Head of Platform Development

Helsinki 17.11.2022


Is cloud computing and related IT technologies Your forte? Do You have a solid understanding of open-source technologies? And do You understand how architecture drives productivity and efficiency in customers’ cloud & IT operations? If yes, keep on reading!

We are building a new Cloud Transformation Company for the 21st century. Our mission is to help customers move from legacy IT to cloud with speed and ease. We want to enable secure, easy, and quick transition to cloud – and between clouds. And save customers’ hard-earned dollars for building value towards their customers, not to get lost in never ending cloud transition projects.

We are now searching for an experienced

Head of Platform Development

For our client Cloudshift 21

You’ll have an exciting opportunity to design, shape and deliver a new way of getting into cloud transformation. You will be responsible for defining and implementing the technology strategy as well as build and lead the engineering team. The position contains hands-on doing as always in start-up companies, you will participate in the day to day programming and planning.


  • Set a strategic direction for technology development in liaison with CTO and technology advisors.
  • Execute the technology development plan.
  • Follow closely open-source and cloud computing technology trends and development.
  • Work closely with the customers to ensure they are successful using our services.
  • Build and lead the development team.
  • Create agile and lean working environment for the development.
  • Identify business opportunities.


  • Working knowledge of software and cloud development practices and data centre / infrastructure / networking technologies.
  • Excellent Linux understanding.
  • Experience in developing or architecting in hybrid cloud: K8s Container based cloud development, DevOps tools, CI/CD, Automation, Cloud security, IAM, API’s, secure data management, Open source, micro-services, containers.
  • Full-stack knowledge and experience in system programming.
  • Fluent English.

Key competencies

  • Growth mindset: you know that the only failure is a failure to try.
  • Understanding and right mindset regarding start up-concepts.
  • Coaching mindset: you know that helping others to succeed is a way to build and inspire great place to work.
  • Honesty: giving and taking candid feedback requires maturity, but you know it pays off.
  • Accountability: you don’t look for excuses or blame, you follow through.

Sounds good? We would love to hear from you as soon as possible.
If you have any questions regarding the position, please feel free to contact our recruitment consultant Angelica Kaattari ([email protected]) We will start interviewing immediately. Please note that we only accept applications through our recruitment system.

Apply here!