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Software Engineer, Backend

Please do not apply for this role if you are not physically located in Europe, Africa or the Middle East (UTC-1 to UTC+3).

Hotjar

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51-200

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70k-93k USD

Please do not apply for this role if you are not physically located in Europe, Africa or the Middle East (UTC-1 to UTC+3). While this is a remote position, we can not consider candidates that are not based in these regions. You can find a detailed explanation in our Recruitment FAQs

At Hotjar, we’re building Behavior Analytics software for businesses selling online. We make it easy for them to go beyond traditional web analytics and understand what users are really doing on their site. As part of our Engineering team, you'll work on the exciting challenges that come with large-scale web traffic and analytics.

We work in an agile and highly collaborative environment, 100% remotely, and challenge the norms of traditional business leadership. Our focus is on true transparency and respect.

We're looking for enthusiastic and resourceful software engineers who are passionate about building great products, someone who loves being part of a team, whilst enjoying the autonomous nature of working remotely.

About the job:


  • You'll work as part of an agile, cross functional team with other frontend engineers, backend engineers, and product designers.
  • You will create production grade Python code and will implement solutions designed to handle incredibly high levels of traffic.
  • Participate in building and owning new microservices that power our product.
  • Build and take full ownership of components of the Hotjar Platform, in addition to building and maintaining dashboards monitoring essential application and business metrics.
  • Mentor other team members through pair programming, code reviews, and ad-hoc assistance.
  • Collaborate with engineers across the department to identify and build on improvements to our processes and systems, whilst having involvement in technical decision making.

Requirements


  • 5+ years background in benchmarking, optimizing, scaling, and taking care of high levels of traffic.
  • Experience using Python and PostgreSQL.
  • Experience using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AngularJS, jQuery, Redis, Lua, Linux, Nginx, Elasticsearch, and Amazon Web Services a plus.
  • Familiarity with automated testing frameworks such as Selenium.
  • Familiarity with distributed revision control systems such as Mercurial or Git.
  • Fluent in English with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Desire to work in a respectful, transparent, and collaborative work environment, following Hotjar’s company values, culture and ways of working.
  • Will submit to a background check, confidentially processed by our third-party.

What we offer


  • A remote and accomplished diverse and international team.
  • An opportunity to positively impact people’s experience online and make the web a better place.
  • Annual learning and development budget.
  • Several perks designed for your well-being and a healthy work-life balance. (Holiday Budget, Wellbeing Allowance, Working Together Budget, 16 weeks paid parental leave, and much more).

Compensation Range


The compensation range for this role is €60,000 to €80,000 annually. This was established after performing market research and is aligned with our approach to compensation. We encourage all candidates to read our Recruitment FAQs to further understand our approach to compensation and how we structure our contracts.

In addition to the monetary compensation, we also provide all team members with an assortment of unique and popular perks.

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About Hotjar

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Hotjar is a powerful product that reveals the online behavior and voice of a website’s users. By combining both analysis and feedback tools, Hotjar gives the ‘big picture’ of how to improve a site's user experience and performance/conversion rates. Our teamwork on the compelling challenges that come with large-scale web traffic and analytics, on a product that has a real impact on the thousands of users we support around the world. We work in an agile environment, 100% remotely, and actively encourage both personal and professional growth; always be learning is one of our core values.

Headquartered on the beautiful island of Malta, in the ‘heart’ of the Mediterranean, Hotjar is a successful start-up that operates on a fully remote basis, and with a key emphasis on personal development.

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