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Software Engineer, Frontend

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).




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

  • Work in an agile cross-functional team with other frontend engineers, backend engineers, and product designers.

  • Plan, build, test, and release new features and experiments in Javascript, AngularJS, and React.

  • Develop and improve our tracking script according to the best practices.

  • 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.


  • 5+ years of experience with component-based architecture using libraries such as Angular or React.

  • Excellent command of HTML, CSS, and vanilla Javascript.

  • Strong Experience with Browsers API.

  • Strong experience with automated testing frameworks such as Jest, Karma, Cypress, or Protractor.

  • Value collaboration with Product Designers to deliver pixel perfect experiences.

  • Pragmatic engineer who actively avoids over-engineering of solutions and understands how to maintain a high-quality of code in a delivery-focused environment.

  • You stay on top of the latest developments in web technologies.

  • 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 partner.

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.

About this role

March 22nd, 2022

May 1st, 2021

Full Time

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About Hotjar

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At Hotjar, we’re building product experience (PX) insights tools for the world's leading product teams. We make it easy for them to go beyond traditional web and product analytics so they can empathize with and understand their users—to connect the dots between what's happening and why it happens, so they can improve the user experience (UX) and create customer delight.

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