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Senior Full Stack Software Developer

Canada ● United States ● Virtual Req #16
Friday, October 7, 2022

The Opportunity

OpenCounter is looking for an experienced Senior Full-Stack Developer with demonstrable skills in building applications for the modern web. Your primary focus will be on end-to-end feature development of new and existing products as we expand our government permitting and licensing platform.

You will coordinate with the rest of the team on features, issues, infrastructure and enhancements. A commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is important.

The Challenge

What You’ll Do:

  • Create: Feature development of new and existing products
  • Problem-Solve: Investigation and resolution of reported issues
  • Build: Contribute to the evolution of the platform through strong architectural design
  • Improve: Develop standards, tools, processes, libraries, and frameworks that facilitate the development of reliable, secure, performant, and consistent services
  • Grow: Identify and resolve issues related to scalability and performance
The Right Fit

Who You Are: 


  • Strong proficiency in modern JavaScript and at least one other language
  • 5+ years experience building end-to-end features
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
Nice to Have:
  • Ruby on Rails experience
  • Experience with highly configurable EAV (entity attribute value) systems
  • Language design experience
  • Devops and operations experience
  • GIS / Postgis experience 

Location: OpenCounter is headquartered in Boston, but we are a remote-first and distributed team. Our Development team has been fully remote since 2012 – Work from anywhere in the US and Canada!

What It's Like to Work at OpenCounter

At OpenCounter, we’ve created an inviting workspace that fosters a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excitement. As part of the GTY Technology family of companies, we offer a dynamic environment with considerable opportunity for professional growth and advancement.

Here are some of the perks that OpenCounter employees enjoy:

💵 Competitive wages
We pay competitive wages and salaries, and we only expect an honest 40 hour week for it.

🏝 Flexible vacation
Take the time you need for that special trip or a much-needed staycation. Everyone receives a guaranteed annual vacation allowance plus anything additional you can arrange with your manager.

🙌 Philanthropy days
Spend time on the philanthropic projects that matter to you while still getting paid (we get a serious case of the warm fuzzies when our employees put on their super capes and do good out there!)

⛳️ Benefits
Ask us for a copy of our generous benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability Insurance, & 401(k) program.

💸 Spending Accounts
Enjoy a Flexible spending account and dependent flexible spending account.

🎉 Culture, care, and fun!
Join a small-team spirit environment with a stable backbone and strong growth potential. We support each other's growth through the company's goals and a culture of collaboration and transparency.

About OpenCounter

OpenCounter is on a mission to build a modern user interface to local government. Our permitting and licensing portals help constituents navigate the permitting process while freeing up staff resources and increasing customer satisfaction. We've assembled a team of seasoned government innovators and Silicon Valley technologists to build the most advanced permitting and licensing engine on the market. Today, we work with cities and counties across the country to streamline permitting and help their communities thrive.

About GTY Technology Holdings Inc.

OpenCounter is part of GTY Technology Holdings Inc. (“GTY”), a leading public sector technology company. Through its six business units, GTY offers an intuitive cloud-based suite of solutions for state and local governments, education institutions, and healthcare organizations spanning functions in procurement, payments, grant management, budgeting, and permitting.

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OpenCounter and all GTY Business units are committed to providing equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants and employees will be considered for employment and advancement without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, sexual or affectional orientation, marital status, status concerning public assistance, familial status, military or veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.


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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Telecommute % 100
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  • Canada
  • United States
  • Virtual