Sandvik Bedrijfsprofiel

Lead Software Developer




Tampere, Finland


Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a business area in the Sandvik Group and responsible for development of technologies and products which serve all product areas, including rock drills, automation, data driven productivity, common research and technologies, patents and engineering services.


Business Unit Automation develops exciting and revolutionary digital solutions for various mining applications and sells them globally in all major mining regions. Our most recognized product names are AutoMine® and OptiMine®, which are both leading digital solutions in the industry. AutoMine® is a solution where operator remotely monitors and controls autonomous equipment’s working in the mine or at the surface. OptiMine® is solution for process optimization and data analytics giving full-process transparency and control of mining operations.


We are now looking for Lead Software Developer, Autonomous Equipment for AutoMine® team to support our current and growing business in the field of digital mining products. This position is permanent and based in Tampere, Finland.


Your mission

As a Lead Software Developer, Autonomous Equipment your main responsibilities will be:

  • Lead the technical design and development of AutoMine® surface drilling software solution
  • Write specifications, plan SW releases and write code
  • Provide hands on expert level assistance for technical issues
  • Communicate system design and developed solution to internal and external stakeholders


Your skills and qualifications

You have a Master or Bachelor’s degree in automation/software engineering or similar. You have experience for leading SW developers and strong background in C++ / C# / .Net / WPF. Your previous experience from autonomous equipment’s or machine control systems is seen as a great benefit. You are a team player and your way of working is systematic and you have passion to get things done in time and quality. The job requires excellent written and verbal skills in English. The position requires travelling occasionally.


We offer you versatile tasks in a modern, continuously evolving and international product development environment, as well as the opportunity to develop your own professional skills and career. In addition, we offer a multi-form and inclusive corporate culture focused on sustainable development, with values such as Innovation, Fair Play, Customer Focus and Passion to Win. We at Sandvik believe that the diversity of experiences, perspectives and backgrounds will contribute to successes for our employees, our company and therefore also our customers. Visit our stories hub , LinkedIn , Facebook and We Make the Shift - Advancing the World through Engineering to get to know us better.


Contact information

For further information about these positions, please contact:

Esa Pajala, Manager, Product Development, Autonomous Equipment and Features, [email protected] or tel. +358 50 4327217 (Calls on October 19th and 28th at 15:00-16:00 EEST).


For more information about the recruitment process, please contact:

Sandvik HR Services Finland, tel. +358 800 1 44444 (8:00-16:00, EEST).


Want to be part of our Automation team?

Submit your application and CV (indicating your salary expectations) no later than Sunday October 31st, 2021.

If you wish to add a cover letter to your application, please make sure to attach the file when uploading your resume.

Read about Sandvik and apply at .

Job ID: R0032909


About the company

Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and sustainability. We hold world-leading positions in selected areas – tools and tooling systems for metal cutting; equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining industry and rock excavation within the construction industry; products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. In 2020, the Group had approximately 37.000 employees and revenues ofabout 86 billion SEK in more than 160 countries within continuing operations.

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