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2 Sep 2019

Full-timeSenior Software Engineer for Platform Team

Locatee Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

Job Description

Are you excited to keep up-to-date with new algorithms and care about implementing them as efficiently as possible? Do you like to find simple and efficient solutions to complex problems? Are you ready to take on a new challenge and join a fast growing and leading Swiss PropTech startup with ambitious plans to grow internationally? Then apply now and join us on our mission to improve the place where employees spend most of their days – the workspace.

For our newly created Platform Team, we are currently looking for a Senior Software Engineer.


Understand the needs from the Platform and other Engineering teams and provide appropriate guidance to engineers
Ensure high availability, scalability and security of platforms
Evaluates new technologies and participates in decision-making
Design and drive the creation and adoption of new Platform Engineering standards and best practices
Active participant in team meetings, talent and leadership discussions
Drive open source technology adoption and commit to open source technologies


5+ years of engineering (software development) experience, preferably working as a backend Java developer or other JVM languages
Experience with a variety of SQL and NoSQL databases such as MySQL, MongoDB and Redis
Strong understanding of enterprise integration patterns
Strong experience with integration test design
Experience with integration preferably RESTful APIs, data handling technologies and other open source frameworks
Deep understanding of data structures, system design, and algorithms
Deep understanding of agile development processes and methodology including continuous integration and delivery, with a mindset of building incrementally and delivering business value quickly
Bonus if you have hands-on experience in microservices architecture and in Domain-driven design
Migrating monolithic to microservice architecture is a big plus
Previous experience with cloud technologies and experience setting up continuous integration infrastructures e.g Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform is preferred
Experience as a Scrum Master is a plus


Be part of a dynamic, fast-paced and internationally growing startup
Work on cutting-edge big data analytics technology for the largest organisations worldwide
A real scale-up adventure with great rewards
Open and supportive culture on a flat organizational structure. Make your efforts and engagement count!
A lot of independence and responsibility
An inspiring and modern working environment in Zurich
The ability to choose your own work devices
The chance to work in a young, energetic and talented team that cares for each other: we live diversity and speak 14 different languages (English being our company language)
Weekly team events, after-work beers and much more, we never miss out on fun!
Fresh fruits 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 want to work, not need to. 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 30 people with strong background in Product, Computer & Data science, Business Development, Marketing and Human Resources.

Job Categories: Software Engineer. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: backend and java.

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