Technical Support Engineer (Career starter)

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 a global growth track-record? Then apply now and and kick-off your career!

In your role as Technical Support Engineer you will be responsible for providing technical support and resolving customer issues as quickly and awesomely as possible.

The position reports to one of our Engineering Leads. 


You will be part of an agile and self organizing development team. On a day-to-day basis you will:

  • Solve customer technical requests and support tickets related to our application issues across different environments.
  • Be part of the Engineering Team and work closely together with Presales and Customer Success
  • Follow our procedures to escalate unresolved issues to other internal teams
  • Troubleshoot issues with our platform for our customers globally
  • Use, improve and come up with suggestions for new tools to optimize your own and operational workflows
  • Work in an environment with advanced network and cloud technologies
  • Investigate and report on irregularities in collaboration with engineering and other teams to help developing our product and processes
  • Contribute to knowledge base to create visibility around common technical issues with the product
  • Take part in scaling up our operations team globally


  • Great teammate, entrepreneurial mindset
  • Experience with common operational tools (e.g. terminal)
  • Basic understanding of scripting
  • Basic network knowledge 
  • Basic knowledge of cloud technologies (Kubernetes, Docker / Containers, Google Cloud)
  • Experience with SQL database queries 
  • Experience interacting with APIs and troubleshooting related requests
  • Ability to dig for the root cause
  • Customer oriented attitude, keen attention to detail
  • Ability to take initiative, manage and effectively prioritize
  • Positive attitude with a strong sense of curiosity, passion for learning and collaboration
  • Fluent in English with excellent grammar skills



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 technical skills. It is also a chance for you to meet our engineers and your potential work colleagues. You may then be invited to take up the next tech challenge.
  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.