3% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 2% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $233M Venture Funding

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**Note that you don’t need to possess 100% of the qualities to be considered**

**Women, BIPOC, LGBTQ, and other under-represented groups are highly encouraged to apply**

About Jama Software:

Jama Software is passionate about improving innovation success. Numerous firsts for humanity in fields such as fuel cells, electrification, space, autonomous vehicles, surgical robotics, and more all rely on Jama Connect™ to minimize the risk of product failure, delays, cost overruns, compliance gaps, defects, and rework. Jama Connect™ uniquely builds Living Requirements™ that form the digital thread through siloed development, test and risk activities to provide end-to-end compliance, risk mitigation, and process improvement. Our rapidly growing customer base of more than 12.5 million users across 30 countries spans the automotive, medical device, life sciences, semiconductor, aerospace & defense, industrial manufacturing, financial services, and insurance industries.


Jama Software provides the top tier platform for requirements, risk, and test management. Our product development team builds highly usable software solutions with the scalability to serve our rapidly growing business. Jama is a fast-paced environment, where we embrace change and open teamwork.

Primary Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Manage a team of up to 3 developers and 2 QA engineers focused on performance and scale work
  • Be responsible for hiring, performance management, and professional development of direct reports
  • Be an active member of the team, developing features or performing QA depending on your focus. Technical work should account for 70% of your time
  • Perform weekly one-on-ones with each of your direct reports
  • Work closely with product leadership to provide a prioritized backlog of work that will optimize performance and scale across the product
  • Provide technical guidance, and mentorship to your team
  • Analyze the product and platform to identify practical technical solutions that will provide the highest value that will meet our performance and scale objectives for enterprise customers
  • Participate in all aspects of the development process
  • Provide regular, direct feedback to reports to continuously grow their skills
  • Align with Engineering leadership to provide a technical roadmap that meets performance and scale focused initiatives
  • Interact with individuals and teams across the company as needed
  • Constantly strive to optimize the team for efficient execution
  • Be the leader for introducing innovation and development best practices to the team


  • 4-5 years working experience optimizing scale and performance for multi-tenant cloud and on-prem applications
  • Primarily backend expertise: Java, Spring, Hibernate, RDBMS
  • Working experience in site reliability is a plus
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience with CI/CD (Team City, Jenkins, etc.)
  • Working experience with modern version control systems (Git)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience optimizing and tuning Performance of monolithic enterprise applications.
  • Familiarity with creating and maintaining load test scripts
  • Experience working on a scrum team within an agile process
  • Bonus: Experience with Elasticsearch and Monolithic applications
  • Bonus: Experience with Scala and Python

Core Proficiencies

  • Ability to nurture and maintain encouraging relationships within the team
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Experience working with a diverse employee base across remote and local environments

Benefits and Other:

If we’ve intrigued you and you are the right candidate for the role, we will offer:

  • Ambitious and fun work with a chance to define distinct, company-shaping tangible contributions
  • An energized and results-oriented Product leadership team
  • Competitive cash and equity compensation
  • Comprehensive and affordable medical, dental and vision plans as well as pre-tax savings accounts as well as a generous 401(k) employer match
  • Time-off and leave programs crafted to meet critical needs for rejuvenation and, when needed, extra support to cope with life events

Jama Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information or that of his/her relatives, friends or associates or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable law.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Tagged as: 201-500 Employees, Venture Funded

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