In his career, the Finn managed to win two Continental Cups . He celebrated his first victory in January 2003 in Bischofshofen , then it took until December 2006 until he was back on top of the podium in Rovaniemi . He was on the podium five times in the World Cup, each time with the team. He had his greatest success in a team competition when he was part of the victorious Finnish team in Willingen in 2001. In the individual, his best placement in the World Cup, a third place, dates from January 2001 in Sapporo . In general, the 2000/2001 season was his best, he finished 15th in the overall World Cup, although heart muscle inflammation had forced him to take a longer break from training in the summer of 2000.
Hautamäki's best result in the overall ranking of the Continental Cup is a 20th place, which dates from the 1995/1996 season.
In the winter of 2009/2010, Hautamäki only took part in national competitions and was already working as a carpenter in addition to sports. Today he only regards ski jumping as a hobby.
Jussi is the oldest of three brothers. His younger brother Matti is also a ski jumper, but the youngest brother, Hannu, does not do any winter sports. In addition to sports and music, the Finn is studying computer science and electronics. Hautamäki has been married to his long-time girlfriend Kaisa since July 30, 2005. On March 24, 2007, Kia-Neela, the first daughter of the two, was born. On March 26th, 2009 their second child was born, a boy who was christened Luka. Meanwhile, a third child, a son named Kaapo, has joined them.