Come Make Digital Safer with Us!

Defensive Cyber Security Trainee / Junior Technologist

Helsinki Apply before: 2022-06-26

SSH Communications Security operates in the forefront of defensive cyber security and our products are being used by commercial entities ranging from small companies to Fortune 50 enterprises as well as governmental and public institutions. We’re the good guys, our mission is to make IT and the internet safer for our customers and we do our part in ensuring that societies continue to function even as the world is becoming increasingly hostile. 

We’re opening junior positions in our development and support teams for junior candidates who are interested in cyber security and have a background or education in software development or information technology. With us, you learn how to build secure and safe software professionally, including the use of test automation, penetration testing and red team tooling to ensure product safeness. In support, you learn how to help our customers to enable access to their critical data using our product portfolio. 

Within the team, you’ll get an experienced mentor as you’re eased into the problem domain and who’ll guide you on your way. Generally speaking, the work done within the teams is quite collaborative, technical decisions and architecture is discussed a lot and code reviews are the norm. Though, the trainee positions are not only in development, we are also looking for good junior candidates for support roles. 

If defensive cyber security is something that interests you or is an area, you’d like to invest your capacity into, give us a ping! The opportunity is to grow through experience at SSH to a developer or equivalent position. 



  • Education in software development or a strong background in IT
  • For developer positions, knowledge of a modern programming language like Go, Python, JavaScript and such
  • Interest in Cyber Security
  • For support positions, knowledge of Linux/Unix/Windows operating systems 
  • Public cloud or virtualization knowledge a plus
  • Inquisitive mindset and a willingness to learn 


We offer

An opportunity to work in a product company developing cyber security products with a wide variety of modern tools and technologies. A multinational environment, English is our working language. A chance to work with and learn from true experts in software security. 


How to Apply

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For more information, contact CTO Miikka Sainio,


About SSH

SSH helps organizations safeguard their mission-critical digital assets at rest, in transit and in use. We have 5,000+ customers worldwide, including 40 percent of Fortune 500 companies, and major organizations in Finance, Government, Retail and Industrial segment. We are committed to helping our customers secure their business in the age of hybrid cloud and distributed IT. Our Zero Trust solutions offer safe electronic communications, secure access to servers and between servers. Our teams in North America, Europe, Asia along with a global network of certified partners ensure customer success. The company’s shares (SSH1V) are listed on Nasdaq OMX Helsinki.