Vice President of Engineering, Espoo, Finland

Infrakit Group Oy is in a world changing business. We are a forward-thinking SaaS company that enables more sustainable and digital infra construction. Over the past decade, we have continued to provide our customers with industry-leading cloud service. The company is based in Espoo, Finland, with operations in several countries around Europe.

Infrakit is the world’s leading execution platform built for construction companies and infrastructure owners. It enables real time management of construction projects by integrating data, heavy machinery and workers, and promotes collaboration between human expertise and AI technologies. Infrakit has helped major infrastructure projects in Finland and in the Nordics, such as the Raidejokeri Helsinki Light Rail, which opened 8 months ahead of schedule, to improve their efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions. Next, we want to bring this same revolution to infrastructure projects around the world.

We are now looking for a people and leadership oriented Vice President of Engineering to inspire our engineering teams to new heights of excellence.

At Infrakit we prioritize innovation and lean operations. Our unique R&D structure places engineers at the forefront of innovation, supported by a streamlined management layer dedicated to aligning vision and maintaining quality. As the Vice President of Engineering, you will be part of the group leadership team and report to the CEO.


What we offer

The team at Infrakit are a friendly, jovial bunch, as well as some of the brightest minds in the industry. At Infrakit you will get:

  • A meaningful, high-impact career in a forward-thinking, customer-centric digital services company with a strong purpose
  • A key role in shaping the future of a dynamic, agile SaaS company
  • An opportunity to lead a team where engineers are the driving force of innovation
  • A culture and structure that values minimal bureaucracy and maximal productivity
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package, including equity options
  • Freedom and responsibility over your work
  • An atmosphere that is open, cordial and collaborative – Infrakit spirit!
  • Chance to develop the whole industry’s ways of working towards more sustainable infra construction


Key responsibilities

  • Visionary Leadership: Set and oversee the overall engineering vision and architectural choices, ensuring they align with company strategy and goals
  • Quality Assurance and constant development of processes: Ensure resources are effectively allocated to maintain high standards of quality and innovation as well as uptime for customers
  • Team Empowerment: Empower the team of 15 engineers to be the primary drivers of innovation, minimizing managerial overhead
  • Strategic Planning: Develop strategies to maintain a lean, agile organizational structure
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely especially with the Product team to scope and prioritize development projects for customer needs
  • Mentorship & Development: Cultivate a supportive ecosystem for engineers, offering coaching, resources, and tools for growth
  • Overall budget and administrational responsibility for the R&D function


What we expect from you

  • Master’s degree from a relevant field
  • Proven experience in a VP of Engineering or similar role, preferably in a SaaS environment
  • Strong technical background with a deep understanding of software development processes
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire an international team of engineers and team leads
  • Business understanding and customer-focus combined with an ability to move from strategic level to proving hands-on support and coaching to the engineers
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, with a very strong coaching mindset
  • Understanding of current technological trends and developments of AI, and ability to integrate them into company strategy
  • Knowledge in the languages we use is considered as a plus (especially Java, Python, JS/TS/React)
  • Cloud experience, AWS certificates considered as a plus
  • Excellent English language skills, Finnish considered as a benefit
  • Valid work permit to work in Finland

 We help each other to succeed as a team in order for the company to succeed. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and embrace diversity in our working culture.

Are you the person we are looking for to be part of our Infrakit team? If so, apply now!

In case you have any questions about the role, please contact our CEO Teemu Kivimäki:, phone number: +358503446465.

  • Employer: Infrakit Group Oy
  • Location: Keilaniementie 1, Espoo
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Work starts: According to a contract
  • Position: Full-time
  • Application period: We will hire as soon as we find the right person.

How it all began?

Infrakit was born from an idea and a research on Construction Automation implemented in the University of Oulu. We noticed that inefficient and clumsy flow of communication significantly slowed down the project progress and completion. In 2010, we founded Infrakit after solving this very common problem in the infrastructure construction industry.

We created a platform for the digital flow of designs and as-built information throughout all project phases. For this we were – and still are in 2023 – able to eliminate a large amount of delays and errors caused by lack of communication. The biggest thing is that infra-projects implemented together with Infrakit are completed faster.

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