DevOps Engineer (Fully remote)

Hotjar · Dec 16th 2018

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Note: Although this is a remote position, we are currently only seeking candidates in timezones between UTC-2 and UTC+4 (Europe aligned) or EST, CST or MST (North America aligned).

Hotjar is looking for a driven and ambitious DevOps Engineer to support and expand our cloud-based infrastructure used by thousands of sites around the world. The Hotjar infrastructure currently processes more than 21,000 requests per second, delivers over a billion pieces of static content every week and hosts databases well into terabyte-size ranges, making this an interesting and challenging opportunity.

This is an excellent career opportunity to join a fast growing remote startup in a key position.

In this position, you will:

  • Be part of the team setting up and maintaining the infrastructure that powers our sites and web applications.

  • Choose, deploy and manage tools and technologies to build and support a robust infrastructure.

  • Be responsible for identifying bottlenecks and improving performance of all our systems.

  • Ensure all necessary monitoring, alerting and backup solutions are in place.

  • Do research and keep up to date on trends in big data processing and large scale analytics.

  • Implement proof of concept solutions in the form of prototype applications.


  • Strong working knowledge of Amazon AWS.

  • 2 or more years of professional experience with DevOps or SRE position.

  • Experience with Python, Nginx and PostgreSQL.

  • Not required but experience in any of the following is considered to be an asset: Kubernetes, Kafka, Hadoop, Elasticsearch, Redis, Jenkins, Terraform, Vagrant, Docker.

  • Must submit to a background check confidentially processed by our third party.

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