Website Development Team Lead

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
Remote
Commitment
Full-time Remote

Kinsta is a modern cloud company focused on WordPress hosting. We run our services on cutting edge technology and we are proud of the level of support we offer to our customers. Our talented and motivated team is scattered across the globe with team members hailing from every continent but Antarctica! We're constantly on the lookout for great talent to join our awesome team. If you’d like to become part of the Kinsta family, just hit apply!

Our Marketing Team is looking for an experienced Website Development Team Lead to spearhead our Website Team in terms of people management and development efforts, participate in making strategic decisions around the Kinsta website, and provide guidance on technical issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead our team of Website Developers and perform people manager duties
  • Collaborate with the management team on strategic matters pertinent to the Kinsta site
  • Write well designed, efficient code according to best practices
  • Maintain, update, scale and ensure the proper functioning of the website
  • Develop and implement dedicated tools and new features as requested by marketing and other teams
  • Participate in task planning and code review processes
  • Ensure that documentation around new and existing features is properly updated
  • Ensure Kinsta’s website is compliant to international accessibility and disability regulations.

Requirements:

  • Completely fluent in English
  • 4-5 years of experience working as a web developer
  • 1-3 years of experience managing a team of developers in a SaaS company
  • In-depth knowledge of PHP, HTML and CSS
  • Experience with Javascript
  • Experience with SaaS
  • Experience in WordPress development
  • Functional knowledge of international accessibility and disability regulations including WCAG 2.0, ATAG 2.0 and UAAG 2.0 specifications.
  • A quick learner who is able to adapt easily to a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent problem solving skills and a proactive approach when research and experimentation is necessary to solve a problem

Bonus points:

  • Familiarity with Docker 
  • Automated testing experience
  • In-depth knowledge of webpack
  • Object-oriented programming experience

Benefits:

  • Fully remote culture with a globally distributed, international team. You can work anywhere with appropriate internet access.
  • We offer a flexible and relaxed working environment where everyone can work in peace.
  • In order to ensure that everyone has time to rest and recharge, we offer Flexible paid time off.
  • Our positions offer a great deal of opportunity to learn and grow with the company.

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.

By applying to one of our positions, you agree to the processing of the submitted personal data in accordance with Kinsta's Privacy Policy, including the transfer of your data to the United States, which does not have a GDPR-equivalent data protection law.

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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Remote expense budget

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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 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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