolings  
  • Has 6+ years of software development experience  
  • Gets things done and has a growth mindset  
  • Has good communication skills in written and spoken English  
  • And a plus would be if you have experience in implementing complex cross-platform solutions  
  • Background check required  
  • We hope that you reside somewhere around the Helsinki Metropolitan Area    
We care deeply about each other and the work we do, and our perks are just one way we demonstrate this. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including (but not limited to):  
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) options 
  • Comprehensive benefits plans (health care, insurance)
  • Professional growth opportunities 
  • Lunch and Sports vouchers
  • Commuter benefits
  • Volunteer paid time off
  • Internet and phone allowance
  • Nice modern office environment in the center of Helsinki
You will have the best hardware, software, and tools available for you to do your work, and we provide excellent flexibility for working remotely as time and responsibilities allow. To promote your success and growth we offer educational opportunities, and anti-racism and LGBTQIA+ resource libraries, team activities, and many more.  
We care deeply about each other and the work we do, and our perks are just one way we demonstrate this. Ookla has great benefits including competitive compensation and paid time off. We make sure you have the best hardware, software and tools available for you to do your work.   
If you’re passionate about joining the work we’re doing, we welcome your application and encourage applicants with both traditional and non-traditional experience that makes them an excellent candidate for the role. We strongly believe diversity of all kinds makes us better. We are an equal opportunity employer actively working to build an inclusive workforce at all levels of the company. [Read our latest diversity report from our parent company here.] Ookla is an equal opportunity employer, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  
We want to ensure candidates have everything they need throughout our application and hiring process. If you have any individual needs related to disability or accessibility, we encourage you to contact and let us know how we can best accommodate you.