Careers at OpenApp

We develop patient-centric and decision-maker solutions. Our platforms make a real difference for patients, clinical care, research and health managers.


Why Join OpenApp

Our innovative IT systems allow our clients, many of whom are in the government and healthcare sectors, to make data-driven critical decisions based on evidence. In the healthcare sector we work with patient organizations, clinicians, researchers, pharma and health informatics managers on projects that contribute to enhancing our communities and the lives of others. Our platforms and bespoke software systems incorporate both standard and bespoke datasets. As a leading provider of rare disease patient registries and large scale, transnational collaboration platforms, we apply technology and innovative design to solve challenging customer problems.

Since our founding in 2002, open source and the open source community has played a key role at OpenApp. We like people with experience developing with Python in a Linux environment. Our projects include backend database development, working with geographic information systems, geospatial analytics, a broad range of data visualization tools and incorporating virtual consultation capabilities.

Working together with our clients, the marketing and sales team bridge the gap between the potential of technology and clients needs. The multi-functional OpenApp agile development teams include project management, business analysts, software architects and engineers, quality assurance test engineers and UX professionals. Whether the implement is cloud-based, hosted or at the client site, the underlying IT infrastructure is ably managed by our in-house IT systems administrators. Our ITIL-certified service management provides on-boarding, training and on-going support.

At OpenApp, we pride ourselves in delivering technology solutions to the highest levels of client satisfaction and believe we have a real opportunity to make a difference for our clients.

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Open Positions

Experienced Application Developer

We are looking for a talented, passionate, committed and experienced Senior Application Developer who will significantly contribute to our enthusiastic team, delivering life changing solutions to patient organisations, clinical groups and the pharmaceutical industry.


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Who We're Looking For

At OpenApp we’re always interested in speaking to motivated software developers. A common trait among our employees is a natural problem-solving instinct and a willingness to learn new skills.


We welcome applications from passionate people who believe that they can bring their skills and expertise to our exciting health informatics projects. Feel free to send in your CV to and where applicable links to your code or give us samples.

We like people with experience developing in Python in a Linux environment. However if you can programme in any two to three languages, we know you can quickly learn Python too. If you don’t fit all of the skills below and believe you could add to OpenApp, we’d still like to hear from you.

  • HTML
  • MySQL / PostgreSQL
  • QGIS / PostGIS
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • Python

Linux System Administrator

The System Administration team support the operation and growth of the business, by ensuring IT infrastructure is operated to high standards, by implementing changes to business systems, and by implementing new technology capabilities for the company. We are seeking a person to join the team and grow with the company.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Support system administration activities (primarily linux administration)
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues
  • Build and maintain new systems
  • Write technical, and procedural documentation
  • Such other duties and responsibilities as may be required as the role evolves.

You must have the following skills and experience in order to be considered for position:

  • Linux systems administration skills, specifically Debian and Ubuntu based skills.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of local area networking
  • Understanding of network and OS security
  • Good analytical and problem solving abilities

Consulting, Client and Project Management

If you have a background withinin client, account or project management and OpenApp sounds like a company you’d like to work with, get in touch. Working for OpenApp will put you in the middle of truly interesting and meaningful projects.

Testing and Documentation

Testing and documentation is also a key area for OpenApp. If you have a keen eye for detail, let us know.

OpenApp is an Equal Opportunities Employer


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189-193 Parnell Street,


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Irish Number:

+353 (1) 872 9331

US Number:

+1 (914) 455-0216

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