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We’re looking for top talent and experienced professionals who have the courage to innovate and join our fast-growing open source company. We encourage people who share our values and enjoy working remotely to apply.

If you’re ready to join Payara and benefit from a remote-first culture, inclusivity and collaboration, check out our current open positions.

We also have a dedicated Graduate Scheme, looking for fresh talent! If you are graduating soon, sign up for job alerts below to be the first to hear about it.

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This is where you can get to know us ‘behind the scenes’…

Application Process

Your Payara journey starts with our 100% remote, online application process!


Found an interesting role at Payara? Send us your CV/Resume and a cover letter via Alternatively, apply via our LinkedIn careers page.

Interview Process

If you look great on paper, we’ll be in touch to invite you to join our interview process. This involves one to three interviews and in some cases a task. The whole process usually takes two weeks.

Offer Letter

Congratulations! You have been selected as the best candidate for the role and team. You will be sent an offer and we hope you are excited to accept.

Welcome to Payara!

Offer accepted, paperwork in place — the fun starts now! We plan an amazing onboarding experience – rated 100% by most new starters – to welcome you to Payara.

Payara Interview Hints & Tips

So, you have an interview with us! Want to stand the best chance of becoming a ‘Payaran’? We have put together some guidance to help you prepare.

Payara Interview Hints & Tips

What We Offer

  1. Being remote first – we focus on building an inclusive community of Payarans by working remotely 100%, but we also have office locations in the UK and Madeira for anyone to use
  2. Being recognized – we show that we value all our staff through a personalized company benefits program embedded in our culture
  3. Being the best YOU – we really focus on everyone’s physical and mental health by having a great Health and Wellbeing program woven through our engagement activities
  4. Being able to grow – Both professional and personal learning and development are key features of our Learning and Development (L&D) blended approach. We help you build a career development path for now and the future you
  5. Being inclusive – we are a distributed global team and we love the diversity that brings. We tailor our extended onboarding and engagement activities to focus on inclusivity, as we believe the fun of learning about each other and building relationships make a work community real
  6. Being with the BEST – you can work surrounded by world-class experts in lots of different fields
  7. Being kind – Payara recognizes that there is a need to do good in the world, so we offer paid volunteering opportunities to all
  8. Being valued for what you can bring – we aim to pay a fair rate to all our staff based on their performance, market rates, experience and local cost of living
  9. Being a team – relationships and a great working environment are what make Payara special so we invest in this through gathering in person at our annual Retreat or quarterly community day

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Our Perks

Here are just some of our Company Perks…

Extra Paid Leave

Paid days off in the month of your birthday and work anniversary! Do something fun or just relax – on top of your regular holiday allowance.

Bonus Scheme

Financial rewards for team members who have made a significant contribution, through their role, to business growth or are key Role Models within the organisation.

Wellbeing and Workplace Allowance

Claimable allowances to put towards items or services to improve your mental health or workspace – from a gym membership to a house plant!

Paid Leave for Mental Health

Payara recognizes that the pressures of daily life can be overwhelming. Take days off every year to prioritize your mental health.

Fully Paid Annual Retreat

Enjoy the yearly fully paid company-wide retreat in an exciting location – with team bonding opportunities and fun activities.

Remote and Flexible Working

Work from wherever suits you and request the working hours that will help you perform the best.

Volunteering and Charity Partnerships

We offer paid time off for volunteering and make donations on your behalf to a chosen charity.

Learning and Development Allowance

We offer you your own personal allowance to spend on professional development.

Being Valued

See what our team members say about working here:

“No two days are the same!”

“The founders genuinely care about the people in the business.”

“Payara has a warm environment.”

“Proud to be a Payaran.”

“Team spirit, everyone is friendly and helpful.”

Life At Payara

Why We Love Working at Payara

Some of our team wanted to share what they enjoy most about working at Payara.

Team Blog

Take a peek behind the scenes…

  • Mentoring and Coaching in the Workplace 21 Aug 2023

    Payara loves to upskill its team – and we have set ourselves an ambitious challenge of investing over 100 hours of Learning and Development time for each team member each year. Over the past couple of years traditional ‘course / qualification’  based learning has been replaced  by online sessions  which better suits both individual and […]

  • The Importance of Workforce Planning at Payara 02 Aug 2023

    Image of Payara team members in Payara t-shirts

    As a SME (Small to Medium Sized Enterprise) competing for talent in a highly competitive market, the People team focus on working alongside Team leaders to increase their understanding of how to approach ‘future state’ team organisation, identify roles, and develop the existing team members. To do this we use a mechanism called Workforce Planning. 

  • Payara's Charity of the Year: Children International 26 Jul 2023

    Children International Logo

    Payara is proud to announce that we’ve chosen Children International as our Charity of the Year! About Children International Children International were established to help bring an end to child poverty through their work with children and their communities, providing access to healthcare, education, and employment opportunities, as well as empowering children to have hope […]

  • Do You Want a Collaborative Workforce? Invest in Cross-Team Challenges  14 Jun 2023

    Des and Arie playing the Post It note game

    In today’s remote working but interconnected business environment, effective teamworking is crucial for achieving organizational success. Team building activities play a vital role in fostering Initiative, Trust, and Community, some of our Core Company values, among team members. An innovative approach to team building is through cross-team challenges, where individuals from different teams come together […]

  • Launching Payara’s New Bonus Perks Scheme 08 Jun 2023

    Bar graph showing priorities for different Payarans

    At Payara we aim to make working with us a great experience for everyone, but as a globally distributed SME this can be challenging. Culture, languages and time zone difference all need to be managed to make the experience beneficial for everyone.

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