Senior Software Development Engineer

About OpenMarket 

We’ve got a pretty good thing going on here at OpenMarket. We’re leaders of a mobile industry that's transforming the way customer obsessed businesses communicate with their customers. Join our team: we're friendly, caring, weirdly tenacious, and fun.

The world’s biggest brands seek us out because we love finding ways to help them make their customers’ lives easier. It’s this obsession with customer experience that helps us develop software, technology and processes that competitors all over the world desire.

OpenMarket Culture 

We’re seeking enthusiastic, collaborative and resourceful people from a range of backgrounds who know how to get things done. Success comes from our culture, diversity and dynamic global team so we value people who are authentic, take ownership, and deliver together. Does this sound like you? 

Senior Software Development Engineer

Would you like opportunities to explore newer technologies such as AWS, Cassandra, and Redis? Do you love delivering features that delight customers? Are you seeking new challenges in a flexible work environment where you will feel engaged and your contributions valued? Do you value having end-to-end ownership of your services? OpenMarket is currently seeking Java developers to design, build, and configure application software. Our architecture consists of a growing number of microservices that drive our platform, and data systems that deliver customer insights. Working on a small, dedicated applications team, you will ensure your tools and services are able to scale and serve our core business and other engineering teams while maintaining high-performance in a 99.99% up-time environment. Teams oversee the deployment, operation, monitoring, and occasional "last tier" support of the services they own.

What to bring

  • A collaborative working style—communicate and work well in a team environment
  • Expert-level Java server-side software design and development
  • Experience with highly available RESTful web services and microservices
  • Creative and analytical problem-solving skills
  • Thorough understanding of persistence (SQL or NoSql) and data modeling
  • Solid practices around testing to ensure quality (e.g. unit testing, TDD, integration testing, performance testing)
  • Working knowledge of Linux such as scripting and command line tools
  • Desire to lead by example by promoting standards and methodologies within your team
  • Ability to organize and provide direction to your service team
  • 6+ years of relevant experience

Nice to have

  • Experience with dependency injection frameworks (e.g. Spring)
  • Experience with Agile software development methodologies
  • Experience with UI frameworks (AngularJS, ReactJS)
  • Knowledge of mobile messaging
  • Hands-on experience in cloud computing, preferably in AWS
  • Working knowledge of big data in a distributed environment
  • Experience in working with international teams
  • Experience with unit testing, integration testing, and performance testing

You'll be a great fit if

  • You love working on small, dynamic, and agile teams that encourage you to learn and grow
  • You care about working with some of the world’s top brands
  • You love finding solutions to interesting problems
  • You welcome having autonomy with complex tasks
  • You are passionate about using your experience and expertise to inspire the team


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or equivalent experience.

Additional Information 

This position is open in Seattle, WA. 
OpenMarket embraces diversity and is an equal opportunity (EEO) employer. 
We are unable to sponsor new U.S. work visas at this time. 
Employment in this position may be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal and/or credit background investigation.

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