UP42 is changing the way geospatial data is accessed and analysed. The developer platform and marketplace bring together multiple sources of data such as satellite imagery, weather data, and more—with algorithms to identify objects, detect change, and find patterns. Industry leaders use UP42 to inform business decisions and build scalable customer solutions.
We are looking for a (Geospatial) Python Engineer (m/f/x) to join our motivated team in Berlin.
About the role:
Build a high-performing API using Python to enable data discovery, ordering, delivery and post processing at scale
Design interfaces to search over the variety of geospatial data sources (based on industry standards e.g. STAC)
Develop and design a mechanism for ordering multiple raster and vector data sources
Develop delivery mechanism including data post processing to enable easy integration with other software but also with the processing algorithms on the platform
Contribute to the highly efficient agile development process
Closely collaborate with the CTO and Head of Data Science in order to align work streams and achieve the set partner integration and functionality launch goals
Work in a cross-functional product team, together with backend and frontend engineers, on implementing new platform features
Guide external and more junior people in the team
Several years of experience and demonstrated understanding of the full software development lifecycle including testing and object oriented programming
Deep knowledge in Python
Understanding of Remote Sensing principles and applications is a plus
Experience in the geospatial industry, especially with image processing using GDAL and Rasterio is a plus
Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and communication skills
Solid grasp of computer science fundamentals including data structures and algorithms
Solid ability to evaluate and apply new technologies
Self-motivated, proactive and solution-oriented
Experience working in an agile environment
Experience with FastAPI, aiohttp and backend development is a plus
Fluency in English
The chance to shape the state of the art geospatial processing platform and create a completely new planetary perspective
Nice office with everything you need to enjoy your work in the heart of Kreuzberg
Inspiring international team, fun and productive environment
Competitive salary package and other great benefits
Regular team events, team updates and get-to-gathers
Development budget: we help you grow and you grow UP42!
Challenges, space for creativity and taking ownership
Does this sound like a good next step into your geospatial career? If so, we look forward to receiving your application in English.
Our culture is one of belonging, where everyone feels welcome and where differences are celebrated. We seek to recruit the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background and/or belief—and strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply. We also value more than the skills and experiences outlined in this job description. Even if you think you only fill 60% of the requirements for this role - we would still like to consider your application.