Web Front-End Engineer

  • Tokyo
  • Remote OK
  • Full-time
  • March 22, 2023
6,000,000 - 7,500,000 JPY /yr
Apply from Anywhere 👍
Relocation to Japan 👍
(Overseas visa sponsorship supported)
Language Requirements
Japanese: Not Required 👍
English: Business Level
Minimum Experience
Mid-level or above

About Axelspace

Axelspace has been one of the pioneers of micro-satellite technology and industry since the establishment of the company in 2008, and we envision democratizing space technology to a wider population across the globe for their daily use.

AxelGlobe business started in 2015 to provide a new Earth observation infrastructure by launching multiple micro-satellites for its higher data frequency. In addition to a satellite launched in 2019, we have successfully launched four more satellites in 2021, which used the first mass production technology for satellite production in Japan. Utilizing this small-satellite mass production system, our new service “Axel Liner” also supports clients outside the space industry to actualize their business involved in satellite projects.

As the world faces pivotal stages in democratizing satellite development and satellite imagery use, we are actively looking for someone like you who can enjoy the challenges to make a global impact with micro-satellite technology. Hit that apply button and let’s make our vision, “Space within your reach,” come true, together!

About the Role

The candidate would design/develop things like UI components and interactions and optimize the performance of browser applications. The tasks will be mostly related to the AxelGlobe platform, which will provide satellite imagery through a single-page application. Also, there are tasks which are related with ground system Web application parts on some dedicated satellite projects.

What requirements should you meet? 


  • Degree in Computer Science or work experience equivalent to it.
  • More than 1 year experience building and maintaining production Single-Page Applications (not simple CRUD app) using HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Experience pursuing with passion a better user experience.
  • Experience developing using VCS like git and ticketing software like Jira.
  • Experience in team development.


  • Ability to adhere to the standards of web development.
  • Basic understanding of the security features and vulnerabilities of web applications.
  • Experience using libraries and frameworks like React/Redux.
  • Experience developing using statically-typed languages like TypeScript.
  • Experience developing using the npm ecosystem.
  • Experience developing using tests and static analysis tools.
  • Experience in management or interest in management positions in the future.


  • Experience optimizing the performance of browser applications.
  • Experience using container technologies.
  • Experience using GraphQL APIs.

Axelspace is a pioneer in the micro-satellite industry. Founded in 2008, they want to democratize space technology for daily use.

They started their AxelGlobe business in 2015 to provide a new Earth observation infrastructure using micro-satellites. They also used the first mass-produced satellite production tech in Japan to launch 5 satellites from 2019 to 2021.

With their new service, “Axel Liner,” utilizing a small-satellite mass production system, they can use their satellite projects to support clients outside the space industry.

As the world faces pivotal stages in democratizing satellite development and satellite imagery, Axelspace is actively looking for people who want to take on the challenge of making a global impact with micro-satellite technology. If this is something that excites you, join Axelspace in making their vision of “Space within your reach” come true.

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