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Nokia Overview
Nokia (Finland)
10000+ employees
Company - Public (NOK)
$10+ billion (USD) per year
From Finnish roots, Nokia has evolved to embrace and prepare for every fundamental shift in the way the world communicates and connects. We tap into the power of connectivity by combining network infrastructure, software and services with advanced technologies for smart devices ... Read more

Mission: For the past 150 years, Nokia has been reinventing itself.
With a long history of successful change and innovation, adopting to shifts in markets and technologies, we seek those who are up for the adventure to support the next technological shift where everything and ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Possibility to work in a collaborative environment is at the top of Erwan’s “Why work at Nokia” list. Watch his vlog and discover more:

    Nokia Employee Vlog: Erwan

    Hi, I'm Erwan and I'm an engineer at Nokia Lannion campus in France. I have been working there for more than 6 years and I now lead a team of 15 people working on native applications for big data. Working at Nokia is a real opportunity to meet people from different organization, culture and experience.

  • Have you ever wondered how it was possible to have such a big event as code::dive open for everyone free of charge? Hard work of dedicated people – wouldn’t have happened without you! Take a look behind the scenes of last year’s event:

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Nokia – Why Work For Us?

Our vision is to expand the human possibilities of the connected world

With us, you will work with next-generation technology to design products and solutions that will shape the future.

Our focus is and always has been on people. It’s built into our DNA, our values, our culture, our sense of integrity and our brand. Join us and use technology to create new and extraordinary experiences in people’s lives.

Nokia is a leader in the fields of network infrastructure and advanced technologies. Headquartered in Espoo, Finland, and with operations around the world, Nokia invests in the technologies of the future.

Today, we are strong in two business areas: networks, where our four business units are enabling new kinds of global connectivity, and Nokia Technologies, which is focused on technology development and intellectual property rights activities.

Our thinking is ahead of the game and yours will be too.

Our values

The Nokia values are designed to guide our decisions, our way of working and the responsibility we have towards our customers and other stakeholders. We strive to bring these values to life in how we think, act, behave and communicate in our industry.


We treat each other with respect and we work hard to earn it from others.


We work together to deliver superior results and win in the marketplace.


We invest to develop our skills and grow our business.


We are never complacent and always question the status quo.

How does it feel to work at Nokia?

Feel part of a dynamic global community

Join us and add to one of our greatest strengths - our collaborative and diverse community.

Feel the potential of a career without borders
As a global company with operations in over 100 countries, there are no limits to where a career with us might take you.

Feel the drive to thrive
From flexible ways of working to career development and learning opportunities, we provide resources you need to succeed.

Feel energized every day
Our people are excited and inspired about the endless possibilities that technology offers. Join us and be a part of a story that is always being written. 


Nokia’s network businesses are leading a new revolution in global connectivity. We are helping operators, enterprises and governments meet the increasing demand of the connected world, as well as capture its opportunities.

We are seamlessly weaving together an increasingly diverse mix of network technologies. We do this in order to create efficient, smart, and agile networks that are automated and managed through the Cloud.

We do this through our four networks businesses:

- Mobile Networks deliver end-to-end mobile broadband products and services

- Fixed Networks provide an end-to-end ultra broadband solution that combines copper and fiber access products

- IP/Optical Networks drive technology leadership by building dependable, flexible and large-scale network infrastructure for service providers and web-scale enterprises

- Applications & Analytics deploy sophisticated yet intuitive software platforms that help optimize, secure and control the quality of network performance.

Nokia Technologies (TECH)

Is our advanced technology and licensing business. Formed in 2014, Nokia Technologies builds upon our solid foundation of industry-leading licensing and technology R&D capabilities.

By focusing on Digital Media, Brand Licensing, and Patent Licensing, we are expanding the human possibilities of the ever-evolving world of technology.

Digital Media

Our newest practice will introduce groundbreaking new products like OZO, the extraordinary VR camera designed and built for professional creators

Brand Licensing

We collaborate with strategic partners to create great products that deliver our brand promise to consumers. Starting with the Nokia N1 Android tablet.

Patent Licensing

Our patents business manages one of the broadest and strongest IP portfolios in the industry.

We act with an entrepreneurial mindset and operate in a non-hierarchical way. We’re small enough to know everyone by their first name, whilst big enough to imagine the connected world and the future of the technology within it.

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    An ethical company with superb benefits. This company has terrific in-house growth opportunities, and I would recommend Nokia to anyone.


    It is an ever-changing international company.

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    First you need to pass a written test , followed by a technical interview with the hiring manager. They are organized. The application process took two weeks overall and I am happy to be hired.

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Nokia Awards & Accolades

  • Small cell tool design and technology, Small Cell Forum, 2015
  • Innovation in Networking Technologies, Pipeline Innovation Awards, 2015
  • Innovation in Customer Experience Management, Pipeline Innovation Awards, 2015
  • Ideal Employers 2012 USA, Universum USA, 2012
  • World's Most Sustainable Technology Company (1), Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), 2011
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