Engineering Excellence Lead

Proekspert bridges the gap between the digital and the physical. We build world-changing solutions by combining data science and product development expertise with a design thinking approach.

Always more than just a software company, we have worked on clever machines and industrial automation, smart screws, production lines, complex device integrations, banking backbones, and management automatics: in short, advancing the new industrial revolution. Our code makes elevators move, heating systems run. Our software helps to grow useful bacteria, makes business decisions. It can analyze satellite images and is used to provide self-service to millions of people.

As a crucial connection link between our engineering units and other strategic stakeholders, Engineering Excellence Lead will provide visionary technical leadership, setting the strategic direction to align with the company’s goals and growth trajectory.

Reporting to the CEO, you will be responsible for driving innovation & re-usability efforts, removing barriers to productivity and enhancing the software delivery efforts. Your extensive technical knowledge, leadership capabilities and excellent communication skills will be key in fostering collaboration and driving innovation within Proekspert.

Your work will be focused on the following:

Driving innovation & re-usability efforts:

  • Keep up with the latest trends and emerging technologies in software development and security. Evaluate their potential impact on our business and incorporate relevant ones into our technical roadmap. Ensure that our technology objectives align with our business goals.
  • Address topics related to the use of artificial intelligence within the company.
  • Identify opportunities to re-use the existing intellectual property and lead re-usability efforts in the company.
  • Foster an environment of innovation and continuous learning & improvement, promoting the exploration of new technologies and practices that can enhance our services and efficiency.

Ensuring high-performance engineering:

  • Identify obstacles in delivery process & lead continuous improvements in the delivery quality and efficiency.
  • Develop a unified quality standard for Proekspert to ensure top-notch services for clients.
  • Establish security standards according to the company needs.
  • Implement processes and measures that foster quality in engineering activities.

Collaboration and communication:

  • Work closely with engineering business units and foster effective communication between them and key stakeholders across the organization (governance team, business development).
  • Lead with engineering curiosity and nurture a culture of engineering excellence, continuous learning and innovation.


  • 5+ years of experience in software development with at least 2 years in a leadership role.
  • Higher education degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field.
  • Proficiency in one of the technical domains, such as IoT services, embedded & mobile development, business intelligence, data science, artificial intelligence.
  • In-depth understanding of software development lifecycle, processes, methodologies (Agile, Scrum) and best practices to optimize productivity and quality.
  • Proven track record of successfully leading and delivering complex software projects on time and within budget.
  • Experience driving innovation and creative problem-solving within the engineering teams.
  • Leadership and mentorship skills with the ability to inspire engineers and help them grow professionally.
  • Great collaboration and communication skills, ability to influence and collaborate with different stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical skills to identify ad resolve technical challenges and roadblocks.
  • Ambition & drive to learn new things in the ever-changing IT industry.


We value individual freedom, decision-making and proactiveness. In our self-organising and supportive work environment, teamwork is of the utmost importance. 

What we offer:

  • Interesting, steady work. Our projects have a positive impact on people and the world.
  • We value the well-being of our people and their families.
  • Inspiring community and teams, who support and mentor you.
  • An exciting benefits package, including a personal growth budget and profit-sharing.
  • A motivational program and competitive salary.
  • Working hours: Full-time
  • Location: Estonia

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