Software Developer Intern

Engineering & Technology - Switzerland (Remote or Office Zürich)

You believe that food waste must be minimised? And you want to combine creativity and problem solving to manage processes in web applications? Then we recommend you read on.

At KITRO, the Software Development Team prides itself to design and implement solutions to process food waste measurements collected by our devices and develop web applications to help customers to take appropriate food waste reduction actions. We are a young, ambitious company with the goal to restore the value of food so that it is appreciated and not wasted. Seeing food go to waste in the food service industry first-hand, inspired us to bring an end to this avoidable waste. Using cutting edge AI technology, we support the industry with an innovative product to measure and analyse food waste empowering customers to optimise their work practises and reduce their food waste by up to 60%.

Your Job & Responsibilities

  • You improve and maintain existing system features
  • You know how full-stack web development works
  • You write reusable, tested and efficient code
  • You monitor and maintain web applications with low latency and high availability
  • You design and reliable architectures
  • You can document codes independently

Skills and Requirements

  • You have good experience with Python, JavaScript, SQL, GIT.
  • A big advantage is if you also have experience with ReactJS, VueJS, AWS services and agile methodology.
  • You have the ability and willingness to quickly adapt to and learn new technologies.
  • You can communicate fluently in English and you have a Swiss work permit.
  • Lastly, you appreciate sarcasm, bad jokes and table soccer ;).

What we offer you and who we are

  • We are big fans of flexible working hours and also give you the opportunity to work from wherever you want.
  • We are action and result oriented and take what we do seriously, but we don't take ourselves too seriously.
  • We are a diverse and purpose driven team of individuals, trust each other and are strong believers that making mistakes is the way to grow (if not repeated) ;).
  • We are a start-up and the tasks the intern works on has an important impact on the company.
  • We want to give you an entry into the working world where you learn, get feedback and can learn again.

Your turn! How to apply

For us it is interesting to know who you are and why you want to join our team. Therefore, send your CV including references & degrees and a motivation letter. Please send your application to

Next Steps

  1. Send us all the documents mentioned above (we like to work efficiently) - You will hear back from us within a week.
  2. Virtual call with Deputy CTO - You will meet Hugo to showcase your skills and your passion about food waste and customers.
  3. On site meeting with HR - You will meet Jenny who tell you more about the benefits of working at KITRO and will also put a focus on cultural fit.
  4. Become a KITRON and join our international team of food waste fighters - If all goes well, you are part of the team already in October 2022.

You didn't meet all our requirements? No problem, you can always send us a blind application outlining what exactly you’re looking for and we can get back to you once a position matching your profile opens up in the future.

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