Principal Web Platform Engineer

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Principal Web Platform Engineer

At the moment we are looking for Principal Web Platform Engineer to join our team in Estonia or Finland.

As a Principal Engineer, You will help integrating Chromium Web engine to OpenHarmony OS (OHOS), open source operating system. You will be working on integrating Chromium with select OpenHarmony OS features, with WebView and Web Browser application. Your deep understanding of Chromium internal architecture and how Chromium supports other operating systems, help You make the right architectural decisions to archive best-in-class performance. Better performance / power consumption of the reference hybrid apps compared to leading operating systems.

Location: Tallinn, Estonia/Helsinki, Finland.

Your future colleagues are waiting for you to join our international team. Working with us is uncomplicated, there’s a good teamspirit, low-hierarchy and nonexistent bureaucracy. Our way of working is flexible too, many of our team work remotely from home with visits to our office from time to time when needed. This role is equally challenging, and as such we offer a very good compensation. We would hope that you are able to start as soon as possible but we are of course ready to be flexible also .


Your main tasks include:

  • Analyzing the end-to-end performance bottleneck of WebView and Browser on the OpenHarmony OS.
  • Streamlining Chromium rendering pipeline for mobile phone, tablet and desktops in typical use cases.
  • Recommending architectural changes to overcome identified bottlenecks and implementing some of these by yourself.
  • Vertically integrating and using OHOS and in-house HW/chip capabilities and developing differentiated web features.
  • Collaborating with 3rd party open source community partners and contributing code to the Chromium community.

Your code contributions will generally be to the Open Harmony OS open source repositories. They need to meet release quality requirements.


The software professional we are looking for should be comfortable with at least some of the following:


  • Proficient in C/C++ programming, Web standards implementation.
  • Extensive development or optimization experience with one of the state-of-art web engines, preferably with Chromium, Webkit and Firefox also considered.
  • Deeply understand the web engine internal architecture, and integration to other operating systems, whole process of rendering pipelines of web engines, such as Chromium and Blink rendering, compositor & graphics.
  • Understanding the modern graphics engine, such as SKIA, and GPU-related APIs, such as WebGL/WebGPU/Web3D, is a plus.
  • Good knowledge of JS engine, such as V8, is a plus.
  • Chromium committer will be preferred.
  • Good communication skills, effective work in team and remote interaction.
  • Understanding cultural differences helps teams work harmoniously across cultural domains.


* Open Harminy OS:
* Open Harmony OS – Third-party Chromium:



At Unikie, you get to:

  • Build new solutions for our customers and work with cutting edge technologies
  • Collaborate along with colleagues who are the top in their field and together with our customers to strive for understanding what they need
  • Develop and challenge yourself and learn more from experienced software talents
  • Work with modern technologies and be involved to solve complex difficult challenges our customers might be facing
  • Have an excellent compensation for your work
  • Work in a global environment that develops modern, secure solutions for pioneers in their field
  • Work in a flexible low-hierarchy organization that looks after its own
  • In addition to our customer deliveries, we focus on our own R&D, where you can bring your own expertise to if you want to

How to Apply

If this sparked your interest, please fill the application form to apply.

Our recruitment team is happy to share you more information about Unikie and our open positions, so please drop us a line if you wish to discuss with us before sending your CV or have any questions in mind!


Helsinki (Finland)
Tallinn (Estonia)


C, C++, GPU

About Unikie

Unikie, founded in 2015, is one of the fastest growing technology companies in Finland. We are Finnish forerunner in intelligent, real-time decision-making applications for vehicles, cars and industry. We develop technology that connects sensor data with steering and decision-making based on constant awareness over secure connections. Additionally, we offer consultation for developing customer-specific solutions.

Our annual revenue in 2022 was MEUR 55. Our numbers are growing 600+ software professionals and enthusiasts with a deep internal flame for developing the best technology solutions together with our customers.


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