Job Locations UK-London
Regular Full-Time

Job Posting Title

Senior Software Development Engineer

About OpenMarket

We’re a small(ish), innovative, and agile company that works with some of the top brands in the world. We’re passionate about technology and helping our customers use our mobile messaging solutions. You will be joining the team at an exciting time as we work together on solving all sorts of interesting challenges. Because of our culture, team structure, and development practices, we believe you will immediately see your contributions to our success. We’re looking for enthusiastic people from a range of backgrounds to join our team.

OpenMarket Culture

At OpenMarket, we offer challenging projects with a collaborative and approachable environment. We value people who take pride in their work and place an emphasis on getting things done. We understand that our success results from our diverse and dynamic workforce—the same people who compose our invaluable culture. Key to our culture are the company’s core values: Value People, Be Authentic, Take Ownership, and Deliver as a Team. Does this sound like you? Come join us!

About the Role

Would you like opportunities to explore newer technologies? Do you love delivering features that delight customers? Are you seeking new challenges in a flexible work environment where you will feel engaged and your contributions valued? Do you value having end-to-end ownership of your services? OpenMarket is currently seeking Java developers to design, build, and configure application software. Our architecture consists of a growing number of microservices that drive our platform and data systems that deliver customer insights. Working on a small, dedicated applications team, you will ensure your tools and services are able to scale and serve our core business and other engineering teams while maintaining high-performance in a 99.99% up-time environment. Teams oversee the deployment, operation, monitoring, and occasional "last tier" support of the services they own.

What You'll Be Doing

As a Senior Development Engineer, you will be responsible for leading the architecture, design, development, and implementation of the services that the team owns considering high throughput, high scalability and high performance. You will collaborate with other teams on further improving the architecture of the OpenMarket platform, exploring and adopting new technologies, and communicating effectively complex features and systems in detail.

What to Bring

  • Solid experience in Java server-side software design and development
  • Experience with RESTful web services and microservices
  • A collaborative working style—communicate and work well in a team environment
  • Creative and analytical problem-solving skills
  • A test-focused mindset to ensure the quality of your code
  • Willingness to promote standards and methodologies within your team
  • Desire to seek new challenges and grow your career
  • Familiarity with Agile software development methodologies
  • Deep understanding of Continuous Delivery strategies in a microservice architecture.
  • Experience with unit testing, integration testing, and performance testing

Nice to Have

  • Hands-on experience in cloud computing, preferably in AWS
  • Previous experience working with Gradle
  • Experience in working with international teams


A Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or equivalent experience.

You'll Be a Great Fit If

  • You love being a part of a small, dynamic, and agile team that encourages you to learn and grow
  • You care about working with some of the world’s top brands
  • You love finding solutions to interesting problems
  • You welcome having autonomy with complex tasks
  • You are passionate about sharing your perspectives to inspire the team

Additional Information

This position is open in London, UK.

OpenMarket embraces diversity and is an equal opportunity (EEO) employer.

We are unable to sponsor new work visas at this time.

Employment in this position may be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal and/or credit background investigation.


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