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The website dedicated to remote-job vacancies FlexJobs examined 5,904 companies that are hiring to see which truly remote jobs have the highest salaries in the field of computing.
- The data is based on vacancies that allow you to work from anywhere, rather than a specific city, state, or country.
- Read on to see the seven highest-paying remote jobs in computing, including head of product and backend engineer roles. The list includes details on each firm that is hiring, the salary, and the description of the role.
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Working from home has become the norm for those who have kept their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic, and some companies are now hiring for fully remote roles.
FlexJobs, a website dedicated to finding remote jobs, has reported data revealing the seven highest-paying vacant remote jobs in the fields of computing. The data is based on the 5,904 companies in the job platform database.
Often remote jobs require you to be in a certain city, state, or country because of legal, tax, and licensing issues, according to FlexJobs. But this list of roles in computing is truly remote: You can do them from anywhere in the world.
The list, ranked by salary, includes details on the role, firms hiring, and the salary.
Doist – Head of product ($144,790)
The role requires you to manage and develop products for Doist, which makes productivity software. You will be responsible for the long-term strategy and will have to work with the product team and the managers of marketing, support, engineering, and design.
Doist requires product manager experience.
Xapo – Senior data science engineer ($126,510)
Xapo is a Hong Kong-based bitcoin debit card provider. As a senior data science engineer, you will design and build data structures on a multiprocessing architecture like MPP, and data pipelines using Amazon web services (AWS Redshift).
You must have experience in coding, designing, and building dimensional data models. Xapo allows a flexible schedule.
Security Trails – DevOps engineer ($95,075)
Security Trails makes tools that assess a company’s current and historical web data. A DevOps engineer works with developers and the IT staff to oversee the code releases. You will be responsible for designing protocols, problem-solving, and maintenance of the systems. You must have strong analytical skills and sharp attention to detail.
Security Trails requires prior relevant experience.
Mailbird – Senior PHP web developer ($87,949)
The software desktop email provider Mailbird will require you to optimize the performance of its websites, improve customers’ experience, and plan growth and marketing strategies while analyzing data from different databases.
Mailbird requires previous relevant experience.
Toggl – Head of product ($83,000)
Toggl is a time-tracking app that allows you to better organize time and tasks. The responsibilities for the role include creating a road map for products, managing deadlines, and ensuring all duties come within budget.
The firm requires senior-level manager experience (director, department head, vice president, general manager, or C-suite level).
WebDevStudios – Backend engineer ($72,353)
You may be required to travel for this role.
The management consulting company is seeking a systems analyst to find design solutions and fulfill business requirements. The role has a flexible schedule.
Prior relevant experience is a must.