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Note: Although this is a remote position, we are currently only seeking candidates in time zones between UTC-2 and UTC+4.

We are looking for exceptional and ambitious front-end developers who would love an opportunity to learn more and become full-stack developers. This role is ideal for somebody who is passionate about building great online apps and wants to use their skills to have a real impact on a product used by over 120,000 users from 184 different countries. We are looking for a developer who loves being part of a team but is also self-motivated and likes the idea of working remotely.

What skills are we looking for?

As a developer in the Hotjar tech team, you will be working on developing and improving features built primarily in JavaScript, AngularJS, Python and PostgreSQL. You will be creating production grade JavaScript code and will have the opportunity to implement solutions designed to handle incredibly high levels of traffic. Besides JavaScript, you will also be given training on back-end languages (primarily Python) allowing you to become a full-stack developer. You will need to be highly process driven and eager to learn new technologies and programming languages. You will also be communicating directly with our users on a regular basis to investigate issues and truly understand how your work is being used.

Main requirements

  • Strong background in benchmarking, optimization, scaling and dealing with high levels of traffic
  • Experience using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and AngularJS
  • Familiarity with automated testing frameworks such as Selenium
  • Familiarity with distributed revision control systems such as Mercurial or Git
  • Fluent in English with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently - accountable for your own actions and able to act with both urgency and integrity

Nice to have

  • Experience with any of the following: jQuery, Python (or any similar back-end language), PostgreSQL, Redis, Memcached, Lua, Linux, Nginx, Elasticsearch, and Amazon Web Services


  • Remote & flexible
  • Prestigious clients
  • Kindle + Personal development budget
  • Personal Home office budget
  • Make a difference
  • Only the best hardware and software
  • Work with a very talented team

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