Software Engineer - Cloud (AWS, Node.js)

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Mid Level | W2 | On-Site | Full-Time


Company Description

K4Connect is a purpose-driven, venture-funded technology company creating 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

K4Connect is looking for a Software Engineer (Cloud) to help develop our SaaS platform built on AWS cloud technology. Our platform uses the latest technology, such as Lambda and Kinesis, for auto-scaling, cloud formation, streaming analytics, and data storage. A Software Engineer (Cloud) will 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 services / microservices to support many great new features that serve our clients.


Must Haves:

  • BS in Computer Science or STEM-related discipline
  • 3+ years of experience with cloud engineering & technologies
  • Experience w/ AWS & similar cloud technologies such as Kinesis, Lambda, Redshift, and others
  • Ability to design, code, test and deploy internal and customer-facing cloud services in Node.js
  • Excellent JavaScript skills
  • Experience with developing microservices
  • Experience using NoSQL/SQL data stores 
  • Familiar with a security-first/privacy-first approach to design/development 
  • Willing to take ownership of products from design through delivery 
  • Comfortable participating in team and individual code & design reviews, and helping team members continuously improve skills
  • Solid communication skills and the ability to collaborate in an agile environment
  • Problem-solving skills and desire to work in a fast-paced, high-growth environment

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with Java
  • Experience with Spark, Storm for real-time data analytics
  • Experience with front-end frameworks such as AngularJS and/or React JS
  • Experience working as a full stack engineer

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

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.