IT Architect, Infrastructure & Security

Published on 11.10.2021

IT Architect, Infrastructure & Security

Fastems delivers intelligent factory automation solutions around cutting machine tools and related processes. We are a family-owned business with 40 years of automation experience, over 4000 installations and main markets in Europe, North-America and Asia. Our mission is to help metalworking manufacturers improve their productivity and profitability.

Globally, there are already more than 400 of us learning, growing and prospecting together. At Fastems you get to work with some of the brightest people in the industry, so every day is an opportunity to learn something new. You can check some of our career stories here:

Fastems is now looking for an IT Architect, Infrastructure & Security to join their team in Tampere! In this role you will get to work on developing and implementing global ICT infrastructure together with service providers. You will be joining an international team of 5 professionals.

As an IT Architect you will be responsible for ICT infrastructure and security (physical and cyber) related development at Fastems group. In terms of infrastructure, you will be responsible for managing and implementing networks, servers and end user services and the architectural design. In relation to security, you will participate comprehensively in the design and implementation of the security architecture, e.g. performing security assessments, identify gaps in existing security architecture, and recommend changes or improvements. In this role you will focus on both operational IT infrastructure management and strategy, ensuring cost-effectiveness throughout all the processes.

We are looking for someone who has relevant previous work experience in IT infrastructure and security. ‌As a person, you have an independent and proactive attitude, strong communication skills and strong analytical and problem solving skills. Fluent English skills are essential for the role as you will be collaborating with service providers and internal teams.

We require you to have:

  • Several years of relevant work experience, (e.g. in IT architecture, System Administration,or Information security)
  • Proven experience in systems design and development
  • In-depth technical knowledge of network, PC and platform operating systems
  • Good knowledge of IT security standards
  • Good communication skills and ability to manage service providers and stakeholders
  • Fluent skills in English, both written and verbal

We consider as an asset:

  • Relevant educational background (e.g. in Information technology or Information security)
  • Certifications in cyber security
  • Understanding of IT solutions and infrastructures in an industrial environment
  • Skills in Finnish language

We can offer you:

  • A versatile role where you can learn more about information security in an international environment and modern infrastructure
  • Flexible and agile work environment in a family owned business
  • Fastems’ strong company culture expresses through our values:
  • Growth possibilities through our development programs
  • A chance to work with international stakeholders that will shape the future of industry – we have operations in Europe, North America and Asia
  • Flexible working hours and a possibility to work partly remotely
  • Good employment benefits, such as lunch and culture benefits

Sounds like you? Please submit your CV or LinkedIn profile (cover letter optional) by the latest 25th of October via our application system. Feel free to mention your salary request and preferred starting date in your application documents. Remember to use the application system, we do not accept applications by email.

You can familiarize yourself with Fastems here: For more information about the recruitment process contact aTalent’s Recruitment Manager Tiina Särkisilta (+358 50 553 7758, tiina.sarkisilta(at)

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