Software Engineer
Posted on 1/26/2024
OpenGov

501-1,000 employees

Cloud software for U.S. government operations management
Company Overview
OpenGov Inc. stands out as a leading provider of modern cloud software specifically designed for U.S. local governments, state agencies, school districts, and special districts, serving over 1,600 agencies nationwide. The company's unique focus on public sector needs, such as budgeting, permitting and licensing, procurement, and asset management, makes it a valuable partner for efficient and accountable governance. OpenGov's commitment to customer engagement and continuous improvement, as evidenced by their proactive communication and feedback mechanisms, fosters a collaborative and efficient work environment.
Government & Public Sector

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$178.2M

Founded

2012

Headquarters

San Jose, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

4%

1 year growth

27%

2 year growth

65%
Locations
Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
JavaScript
UI/UX Design
React.js
Node.js
Postgres
AngularJS
Product Design
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in a computer-science-related discipline or equivalent professional experience
  • Familiarity with modern JavaScript frameworks such as Angular, React, or Ember
  • Familiarity with backend frameworks and databases such as Node.js and PostgreSQL
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to swiftly acquire proficiency in new software and technologies
  • Experience working collaboratively within a team to tackle complex challenges under time constraints
Responsibilities
  • Architect and develop code for a system composed of robust microservices employing node.js, coupled with a contemporary React UI, serving a substantial user base exceeding 100,000 daily users across multiple customer communities
  • Collaborate seamlessly within cross-functional Agile teams to conceptualize, design, implement, and test high-caliber platform features and capabilities
  • Contribute to the entirety of the software development lifecycle, encompassing ideation, design, implementation, and ongoing maintenance
  • Craft clean, maintainable, and efficient code, spanning both frontend and backend systems
  • Execute iterative enhancements, delivering performant code to bring the product vision and roadmap to fruition
  • Facilitate code reviews, testing, and the deployment of high-quality, sustainable code
  • Act as an integral part of a team responsible for the end-to-end product lifecycle, including close collaboration with Product, Design, and other stakeholders focused on customer success
  • Play a pivotal role in nurturing OpenGov's Engineering culture, marked by innovation, the adoption of leading-edge technologies, and unwavering quality
  • Contribute significantly to an ever-evolving team, continually seeking improved collaboration and delivery methods while elevating the standards of technical innovation and excellence
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience working collaboratively within a team to tackle complex challenges under time constraints