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Booming Swiss Sustainable Start-up

Head of Software

    • IT Project Manager
  • CH
    Zürich, Switzerland
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    • IT Project Manager
  • CH
    Zürich, Switzerland

Company

About

If you're passionate about reducing food waste and enjoy creative problem-solving in web applications, consider joining this booming scale-up's Software Development Team. They work on solutions for processing food waste data from their devices, creating web apps to help customers cut waste. The hiring company aims to restore the value of food and reduce waste in the food service industry using AI technology, offering up to 60% waste reduction. Join them in making a positive impact !

Perks & Benefits

  • They 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 want to give you an entry into the working world where you learn, get feedback and can learn again.

Vacancy

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven track record of at least 3 years in software development, with a minimum of 1 year in a leadership or managerial role.
  • Extensive experience with Python, ReactJS, AWS, and SQL.
  • Strong strategic thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to convey technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Previous experience in the hospitality or food industry or sustainability sectors is a plus.
  • You can communicate fluently in English.
  • Lastly, you appreciate sarcasm, bad jokes and table soccer ?.

Your tasks

  • Strategic Leadership: Provide visionary leadership to the software development team, aligning technology initiatives with the company’s overall business objectives.
  • Team Management: Manage and mentor a team of software developers, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence.
  • Product Development: Drive the design, development, and delivery of software solutions that meet the evolving needs of our clients and contribute to the growth of the company’s product portfolio.
  • Quality Assurance: Establish and enforce rigorous quality assurance processes to ensure that all software products meet or exceed industry standards.
  • Roadmapping: Work in collaboration with their CTO to define a software development roadmap and prioritize projects according to the company's goals
  • Collaboration: Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product management, hardware engineering, and data analytics, to ensure seamless integration of software solutions.
  • Innovation and Research: Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in software development, and apply them to enhance the company’s technological capabilities.

Required skills

  • Python
  • React
  • SQL

Nice-to-have skills

  • AWS
  • Team Management
  • Project Management
  • Zürich, Switzerland

Work experience

  • IT Project Manager
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