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Thrive and develop in an agile environment

The University of Helsinki Center for Information Technology provides an inspiring environment at the frontline of the industry in one of the world's top universities. We provide comprehensive IT services and solutions for 60 thousand users at the University, support services for researchers and educators as well as secure and comprehensive end-user support. Our agile organization is comprised of 200 IT professionals. Flexible working hours, extensive education possibilities and an experienced staff provide a working environment where each individual can thrive as a professional.

Our agile unit enables continual development and learning in your work. We provide you with an environment where you can capitalize on your strengths and learn new skills in a team of highly experienced IT professionals. An extensive and multi-faceted IT environment also enables the possibility to work with open source communities.

A pioneer in open science and data

Research at the University of Helsinki is the most open of its kind in Finland. We are pioneers in both producing and using open data. We increasingly make our research results available to the society as a shared knowledge base. Our research helps us solve global challenges and produce a deeper understanding of the world around us.

In international university rankings, the University of Helsinki typically ranks among the top 100 universities in the world.  Rankings consistently place our university among the 20 best universities in Europe and as the best university in Finland. The University of Helsinki is internationally renowned for its high quality teaching, research and innovation.

IT consultation services provide innovative solutions to complex challenges

In addition to producing the university’s wide range of IT services, we tackle different IT challenges by e.g. providing consultation services when needed. Jyrki Reunamo, a Principal Investigator and Docent at the Faculty of Educational Studies explains how the IT Center’s consultation services have helped the development of early childhood education. Tiina Kosunen, Development Manager of International Affairs, sought out a software solution for helping international students beginning their studies at the University of Helsinki.

Open positions

We have exciting opportunities available for IT professionals on a regular basis. You can find our open positions here. You can also send an open application to