Senior Data Science Engineer - Services & Integrations (m/f/x)

Job description

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 Senior Data Science Engineer - Services & Integrations (m/f/x) to join our motivated team in Berlin.

About the role:

  • Support the evaluation, implementation and documentation of integrations of UP42 with other tools and ecosystems (e.g. QGIS, ArcGIS, UP42 SDKs, cloud services etc.)

  • Create custom geospatial solutions that support internal and external stakeholders, e.g. algorithms for geospatial analytics, stand-alone applications, prototypes for internal services etc.

  • With the geospatial user perspective, guide and support backend and frontend engineers

  • Collaborate with the CTO and Product team to align work streams and platform functionality goals

  • Mentor more junior Python engineers on the team on how to build quality software at scale, define frameworks and best practices, guide external stakeholders

Job requirements

About you:

  • Experience in the geospatial industry and with large satellite image and vector datasets

  • Advanced knowledge of Python & geospatial tools (rasterio, GDAL, QGIS etc.)

  • Several years of experience and demonstrated understanding of the full software development lifecycle including testing, CI/CD and object oriented programming

  • Experience with Docker, APIs, cloud providers

  • Experience with the ESRI & QGIS ecosystem and plugin development is a plus

  • Experience with Cloud Native Geospatial (COG, STAC) is a plus

  • Experience with machine learning & computer vision (e.g. sklearn, tensorflow) is a plus

  • You like to learn, apply new technologies, communicate with different teams and stakeholders, are solution-oriented but also able to give critical feedback

  • Experience working in an agile environment

  • Fluency in English

About us:

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

  • Hybrid and flexible working model - you can choose to work from the comfort of your home or join your colleagues in our modern office 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-togethers

  • 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.