VALA Stories

VALA Stories


VALA Stories

Here you'll find interviews of VALA people and stories written by VALA people.

November 9, 2020

First impressions interview with Tanja

Tanja, a People & Culture Specialist, has worked at VALA for about a month, so now is the perfect opportunity to get some first impression feedback […]
November 9, 2020
Ada Ikäheimonen Vala group

First impressions interview with Ada

Ada, a People Operations Specialist, has worked at VALA for about two months, so now is the perfect opportunity to get some first impression feedback from […]
June 11, 2019

Interview with our test automation engineer Arthur

How can we make the world a better place with programming? To make the world a better place the world issues should be solved. Not every […]
June 10, 2019
Meri Vala group

Interview with our test automation engineer Meri

Making mistakes and learning from them is important at VALA. Can you tell a story of a time you f***ed up? I can think of a […]
January 9, 2019
Vala group Leena

Career story: Leena

How did I get into IT and software testing field? I’ve always wanted to do good for the environment and surrounding society not forgetting myself either […]
April 10, 2018
Toni Roschier Vala Group

Career story: Toni

Hopes and dreams I may have been a strange kid. Or I may just have a bad memory. For which ever reason, when reminiscing my childhood, […]
March 29, 2018

Career story: Sampo

The beginning of my VALA story Think it was early 2012 when VALA approached me, but it took me a while to reach back. But when […]
March 14, 2018

Career story: Hans

It was in the year of the rabbit, 1987 in the faraway land of Sweden that my brother came home with a magic box. Outward it […]
September 11, 2017
VALA Group Olli Laine

Interview with our software tester Olli

Once again it’s time to let you know a bit more about VALA people. This time it’s Olli’s turn. Olli is a software tester (future programmer) […]
May 19, 2017

Interview with our Software Developer / Quality Assurance Professional, Kari

Kari is one of our most competent software developers and nowadays he is also a rock hard quality assurance professional. In this interview he will discuss about […]
August 3, 2016
Bogdan Tudosie VALA Group

To be a Software Tester or a Developer: A Transition Story

Our quality assurance specialist Bogdan took some time to write about his career goals in software development and testing realm. Why did you want to transition […]
June 14, 2016
Hans Möller VALA Group

Mobile future is at our hands now

We took an afternoon with our mobile development specialist Hans to discuss about his passion on software development and related. How are you doing? Great! Weather […]
February 15, 2016
Sampo Häkli VALA Group

Coping with change in software development

I guess we are all more or less used to working in rapidly changing environments and this has basically become the standard nowadays, there is no […]
November 8, 2015
Veka Peltola VALA Group

Combining scuba diving with agile testing?

We sat down with Veka, our agile testing expert who uses test automation skills every day, and discussed about his thoughts on us as an employer […]
August 8, 2015
Dragos Guberna VALA Group

Dragos on How Test Automation Gives Wings

Dragos is one of our most experienced test automation engineers. He has been in Finland since 2010 and has fell in love with Finnish summer, its […]

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