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



Europe under the Microscope

Recently, around 10,000 new Turkish family names have been added to our database thanks to the...


An Expanding International Team

The number one rule of data is that it needs to be accurate; needless to say, we make it our top...


Numbers Don't Lie

2020 was a prolific year in terms of the expansion of our database. We focused on family names and...


Exceptional Times, Smart Actions

Our freelancers are working from home to ensure the quality of our Chinese, Finnish and Moldovan...


New International Collaborators!

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

Senior Java Developer, Cluj

About us

Optimaize SRL, a Swiss software company with development office since 2006 in Cluj-Napoca, 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 self-organized, self-motivated, self-everything Java experts to extend our team.


  • we actually write software, we develop our own product
  • you take the difficult tasks that require ingenious solutions
  • best ideas and arguments win (not hierarchy or job title)
  • it's still programming, not project management, not paperwork

Being a small company, every brain counts.

About you

Hard facts:

  • 8-10 years of daily programming experience in Java
  • University degree in computer science (bachelor), top 5% student (yeah)
  • or no fancy University results because it's useless, but a great self-taught programmer
  • English: fluent speaking and writing, any other language a plus


  • you're sold on Java
  • you still enjoy programming
  • organized, self motivated
  • positive person
  • results driven "finishes the job" 
  • don't have to "know it all", but interested in learning new technologies and ways
  • attention to detail
  • don't mind or enjoy mentoring less experienced team members


Technologies we use

Java SE 11, Maven, Spring, graph databases, Elasticsearch, some SQL, web services, IDEA, Linux for deployments, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Git.

What we offer

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


  • competitive salary
  • super flexible schedule, work at the office, from home, or abroad
  • authentic Swiss chocolate from the candy bar
  • private health insurance

Our office:

  • comfortable Swedish desks and chairs
  • lounge to relax, read a book, or play board games
  • PlayStation gaming corner
  • terrace with lounge and grill
  • table tennis (indoor/outdoor)
  • billiard table (9 ft)
  • kicker table (masa de fotbal / csocs├│)

Write soft and ride hard:

Our Java developers are entitled to our free hard enduro motorcyle training and tours program, operated by our friends at Enduro Nuts.


Now is the best time

Are you excited about writing software and seeing it in production? Do you not mind or eve enjoy coaching colleagues? Can you see yourself working at our office? Then send us your CV now: career at





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