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%.

We continuously hire new talents for this position, so please don't hesitate to apply even if the start date doesn't match your requirements.

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 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

Please send your CV including references, degrees and a motivation letter. Send your application to

Next Steps

Once we've received your complete application allow for a few days for us to review it and get back to you.

If we think it's a fit, we'll be doing a first 15-min screening call to get to know you explain you the recruitment process. Overall, we like to keep this process simple and efficient so the maximum would be 2 interviews (excl. screening call) in some cases less.

We're looking forward to meeting you! 

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