(Junior) Frontend Engineer (m/f/x)

Job description

UP42 is changing the way geospatial data is accessed and analyzed. 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.


UP42 is experiencing a rapid growth, and we are currently looking to expand our product teams with more engineers. While we do have priorities in terms of what specific team to assign new members to, during job interviews we will still take into account your skills and inclinations, and make a decision based on that.


We are looking for a (Junior) Frontend Engineer (m/f/x) to join our motivated team in Berlin.


About the role:

  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable JavaScript code

  • Work closely alongside product and UX/UI to design and implement new product features

  • Focus on our users’ experience as well as make the use of our products as enjoyable and smooth as possible

  • Empowering our Marketing and Product teams to succeed

  • Contribute to our FE tech stack and architecture

  • Help maintain code quality, organisation, and automation

  • Contribute to continuous delivery and test-driven development

  • Contribute to the highly efficient agile development process

Job requirements

About you:

  • At least 1-2 years of experience in frontend development, preferably in a Single-Page Application environment

  • Solid React knowledge, VueJS knowledge is a plus

  • Strong expertise with JavaScript, including stateful SPAs, JAMstack sites, async programming and ES6 and functional programming principles

  • Knowledge about building Design Systems and Component Libraries is a plus

  • Passionate about learning, teaching and helping others

  • Experience working in an agile environment

  • Experience in the geospatial industry is a plus

  • Fluency in English is a must

About us:

  • The chance to shape the state of the art geospatial processing platform and create a completely new planetary perspective

  • Modern 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 perks such as yoga lessons, Headspace subscription, public transportation discount, German classes, discounted Urban Sports Club membership, and counseling support.

  • Regular team events, team updates and get-togethers

  • Development budget: we help you grow as 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.