Senior JavaScript Developer

Remote from
Anywhere 🌎
Job level
Job type
Full Time,
Opening date
Closing date
5 Apr 2023

About Kinsta

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Kinsta is a modern cloud hosting company that aims to create efficient solutions for our growing club of 25,000+ customers. At Kinsta we firmly believe the only way to maintain and scale our standards is to focus on quality code. That’s why we embrace ownership and offer a remote-first and flexible environment. We empower our team members to always seek excellence in the technical aspects of their work and make an impact without being tied by spaces or borders.
We’re looking for a senior JavaScript developer with an itch for applying the most exciting JavaScript resources in the market to build client-facing and internal tools. Reporting to the Development Team Lead, you will be part of a team where everyone’s voice is heard throughout the development process, and where tasks are thoroughly researched and designed before the development begins.
Our Stack:
TypeScript, React, Node.js, GraphQL, SQL, NoSQL, Webpack, Babel, SWC, Jest, Storybook, GitHub, Docker, and Stripe.

What You Will Do:

  • Contribute to, and eventually lead, a diverse set of projects that immediately impact our customers’ experience, our teams’ daily operations, and, thus our business as a whole.
  • Communicate with the Design, QA, Marketing and Support teams to provide and solicit feedback.
  • Make decisions that matter in the full development process.
  • Participate in code reviews and share knowledge to ensure we ship quality code.
  • Be a mentor for less experienced team members within the development team.
  • Improve development practice within your team.

Who You Are:

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with JavaScript, including backend (e.g. Node.js, Express) and frontend (e.g. Vue, Angular, Svelte).
  • Experienced with modern JS/TS tools (Babel, SWC, esbuild, current ES standards) and statically typed languages or typing tools for JS (TypeScript, Flow, Elm).
  • Hands-on experience with databases (SQL or NoSQL).
  • Experienced with git and team collaboration through pull requests.
  • Knowledge of JS testing frameworks (Jest, Mocha).
  • Experienced with frontend build tools (Webpack, Rollup, Vite).
  • Understanding of web hosting, server infrastructure or server management.

Our Benefits:

  • Flexible and remote-first environment.
  • Annual remote expense budget.
  • Flexible PTO.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Annual professional development budget: available after one year with Kinsta.
  • Sabbatical: available after three years with Kinsta (and every three years thereafter).
  • Location-specific healthcare benefits (includes vision and dental) for employees hired in the USA, UK and Hungary.
  • Pension plan for employees hired in the UK, and 401k contributions for employees hired in the USA.
Kinsta is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and we will take actions to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, creed, disability, marital status, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

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What position is Kinsta hiring for?

Kinsta is hiring a remote Senior JavaScript Developer from Anywhere 🌎

What type of employment does Kinsta offer?

This is a Full Time role.