Discover more about Sqills

Sqills a public transport software technology company with more than two decades of experience in the bus and rail industry.
Our focus as market leader in public transport is to deliver the best inventory, reservation, and ticketing software in the world.

Over 160 of our colleagues are constantly working to provide operators with the digital agility and performance
needed to power their business and deliver the best possible solution for their passengers.

Our goal is to continue to “exceed expectations” day in and day out.

The industry choice

Sqills is the worldwide market leader in terms of inventory, reservation and ticketing for the rail and bus industry. What are the reasons operators opt for long-term partnerships with Sqills for their mission-critical processes?

Our beliefs

Sqills is the worldwide market leader in terms of inventory, reservation and ticketing for the rail and bus industry. Within five years, Sqills will process over 500 million passenger segments per year, because:

  • The S3 Passenger suite from Sqills provides thousands out-of-the-box functionalities that match with most of the business requirements for international operators

  • The proven technology and high security standards in combination of a SaaS platform reduces costs associated with initial implementation and minimises delivery risk

  • Sqills works agile and continues to invest product features, technology and staff. By remaining flexible it is also possible to develop needed functionalities quickly

  • Sqills continues to exceed customer expectations because it has a product built for the rail and bus industry, not simply modified to fit the purpose

Our history

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

October 2021

Sqills officially becomes part of Siemens Mobility

May 2021

Start of SNCF partnership

May 2021

Itabus Go-Live on S3 Passenger

April 2021

Start of SJ partnership

December 2020

Quigo Spain Go-Live on S3 Passenger

October 2020

Start of VIA Rail partnership

March 2020

Eurostar Go-Live on S3 Passenger

October 2019

Sqills opens its first ever Paris office

June 2019

Sqills moves into its new corporate headquarters

May 2019

Sqills is PCI-DSS Level 1 certified

June 2019

Start of TER partnership

March 2019

Start of RDG partnership

October 2018

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.

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  • Development
  • Analysts
  • 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 microservice.
Our analysts work with our consultants to develop the technical implementation plan along with our distribution partners per customer, in addition to a generic internal S3P roadmap.
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.
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 our implementation meets the business and technical needs for our customers and distribution partners. They work 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.