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Senior Automation Engineer

Varjo is a Finnish mixed and virtual reality technology company. We are known for mixed reality that looks and feels just as real as the real world. Founded in 2016, Varjo operates in more than 40 countries worldwide, with headquarters in Helsinki and Washington D.C. The immersive computing revolution has only just begun. 

Our team designs and develops hardware, software, and services that are now a symbol of the highest quality across the industry. Varjo’s VR and XR solutions are already being used to train astronauts, design vehicles, and support many more professional use cases across the world’s leading companies. 

Our multicultural team consists of talents from all around the world, and our daily working language is English. We believe in the power of diversity – where different experiences, backgrounds, and ideas drive innovation and results.  


Job description 

We are looking for a seasoned automation engineer who will design, build and maintain automation for our software in a hybrid build and automated test environment. You will develop builds, the automated test framework, automated tests, relevant CI pipelines & libraries. You will contribute to shaping, building and maintaining our automated test & build environments – locally and in the cloud. You will be working closely with many engineering teams ranging from low level firmware development through various middleware to UI teams. As an engineer you are passionate about building automation that helps your peer engineers to be productive and test automation is your middle name. 

This is a full-time position located in Helsinki, Finland. We are supporting hybrid model thus you can be working remotely from other cities in Finland.  


What You’ll Be Doing 

  • You design, code and maintain the automated test framework & automated tests in full end-to-end pipelines.  
  • You design, code and maintain build pipelines when needed.  
  • You work with your CI and developer colleagues to define what, how and when we automate to achieve the most bang for the buck.  
  • You contribute to developing & maintaining our pretty extensive CI system.   

Our Expectations 

  • A minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in the automation area including build automation, Jenkins and integration of local/cloud services  
  • A minimum of 5 years of hand-on experience in test automation  
  • Excellent understanding of and hands-on experience with Robot framework and Python in general  
  • Excellent understanding of and hands-on experience with Jenkins pipelines  
  • Automation experience on both Windows and Linux  
  • We speak Python, Groovy and sh/cmd/powershell and we expect the same from you  
  • Not afraid to roll up your sleeves to debug and fix issues in our CI farm, be it local or in the cloud  
  • Team player, ability to perform in cross-functional teams and to actively share knowledge with others  
  • Excellent communication skills in English    

A big plus 

  • Working experience with Conan packaging, debian packaging, Artifactory, Ansible, Grafana  
  • Hands-on Docker knowledge  
  • Linux administration experience  
  • Some AWS/Kubernetes experience  
  • Track record of shipping multiplatform products and being a key individual in the automation effort   


By Joining Us, You’ll Get

  • The possibility to see into the future of computing by taking part in creating the new state of the art in virtual and mixed reality products and experiences. 
  • A startup culture with minimal bureaucracy and maximum opportunity for you to take charge of your work. 
  • Flexible working conditions, competitive salary, and great benefits. 
  • An international working environment with tons of opportunities to learn and grow with the company. 
  • The possibility to select the tools and methods you want to use to do your job effectively. 
  • Premium employee medical coverage with life insurance and disability benefits. 
  • Office located right in the middle of downtown Helsinki, possibility to work remotely in Finland 

Ready to jump into the exciting world of VR/XR? Apply now by submitting your CV.


Recruitment Process 

Since we are approaching the holiday season the applications' review and first interviews will take place only at the beginning of August as the team will be away on holidays entire July.