Join the ProtonMail team

Build the secure Internet of the future with us.

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At ProtonMail, we are committed to online security and privacy. We have been working diligently on this cause since 2013, and we launched ProtonMail in 2014 with the goal of defending our rights to security and privacy online.

Today, ProtonMail is used worldwide by millions of business professionals, journalists, activists, and individuals who value security in their communications. We strive to make encryption and privacy an integral part of the future of digital communication. Along the way, we are developing and building cutting edge technology to support our rapidly growing community.

 

We're a global team rebuilding the web to put privacy and security first.

Proton Technologies AG is an international company headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with a presence in San Francisco, Macedonia, France, Czech Republic, and Lithuania. You will find among us former CERN and MIT scientists, chess champions, and many experts in their fields.

 

meet the team

We believe diversity is key to building great products and great companies.

People from all around the world rely on ProtonMail, and our team reflects that. Women and other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. We are committed to increasing diversity whenever possible.

Working at ProtonMail

For those up to the challenge, ProtonMail provides an intense and exciting atmosphere as part of one of Europe's highest profile and fastest growing startups. We're looking for extremely intelligent and highly motivated problem solvers to join our team of experts. We provide highly competitive compensation packages, commensurate with experience and performance. As a fast growing company that doubles headcount annually, there is also the possibility for rapid advancement for capable candidates. We operate on a strict meritocracy, with a flat management structure, and promoting internally whenever possible.

ProtonMail has millions of users, and we are growing rapidly. As part of our team, you will have the ability to make a direct and significant impact. You will have the chance to work on challenging large scale problems related to scaling, security, reliability, and user experience. Our work is complex, and our team moves fast and works at a higher level than the typical team. You should be smart, fast, versatile, and creative. Working with us will likely be your most challenging job, but perhaps also the most exciting and rewarding. In the process, you will touch the lives of millions of people around the world.

We are strong believers in quality over quantity and the hiring process at ProtonMail is highly selective. A lot of what we do is challenging and requires exceptional talent. For technical positions, ProtonMail has historically hired less than 1% of applicants that apply. If you make it however, you will find a close and tight knit atmosphere where nobody is a stranger. We are an equal opportunity employer, and don't account for race, sex, nationality, current location, or educational background when hiring. We do hire remote candidates for certain positions, but local candidates are preferred. For candidates relocating to Geneva, San Francisco, Macedonia or Prague, we will provide all necessary visas and work permits. The only criteria we have is that we hire the best of the best.

 


Additional Benefits:

Health and social benefits for you and your family
Casual and friendly working environment
Flexible working hours
Dedicated budget for computers and equipment
Generous perks (fitness subsidy, parking, transit passes, snacks, etc)

 

 


 

Open Positions (Technical)

Location: Geneva, Zurich, San Francisco
Type: Fulltime.
Experience: Expert.

Who We are:

ProtonMail was started by scientists and engineers from CERN in 2013 to make end-to-end encrypted email as easy to use as Gmail. Since then, we have grown to become the world's premier secure email service with over 5 million users and a profitable business model. We are rapidly scaling our talented teams to improve our core email product as well as to build an entire suite of web services that safeguards privacy in the digital age.

What You will be doing:

We decided from the beginning to avoid relying on third parties like AWS and instead, operate our own hardware from datacenters in Switzerland. Despite the extra work, managing our own servers and network gives us more control of the critical core that powers all of our services.

You will join our team to improve and operate our technical infrastructure. This requires working on shifts as well as during emergencies. You should have experience designing and running web-scale, distributed, and highly available systems.

Responsibilities:
  • Work with networking and Internet protocols (TCP/IP, DNS, TLS, SMTP, HTTP) on Linux servers
  • Deploy, monitor and troubleshoot systems and services
  • Understand and write software to improve automation and site reliability
  • Participate in rotating on-call duties in a global, 24x7x365, team
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Operated email services (Postfix, anti-spam, anti-virus)
  • Operated massive data storage (Sharded MySQL, Ceph)
  • Used automation tools and containers
  • Software engineering experience
  • Good understanding of security best practices
Why work at ProtonMail?
  • Flexible and casual working environment
  • Startup culture where everyone matters and can make a big impact
  • Work in an ultra-high grow environment solving interesting problems, there is never a boring moment
  • Fast growth also means there are many opportunities for rapid advancement
  • Do something meaningful. ProtonMail protects freedom-fighters, journalists, and activists. Our work saves lives.
  • High potential upside. In addition to highly competitive salaries, key employees can receive valuable employee stock options.
  • Be part of something bigger. Millions of people and businesses around the world have embraced our idea of an Internet where privacy and security are the default, and not merely an afterthought. Be part of this revolution that is changing the world.

How to apply?

Send your resume to

Location: Geneva, Zurich, San Francisco
Type: Fulltime.
Experience: Expert.

Company Description:

ProtonMail was started by scientists and engineers from CERN in 2013 to make end-to-end encrypted email as easy to use as Gmail. Since then, we have grown to become the world's premier secure email service with over 5 million users and a profitable business model. We are rapidly scaling our talented teams to improve our core email product as well as to build an entire suite of web services that safeguards privacy in the digital age.

Job Description:

The crypto community has supported ProtonMail since 2014 when we raised over half a million dollars and many Bitcoins through crowdfunding. Over the years, we have integrated Bitcoin as a form of payment (https://protonmail.com/blog/bitcoin-secure-email/) and became the go-to email for cryptocurrency users demanding the best security. Looking forward, we have some exciting blockchain-related ventures underway. You will join our team to lead these projects, which will ultimately make the blockchain easy to use and empower millions of people around the world.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Operated full blockchain nodes and wallets
  • Participated in successful ICO
  • Expert in developing secure Ethereum smart contracts
  • Deep understanding of blockchain on a code and math level
  • Software engineering experience
Why work at ProtonMail:
  • Flexible and casual working environment
  • Startup culture where everyone matters and can make a big impact
  • Work in an ultra-high grow environment solving interesting problems, there is never a boring moment
  • Fast growth also means there are many opportunities for rapid advancement
  • Do something meaningful. ProtonMail protects freedom-fighters, journalists, and activists. Our work saves lives.
  • High potential upside. In addition to highly competitive salaries, key employees can receive valuable employee stock options.
  • Be part of something bigger. Millions of people and businesses around the world have embraced our idea of an Internet where privacy and security are the default, and not merely an afterthought. Be part of this revolution that is changing the world.

How to apply?

Send your resume to

Location: Geneva, Zurich, San Francisco
Type: Fulltime.
Experience: Expert.

Who We are:

ProtonMail was started by scientists and engineers from CERN in 2013 to make end-to-end encrypted email as easy to use as Gmail. Since then, we have grown to become the world's premier secure email service with over 5 million users and a profitable business model. We are rapidly scaling our talented teams to improve our core email product as well as to build an entire suite of web services that safeguards privacy in the digital age.

What You will be doing:

While the open nature of email is great for interoperability, accessibility and freedom from centralized control, it also creates challenging spam and abuse problems. For instance, a significant percentage of incoming emails to ProtonMail users are spam, some of which are dangerous phishing attempts. Also, as a free email service open to all, ProtonMail inevitably attracts signups from spammers who abuse our excellent email delivery and reputation.

You will join our team to build and operate sophisticated anti-spam and anti-abuse systems. Your work will directly improve the user experience and digital security of millions of people around the world. You should have extensive experience designing and running real-time analysis and prediction systems.

Responsibilities:
  • Improve our anti-spam filtering
  • Improve our abuse detection and prevention systems
  • Deploy, monitor, and troubleshoot these critical services
  • Participate in rotating on-call duties in a global, 24x7x365, team
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Operated big data storage and web services
  • Expert in data analysis and machine learning (anomaly detection, time series, clustering, NLP)
  • Software engineering experience (Python, PHP)
Why work at ProtonMail?
  • Flexible and casual working environment
  • Startup culture where everyone matters and can make a big impact
  • Work in an ultra-high grow environment solving interesting problems, there is never a boring moment
  • Fast growth also means there are many opportunities for rapid advancement
  • Do something meaningful. ProtonMail protects freedom-fighters, journalists, and activists. Our work saves lives.
  • High potential upside. In addition to highly competitive salaries, key employees can receive valuable employee stock options.
  • Be part of something bigger. Millions of people and businesses around the world have embraced our idea of an Internet where privacy and security are the default, and not merely an afterthought. Be part of this revolution that is changing the world.

How to apply?

Send your resume to

Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Type: Fulltime.
Experience: Experienced

Who We are:

Proton Technologies has around 40 employees located in Geneva, San Francisco, Skopje, Prague, Zurich and also remote around the world. You will be working on products that will be used by millions of people worldwide. You will be joining a dynamic, vibrant, and highly talented team.

As you will be working in an international environment, English fluency is mandatory. Women and other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. We will provide all necessary residency and work permits.

What You will be doing:

Jump into the deep end of new product development! Implement low level software and explore early stage development together with team members from different fields to realize new ways for our users to maintain digital security and privacy.

What You need for this Position:

Demonstrated experience in the below (either through 3+ years of industry experience and/or demonstrable project work):

  • Systems-level software development (e.g., OS development, barebone embedded applications, etc.)
  • Embedded security background (e.g., knowing the common problems and mitigations of various classes of security bugs)
  • Strong foundation in the C language, and the ability to learn new programming languages quickly
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science (or equivalent)

Bonus points for:

  • Well versed in security and with a good understanding of security best practices from a programming point of view
  • Experience in performing side channel analysis and fault injection attacks
  • Knowledge of cryptography (e.g., experience developing custom crypto libraries)
  • Knowledge of the Ada, RUST, or similar programming languages
Why work at ProtonMail?
  • You will learn many things you can't learn anywhere else
  • Flexible and casual working environment
  • Startup environment where everyone matters and can make a big impact
  • Have the opportunity to drive and be responsible for a product from start to finish
  • Work in an ultra high growth environment solving interesting problems, there is never a boring moment
  • Work with other exceptional engineers on challenging problems
  • Fast growth also means there are many opportunities for rapid advancement
  • Do something meaningful. ProtonMail protects dissidents, journalists, and activists. Our work saves lives.
  • High potential upside. In addition to highly competitive salaries, key employees can receive valuable early employee stock options.
  • Be part of something bigger. Millions of people and businesses around the world have embraced our idea of an Internet where privacy and security are the default, and not merely an afterthought. Be part of this revolution that is changing the world.

How to apply?

Send your resume to

Location: San Francisco
Type: Fulltime.
Experience: Prior software development experience is necessary

Description:

We are hiring an experienced front-end developer with a strong background in developing sophisticated web applications. Candidates can work in our office in San Francisco, or remotely.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Candidates must be fluent in English.

Experience with the following are required:
  • Setup CI (Jenkins or other)
  • Automate testing (Jasmine/Mocha/Protractor), review, deployment
  • Tooling (grunt/gulp/webpack/npm scripts)
  • React (React Native, Electron etc.)
  • AngularJS 1 and beyond
  • ES6 (2015)
  • SPA, PWA, Web UI Components, Web Workers
  • Server Sent Event, Web Socket
  • Security everywhere
  • Containers
  • Bug tracking
  • Version control system (git)
Bonus points for:
  • Extensive Linux experience (e.g. you know basic system administration)
  • Well versed in security and with a good understanding of security best practices from an application development standpoint (OWASP)
  • Knowledge or experience in back-end software development and RESTful APIs
  • Ability to keep up in an extremely fast-paced environment
  • Fluent in French
  • Bachelor's's degree in a relevant field of study and/or scientific background from a highly competitive university
What you will be doing:
  • Building scalable, reliable, and secure web applications.
  • Building complex front-end logic (encryption/decryption, caching, synchronization, performance optimization)
  • Interacting with our backend team to come up with the best API design
  • Writing software to improve webapp reliability (unit tests, automated testing)
  • Working with product and design teams on producing the most intuitive and easy-to-use interfaces
  • There will be the opportunity to take on a leadership role within our growing team
Why work at ProtonMail:
  • You will learn many things you can't learn anywhere else
  • Flexible and casual working environment
  • Startup environment where everyone matters and can make a big impact
  • Work in an ultra high grow environment solving interesting problems, there is never a boring moment
  • Fast growth also means there are many opportunities for rapid advancement
  • Do something meaningful. ProtonMail protects dissidents, journalists, and activists. Our work saves lives.
  • High potential upside. In addition to highly competitive salaries, key employees can receive valuable early employee stock options.
  • Be part of something bigger. Millions of people and businesses around the world have embraced our idea of an Internet where privacy and security are the default, and not merely an afterthought. Be part of this revolution that is changing the world.

How to apply?

Send your resume to

Location: Geneva, Zurich, San Francisco, Prague
Type: Fulltime.
Experience: Prior software development experience is necessary

Description:

We are hiring an experienced CSS/HTML developer with a strong background in developing sophisticated web applications. Candidates can work in Geneva, Zurich, San Francisco, or Prague. Candidates from any country are welcome to apply as we can secure the necessary work permits.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Candidates must be fluent in English.

Experience with the following are required:
  • A rock solid understanding of HTML5/CSS3 (2-5 years)
  • Proficiency with Javascript
  • Solid understanding of GIT
  • Experience with digital asset management systems, npm, Gulp, Bower or Grunt
  • A passion for creating experiences that users will rave about
Bonus points for:
  • Knowledge of BEM/SMACSS/OOCSS
  • Advanced Javascript (AngularJS/React, etc)
  • Knowledge or experience in back-end software development and RESTful APIs
  • Experience with Wordpress
  • Some knowledge of SEO
  • Ability to keep up in an extremely fast-paced environment
  • Fluent in French
  • Bachelor's's degree in a relevant field of study and/or scientific background from a highly competitive university
What you will be doing:
  • Responsible for the company's entire CSS framework
  • Work on developing mobile, responsive user interfaces.
  • Implementing new features with a heavy emphasis on ease-of-use.
  • Work together with our design team, and also our users, on improving the ProtonMail user interface
  • Changing front end logic and interfaces to support new features.
  • Fixing UI bugs
  • In addition to webmail, also work on other customer facing parts of ProtonMail such as blog, support sites, and homepage.
Why work at ProtonMail:
  • You will learn many things you can't learn anywhere else
  • Flexible and casual working environment
  • Startup environment where everyone matters and can make a big impact
  • Work in an ultra high grow environment solving interesting problems, there is never a boring moment
  • Fast growth also means there are many opportunities for rapid advancement
  • Do something meaningful. ProtonMail protects dissidents, journalists, and activists. Our work saves lives.
  • High potential upside. In addition to highly competitive salaries, key employees can receive valuable early employee stock options.
  • Be part of something bigger. Millions of people and businesses around the world have embraced our idea of an Internet where privacy and security are the default, and not merely an afterthought. Be part of this revolution that is changing the world.

How to apply?

Send your resume to

Location: Geneva, Zurich, San Francisco, Prague, Macedonia, Lithuania, Ukraine
Type: Fulltime.
Experience: Prior software development experience is necessary

Description:

Developers at ProtonMail frequently transition between front-end, back-end, iOS, Android, and other projects. Our strength comes from our speed and agility, and our ability to refocus the engineering team based on current priorities. You will have the opportunity to work on challenging problems anywhere in our stack.

The following are required:
  • We use Javascript (ES6, AngularJS, React, etc), PHP, Python, Objective-C, Swift, Java, Go, .NET, and several other languages. You'll have to be able to become proficient in at least 2 of these languages within a few weeks, and learn any other language equally rapidly.
  • Strong English communication skills.
  • Extensive experience working on extremely complex software projects
  • Strong background in computer science (algorithms, data structure, software design, reliability, maintainability, etc)
  • Ability to keep up in an extremely fast-paced environment
Bonus points for:
  • Well versed in security and with a good understanding of security best practices from a programming point of view
  • Fluent in UNIX/Linux
  • Degree from a top university
  • Math/Physics/CS competition winner (ACM ICPC, International Math/Physics Olympiad, Putnam, etc)
What you will be doing:

You can focus on Front-end, Back-end, or Mobile or you can work on everything.

Why work at ProtonMail:
  • You will learn many things you can't learn anywhere else
  • Flexible and casual working environment
  • Startup environment where everyone matters and can make a big impact
  • Work in an ultra high growth environment solving interesting problems, there is never a boring moment
  • Fast growth also means there are many opportunities for rapid advancement
  • Do something meaningful. ProtonMail protects dissidents, journalists, and activists. Our work saves lives.
  • High potential upside. In addition to highly competitive salaries, key employees can receive valuable early employee stock options.
  • Be part of something bigger. Millions of people and businesses around the world have embraced our idea of an Internet where privacy and security are the default, and not merely an afterthought. Be part of this revolution that is changing the world.

How to apply?

Send your resume to with a description of what you would be most interested in working on at ProtonMail, and why you are interested in working at ProtonMail.

Please include your nationality, current location, and which country or city you are most interested in working in. The options are: Geneva, Zurich, San Francisco, Prague, Macedonia, Lithuania, Ukraine

Location: San Francisco, Geneva, Zurich, Prague, Skopje. Remote may also be possible.
Type: Fulltime.
Experience: Prior software development experience is necessary

About Us:

Proton Technologies has around 40 employees located in Geneva, San Francisco, Skopje, Prague, Zurich and also remote around the world. You will be working on iOS and MacOS apps that will be used by millions of people worldwide. You will be joining a dynamic, vibrant, and highly talented software team.

As you will be working in an international environment, English fluency is mandatory. Women and other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. We will provide all necessary residency and work permits.

What You Need for this Position:
  • Experience in iOS development, with sample apps you are proud of.
  • 2+ years of experience in software development with a strong command of OOP.
  • Experience working with RESTful web APIs.
  • Knowledge of Git or other source control.
  • Experience with Swift (or the ability to learn it quickly).
  • Extensive experience working on extremely complex software projects
  • Strong background in computer science (algorithms, data structure, software design, reliability, maintainability, etc)
  • Ability to keep up in an extremely fast-paced environment

Bonus points for:
  • Well versed in security and with a good understanding of security best practices for mobile development
  • Bachelors degree in a relevant field of study and/or scientific background from a top institution
  • Math/Physics/CS competition winner (ACM ICPC, International Math/Physics Olympiad, Putnam, etc)
  • Highly rated apps in App store with large number of downloads

What you will be doing:

Contribute to the iOS and MacOS development effort for existing and future products created by Proton Technologies (ProtonMail, ProtonVPN, etc). Interact with our existing backend REST APIs and provide feedback based on mobile needs. Work with web, backend, and server teams on building new features. Work with QA/Support team in analyzing and debugging.


Why work at ProtonMail?
  • You will learn many things you can't learn anywhere else
  • Flexible and casual working environment
  • Startup environment where everyone matters and can make a big impact
  • Have the opportunity to drive and be responsible for a product from start to finish
  • Work in an ultra high growth environment solving interesting problems, there is never a boring moment
  • Work with other exceptional engineers on challenging problems
  • Fast growth also means there are many opportunities for rapid advancement
  • Do something meaningful. ProtonMail protects dissidents, journalists, and activists. Our work saves lives.
  • High potential upside. In addition to highly competitive salaries, key employees can receive valuable early employee stock options.
  • Be part of something bigger. Millions of people and businesses around the world have embraced our idea of an Internet where privacy and security are the default, and not merely an afterthought. Be part of this revolution that is changing the world.

How to apply?

Send your resume to and explain why you are interested in working at ProtonMail along with links to your apps you've worked on that you are most proud of.

Location: San Francisco, Geneva, Zurich, Prague, Skopje. Remote may also be possible.
Type: Fulltime.
Experience: Prior software development experience is necessary

About Us:

Proton Technologies has around 40 employees located in Geneva, San Francisco, Skopje, Prague, Zurich and also remote around the world. You will be working on Android apps that will be used by millions of people worldwide. You will be joining a dynamic, vibrant, and highly talented software team.

As you will be working in an international environment, English fluency is mandatory. Women and other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. We will provide all necessary residency and work permits.

What You Need for this Position:
  • Experience in Android development, with sample apps you are proud of.
  • 2+ years of experience in software development with a strong command of OOP.
  • Experience working with RESTful web APIs.
  • Knowledge of Git or other source control.
  • Experience with Kotlin (or the ability to learn it quickly).
  • Extensive experience working on extremely complex software projects
  • Strong background in computer science (algorithms, data structure, software design, reliability, maintainability, etc)
  • Ability to keep up in an extremely fast-paced environment

Bonus points for:
  • Well versed in security and with a good understanding of security best practices for mobile development
  • Bachelors degree in a relevant field of study and/or scientific background from a top institution
  • Math/Physics/CS competition winner (ACM ICPC, International Math/Physics Olympiad, Putnam, etc)
  • Highly rated apps in App store with large number of downloads

What you will be doing:

Contribute to the Android development effort for existing and future products created by Proton Technologies (ProtonMail, ProtonVPN, etc). Interact with our existing backend REST APIs and provide feedback based on mobile needs. Work with web, backend, and server teams on building new features. Work with QA/Support team in analyzing and debugging.


Why work at ProtonMail?
  • You will learn many things you can't learn anywhere else
  • Flexible and casual working environment
  • Startup environment where everyone matters and can make a big impact
  • Have the opportunity to drive and be responsible for a product from start to finish
  • Work in an ultra high growth environment solving interesting problems, there is never a boring moment
  • Work with other exceptional engineers on challenging problems
  • Fast growth also means there are many opportunities for rapid advancement
  • Do something meaningful. ProtonMail protects dissidents, journalists, and activists. Our work saves lives.
  • High potential upside. In addition to highly competitive salaries, key employees can receive valuable early employee stock options.
  • Be part of something bigger. Millions of people and businesses around the world have embraced our idea of an Internet where privacy and security are the default, and not merely an afterthought. Be part of this revolution that is changing the world.

How to apply?

Send your resume to and explain why you are interested in working at ProtonMail along with links to your apps you've worked on that you are most proud of.

 

Open Positions (Non-Technical)

Location: Geneva, Zurich, San Francisco, Prague, Macedonia, Lithuania, Ukraine
Type: Fulltime.
Experience: Experienced

Description:

We are the world's largest encrypted email provider and are looking to expand our offerings to businesses of all sizes. You'll work with all teams at ProtonMail to drive and enable growth of the business. You'll lead efforts to get us into new markets, help us launch new products, and unlock new revenue opportunities. Forming relationships with other business entites, revenue sharing partnerships, and inroad into government grants are all priorities.

As a founding member of our business team you will:
  • Help identify and implement new opportunities that grow ProtonMail's business.
  • Work with product to prioritize and launch products most important to our segments.
  • Design and manage the business and operational systems and processes that make ProtonMail tick.
  • Identify and perform analyses and research that help us make the right growth decisions for ProtonMail.
  • Attend conferences and lead outreach to form new partnerships.
Recommended skills:
  • Aptitude for digging deep into data, and thinking from first principles.
  • Experience in a highly strategic, analytical and operational role within a rapidly
  • growing company.
  • Experience in product or project management, taking projects from conception to launch.
  • A proven track record for working well across teams and with external partners.
  • You excel in analytics and problem solving.
  • Experience in a high growth technology company.
  • Experience in the email, domain name, or messenging space.

How to apply?

Please send your resume to

Location: Geneva, Switzerland preferred. Remote may be possible.
Type: Fulltime.
Experience: Senior. 3-5 years of relevant experience.

You will be joining ProtonMail's marketing team at our headquarters in Switzerland. Our offices are located in Geneva, the second largest city in Switzerland located on the shores of Lake Geneva in close proximity to the Swiss alps. Geneva is consistently ranked among the top in the world for quality of life. It is also one of the world's most international cities, and you will be joining a highly diverse team that speaks nearly 10 different languages. The working languages of our front-end team are English and French. The ProtonMail Geneva office is located in Plan-les-Ouates, Geneva's startup hub, and we work in close proximity to over 40 other small companies with many local restaurants and cafes. As one of Geneva's best known startups, we frequently interact with other companies in Geneva's growing tech scene and are part of a tight knit and friendly community.

What you will be doing:
  • Will be responsible for driving the growth of the Company's B2C business through innovative digital marketing initiatives.
  • Development of user acquisition initiatives that can span all sectors of marketing including social media, blogging, partnerships, etc. We encourage people to think outside the box
  • Writing communications such as blog and social media posts, and email marketing campaigns.
  • Performing traditional marketing communications functions, such as PR outreach, and developing ideas and concepts for print advertising.
  • Managing user acquisition funnels such as our homepage, mobile apps, and sign up flows, and optimizing them to maximize user acquisition and conversion to paying customers.
  • Developing and maintaining key marketing metrics.

Requirements:
  • Relevant experience in digital marketing within the High Tech industry.
  • Recommended: Bachelor's degree or diploma in Marketing, Writing, or English.
  • Deep understanding of digital marketing and growth hacking.
  • Ability to deliver effective and innovative digital campaigns.
  • Experience managing successful social media campaigns, and a solid understanding of social marketing will be considered as an asset.
  • Solid understanding of web metrics, digital analytics, with the ability to generate, analyze and interpret data.
  • Strong project management skills, excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to write engaging and interesting content.
  • Knowledge of SEO and SEM is a plus.
  • Proficiency in English.
  • Ability to speak and understand French or German will be considered an asset.
  • Ability to work under constant deadline pressure and manage multiple projects across multiple lines of business.

Why work at ProtonMail:
  • You can play a key role in driving the product vision.
  • Your work will have a direct and visible impact on the development of the company.
  • Your work will directly be used by millions of people worldwide.
  • We protect the privacy of journalists, dissidents, and activists around the world, your work will have a direct social impact.
  • We are challenging giants such as Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft and transforming the way private data is treated online.
  • Flexible work schedule, work when you want, where you want.
  • Informal culture with emphasis on self management.
  • Product decisions made directly by the development team.
  • Free books, free fruit, coffee, and tea at the office.
  • Attend conferences when you want.
  • Work with and learn from an extremely talented and supportive team.

Interested in applying? Please contact us at (English)

Location: Macedonia, Ukraine, Lithuania, remote may be possible from low cost regions
Type: Fulltime.
Experience: Any, must be willing to learn fast

Description:

Customer support is one of the most rapidly growing teams at ProtonMail, providing ample opportunity for rapid career advancement. Customer support at ProtonMail also includes B2B account management and sales, quality assurance, technical documentation, and project management. Thus, it provides many opportunities for learning new skills and personal growth.

As a technical support specialist, you will be involved in the following activities:
  • Communicating with customers facing issues and answering questions
  • Answering pre-sales questions from both B2C and B2B customers
  • Identifying and gathering information on customer issues and communicating them promptly to engineering teams
  • Doing quality assurance testing prior to product releases
  • Development technical documentation and optimizing customer support processes
  • Coordinating along engineering, product, and design teams and company management
  • Defining priorities and managing timelines for engineering teams, such as defining release conditions and release dates
  • Helping to train and mentor new technical support specialists
  • Helping to improve a product that is used by millions of people around the world, some of whom depend on ProtonMail to stay alive
Requirements:
  • A technical background is required because ProtonMail contains many highly sophisticated features which require technical knowledge
  • Some previous exposure to, and basic understanding of programming
  • Responsible, with good attention to detail
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Weekend shifts will sometimes be required

How to apply?

Please send your resume to

Location: Geneva, Zurich, Prague, remote may be possible
Type: Fulltime.
Experience: 2+ years

Description:

ProtonMail was started by scientists and engineers from CERN in 2013 to make end-to-end encrypted email as easy to use as Gmail. Since then, we have grown to become the world's premier secure email service and one of the fastest growing tech companies in Switzerland. We are rapidly scaling our talented teams to improve our core email product as well as to build an entire suite of web services that safeguards privacy in the digital age.

Today, we have over 50 employees globally and we are looking for a Technical Recruiter to continue hiring the world’s top engineers.

Technical Recruiter responsibilities include sourcing, screening and shortinglist qualified candidates for various technical roles. You will also network online and offline with potential candidates to promote our employer brand, reduce our time-to-hire and ensure we continue to attract the best talent in the world.

Responsibilities

  • Full-cycle recruiting (source, screen, qualify, offer, close) for technical roles and teams throughout our global organization
  • Write and post technical job descriptions
  • Develop innovative ways of reaching high quality tech talent globally
  • Interview candidates combining various methods (e.g. structured interviews, fit assessments and behavioral questions)
  • Coordinate with team leaders to forecast division goals and hiring needs
  • Work closely together with our world class engineering team to assess candidates technically and develop scalable and effective hiring approaches
  • Help us build a diverse and inclusive working environment by reaching candidates that are underrepresented in the typical tech pipelines
  • Craft and send personalized recruiting emails with current job openings to passive candidates
  • Onboard new hires

Requirements

  • 2+ years of sourcing full-cycle recruiting experience with a minimum of 1 year of technical recruiting experience.
  • Hands-on experience with various interview formats (e.g. phone, Skype and structured)
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, engage, qualify and close candidates with a variety of experience and skills.
  • Knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems and resume databases.
  • Solid knowledge of sourcing techniques (e.g. social media recruiting and Boolean search)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-time zone environment and to manage competing demands.
  • Innovative, curious, empathetic and constantly looking for new ways to find top technical talent.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding of HR practices and labor legislations

How to apply?

Please send your resume to

 

Internships

Location: Geneva, San Francisco
Type: Part Time.
Experience: Entry

Description:

Interns at ProtonMail work on building new features and learn about the inner workings of running the world's largest encrypted email service. Working on challenging problems with smart, motivated people is at the heart of what we do.

The following skills are preferred:
  • Background in computer science or programming experience - we use Javascript (ES6, AngularJS, React, etc), PHP, Python, Objective-C, Swift, and Go
  • Strong English communication skills
  • Academic focus in Math, Physics, Engineering or Computer Science
  • Ability to think critically on extremely complex software projects and keep up in a fast-paced environment
  • Well versed in security and with a good understanding of best practices
What you will be doing:

You will be working alongside our senior engineers on new ProtonMail features and products. Previous interns helped develop our Android application, helped upgrade our authentication flow, and optimized the performance of our AngularJS application.

Why intern at ProtonMail:
  • You will learn many things you can't learn anywhere else
  • Flexible and casual working environment
  • Startup environment where everyone matters and can make a big impact
  • Work in a high-growth startup, while solving interesting problems. There's never a dull moment
  • Possibility of a full-time offer
  • Do something meaningful. ProtonMail protects dissidents, journalists, and activists. Our work saves lives
  • Be part of something bigger. Millions of people and businesses around the world have embraced our idea of an Internet where privacy and security are the default, and not merely an afterthought. Be part of this revolution that is changing the world

How to apply?

Send your resume to with a description of what you would be most interested in working on at ProtonMail, and why you are interested in working at ProtonMail.

Please include your nationality, current location, and which country or city you are most interested in working in. The options are: Geneva, San Francisco

 

ProtonVPN Openings

Location: Vilnius, Geneva, Zurich, Skopje, Prague, San Francisco
Type: Fulltime

What you will do:
  • Develop a marketing strategy and execute it across key channels (including website, email, SEO, affiliate marketing, etc.);
  • Execute growth hacking methods;
  • Listen to the trends of the market and apply them in a developed strategy;
  • Create a solid network of strategic partnerships;
  • Motivate and activate team members and cross functional teams to ensure the best customer experience.
What we expect:
  • 7+ years of experience in marketing, preferably in a digital environment;
  • Experienced in building strong brands for companies with best-in-class digital experiences for large, global audiences;
  • Proven track record building and leading a high-performing, cross-functional team;
  • Ability to apply marketing techniques over digital world;
  • A leader with both creative and analytical capabilities;
  • A visionaire who could build a rock-solid marketing strategy.

How to apply?

Interested candidates can apply to:

Location: Vilnius, Geneva, Zurich, Skopje, Prague, San Francisco
Type: Fulltime

What you will do:
  • Work on maximizing the volume of inbound organic traffic from search engines to the website;
  • Apply advanced search techniques in search engines to identify potential link opportunities;
  • Analyze backlink profile on regular basis as well as qualifying websites for quality link potential;
  • Report to the team on changes and metrics.
What we expect:
  • Prior experience as a SEO manager
  • Solid knowledge of digital marketing channels and search engine analytics tools;
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to act on data;
  • Solid understanding of performance marketing, conversion, and online customer acquisition
  • Attention to details - we're looking for an eagle eye here.

How to apply?

Interested candidates can apply to:

Location: Geneva, Zurich, Skopje, Vilnius
Type: Fulltime

ProtonVPN is looking for a Backend developer to join our growing Software Engineering team. You will be building large scale systems ensuring high engineering standards. You will have a chance to work with a dynamic, vibrant, and highly talented group of engineers.

What You Need for this Position:
  • Extensive knowledge of backend technologies, preferably PHP
  • Experience designing and building highly scalable systems
  • Knowledge of OOP principles
  • Ability to write clear, tested and well documented code
Bonus points for:
  • Well versed in security and with a good understanding of security best practices from a programming point of view
  • Experience designing and building microservices architecture
  • Previous experience working in Agile teams, knowledge of CI/CD
Why work at ProtonVPN/ProtonMail?
  • You will learn many things you can't learn anywhere else
  • Flexible and casual working environment
  • Startup environment where everyone matters and can make a big impact
  • Have the opportunity to drive and be responsible for a product from start to finish
  • Work in an ultra high growth environment solving interesting problems, there is never a boring moment
  • Fast growth also means there are many opportunities for rapid advancement
  • Work with other exceptional engineers on challenging problems
  • High potential upside. In addition to highly competitive salaries, key employees can receive valuable early employee stock options.
  • Be part of something bigger. Millions of people and businesses around the world have embraced our idea of an Internet where privacy and security are the default, and not merely an afterthought. Be part of this revolution that is changing the world.

How to apply?

Interested candidates can apply to:

Location: Geneva, Zurich, Skopje, Vilnius
Type: Fulltime

ProtonVPN is looking for an Android developer to join our growing Software Engineering team. You will be working on Android apps that are used by thousands of people worldwide and have a chance to work with a dynamic, vibrant, and highly talented group of engineers.

What You Need for this Position:
  • Experience in Android development, with sample apps you are proud of
  • 2+ years of experience in software development with a strong command of OOP
  • Experience working with RESTful web APIs
  • Knowledge of Git or other source control
Bonus points for:
  • Experience with Kotlin
  • Well versed in security and with a good understanding of security best practices for mobile development
  • Highly rated apps in App store with a large number of downloads
What you will be doing:

Contribute to the Android development effort for existing and future products created by ProtonVPN. Interact with our existing backend REST APIs and provide feedback based on mobile needs. Work with web, backend, and server teams on building new features. Work with QA/Support team in analyzing and debugging.

Why work at ProtonVPN/ProtonMail?
  • You will learn many things you can't learn anywhere else
  • Flexible and casual working environment
  • Startup environment where everyone matters and can make a big impact
  • Have the opportunity to drive and be responsible for a product from start to finish
  • Work in an ultra high growth environment solving interesting problems, there is never a boring moment
  • Fast growth also means there are many opportunities for rapid advancement
  • Work with other exceptional engineers on challenging problems
  • High potential upside. In addition to highly competitive salaries, key employees can receive valuable early employee stock options.
  • Be part of something bigger. Millions of people and businesses around the world have embraced our idea of an Internet where privacy and security are the default, and not merely an afterthought. Be part of this revolution that is changing the world.

How to apply?

Interested candidates can apply to:

Location: Geneva, Zurich, Skopje, Vilnius
Type: Fulltime
Experience: Prior software development experience is necessary

Description

This position is to join our ProtonVPN software engineering team. We are hiring a front-end developer that has background in developing web applications. Candidate can be based in Geneva, Zurich, Skopje, Vilnius or work remotely.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

What you'll be doing:
  • Build full, high-quality features quickly
  • Write reusable, modern and DRY front-end code in javascript
  • Write clean, performant and well maintained html / css / scss
  • Tune/Update/Optimise our build pipeline (webpack, gulp,…)
  • Follow and improve front-end best practices for writing and deploying code
  • Address cross-browser, cross-platform and performance issues
  • Improve CSS
Skills required:
  • The smarts to build high quality products, the drive to do it quickly and grit to overcome any challenges
  • Expert in HTML, page rendering, SCSS/CSS
  • Knowledge of Javascript
  • Knowledge of modern Javascript libraries and tools (e.g. Angular, React, Redux, etc)
  • Detail oriented & UX + design obsessed
  • Strong UX and design sensibilities
Why work at ProtonMail/ProtonVPN:
  • You will learn many things you can't learn anywhere else
  • Flexible and casual working environment
  • Startup environment where everyone matters and can make a big impact
  • Work in a high growth environment solving interesting problems, there is never a boring moment
  • Fast growth also means there are many opportunities for rapid advancement
  • Do something meaningful. ProtonMail protects dissidents, journalists, and activists. Our work saves lives.
  • High potential upside. In addition to highly competitive salaries, key employees can receive valuable early employee stock options.
  • Be part of something bigger. Millions of people and businesses around the world have embraced our idea of an Internet where privacy and security are the default, and not merely an afterthought. Be part of this revolution that is changing the world.

How to apply?

Interested candidates can apply to:



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