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Junior Full Stack Web Developer 

KatChat Inc.


KatChat Inc. is a leader in innovative social network technology looking for a talented, driven, and creative junior full-stack web developer to join our team. Our mission is to provide  innovative solutions to one of the biggest hurdles facing people in the modern world: connection. We connect millions of people around the world to each other, to their communities, and to the services that benefit their lives in countless ways each and every day. 

As a junior full stack web developer, you’ll be working with the Community Connection team to build a new web application to accompany our main social networking site, KatChat, that will make us even better at bringing people closer together.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Design, implement, debug, and test code for new web application for our main social networking site, KatChat 
  • Collaborate with design and development leads on application features
  • Learn quickly and work well in a fast-paced Agile environment 
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Work independently and collaboratively to support software through the entire software development lifecycle
  • Document code/processes so other developers can dive in with minimal effort

Minimum Requirements & Qualifications 

  • Work experience, open-source code, or coursework in any of the following languages: Ruby, Java, Python, C#/.NET, C++ or similar. 
  • Experience developing with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Angular, React, Node.js or similar
  • Experience with relational databases (MySQL or similar) 
  • Comfortable working with TDD and Agile development 
  • Working knowledge of web development standard practices 
  • Ability to contribute to multiple projects and work effectively across multiple teams
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to communicate professionally
  • Adaptable and able to improvise elegant solutions to complex problems 
  • Independent, driven, creative, flexible, and enjoys taking ownership of their own work. 
  • Eager to learn and adapt to new challenges. 
  • Demonstrated experience in self-motivation, problem-solving and time-management. 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • 1+ years of collaborative, team-oriented work 
  • 1+ years developing rich applications using HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • 2+ years of full-stack development experience 
  • BS in Computer Science or graduation from a technical/vocational school  

Salary and Benefits - FTE

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance 
  • 401(k) plus matching 
  • On-site: exercise facility, community spaces, concert venue, cafeteria 
  • Healthy work-life balance and generous PTO program 

Ready to Apply? 

Please submit to us: 

  • A detailed cover letter that includes: 
    • Why you’ll be great at this job
    • What makes you a great fit for KatChat 
    • A little something about you that tells us who you are
  • Your resume and LinkedIn profile  
  • A portfolio of recently completed work that highlights your experience and expertise 

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Last updated November 2, 2020