Senior Software Engineer-Java

Job description

OpenGov seeks an experienced senior software engineer to develop key portions of its Budgeting & Planning (B&P) Suite.  Government’s primary function is to provide services to its constituents, and this is done by creating an operating plan and an associated budget to execute that plan.  B&P is the flagship product at OpenGov as well as the market leader with more than 400 customers, the highest Cumulative Annual Recurring Revenue, and the highest Average Selling Price (ASP) in the industry. B&P is able to scale for governments from as little as $30M in annual budget or as much as $1B+.

The Senior Software Engineer is a key member of our engineering team. They will architect, design, implement, test, deploy and monitor new components, features and improvements in a fast-paced, agile environment using cloud-native computing frameworks to drive our mission.


• Architect, design, and develop robust APIs and microservices using Java to serve over 100k daily users across hundreds of customer communities

• Own the end-to-end product lifecycle including collaboration with Product, Design, and Customer Success stakeholders

• Deliver iterative improvements including performance to realize the product vision and roadmap plans

• Using an API-first approach, developing REST and GraphQL microservices that communicate with the OpenGov event-driven platform for Data & Reporting services as well as integrate with customer systems

• Participate in the CI/CD and DevOps automation initiatives to build, test, deploy, and operate on industry-leading platforms & tools including AWS Cloud, Kubernetes, Docker, GitHub, GitHub Actions, Sonar, Spinnaker, NewRelic, etc.

• Act as a key contributor to continuously improve the way the team collaborates and delivers while elevating the quality and business value of the product as well as the technical innovation and excellence standards of the team

• Mentor and help junior members of the team to grow their careers by providing technical guidance and best practices coaching

Requirements and Preferred Experience

• 6+ years of professional Java experience and track record of developing high-quality scalable code in a self-organized Agile environment required

• 4+ years delivering software using an agile methodology, especially Scrum preferred

• Experience building heavily utilized at-scale consumer-facing enterprise SaaS software required

• Experience building systems using event-driven architectures preferably using Kafka

• Experience with cloud-native software development and delivery with a clear understanding of the standard architecture patterns and design practices surrounding Cloud services and deployments required

• Success building APIs, architected database models including SQL and NoSQL, and event-driven patterns required

• Familiar with infrastructure as code using Terraform

• Familiar with CI/CD patterns and Kubernetes cluster deployment


Easy-to-use, modern Cloud ERP software for government agencies.