Senior Frontend Developer


Spire Global is a space-to-cloud analytics company that owns and operates the largest multi-purpose constellation of satellites. Its proprietary data and algorithms provide the most advanced maritime, aviation, and weather tracking in the world. In addition to its constellation, Spire’s data infrastructure includes a global ground station network and 24/7 operations that provide real-time global coverage of every point on Earth.

We are looking for a Frontend Developer to join our weather team to help us develop our online mapping and data analysis platform. You’ll be working in a small, collaborative team where you will have opportunities to make a fundamental impact on the success of the company. We want you to be customer focused, caring deeply about their needs and goals, making sure they have the best experience possible.


Hybrid remote model - must be available for some onsite work in Boulder, CO location


Cultural traits we’re looking for:

  • Articulate your ideas well in both spoken and written form
  • Promote open and effective collaboration between people and teams
  • Able to balance tactical and strategic decisions for overall mission success
  • Understand the value of reducing procedural and technical complexity
  • Feel strongly about technological and operational performance
  • Value accurate measurements over opinions
  • Have alignment with our core values: global, reliable, unbounded, faster, relentless, collaborative
  • Comfortable with iterating and re-evaluating projects and plans as needs evolve

Need to haves:

  • Fluent in JavaScript (React), HTML, CSS, and experience with the NodeJS ecosystem
  • Track record developing high-quality, maintainable, and well-documented web applications following modern responsive design paradigms
  • Experience integrating web applications with backend APIs (REST, OGC)
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or 5+ years of relevant work experience


Nice to haves:

  • Have created large, multi-user single-page applications
  • Familiarity with charting libraries such as Bokeh, D3 or Highcharts
  • Well versed in UI/UX best practices
  • Experience creating and iterating on wireframes and mockups with product owners
  • Experience in atmospheric or oceanographic environments, mapping, and/or cartography with Leaflet, Mapbox, OpenLayers, and/or Esri web tools
  • Working knowledge of version control software including Git

Spire is Global and our success draws upon the diverse viewpoints, skills and experiences of our employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status.


Colorado Mid Salary: $135k + RSU