Software Engineer

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


This role is available either from Zürich, Switzerland or remote within the EU (you must be eligible to work within the EU).

 Do you like to find simple and efficient solutions to complex problems? Are you ready for a new challenge in a leading Swiss PropTech start-up with global growth track-record? Then apply now and become part of our mission!


  • Maintain and further develop the backend of Locatee Analytics
  • Implement data analytics and aggregations
  • Effectively deliver stories or tasks within projects on their own and you know when to ask for help
  • Develop integrations for different data sources, for example Exchange Web API for the workspace analytics
  • 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
  • Code reviews to verify that the implementation meets specifications and designs using best practices
  • Improve the robustness and reliability of the codebase and devote time to polishing products and systems
  • Be open and actively seek learning opportunities from senior team members
  • Contribute your own ideas in our agile development process


  • Great teammate, entrepreneurial mindset
  • Willing to learn and continuously working on improving your skills
  • Keen to help create positive, supportive, engaging team environment
  • Excellent communications skills in English (written and spoken)
  • Ability to develop software in Java or other programming languages and you’re focused on growing as a software engineer
  • Knowledge of relational databases SQL,MySQL/MariaDB
  • Experience working with Git
  • Strong background in development best-practices like testing, source control and agile planning


Our perks and benefits are designed to provide the freedom and support you need to grow personally and professionally. Here’s what it looks like:

The basics

  • Flexible & hybrid working mode: meet your colleagues in our modern office in Zurich every monday (except if you're employed outside of CH), work from home and make use of our “work from abroad” initiative
  • Design your own schedule. Work no more than 42 hours/week
  • Competitive pay. Our formula-based salary calculation provides a highly competitive rate based on your skills and location
  • A real scale-up adventure with great rewards: we offer Phantom Stock Options to be part of Locatee’s success

Expand your professional skills

  • Continuous learning through our Locatee Academy
  • Monthly developer experience day (Hackathon)
  • Through a flat organisation we encourage innovation, ownership and open communication so that everybody feels engaged in the dynamic of the group

Craft your ideal work environment

  • An inspiring and modern working environment in Zurich (you'll love our plants & trees, the hammock, standing desks, quiet zones, couches,...)
  • Work with the IDE of your choice. Every engineer gets a Jetbrain All Products Pack license
  • Hardware budget. You’ll have access to a recurring budget to spend on work-related equipment

Focus on your well-being

  • Regular team events, after-work beers and much more, we never miss out on fun!
  • Fresh fruits basket, homemade cakes, free tea, coffee & snacks
  • Meeting free days
  • Regular 1:1s with your line manager, transparent feedback culture


Our transparent application process

  1. Submit your application. Follow the steps to complete the online application.
  2. Introduction Call. Once your application has passed an internal review, you’ll be invited to an introduction call with our People team. 
  3. Technical Interviews: The goal of the first technical interview is to get a first impression of you and your coding and problem solving skills. It is also a chance for you to meet our engineers and your potential work colleagues. Once we’ve evaluated your solution, you may be invited to take up the next tech challenge, which consists of an algorithm exercise.
  4. Meet Locatee. We have a (virtual) coffee break together where we invite the wider Locatee. This is a great and informal way to also meet Locatee employees from other departments.
  5. Decision. You’ll always hear back from us – we manually review and respond to every candidate’s application. If the hiring committee has agreed to hire you, you’ll receive an official offer to join our team.
  6. Onboarding and mentorship. When joining Locatee, you will get your notebook of choice (MacBook or Thinkpad). In the first weeks you will join all the newjoiner sessions to learn everything you need to start at Locatee. You’ll also be paired with a mentor who makes the start at Locatee as nice as possible.

Who we are

Locatee is a Zurich and NYC based startup with the mission 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.

We work hybrid, and come together in our Zürich office for collaboration, fun, and also opportunities to focus whilst being surrounded by driven colleagues. 

Locatee is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We’re committed to creating an environment of mutual respect. We value equality of opportunity regardless of gender, age, race, nationality or any other type of non-professional classification.


If this sounds exciting, please hit the Apply button. Charlotte and the team are looking forward to hearing from you!


We only accept direct applications. Applications via agencies are not considered.