The Kinsa platform is responsible for securely collecting data from Kinsa smart  thermometers and other sources (including social media),  then analyzing and presenting the insights gleaned from the data so we can track and help stop the spread of contagious diseases.   This is an entry 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 SQL, Java, Node.js, AWS, Docker, REST Apis and Machine learning.


  • Ownership of data analytics. Implement reports and dashboards that drive business decisions
  • Write and optimize SQL queries and views
  • Write and execute automated tests. Ensure data integrity
  • Write ETL in Java
  • Deploy new services and servers as needed (AWS)
  • Design and implement back end services and APIs


  • BS degree in Computer Science or information Systems or related feild
  • 1-2 years of experience in backend server development
  • Experience writing SQL and Java
  • Strong software development skills
  • Desire to lean and grow
  • Willingness to work in a fast paced startup company

Nice to have

  • Data analysis/analytics. Proficient in SQL
  • Experience with AWS ( ie EC2, S3, EFS, RDS, Dynamo, Lambda, Redshift )
  • Experience with or interest in Docker
  • Experience with distributed data processing systems (e.g., Spark, Hadoop, etc.)
  • Node.js experience

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. Our award winning connected thermometers provide the sensor network needed to collect real-time, geolocated, clinically accurate health data. This data allows us to track and forecast illness using machine leaning and other modeling techniques.

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 looking for mission-driven engineers who want to work on problems that really matter in the world. 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!

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