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The world's smartest thermometer

Senior Full Stack / Front End Software Engineer

$140k – $180k AngelList Est.
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We are looking for a senior level front end focused full stack web developer to help build the world’s first outbreak detection system for contagious disease. Kinsa was founded with a mission to stop illness from spreading by knowing where and when it starts. Our mission has never been more important or more relevant than it is right now. We are leading the charge in the fight against COVID-19. Our real-time map of illness has been featured in the New York Times, on Rachel Maddow, CNBC, FOX News, The Economist, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah etc. Turn on the TV, open the paper… We are making headlines bringing our Data to the fight. We’ve done this by successfully transforming the first device you grab when sickness strikes - the thermometer - into a sensor to detect when and where illness is rising, and communicate with those who have just fallen ill. We are looking for someone who is equally comfortable building eloquent, easy to learn web based user interfaces, developing backend systems to service the UI as well as doing code reviews and mentoring/facilitating other engineers. Working with Interaction designers, data scientists and health experts you will be responsible for implementing web based interfaces including enterprise portals, marketing web sights and web based mobile content. This is a senior level role with room to grow into leadership position. The ideal candidate will bring expertise, and are able to contribute to a large variety of technologies including SCSS, D3, React, AWS, Node, Javascript SQL, GraphQL, Python. Responsibilities: · Develop interactive javascript data visualizations mapping the spread of illness in real time· Create a reusable library of UI patterns out of efficient JavaScript, semantic HTML, and modular SCSS.· Optimize client-side code for durability, speed, and scalability· Design and implement new GraphQL and REST APIs for our mobile and web applications using and Node.JS and Python· Code reviews and mentorship of other engineers· Ensure the technical feasibility of product requirements and interface designs· Data Visualization experience is a huge plus Requirements · Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent relevant experience.· 5+ years of experience in front end web development· Expertise in writing accessible HTML and modular SCSS· Expertise in React and Javascript· Experience in Python or Node.JS· Experience in D3 or other data visualization tools· Desire to mentor, to learn, and grow into a leadership position.

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we also check all of the boxes when it comes to a good health plan and benefits

Free beer and snacks

Plus weekly team lunches

An adorable company dog

Happy hours

And monthly team outings

Volunteer opportunities

Kinsa at a glance

The world's smartest thermometer

Kinsa focuses on Healthcare, Big Data, Health and Wellness, Mobile Health, and mHealth. Their company has offices in San Francisco. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Kinsa has raised $28.6M of funding; their latest round was closed on March 2017.

You can view their website at http://www.kinsahealth.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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