Fullstack JavaScript Developer

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Last Updated Feb 11, 2019
Senior Level | W2 | On-Site | Full-Time


Company Description

K4Connect is a purpose-driven 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

Built on Amazon's AWS platform, our cloud uses the latest technology for autoscaling, cloud formation, streaming analytics, and data storage. K4Connect is seeking an experienced Fullstack Javascript Developer to help materially scale our platform and leverage these technologies to improve the lives of others. Working with a great team, and the best tools, you’ll help expand our cloud service to support many great new features that serve our clients.

About the Position:

  • Build new REST APIs to support future product requirements
  • Help build a scalable data, analytics, and compute platform
  • Assist in deployment of new technology to staging and production environments
  • Develop automated processes to define, measure, and report on service quality, stability and capacity
  • Maintain an understanding of industry trends and how new technologies can be leveraged to meet our objectives
  • Participate in on-call duty alongside other team members
  • Collaborate in a fast paced Agile environment
  • Participate in team code reviews and design reviews


Position Requirements:

  • BS in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working some of which would have included specific experience AWS platforms
  • Strong Node.js skills
  • 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 Certification is a plus

Other Qualifications:

  • Comfortable with working in a startup environment, with a willingness to participate beyond their core job responsibilities
  • Good communication skills
  • Creative and innovative
  • Risk-tolerant, willing to give ideas a try (then try again)
  • Strong personality, willing to push forward ideas, yet a team player

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:
  • Health Care Options (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Competitive Pay and Opportunities for Advancement
  • Stock Option Plan
  • Retirement Saving Option
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Disability Benefits
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Holiday & K4Days
  • Unlimited Vacation Plan
  • Employee Lounge
  • 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

  • Mentorship & Professional Development
  • Accelerated Learning (i.e. working for a startup)
  • Competitive Pay + Stock Options
  • Free Coffee, Snacks, and Beverages
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401K Plan
  • Monthly Lunch + Learns
  • Unlimited Vacation

Life at K4Connect

At K4Connect we offer everything you’d expect from a growing, venture backed startup: snacks, gym access and all the caffeine you can handle. We also believe in continual educational growth, and provide in-house learning opportunities through our K4Speaker Series and various Meetups. If you’re looking to be part of a fast-paced, engaging work environment, K4Connect just might be the place for you.

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