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Chief Technology Officer

Who we are?

MediSapiens provides software solutions to our clients in the biomedical field. Our solutions turn biomedical data into new insights and knowledge. Our clients range from top 10 global pharmaceutical companies to leading healthcare organizations and research groups to start-ups.

What do we offer?

We offer a vibrant, flexible and fun working environment, with a competitive salary, excellent benefits and great colleagues. We have an office conveniently located in downtown Helsinki, close to the metro, train and buses and room to park your bike. You will be working with talented, supportive and motivated colleagues to make new innovations in the biomedical field.

To read more about our team and how we work, see our blog post.

Who are you?

We are looking for a highly skilled Chief Technology Officer to join our Management team. This is a Helsinki-based senior leadership position with full engagement in all of the company’s key decision making, requiring an entrepreneurial spirit and high motivation.  You will be communicating with customers, employees, partners, and investors about our company’s technology strategy.  As MediSapiens CTO you should have subject-matter expertise about biomedical data and the associated technologies, as well as a successful track record in growing your organizations/departments. Additionally, we hope you have 

  • Solid experience with SaaS solutions
  • Deep understanding of biomedical data and its use
  • Vision to manage a Saas solution development roadmap and guide its progress from development to deployment 
  • Expertise to develop the technical aspects of our company’s strategy
  • Ability to search for new technologies that can increase our company’s competitive advantage
  • Customer-oriented thinking and excellent communication skills
  • Respond to feedback from stakeholders and use it to make improvements or adjustments to our technology roadmap
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% and work with international sales

And as member of MediSapiens Management team you have

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Understanding of business planning
  • Comprehension of budgets
  • Problem-solving mindset
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with ambitious goals

Other relevant experience/skills/requirements

  • BSc or BA in Computer Science, Engineering, or another similar field
  • MBA or similarly relevant graduate degree would be an asset
  • Previous work experience as a Chief Technology Officer or similar leadership role
  • Successful project experience utilising Amazon cloud 
  • Wide professional network in the biomedical field

At MediSapiens you need to communicate fluently in English and are eager to be part of a multicultural and productive team. We want to know that you have a Can-Do! attitude to take an idea and turn it into a living SaaS solution.

What will you do?

You will be joining a team where you will be guiding the implementation of a SaaS solution in Amazon Cloud. The major components of MediSapiens technology stack are Python 3.8+, React.js, Django, Docker, Javascript, Terraform, PostgreSQL, Amazon Athena and we use GitLab for project code management

What will we see as an asset?

We see it as an advantage if you are familiar with genomics and legislation concerning biomedical data. Any earlier experience within the bio-IT, health-IT, or life-science fields are also considered a benefit.
If you match the description above, and believe you have what it takes, apply immediately, because we want you, and you will definitely like it with us!

Please send your Cover Letter, your CV, and your salary expectation to and tell us why you should be our new team member. The position will be filled as soon as we find the right person, so apply now! The most suitable candidates will be interviewed in Helsinki.

If you have any questions about us or regarding the position, please contact our COO Max Salmi by email at