Work with Gamechangers

Lead Full Stack Developer at Varjo
Helsinki, FI

At Varjo we create hardware and software to fulfil our vision of immersive computing. Our virtual and mixed reality products will transform the way professionals work, create and experience reality.

We want to work with the best – we want you to join us. We are offering you an exciting position where you can see into the future and play your part in shaping it.

When we are done, computers will look nothing like what they do right now.

Job description

We are looking for hands-on, seasoned lead developer to be among the very first team members of Varjo's cloud business unit. We hope that you bring to the table solid experience in cloud application development, utilising cloud infrastructure and are able to contribute to all technical challenges be it front-end components, backend systems and CI/CD pipeline.

Your job is to lead the development, and developing, cloud applications that enable best in class extended reality and virtual reality experiences to our customers. In your role you will take part into all parts of the application lifecycle: design, develop and deploy. You will be supported by our diverse team of experts from product design to build automation. You bring to the table solid expertise in steering team to the right direction and leadership by example. You write high quality, testable and maintainable software.


  • Lead by example a team of developers by providing a seasoned view on software development
  • Ownership of technology stack of Varjo cloud applications
  • Design, build and implement Varjo cloud applications
  • Testing and deploying software to our cloud infrastructure, with help from our CI/CD team


  • Solid team leadership skills
  • Solid skills with public cloud architecture. We focus mainly on AWS, but knowledge on Azure and Google Cloud Platform is complementary
  • Expertise in frontend technologies such as React.js, TypeScript of Javascript
  • Expertise in backend technologies such as Node.js or Spring Framework
  • Expertise in serverless backend technologies such as AWS Lambda
  • Expertise in specific AWS technologies is a plus: Cognito, Amplify, CDK and DynamoDB
  • Advanced expertise in programming languages such as TypeScript/Javascript, Java, Python and C++
  • Ideally, you have knowledge on CI/CD/monitoring tooling such as Jenkins, CloudWatch and New Relic
  • Familiarity of agile working methods
  • Good English communication skills
  • 5+ years of experience in working with moders cloud technologies

We offer

  • The possibility to see into the future of computing by taking part in creating the new state of 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
  • Work with the best, learn from the best
  • The possibility to select the tools and methods you want to use to do your job effectively
  • Competitive salary in the capital of the world's happiest country
  • Premium employee medical coverage with life insurance and disability benefits
  • Office located right in the middle of downtown Helsinki

Get in touch

Ready to join? Apply now.

Include your CV and a link to your LinkedIn profile. Send us details of work you are especially proud of and what you did in those projects – wow us.

If you know people who are already working for Varjo, feel free to drop their names in your message.

This role will be filled as soon as the suitable candidate is found.

Candidates with a suitable combination of education, training and experience are encouraged to apply. Even if your profile is not a perfect match but you want to learn and grow, we would love to hear from you.