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Gofore Plc is a digital transformation consultancy with over 1,400 impact-driven employees across Finland, Germany, Austria, Spain, Estonia and Italy. We care for our people, our customers, and the surrounding world. Our diverse group of experts shares a pioneering ambition to create a more humane, sustainable and ethical digital world. At Gofore we want to provide the best opportunities to develop and thrive, both at work and beyond. In 2023, our net sales amounted to EUR 189.2 million. Gofore Plc’s share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.

You can find more information about Gofore as a employer from Join the Crew and Culture pages.

Our agile cloud team is looking for Azure architects to join our customer projects!

There are already around 50 experts working on the public cloud at Gofore, a company that builds truly meaningful services that affect the lives of hundreds of thousands of Finns. Become a cloud expert and join our inspiring cloud community which values ​​a good working life, opportunities to grow as experts and opportunities to develop your own career paths.

The most sought-after thing is the desire to work hands-on in the cloud and find the best technology solutions to enable our customers to succeed. Do you want to hear more about what working as an Azure cloud expert at Gofore is like in practice? In the Cloud Project Radar 2023 blog text, we tell you what kind of projects Gofore cloud experts work on, and what technologies are used in them.

You can get involved in the development or renewal work of demanding public services and socially significant projects. Our customer projects are usually long-term and you typically get to focus on one project at a time. You can familiarize yourself with our work as cloud experts in KEHA and Aimo Park’s customer projects.

What we expect from you

We hope you have a strong background in Azure public cloud services and understand the different types of cloud service models and deployment architectures. You have worked on several Azure development projects and have insight into both application development and cloud platform management. You also have an understanding of the best practices of cloud data security.

We expect you to have a general understanding of cloud architecture, and the ability to act systematically. In addition, you have strong expertise in some of the cloud architecture areas listed below:

  • Knowledge of Azure’s IaaS, PaaS, or FaaS services
  • Experience with container technologies and orchestration
  • Experience with DevOps practices and CI/CD technologies
  • Familiarity with serverless solutions
  • You are familiar with WAF and CAF (Azure Well-Architected Framework and Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework)
  • Understanding of Landing Zone principles and Infra as Code utilization
  • Experience with Azure data platform technologies and Azure information security
  • Experience with Azure hybrid environments, Hub & Spoke architecture and centralized services
  • You are familiar with governance, Azure management structures and policies
  • Ability to work in cooperation with both customers and other stakeholders

We do not require a strong knowledge of all the cloud architecture areas listed above.

Our company language is English, but many of our client projects require fluent Finnish.

Please note that the selected person may be subject to a personal security clearance required by the customer.

What we offer

As an employer and a community, we promise to take care of you, because happy and healthy employees are the heart of our company. Our reputation for producing excellent services for our customers is entirely thanks to our team of top professionals. Our low hierarchy allows for a self-directed and transparent company culture. Our diverse team of professionals share a pioneering spirit and a desire to work for a company whose purpose goes beyond making a profit – we strive to create a more humane, sustainable and ethical digital world.

With us, you get to develop your skills and gain experience in diverse customer projects. You also get to choose how you wish to develop your expertise. We offer, for example, support for self-study in addition to other training and events. At Gofore, you can create a meaningful role and career path for yourself.

The community spirit of Goforeans also extends outside the workplace: you can join your colleagues in various leisure activities, such as video game sessions and events for families – or a traditional Finnish sauna evening! We want to support you in finding a work-life balance that works for you, so we offer you flexible working conditions as well as tools and equipment according to your needs. We offer our employees a diverse package of benefits, including:

  • Certification bonuses, training opportunities (Udemy business)
  • Lunch, exercise, commuter and bicycle benefits
  • Sick child care benefit, you can also request paid leave when a family member gets sick
  • Comprehensive occupational healthcare
  • Massage and dentist benefits
  • Share savings plan offered to all Goforeans

Salary development
For us it is important that Goforeans receive reasonable total compensation for their work. The compensation is the outcome of, not only experience and skills, but also active work for our two values: being a good workplace for everyone and considering customer perspective in everything we do. The feedback that you receive, your utilisation rate (we are consultants, after all!) and your own professional development are central in the salary discussions with your People Leader (i.e. supervisor). We have different salary models, and in addition to the monthly salary, we have separate bonuses linked with the company’s success. Bonuses can be related to, for example, recruitment, sales or actions advancing Gofore’s employer brand.

Our recruitment process

Read here what happens when you send your application and how recruitment progresses here at Gofore.
We recognise and understand neurodiversity, and are willing to adapt our recruitment process based on your needs.


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Cloud project radar 2023

What are the latest trends and the most common technologies in Cloud projects at Gofore?

To get actual data on all the cloud things we do, we created an annual Cloud Radar survey and are excited to share the results with you. The blog covers what sort of projects we work with, what we do there, and which technologies are being used.

Learn more →

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