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



Large Dictionary of Given Names

The NameAPI database of names counts a total of around 220.000 female, 285.000 male and 70.000...


German Names Imported

German is a West Germanic language and it is the official language of many countries, including...


More Research, Larger Name Database

The NameAPI database of manually reviewed names counts more than 590.000 given names from more than...


Russian Names Imported

Russian is the most widely spoken Slavic language in the world, using the Cyrillic script.


Irish Names Imported

Irish is a Gaelic language, part of the Celtic language family and it is one of the official...

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 motorcycle 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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