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Fish Tank

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 here.

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.”

Get A Taste of Life at Payara!

Watch our Payara Retreat 2023 Video.

Payara Retreat is our annual on-location company conference. In 2023, all team members flew to Prague, from locations all over the world. Watch the video for a taste of what it’s like when we all gather in one place…  Spoiler alert: it’s a lot of fun!

Team Blog

Take a peek behind the scenes…

  • Insider Look: Joining the Payara Sales Team 29 May 2024

    A Conversation with Our Sales Manager As Payara Services continues to grow to drive our innovate solutions, we’re thrilled to announce new opportunities within our Sales team. With a strong focus on expanding our reach and enhancing our customer engagement, we’re looking for talented Demand Generation Specialists to join us and drive our success forward.

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  • Payara Services announced tech content media and community challenge 22 May 2024

    The leader in application server technology, Payara Services Ltd., announced the launch of its inaugural Jakarta EE Media and Community challenge to foster innovation and knowledge-sharing within the Java community. Expert and entry-level Java specialists, tech writers and content developers are invited to submit content that focuses on Jakarta EE and Payara Platform application server.

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  • Nurturing proud Payarans 01 May 2024

    Payara’s industry-leading eNPS improved by +10 points Payara Services, the leader in application server technology, is advancing on its journey towards fostering a culture of employee satisfaction and loyalty by reaching an Employee Net Promoter Score (eNPS) of 61. This is nearly 40% higher than the industry average of 41. The result follows the addition

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  • Insider Look: Joining the Payara Product Team 06 Apr 2024

    A Conversation with Senior Product Managers  Over the last few weeks, Payara Services announced multiple exciting job openings, attesting to the growing acceptance of our solutions as well as our company. As we look for many engineering specialists to join our Product team, we believe it is important to give any potential applicants an insight

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  • Remote-first business Payara highly commended in Remote Excellence Awards 20 Mar 2024

    Read the Press Release Payara Services Ltd. was highly commended at the 2024 Remote Excellence Award, organized by the leader in building, managing, and supporting globally distributed workforces, Remote. Praised within the Excellence in DE&I (diversity, equity and inclusion) category, the company was acknowledged for its proven record in welcoming and valuing team members with

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