Senior JavaScript Developer

Zürich – Updated January 2020 – Multiple Positions Open

Our team is building the platform Squirro, a Unstructured Data Discovery and Analysis platform. We combine our unique Smart Filter technology with a very easy-to-use interface so that you can easily and quickly unearth gold in your landfills of digital data.

About You

You have several years of experience in building bleeding-edge frontend applications. You have built responsive designs so that the same application works on browsers of all sizes. You have worked with at least one modern MV* framework and are excited about the new capabilities they bring to the web.

You enjoy working together with our team to deliver a great client-side user experience. And you love to collaborate with our customers and business owners to help shape the future of Squirro.


  • Extensive experience with JavaScript
  • Experience with CSS and implementing designs in close collaboration with a designer
  • Familiar with performance optimization techniques
  • Up to date with the latest browser developments and how to use them in code
  • But also able to degrade nicely to older browsers
  • Good communication skills with fluency in English
  • Existing knowledge in any of the following is not required but helpful:
    • Backbone.js
    • react.js
    • d3.js
    • webpack
    • Python


Required Qualifications

  • Exceptional programming experience in various frontend languages
  • Experience with testing and test-driven development
  • Good communication skills with fluency in English
  • Barcelona: Work permit in Spain, which is given for citizens of EU and EFTA member states
  • Zurich: Work permit in Switzerland, which is given for citizens of EU and EFTA member states

About the team

Squirro is a Swiss startup. We are a team of passionate Internet geeks and entrepreneurs and one of the most experienced startup teams around. We love Python and ElasticSearch on the server side and JavaScript with Backbone.js on the client side. We work with Git, believe in testing, code reviews, continuous integration and continuous deployment. Our work is structured with Scrum. Our compensations package includes shares in the company because we believe our employees are our biggest asset.

Our headquarter is in located in Zurich, Switzerland.

Get in Touch

Phone: +41 44 586 98 98