Head of Engineering

CollectiveCrunch Espoo Full-time
Salary Competitive
Equity To be negotiated
CollectiveCrunch is an AI leader in the forest industry. We collect geospatial and process data and crunch this information into AI models for better prediction of forest inventories. As Head of Engineering, you ensure the delivery of our product roadmap by the engineering team, as well as the secure operation and SLA compliance of our service platform. This is a great opportunity to advance your career in an innovative AI company! Learn more: http://www.collectivecrunch.com/how-it-work/

The Position

As Head of Engineering, you ensure the delivery of our product roadmap by the engineering team, as well as the secure operation and SLA compliance of our AI-based service platform.

You are responsible for the staffing and productivity of the engineering team and efficient use of the engineering budget. In close cooperation with product managers and data scientists, you ensure the economic viability of our product portfolio.

 This is a great opportunity to advance your career in an innovative AI company, and to grow as a technical leader and people manager!


Your daily work will include:

  • Building and leading a team of engineers through hiring, coaching, mentoring, feedback and hands-on career development

  • Establishing standards and guidelines for development, quality assurance, and service operations based on best practices, frameworks, and tools.

  • Managing technical priorities, work packages, dependencies and challenges using effective meetings, collaboration tools, and documentation.

  • Cooperating with stakeholders across the organization to define and execute the product roadmap and technological vision.

  • Attracting and retaining talented engineers and supporting our employer branding via publications (job ads / blogs) and public events (job fairs / meetups)


Your Background

You have a university degree in computer science or similar specialization, and several years of experience in building and leading software development teams. You have successfully managed software development projects with ten or more contributors.


Our ideal candidate has:

  • Years of hands-on experience in software engineering, data processing, and system operations; including familiarity with git, Scrum, DevOps and IT security.

  • Excellent understanding of modern software development techniques, tools, and system architectures; in particular, for cloud computing, data integration and web applications.

  • At least five years of experience as team leader in agile organizations, and practice in leadership, coaching and mentoring.

  • Very good language skills in English; fluency in Finnish is a big plus


The following skills will be an advantage:

  • Web application development with JavaScript (react.js / node.js)

  • Python programming (e.g for GIS / ETL / Machine Learning)

  • PostgreSQL / Data Warehousing / Big Data Processing

  • Understanding of GIS concepts and Geospatial Data

  • System Administration / Network Administration

For more information or questions please contact us at cd@collectivecrunch.com

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free lunch
Free lunch

Enjoy a free catered lunch with your colleagues, every day.

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Healthcare insurance
Healthcare insurance

Break a leg! Seriously, we got you covered in our company healthcare plan.

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Working at
CollectiveCrunch

CollectiveCrunch is an AI leader in the forestry industry. We collect climate, geo and process data and crunch this information into AI models for better prediction of forest inventories. Also, we are working on the forefront of sustainability with predictions of forest risks and in future modelling of CO2 sequestration. We make use of the latest and most powerful open source machine learning algorithms, use state-of-the-art hybrid cloud architecture and are at the forefront of applying earth-observation data, originating from satellites. Our office is located in the “A Grid” startup center on the Aalto University campus in Espoo. Meet Christof, our CTO to learn more about us: http://bit.ly/37QxYhv

Read more about CollectiveCrunch

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