Front-End Web Developer

Kinsa Inc. - San Francisco, CA (30+ days ago)

We are looking for a front-end web developer to help build the world’s first outbreak detection system for contagious disease.

At Kinsa we are driven by our mission to track and stop the spread of contagious illness. We use data analytics and machine learning to forecast where and when illness will break out. Our award winning connected thermometers provide the sensor network needed to collect real-time, geolocated, clinically accurate health data. We've proven that our data can accurately track the spread of influenza in communities weeks ahead of the US Centers for Disease Control

We are looking for someone who is equally comfortable building eloquent, easy to learn web based user interfaces and developing restful APIs to service the UI.

Working with Interaction designers, data scientist and health experts you will be responsible for implementing all web based interfaces including enterprise portals, marketing web sights and web based mobile content.

This is a mid-level role with room to grow into a senior engineer. You will be exposed to, and able to contribute to a large variety of technologies including SCSS, D3, React, AWS, Node, Docker, SQL, REST APIs, and Machine Learning.
Build and maintain our public and internal web sites
Create a reusable library of UI patterns out of efficient JavaScript, semantic HTML, and modular SCSS with all the mixins
Optimize client-side code for durability, speed, and scalability
Develop interactive javascript data visualizations mapping the spread of illness in real time
Design and implement new APIs for our mobile and web applications using Angular and Node
Ensure the technical feasibility of product requirements and interface designs
Completion of skills assessment quiz: Web Developer Quiz (~10 minutes)
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent relevant experience.
2+ years of professional experience front end web development
Develop readable, efficient, and maintainable JavaScript
Experience writing accessible HTML and modular SCSS
Experience with AngularJS
Experience writing restful APIs
Understanding of DB principles and SQL
Desire to learn and grow
Thrives in a fast paced startup company
Nice to have
Experience in NodeJS and Typescript
Experience with HTML templating (Jade, Pebble, Pug, etc)
Experience working with responsive web frameworks (Bootstrap, Zurb, etc)
Experience with D3 and other data visualization tools
Experience with Web CMS templating
Experience with custom HTML email coding
Experience with ReactExperience in unit testing

About Us

At Kinsa, we are driven by our mission of tracking and stopping the spread of contagious disease while simultaneously giving families the tools and information they need to stay healthy.

We are technologists, designers and health professionals who have built best-selling products, started successful ventures, and brought life-saving treatments to millions of people. We are backed by successful entrepreneurs and top VCs like Kleiner Perkins and FirstMark Capital.

Who We're Looking for

We are actively hiring talented, mission-driven engineers who want to grow, learn, and help make the world a healthier place.
Given the diversity of technologies we use, we prefer self-starting generalist engineers who can dive into any codebase and make meaningful changes quickly. We are also looking for strong specialists who can teach the rest of us how things should be done!

Come join our team and do good!