Career opportunities

Are you interested in a career at WordDive? WordDive is a unique artificial intelligence-based online and mobile application for learning languages. WordDive, which combines the best parts of Finnish education and game industry, was launched in 2010, and we now have more than 400 000 happy users in 150 countries. WordDive Ltd's revenue has grown 918% in last four years, and now we are aiming for 900% growth in international markets in the next three years.

We offer our employees an opportunity for professional growth and a great window into the rapidly evolving world of mobile applications. Our spacious premises are located in central Tampere, right next to the university and the Tampere Hall. Our fast-growing multidisciplinary team is working on marketing, product development, study material, and customer service. Our strengths are a good team spirit, a will to get things done and a burning desire to help our customers as well as our colleagues.

If you are an ambitious person with a can-do attitude, good teamwork skills and a willingness and ability to learn new things quickly, you could be a good addition to our young and international team. Our working language is English, other language skill requirements depend on your assignment. Being interested in language learning and computer or mobile games is always a plus! Apply for interesting open positions immediately, as we will fill the positions as soon as we have found the right people.

For more information about open positions, please email hr@worddive.com.

Growth Company 2016

Growth Company

Finland 2016

Red Herring Top 100 Winner

Top 100 Winner

Europe 2015

Best Mobile Service Finland 2014

Best Mobile Service

Finland 2014

Best eLearning solution Finland 2011

Best eLearning solution

Finland 2011


Senior Backend Developer

We are looking for an experienced backend developer to strengthen our team. You will work with mobile and web backend in a high responsibility role.

Requirements:

  • Strong skills (at least 5 years of experience) with some scalable backend stack
  • Ability to maintain and update current backend (LAMP stack)
  • Ability to write efficient and clear code
  • Experience with performance optimization and scaling applications
  • Understanding of front-end technologies (HTML/CSS/Javascript)
  • Experience with version control (Git)

General requirements:

  • Excellent customer-oriented way of working
  • An independent approach to work
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • An ability and a willingness to learn new things
  • Good oral and written skills in English

The following points are considered an advantage for the applicant:

  • Experience with cloud platforms (AWS, Google Cloud Platform, OpenStack)
  • Linux skills
  • Personal interest, being up to date with new technologies

Location: Tampere

The work begins: As soon as we find the right person

Working hours: Full-time

Application ends: 31.05.2018, but please apply as soon as possible

Please send your application and CV to the following address: hr@worddive.com.


Web Developer (frontend)

We are looking for an experienced web developer to strengthen our team. You will work with web frontend development in a high responsibility role.

Requirements:

  • Strong skills (at least 2 years of experience) with web technologies (HTML, CSS, Javascript, Rx, Linq, Webpack)
  • Ability to implement responsive web applications
  • Ability to write efficient and clear code
  • Experience with version control (Git)

General requirements:

  • Excellent customer-oriented way of working
  • An independent approach to work
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • An ability and a willingness to learn new things
  • Good oral and written skills in English

The following points are considered an advantage for the applicant:

  • Experience with backend/full-stack development
  • Personal interest, being up to date with new technologies
  • Basic skills in visual design
  • Basic skills in UX

Location: Tampere

The work begins: As soon as we find the right person

Working hours: Full-time

Application ends: 31.05.2018, but please apply as soon as possible

Please send your application and CV to the following address: hr@worddive.com.


Scrum Master

We are looking for a person with hands-on experience with scrum and/or other agile framework-based software project management approaches. Your task will be to coordinate projects and programs. Project size varies from two workers and six weeks up to twenty workers and two years.

The essential thing is to be able to split the overall project into sprints that typically take two weeks and to maintain the focus inside the sprint, as well as to have a general understanding of how the project is proceeding and how our ability to develop AI-based mobile apps for language learning is improving.

Instead of long explanations, you prefer to work with a few key metrics. In addition, the ability to manage details related to tasks, schedule and budget is essential.

The ability to understand language learning, artificial intelligence and mobile app development is important, but only on a general level. We already have domain-specific professionals for all these areas, so instead of focusing on the technical details, your task is to help the team's fruitful co-operation.

Requirements:

  • At least five years of relevant work experience after graduation.
  • Applicable university degree (e.g. technology-related M.Sc.)
  • Ability to understand the big picture and focus on the essential.
  • Experience with scrum and/or other agile framework-based software development approaches.
  • Understanding of lean principles and minimum viable product (MVP) -based product development.

General requirements:

  • Excellent teamwork skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and focus.
  • Ability to manage details related to tasks, schedule and costs.
  • Good oral and written skills in English.

The following points are considered as advantage:

  • Interest in languages and learning.

Location: Tampere

The work begins: As soon as we find the right person

Working hours: Full-time

Application ends: 18.05.2018, but please apply as soon as possible

Please send your application and CV to the following address: hr@worddive.com.


Doctoral dissertations and graduate thesis

If you are interested to study online learning, gamification, user experience, human computer interaction, mobile apps or pedagogy for doctoral dissertations or graduate thesis using WordDive as a case, please, contact us: info@worddive.com.