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



Version 5.3 Deployed

New version 5.3 available.


Version 5.3 release candidate is online

More names, more cultures and a new web service: Risk Detector.


Version 5.2 Deployed

As announced, the new version has been installed.


Version 5.2 release candidate is online

More names, more cultures.


Version 5.1 Deployed

As announced, the new version has been installed.

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