OptiMonk JavaScript Developer (Node.js, Vue.js, MongoDB)

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OptiMonk JavaScript Developer (Node.js, Vue.js, MongoDB)

Full-time · Budapest-Debrecen-Remote


We’re on a mission to revolutionize eCommerce for the 21st century. To achieve this, we’re completely reimagining legacy marketing technology tools with an iconic product that online store owners love. With a product-led growth in mind, we're creating a less complex, more user-friendly tool to create delightful shopping experiences.


By joining engineering at OptiMonk, you'll get the chance to build a world-class product that is trusted by 40,000+ websites in 150+ countries. Oh, and it's rather satisfying to see your software featured by Datanyze or Similarweb. Yes. That's right. OptiMonk is one of their most recommended tools.


Would you like to know more? Read on!

“We know first-hand, that the people behind product development know how to best implement the right solutions. We give our engineers the room and support to solve hard technical challenges while having fun along the way.”

Balazs Tar • CTO

A sneak peek into our stack...

We're building web applications using a modern tech stack and methodologies - including Node.js, Vue.js, MongoDB, Data Warehouse and BigQuery.

Besides developing an amazing tool for eCommerce, we are also working hard at OptiMonk on building an exemplary engineering organization. 

And we’re currently looking for a JavaScript Developer to be part of a cross-functional product team who works in close collaboration with other Engineers, Product Managers and Product Designers to improve our beloved product and revolutionize eCommerce.

How would you contribute to our mission?

  • In our product-driven environment, your engineering superpower will be the main driver of our growth
  • You'll be working on features that have the potential to increase the revenue of online web store owners all over the world. Our customers are smaller webshops with valuable, unique products, whom we can help a lot to compete with the big Goliaths
  • Your experience in building web applications will help us to improve our existing functionality and will directly continue our history of reliability, which helps our customers to provide a personalized user experience on their website
  • We have big goals and we can now offer a valuable stock option to those who join us

  • We are a friendly, relatively small company with a well-functioning remote culture

  • You'll be maintaining and growing our strong engineering culture by
      • writing automated tests,
      • researching new promising technologies
      • participating in collaborative feature discovery and
      • participating in system monitoring
    • For someone who joins us can make a big change, we are constantly shaping our working methods and culture, we are open to ideas and feedback. Yesterday's tech challenge could be something like this:
      • we learn from our mistakes, our goal is to build an exemplary architecture and codebase
      • we strive for quality, test-covered code

    What we would like to see from you:

    • At least 2 years in coding and some years of experience in modern technologies:
        • 1+ years Node.js
        • 1+ years working with Spa technologies (Vue.js / React)
        • NoSQL (Mongo) or relational database experience
    • You're obsessed with details and unforgiving of substandard work.
    • You have experience working in a team as part of the product-organization
    • You are at a conversational level in English
    • Your time zone: max. +/-1 hour difference from Hungary (GMT+2)

    Not required, but a huge advantage:

    • Experience in a fast-paced environment working on a SaaS product
    • Experience in eCommerce

    Our team is full of friendly, dedicated, and passionate people. We’re looking for someone with a similar attitude.

    What you can expect from us:

    We offer the chance to be part of an international success story and to learn from some of the best professionals in their field along the way, plus:

    Competitive wage 

    Modern tech stack and methodologies 

    Unconditional support to learn and develop

    Transparency, flexibility and trust

    Having impact on the business and culture

    Team gatherings, retreats to build our unique culture

    Good to know:

    • Location » in-house vs remote work: You are fine with working from home or you have experience in working with remote teams. Although, we are happy to see you in our Budapest or Debrecen offices!
    • English vs Hungarian language knowledge: We are building an international team, so you’ll need to write and speak English at least at a conversational level. 
    • Note for foreign candidates: Invoicing capability will be required if you are not a Hungarian citizen. Via Upwork or as an entrepreneur/company could be also eligible.

    About OptiMonk

    In 2014, OptiMonk was born — the first international startup of the Innonic Startup Studio in Debrecen. From the beginning, we focused on a strong, clear mission: to personalize to world of eCommerce.

    Before long, we grew from a simple exit-intent solution to a powerful conversion optimization and lead generation platform. Today, we can proudly say that 40,000+ websites in 150+ countries use OptiMonk. More than 50% of our customers are US-based, and in 2020 our Annual Recurring Revenue was $2,1M.

    We believe that great goals can only be achieved by inspired people who are ready to change the world. We’re a group of passionate people who consider OptiMonk more than just a place to work. It’s part of our life. We love what we do, which means everyone shows up with a smile.

    Why we love OptiMonk?

    • Internationally successful product: Although most of our users are US-based, we have users from over 150 countries, which means we get to interact with many cultures. It's always amazing to see how people think about business from different regions.
    • Inspiring team: You’ll spend your time with 30+ motivated, intelligent young people – in fact, our average age is 27! We always find the right time to share our knowledge and learn from each other. Our leadership team is motivated, determined, and committed to self-improvement, which means they’re great at supporting their teams— both professionally and personally.
    • We love team building: We’re like a big family, and we don’t underestimate the power of a bit of fun after a tough day. We celebrate birthdays every month, and we have quarterly team-building events. You can join our book club, and enjoy team gatherings even remotely.
    • Opportunities for growth: We travel to conferences around the world — before COVID, we visited 11 places in 2019, from California to Lisbon — to learn from some of the top global experts. We provide comprehensive onboarding and ongoing training opportunities. That means you can focus on new, exciting challenges from your very first days. and we’ll buy you any book you need.
    • Modern offices: You can join us at our headquarters in Debrecen or at our secondary office in Budapest. We provide plenty of space to collaborate with other teammates, but you’ll also have a peaceful desk for focused work.
    • Market potential: 40,000+ users and almost 2,000 customers. Most are small and medium-sized online retailers, but we have hundreds of customers who’ve made seven figures with their online stores. You’ll be in contact with the owners and their marketing experts.
    • Synergy with other eCommerce businesses: OptiMonk is part of the Innonic Group, so you can spend time with other eCommerce business teams like ShopRenter and Conversific. You’ll also be in contact with new startup teams.

    Want a sneak peek of our software?

    Our customers use OptiMonk to build popup campaigns and other on-site messages, and you’ll communicate the new features to them so they can make the most of our system. You’ll be a conversion optimization expert in no time! If you’re already experienced in this area, please don’t hesitate to apply.

    Join our team, and let’s revolutionize eCommerce together!