Python Job: Software Engineer

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Zürich - Switzerland

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Founded in 2017, KITRO is a fast-growing and dynamic start-up developing tech-driven solutions to reduce the amount of food

waste in the hospitality industry. We deploy devices in canteens and restaurants to capture images of food waste and apply AI

methods in cloud-based environments to recognize food items.

Our mission is to bring back the value of food, so it is appreciated and not wasted. Seeing food go to waste in the hotel and

restaurant industry, inspired us to bring an end to this avoidable waste.

About the job

You will be part of the software team and help develop solutions to handle the large amount of data generated by the devices and bring back relevant information to the customers.


  • Improve and maintain existing system features
  • Full-stack web development
  • Writing reusable, tested, and efficient code
  • Monitor and maintain low-latency, high-availability websites
  • Design scalable and reliable architectures
  • Documenting code independently

About you

  • Background in computer science, informatics , software development
  • Good knowledge of Python and JavaScript
  • Good understanding of React and/or Vue is a plus
  • Experience with serverless programming is a plus
  • Good knowledge of relational databases
  • Experience with PostgreSQL is a plus
  • Adaptability and willingness to learn are key
  • Prior experience with Git
  • Experience with agile methodology is a plus
  • Team spirit

Are you the perfect fit for KITRO?
You love food and don’t want to see it go to waste. You are passionate about working with products that have a meaningful impact, learn fast, and get things done independently. You are ready to immerse yourself in the team and be involved in the entire life cycle of our project, from the design to the deployment of new features. You take pride in your work, your systems designs are a work of art.

To be considered, please send us your complete application merged into one PDF including

  • CV
  • Motivation Letter (including desired start date & duration)
  • A certificate of enrollment (if you are currently studying)
  • For non-EU/EFTA citizens: Certificate from the university stating that an internship is mandatory (required due to regulations)

We embrace diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are dedicated to building a team that represents a range of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

This position is part of the InTent Internship Programme. More information about other positions and the Impact Internship Programme you can find here.