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Job Categories

At Remotive, we categorize thousands of remote jobs into 14 job categories. Below, we provide examples of common remote job titles within each category along with brief descriptions:

Software Development: This category features roles focused on creating, testing, and maintaining software applications. Examples: Software Engineer, Front-end Developer, Back-end Developer, Machine Learning Engineer, AI Research Scientist, Full-Stack Developer, Engineering Manager, Data Engineer, Data Architect.

DevOps/Sysadmin: Jobs here focus on the intersection of software development (Dev) and IT operations (Ops), aiming to shorten the system development life cycle and provide continuous delivery. Examples: DevOps Engineer, System Administrator, Cloud Engineer, Site Reliability Engineer (SRE), Network Administrator, Cloud Architect, IT Systems Engineer, Infrastructure Engineer.

Customer Service: Jobs in this category are centered around customer support and interaction, helping customers solve their issues, providing product information, and ensuring a satisfying customer experience. Examples: Customer Support Representative, Technical Support Specialist, Client Service Manager, Help Desk Analyst, Customer Success Manager, Customer Support Agent, Customer Happiness Agent, Customer Success Specialist.

Product: Jobs here are focused on the planning, development, and management of products. Roles such as product managers and product owners work on defining product vision, strategizing its roadmap, and overseeing its lifecycle. Examples: Product Manager, Product Owner, Product Analyst, Director of Product, CPO.

Design: This category includes positions related to visual, UI/UX, and product design. Jobs focus on creating engaging and user-friendly designs for digital products, websites, and applications. Examples: Graphic Designer, UI/UX Designer, Web Designer, Product Designer, Visual Designer, UX Researcher, Creative Director, Lead Designer, Design Manager.

Sales/ Business: This category is for roles that drive business growth through revenue generation and customer acquisition. Examples: Sales Representative, Business Development Manager, Account Executive, Sales Manager, Inside Sales Representative, Head of Sales, Partnerships Manager, Chief of Staff, Director of Operations, Operations Manager.

Marketing: Roles in this category involve strategies and activities to promote products, services, and brands. Examples: Digital Marketing Specialist, Content Marketing Manager, SEO Specialist, Social Media Manager, Marketing Analyst, Product Marketing Manager, Growth Hacker, Communications Specialist, Marketing Manager, CMO.

Human Resources: Jobs in this category focus on managing the employee lifecycle, from recruitment to retirement. Examples: HR Manager, Talent Acquisition Specialist, Payroll Specialist, Employee Relations Manager, HR Coordinator, Recruiter, Talent Manager, Director of People Operations, DEI.

Project Management: This category features roles responsible for planning, executing, and closing projects. Examples: Project Manager, Scrum Master, Project Coordinator, Agile Project Manager, Program Manager, Agile Coach.

Data Analysis: Positions in this category involve interpreting data to make informed decisions. Examples: Data Analyst, Business Intelligence Analyst, Data Visualization Specialist, Statistical Analyst, Market Research Analyst, Data Insights Analyst, Analytics Lead.

QA: Quality Assurance roles are focused on ensuring that products and services meet quality standards before they reach the customer. Examples: QA Engineer, Software Tester, QA Analyst, Automation Test Engineer, QA Manager, Software Quality Assurance Engineer, Manual Software Test Engineer.

Financial/Legal: This category includes roles related to financial planning, management, compliance, and legal advisory. Examples: Financial Analyst, Credit Analyst, Accountant, Billing Specialist Legal Consultant, Lawyer, Compliance Officer, Financial Planner, General Counsel, Corporate Accountant, Auditor, Controller.

Writing: This section is dedicated to roles involving content creation and editorial work. Examples: Content Writer, Technical Writer, Copywriter, Editor, Content Strategist, Freelance Writer, Associate Editor.

All others: This catch-all category includes roles that don't neatly fit into the other categories. Examples: Data Entry Clerk, Languages Teacher, Health/Medical roles, Virtual Assistant.

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Updated on: 19/04/2024

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