NameAPI is a web API
to handle people's names
in your software.



New international collaborators!

January has been a busy month at our office, as we have several new international collaborators.


New Name Database

We are glad to announce that a new database version has been deployed.


Dutch Names Imported

Around 15,000 Dutch surnames were imported into the NameAPI database!


New DB Version

We are happy to announce that a new DB version has been deployed.


Version 5.3 Deployed

New version 5.3 available.

Java Developer, Cluj

About us

Optimaize SRL, a Swiss software company with development office since 2006 in Cluj-Napoca (Cipariu), develops the global leading software for handling personal names.

About the job

To further extend our niche product, a highly available Java server software, we're looking for a self-organized programmer with the desire to become an expert in the Java ecosystem.


  • we actually write software, we develop our own product
  • tasks are adjusted to skill/capabilities
  • best ideas and arguments win (not hierarchy or job title)

Being a small company, every brain counts. Our team will guide you to become an important part.

About you

Hard facts:

  • University degree in computer science (bachelor), top 20% student
  • Hands-on experience with Java, can get a programming assignment done
  • English: fluent speaking and writing, any other language a plus


  • you're sold on Java
  • you enjoy programming
  • organized, self motivated
  • positive person
  • results driven "finishes the job" 
  • don't have to "know it all", but interested in learning technologies
  • attention to detail

Knowledge in these technologies is required:

  • Java SE
  • Maven
  • SQL; a certain level is mandatory
  • Basic Linux skills
  • Version control
  • Testing tools (JUnit, TestNG)

Any of these is a plus:

  • Web Services
  • Elasticsearch

What we offer

We offer a place in a fun but professional team and a friendly work environment.


  • competitive salary
  • super flexible schedule, work at the office, from home, or abroad
  • training on the job
  • authentic Swiss chocolate from the candy bar


If you're excited about writing software and seeing it in production, while improving your skills quickly, then send us your English CV to career at