Web Front-end Developer

Web Front-end Developer


We simplify the adoption of geospatial data in order to understand the world better and to enable people to act in an aware and timely manner, in order to live better and preserve the Earth.

Planetek Italia operates in many fields of application ranging from environmental and land monitoring to open-government and smart cities, including defense and security as well as scientific missions and planetary exploration.

We provide solutions and products for Earth observation with satellite, aircraft and drone data. We develop on-board software for satellites and data processing solutions for ground segment infrastructures. Our involvement in research and development activities supports human exploration of the solar system. We develop Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) in compliance with INSPIRE as well as solutions for Smart City and complex systems to support decisions that exploit geographic information, and Earth observation data, according to the new paradigms of Cloud and Software As a Service.

Specifically in the Space field, the target market consists of space agencies (e.g. the Italian Space Agency and the European Space Agency with their scientific and operational programs) and those related (such as Galileo) and the major players in the aerospace market.

Planetek develops and integrates hardware and software infrastructures for the acquisition, processing and distribution of remote sensing data along their entire chain of production: from Earth Observation to Deep Space; from the Space Segment to the Ground Segment and the User Segment. Our main responsibilities fall into Systems and Software Engineering with strong verticalization towards Space Mission Analysis and Design (SMAD).


As a Web Frontend Developer, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining user interfaces that are visually appealing, intuitive, and functional. You will work closely with the design team to implement user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) designs using modern web technologies. In addition to frontend development, you will also contribute to web performance optimization, cross-browser compatibility, testing, debugging, and ensuring the security of our web applications.

You will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects in the space industry. You will play a critical role in developing software solutions and applications that support space missions, satellite systems, and data analysis in the space domain.


  • Collaborate with the design team to translate UX and UI designs into responsive web interfaces.
  • Develop web applications using modern frontend frameworks such as Angular, React, or Vue.js, and hybrid mobile app frameworks like Flutter.
  • Implement web standards and best practices to ensure code quality, maintainability, and scalability.
  • Optimize web performance by applying techniques such as code minification, lazy loading, and image optimization.
  • Ensure cross-browser compatibility of web applications across different platforms and devices.
  • Utilize HTML, CSS, and TypeScript to build intuitive and interactive user interfaces.
  • Work with Restful or GraphQL APIs to fetch and display data in web applications.
  • Utilize Figma and graphic design software to collaborate with the design team and implement designs accurately.
  • Apply Material Design principles to create visually appealing and consistent user interfaces.
  • Develop responsive designs that adapt to various screen sizes and devices.
  • Conduct thorough testing and debugging of web applications to ensure a smooth user experience.
  • Ensure the security of web applications by following best practices and implementing necessary security measures.
  • Communicate effectively with team members and stakeholders in English and Italian.

Additional Skills (Appreciated):

  • Familiarity with server environments and backend technologies.
  • Experience with configuration management systems and version control, particularly Git.
  • Knowledge of Agile development practices and working in an Agile environment.
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies like Docker and orchestration platforms like Kubernetes.
  • Proficiency in package managers such as npm and yarn for managing dependencies.
  • Basic understanding of graphic design software to collaborate effectively with designers.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Strong proficiency in HTML, CSS, and TypeScript.
  • Experience with at least one modern frontend framework like Angular, React, or Vue.js.
  • Familiarity with Restful or GraphQL APIs.
  • Solid understanding of web standards, best practices, and performance optimization techniques.
  • Experience with Figma or other design collaboration tools.
  • Knowledge of responsive design principles and cross-browser compatibility.
  • Strong problem-solving and debugging skills.
  • Familiarity with testing methodologies and tools.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Italian.

If you possess the required skills and have a passion for frontend development, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your application, including your resume and portfolio showcasing your previous work.


At Planetek Italia, we know that great work isn't done without a phenomenal team. We are always looking to hire the best talent and recognize that diversity in our experiences and backgrounds strengthens us. We insist on an inclusive culture where everyone feels safe to contribute and help us innovate. Once we get to know each other, we will define your salary package together while also considering your needs.

When considering what we can offer to software developers, we prioritize several key aspects to create an appealing work environment:

  • Flexible Work Arrangements: We provide flexible working hours and the option for remote work when feasible, allowing developers to achieve a better work-life balance.
  • Professional Development: We offer opportunities for professional growth and development, such as training programs, workshops, and access to online learning platforms.
  • Company Culture: We highlight a positive and inclusive company culture that promotes teamwork, collaboration, and a supportive work environment.
  • Technologically Advanced Environment: We ensure that developers can access the latest tools, technologies, and equipment necessary to excel in their roles.
  • Company Events and Social Activities: We organize team-building events, social gatherings, and recreational activities to foster a sense of community and camaraderie among employees.
  • Supportive Onboarding Process: We ensure a smooth onboarding process with proper training and mentorship to help new developers integrate into the company and their respective teams.
  • Opportunities for Innovation: We encourage and provide resources for developers to work on innovative projects, explore new technologies, and contribute their ideas and insights.

What we can promise are opportunities. It will be up to you to make the most of them.

Planetek Italia is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity. All applications for vacant positions will be welcomed and will be considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position, regardless of colour, race, nationality, ethnic origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, parental responsibilities, age, religion, or belief.



Let us know who you are, what you've accomplished so far in your career and your goals for the near future.

Along with your CV, please provide us with a short note in reply to the following two questions:

  • * Why would you like to bet on an SME like Planetek Italia?
  • * Why should we bet on you?

Write us, exclusively in English. If your profile matches the one we're looking for, we will contact you to get to know you better.