Discover the what, why,
when and who of Sqills

Sqills provides the leading inventory, reservation, and ticketing system for the bus and rail industry – S3 Passenger.
At Sqills we are on a constant journey of innovation, discovery and global market leadership.

To ensure that our products and services consistently meet the demands of customers and that our quality and security consistently improves over time.
Sqills has implemented and actively uses a quality and information security management system.
Sqills is ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2013, ISAE 3402 and PCI DSS level 1 certified.

Our story

Ever since our inception in 2002 in Enschede, the Netherlands, Sqills has known tremendous growth. Within a decade we have quickly become an internationally recognised organisation. Even though we have renowned clients as our customer base, for us this is only the beginning.

Our beliefs

Within 5 years, Sqills becomes worldwide market leader for public transport (rail and bus) sales, reservation and distribution software because:

  • Sqills is the only vendor offering a commercial-off-the-shelf software suite offering thousands out-of-the-box functionalities which are in use by the current S3P users.

  • Sqills is committed to continue investing in product innovation to remain best in class and stay ahead of competition.

  • Sqills exceeds customers expectations with our team of highly qualified, knowledgeable and enthousiastic colleagues!

Our history

Some of the most memorable events in the history of Sqills.

June 2019

Start of TER partnership

March 2019

Start of RDG partnership

August 2019

Sqills introduces a new corporate style

June 2018

Sqills listed in Top 100 most innovative Small and Medium Enterprises in the Netherlands

March 2018

Start of Eurostar partnership

March 2018

Sqills listed in Top 250 scale-ups in the Netherlands

February 2017

Start of OUIGO/iDTGV partnership

November 2017

ISO 9001:2015 certified

November 2016

ISO 27001:2013 certified

September 2016

Start of IZY (Thalys) partnership

September 2015

Start of OUIBUS partnership

December 2014

Start of Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) partnership

November 2014

Sqills is listed in the Main Software 50

October 2014

ISO 9001:2008 certified

June 2012

Start of partnership with Arriva

May 2012

Start of partnership with Keolis (Syntus)

August 2008

Sqills becomes 4th in 2008 and 7th in 2009 in the Tech Fast 50

July 2007

Rebranding to Sqills

January 2005

Start of long-term cooperation with Dutch Railways

January 2002

JB-IT founded

Our team

We are a team-based organisation. Our teams work as self-organised agile teams composed from various parts of our organisation. These teams are designed to optimise flexibility, creativity, and productivity.

Join our team!
  • Development
  • Analysts
  • Operations
  • Testing
  • Security
  • Consultancy
  • Infrastructure
Our developers use a wide variety of disciplines and programming languages to power S3 Passenger product development and ensure continued innovation. Each development team is responsible for a specific components and powers innovation and customer implementation.
Our analysts work closely together with our consultants to develop the technical implementation plan together with our distribution partners per customer, as well as the generic internal S3P roadmap.
Our functional maintenance & support engineers manage the technical availability and performance of S3P and the Service Level Agreements with the S3P customers.
Our software testers work with our developers to ensure that the business- and/or customer requirements are met within our software and service. They document problems and ensure that the software is ready for a wide release. This ensures high-quality, intuitive and stable release cycles.
The security team is a multi-disciplinary pool of resources in charge of implementing all necessary measures, procedures and tools to protect our mission critical software from outside threats.
Our business consultants ensure that our implementation meets the business and technical needs for our customers and distribution partners. They do so by working closely with our integration partners to understand the functional and technical client needs.
Our cloud engineers ensure that our clients’ mission critical applications are constantly available. They manage cloud environments and are constantly involved in rethinking strategies, solutions, and tooling.