Summer trainee, process information systems

  • Full Time
  • Espoo
  • 31.1.2022

Website Fortum

The Summer Energy campaign has kicked off and we are once again hiring new teammates for summer 2022! We offer you a proper induction to your assignments and you also get to meet and receive support from other summer trainees. Join us as Summer trainee and take an active role for a cleaner world!

We want to hold onto the talent and fresh ideas that our summer trainees bring along, which is why there are opportunities to continue working with us after summer, too. We help you combine your work and studies seamlessly; dozens of students also work on their theses with us every year.

Your role

You will be working as part of a team developing and maintaining process information systems for power plants. The team comprises of persons from both energy and IT backgrounds so you could have knowledge of either one. Position will be located in Espoo.

In your role, depending on your knowledge and interests, you can engage in the following tasks:

  • Implementing end user interface functionalities based on customer requirements
  • Project management supporting tasks
  • Process calculations (SQL / R programming)
  • Enhancing code repository usage (GitHub)
  • Data communication configurations (OPC UA)
  • Database configurations (Aspentech IP.21 / PostgreSQL)

Why Fortum?

With us, you can take an active role in driving the change for a cleaner world. To achieve this, we embrace our open company culture. With mutual trust, believing in people, and taking care of everyone’s wellbeing we can we reach even better results. Flexibility is the new normal and we apply hybrid way of working wherever possible.

For you, working at Fortum means exciting opportunities to develop your expertise and create a unique career path. We will support you on this journey. We believe diversity and inclusion inspire all of us to innovate and grow together. Therefore, we are committed to building teams where everyone feels included and is treated equally.

What we are looking for

We believe in our team and want that everybody working with us has the same desire to develop our products. Product development mindset is essential for us and we work hard and take pride in finding the best solutions for our business.

We are looking for a good combination of experiences, skills and desire from:

  • interest in power plants and the energy sector as a whole
  • systematic and independent way of working
  • willingness to learn new things
  • communicating fluently in English
  • knowledgeable around IT/Office tools
  • you are advanced in your studies


Please send your application by January 31st, 2022. For further information, please contact Jukka Perälä, +358 50 453 2671 or through e-mail

Our recruitment process might include a video interview, which will be followed by manager’s face-to-face interview. Please apply as soon as possible, as we start contacting suitable candidates already during application period.

To be selected for the position, the applicant must go through background clearance and a health examination including drug testing.

At Fortum we drive change where it matters. We are a European energy company providing our customers with electricity, gas, heating and cooling as well as smart solutions to improve resource efficiency. Together with our subsidiary Uniper, we are the third largest producer of CO2-free electricity in Europe. With around 20,000 professionals and activities in more than 40 countries, we have the competence and resources to grow and to drive the energy transition forward. We strive to make an impact through a culture of open leadership, curiosity and continuous improvement. Do you want to take an active role for a cleaner world? Come lead the change with us! 

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