Senior Software Engineer

Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland | Product Engine | Full-time


Are you itching to implement cutting-edge algorithms and squeeze the most performance out of them? Do you like contemplating simple, efficient and elegant solutions to complex problems? Are you excited to create scalable solutions capable of processing a large amount of data in near realtime? Are you ready to take on a new challenge and join a fast growing and leading Swiss PropTech startup with a global growth track-record? Apply now and join us on our mission to improve the place where employees spend most of their days – the workspace.



  • Maintain and further develop the Locatee Analytics platform
  • Implement scalable and efficient data analytics and aggregations
  • Drive the design of major new features and advocate them throughout the entire organization
  • Contribute to the core concepts of our architecture and its impact on new features
  • Help to drive and deliver projects alongside the entire development team
  • Ensure the software we ship runs stable and meets our customer’s quality standards
  • Employ simple design and pragmatic implementation techniques to drive business value
  • Spread architectural knowledge throughout the development department 
  • Mentor junior team members to progress their technical and professional skills
  • Positively influence the reputation of Locatee in the wider tech community
  • Contribute and lead your own ideas in our agile development process
  • Continuously improve our code base, systems and processes



  • Proven track record as a software engineer with multiple years of experience
  • Strong background in event based processing applications with near realtime demands
  • Profound programming experience in at least one of the following languages: Java, Python, Golang, Scala
  • Strong experience with
    • SQL based technologies like, MySQL/MariaDB
    • Monitoring approaches like openTelemetry/openConsensus/openTracing
    • Cloud-native deployment approaches targeting Kubernetes platform
    • Queuing systems like Kafka or PubSub
    • Git
  • Experience with the Spring Framework is a plus
  • Aware of industry best practices and trends that have at least one major skill outside of core coding, such as monitoring, documentation, integration testing, visual design or performance optimization
  • Deep knowledge of networking is a plus
  • Experience with NewSQL and NoSQL technologies is a plus
  • Great teammate, entrepreneurial mindset
  • Ability to inspire fellow engineers, actively pushing them to stretch themselves
  • Keen to help create positive, supportive, engaging team environment
  • Excellent communications skills in English (written and spoken)
  • Experience with agile development approaches is a plus



  • The chance to work in an English-speaking environment with room to grow in a dedicated, passionate, expert and experienced team that cares for each other 
  • Work on cutting-edge big data analytics technology for the largest organisations worldwide
  • A real scale-up adventure with great rewards: we offer Phantom Stock Options to be part of Locatee’s success
  • Through a flat organisation we encourage innovation, ownership and open communication so that everybody feels engaged in the dynamic of the group
  • A lot of independence and responsibility
  • An inspiring and modern working environment in Zurich (you'll love our plants & trees, the hammock, standing desks, quiet zones, couches,...)
  • The ability to choose your own work devices
  • We live diversity - 21 nationalities and counting
  • Zurich based job with flexible working mode
  • We offer a working from abroad initiative - where employees get to work from a location of their choice for 2 weeks a year!
  • Continuous learning through our Locatee Academy
  • Regular team events, after-work beers and much more, we never miss out on fun!
  • Fresh fruit basket, homemade cakes, free tea, coffee & snacks



We are a Zurich-based start-up that supports large companies in optimizing their office buildings. Our Smart Building platform "Locatee " provides real-time data that makes office buildings intelligent and user-oriented. Thanks to Locatee, large organisations worldwide are able to intelligently optimize their office buildings and shape the way how people interact with their workspace.

Our motto is to create a work environment where people love to work.  This is not only our working culture but also what we want our customers to reach thanks to Locatee.

Our fantastic diverse team consists of 60+ people with strong backgrounds in Product, Computer & Data science, Business Development, Marketing and Human Resources.