JavaScript Developer

Kinsta is a premium managed WordPress hosting provider designed for all types of businesses, small or large. We're the first to be exclusively powered by Google Cloud Platform while utilizing an isolated container system. We believe that constant availability and an outstanding user experience are a must. That’s why we always utilize the latest software and most advanced technology to power our infrastructure.

Location: Budapest, Hungary

Let’s get straight to the point: ever since Kinsta’s establishment, what we have been focused on is quality code. As we don’t have any investors and work on our own product, we can make the development process our priority. You will not be speaking with clients or leading a team and rarely be working with deadlines, while you will be able to work on what is most important to us and dedicate all the necessary time to perfecting your code. If you this sounds like you, apply!

As part of our JS Development Team you will be working with only the best Javascript tools on the market to build our client facing and internal tools.

Our Stack

React, Node, GraphQL, SQL, Express, Webpack, Babel, TypeScript, Jest, Storybook, Git, Heroku, Docker, Stripe

Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of working experience with Javascript including backend and frontend
  • Native Hungarian speaker
  • Experience with backend-focused JS (eg: Node, Express)
  • Experience with modern JS frontend frameworks (eg: React, Vue, Angular)
  • Experience with modern JS tools (Babel, current ECMAScript standards)
  • Experience with static type languages or typing tools for JS (Typescript, Flow, Elm)
  • Experience with databases (SQL, or NoSQL)
  • Experience with git and team collaboration with git
  • Experience with JS testing frameworks (Jest, Mocha)
  • Experience with frontend building tools (Webpack, Gulp, Grunt)

Bonus

  • In-depth knowledge about the elements within our stack are not required but are an advantage.
  • Experience with web hosting, server infrastructure or server management is also a bonus.

Benefits

  • We offer a relaxed working environment where everyone can work in peace.
  • Everyone has a voice in the development process.
  • Opportunity to work in a dynamically growing international company where what you do has a direct and immediate impact.
  • We have an amazing design (UI and UX) team so development receives fully researched and designed tasks.
  • Our dog-friendly office is in the heart of Budapest’s historic district.
  • Work hours are flexible and we allow working from home when necessary.

Resumes we receive are stored in Workable’s database only. Your personal data will not be downloaded. Only HR and Hiring Managers have access to the personal data. Data will not be disclosed to third parties. CVs are stored for recruiting purposes exclusively and will be permanently deleted in case of unsuccessful selection. If we believe any of the applicants to be potential future hires, we’ll ask their permission to retain their CVs in Workable's database until the next hiring period. For further information, please check Workable’s Terms of Use.

Kinsta's motivated team is scattered across the globe

You’re in luck! We're actively looking for more talented and tech-savvy co-workers to join our awesome team. If you’re willing to learn a bunch of exciting new technologies at an innovative growing tech company, then please get in touch.

Life at Kinsta

We have plenty of fun at the office and you're welcome to try and beat our current scooter lap record. But we also know when it’s time to batten down the hatches and put in the amount of time and work a startup can sometimes require.

We expect everyone to be honest and forthright with their ideas and contributions. Day-to-day, we challenge each other to constantly raise the bar, encourage unconventional thinking to achieve innovative breakthroughs, and are passionately committed to surpassing our goals.

We're looking for people who can take the initiative and contribute ideas anywhere in the company. We promote continuous learning in a flexible work environment.

What we offer

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Remote working environment

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Personal development budget

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Kinsta annual retreat

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Competitive base salary

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Paid vacations

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Equal employment opportunity

Kinsta is an equal opportunity employer.

We will not discriminate and 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 bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

How we review and select newcomers

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You apply for one of our open positions

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We have a first interview, which is the first round to getting to know each other (and a compatibility check for us, too)

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We have a second interview where we talk about everything technical and we check your problem solving skills

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After all went well we give you an offer and we do our best to talk you into it (and usually it is not super hard)

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