Fullstack Web-Developer for Space Applications

Permanent employee, Full-time ยท Brunswick/Remote

Your mission
Develop the first ever collision avoidance and frequency coordination framework with international space debris scientists. Your mission will be to make sure that all the services that OKAPI:Orbits provide can be accessed reliably via an easy-to-use API and a beautiful and well-performing web frontend (you can peak at the system under platform.okapiorbits.com). Your products will be used by both commercial satellite operators running constellations with hundreds of satellites, as well as national and international space agencies.
Your tasks and responsibilities
  • Contribute to the development of the frontend of OKAPI:Orbits SSA platform, depending on your experience and skills to the web-frontend, the API, or both
  • Contribute to software development projects for national and international space agencies
Your profile
  • You have a degree (B.Sc. or higher) in computer science or a related subject, OR you are trained IT specialist
  • With solid knowledge and relevant work experience in the technology stack stated below,
  • You have knowledge in the MERN stack,
  • Your problem-solving skills allow you to identify and solve problems that arise during the development process,
  • You are located in the European Economic Area and have a valid working permit,
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English.
Nice to haves:
  • Experience with next.js is a plus,
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes is a plus,
  • Experience with other programming languages (e.g. Python, JAVA) and Cesium is a plus,
  • Experience with Continuous Integration,
  • Experience with Frontend Testing,
  • Experience in an aerospace-related domain is a plus.
Why us?
  • With a flat hierarchy and small working groups, you define your own way of work including flexible work hours
  • After your on-boarding time in Braunschweig, you can choose between staying in our office, working remote (within EU) or a mixed approach
  • Quickly gain your responsibilities in the company and provide your input to shape the future of OKAPI:Orbits
  • Access to a dedicated training budget to continuously develop your skills further
  • Participate in space events and conferences, to spread the word of a sustainable space environment
  • Perks such as free drinks in the office, and monthly all-company lunches
  • Of course, we also do regular afterwork activities like laser tag, dinner, or having the occasional beer
About us
OKAPI:Orbits is an innovative German SaaS startup since 2018 dedicated to making space travel more sustainable through Collision Avoidance Software for satellites pioneering space traffic management in Europe and world-wide. The OKAPI:Orbits team envisions a safe and sustainable space environment, truly accessible to everyone. We are laser-focused on creating innovative and efficient products to enable safe and secure satellite operations and seamless ground segment integration. As experts in Space Situational Awareness (SSA) and Space Surveillance and Tracking (SST), we offer platform services based on standardized interfaces with a wide range of flexible modules to meet the specific needs of our customers.
Your application!
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