Software Engineer - Full Stack JavaScript

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Last Updated Jul 23, 2019
Mid Level | W2 | On-Site | Full-Time

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Company Description

K4Connect is a purpose-driven, venture-funded technology company that creates solutions to serve and empower older adults and individuals living with disabilities, enhancing lives by integrating the latest in smart technologies into a single responsive system. Our products enable smarter living environments and healthier lives while fostering family and community engagement. At K4Connect, we believe technology should be purposeful, person-centered and harmonious. 

Job Description

We are looking for a strong full stack JavaScript engineer who has experience building web or mobile applications for enterprise and consumers. You will help design, build and maintain scalable applications and build the API infrastructure used by our flagship product, K4Community.

About the Position:

  • Create simple and intuitive web and mobile designs
  • Build new REST APIs to support current and future product requirements
  • Develop data rich features that provide a view into the success of our mission
  • Own and manage all the phases of the software development lifecycle (planning, design, implementation, deployment and support)
  • Collaborate effectively with your Agile Scrum teammates and technical partners
  • Communicate technical ideas and direction across the organization with a focus on problem solving
  • Hustle together with other motivated, mission driven engineers to serve our members and customers

Qualifications

Must Haves:

  • BS in Computer Science or STEM discipline
  • 3+ years experience building and supporting full stack applications within a team environment
  • Comfort in writing both client facing and server-side applications
  • Demonstrated ability to high quality, production code in one or more languages
  • Experience using various tools to ensure the quality of your own code (testing frameworks, source control practices, CI/CD)

Nice to Haves:

  • Strong Node.js skills
  • Experience with component-based web frameworks (Angular, React, Vue.js, et cetera)
  • Familiarity with Docker or other container technologies
  • History of leading or mentoring

Interesting Extras:

  • Shell scripting skills (Python, Ruby, Perl, Shell / BASH)
  • Experience with networking e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP, etc., MAC addresses, IP packets, DNS, load-balancing and clustering
  • AWS products - EC2, Elastic Beanstalk, S3, DynamoDB, Kinesis, Redshift
  • Notification platforms - APN, GCM, Twilio
  • AWS Certifications

Additional Information

About Us:
K4Connect is a high-impact, high-growth, venture-backed startup on a mission to leverage technology to empower the 1.5B older adults and individuals living with disabilities to live simpler, healthier and happier lives. It all starts with our patented technology management and delivery platform, one of the most advanced in the burgeoning IoT market which delivers the latest in home automation, connected wellness, social, services and content management to those who value it the most. Our products enable smarter living environments and healthier lives while fostering family and community engagement. Learn more at www.k4connect.com.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
  • Health Care Options (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Stock Option Plan
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance, Short-Term, and Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Unlimited PTO Plan (incl. Paid Holidays & K4 Days)
  • Paid Week of Service
  • Employee Lounge (incl. video games and foosball)
  • Steady supply of snacks, coffee, and drinks

You’ll be part of a highly creative, open and fun team all passionate about making a real difference in people’s lives. If any of this resonates with you, we would love to speak with you about joining our team! 

K4Connect is an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Benefits & Perks

  • Hackathons and Lunch & Learns
  • Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
  • Stock Option Plan
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Paid Service Week & Volunteer Opportunities
  • Competitive Pay & Benefits Package
  • Free Coffee, Snacks, and Beverages

Life at K4Connect

At K4Connect we offer everything you’d expect from a high-growth, venture-funded technology startup: Working with experienced leaders to solve difficult problems at breakneck speeds.  Plus snacks, beer, and all the caffeine you can handle. We also believe in continual educational growth, and provide in-house learning opportunities through our Hackathons, K4Speaker Series, and Mentorship opportunities. If you’re looking to be part of a fast-paced, engaging work environment, K4Connect just might be the place for you.