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Senior 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.

Full-time Remote

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.

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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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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

Kinsta is a fun and welcoming place where our team members connect to each other around the things they love: travel, learning new languages, reading, family, pets, and more. Kinsta is also a place where quality work gets done.

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

Remote working environment

Remote expense budget

Kinsta annual retreat

Competitive base salary

Paid vacations

Flexible PTO so that you can rest and recharge

Training budget to support you in your career development

How we review and select newcomers

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You apply for one of our open positions

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We might ask you to complete a short assessment (a video or a test)

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We invite you to an initial HR call, so that we can get to know each other

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We invite you to one or two rounds of more in-depth, technical interviews with the hiring manager and the team

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If you've successfully passed all interview rounds, you’ll receive an offer from us

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Once you've accepted our offer, you'll have to pass a background check

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Welcome on board!

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