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DevOps Engineer

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


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.


Compensation Range

The budgeted compensation range for this role is €50,000 to €70,000 annually. Ranges are based on market research and are equitable to other roles within Hotjar. The actual compensation offered to a successful candidate will be based on relative experience and skills. At this time we are only able to provide official employment status to those located in Malta. All other candidates will join our team as full-time consultants and will be responsible for paying any taxes or applicable fees where they reside. 


  • Strong working knowledge of Amazon AWS.
  • 2 or more years of professional experience in a 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.