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DevOps Engineer (North America)


– Accepting applications

Note: Although this is a remote position, we are currently only seeking candidates in North America

Hotjar is looking for a driven and ambitious DevOps Engineer based in a US timezone to support and expand our cloud-based infrastructure used by thousands of sites around the world. The Hotjar infrastructure currently processes more than 10,000 API 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 building and maintaining 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 systems administration or DevOps.
  • Experience with Python, Nginx and PostgreSQL.
  • Not required but experience in any of the following is considered to be an asset: Hadoop, Elasticsearch, Redis, Memcached, Jenkins, Mercurial, Vagrant, Docker.

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