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Employment at Open Dental

Open Dental is a rapidly growing dental practice management software company founded in 2003 and located in Salem, Oregon. We generally hire people who live close to Salem because it's beneficial to have employees who live near the office.

To apply: please email your resume to jobs@opendental.com and indicate which position you are applying for.


Software Engineer I
Network Engineer
Dental Software Support Technician
Support Technician / IT Help Desk
Groundskeeper and Custodian
Software Engineer Intern (Programmer)

Open positions
We are actively hiring for the following positions.

Software Engineer I (Programmer)
We are interviewing candidates to fill up to three Software Engineer I positions.  The position mostly revolves around developing computer code for dentists and dental patients.  We develop both internet browser based applications and Microsoft Windows server/client installed solutions.  All of our software communicates with a relational database on the back end, usually MySQL.

The ideal candidate for the Software Engineer position will meet the following requirements:

  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • Experience with C# or Java a plus
Job Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with other software engineers and support technicians
  • Design, code, test, debug, and implement solutions using software design patterns, style guides, and best practices
  • Research and resolve customer reported issues. Participate in customer support and high level troubleshooting
  • Document programming problems and resolutions for future reference
  • Maintain historical records by documenting program development and revisions
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Independently manage time effectively

Benefits include very good medical and dental insurance, 401k with match, 2 weeks paid vacation / sick pay, increasing to 3 weeks after 3 years of employment.  Wage for this position starts at $32-34/hr DOE, 40 hours/week.  While we do not require employees to work over 40 hours/week, we generally allow it for employees who are interested.

Drug test and background check will be required. We generally don't hire someone who lives far outside of Salem because it's beneficial for us to have employees who live near the office.

Network Engineer
We are interviewing candidates to fill a Network Engineer I or Network Engineer II position. The position will mostly revolve around installing (and maintaining) our software on cloud based servers and then interfacing with customers to deliver access to the installed software as a Software as a Service (SaaS). Training will be provided by engineers designing the system, and the successful candidate will then work on improving the process and training other installers. We are interested in interviewing both experienced and inexperienced candidates.

The ideal candidate for the Network Engineer position will meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Networking, or related field
  • Professional appearance and demeanor

Optional but helpful

  • Experience with the Software as a Service (SaaS) distribution model
  • Experience with C# or Java
  • Network communication/design/security knowledge and experience

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with other engineers and support technicians
  • Assisting with network architecture design
  • Feasibility testing for new features
  • Cost studies of various implementations.
  • Customer support

Benefits include very good medical and dental insurance, 401k with match, 2 weeks paid vacation / sick pay, increasing to 3 weeks after 3 years of employment. Wage for Network Engineer starts at $30-40/hr DOE, 40 hours/week. The large starting range reflects our openness to interviewing candidates of varying experience levels. While we do not require employees to work over 40 hours/week, we generally allow it for employees who are interested.

Drug test and background check will be required. We generally don't hire someone who lives far outside of Salem because it's beneficial for us to have employees who live near the office.

Dental Software Support Technician
Open until filled.
We are searching for Salem area candidates with dental industry experience who are looking to apply their experience in a new way. This position involves phone based support and online training for our dental office customers around the United States and abroad. The support technician will work locally while providing remote support. There is also the optional opportunity for occasional travel.

The job applicant must have at least ONE of the following:

  • An associate or bachelor degree in any subject.
  • Two years of experience in a dental office (dental assistant, receptionist, etc).
  • Two years of experience in computer IT support.

The ideal candidate will also demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Good communication skills.
  • Comfortable talking on the phone.
  • Eager to learn and solve new problems.
  • Experience with the dental field or customer service a plus.

Benefits include very good medical and dental insurance, 401k retirement with up to 4% company match, paid life insurance, paid holidays, paid vacation. We are open 5:00 am to 6:00 pm M-F, but with light coverage early and late.

Compensation: $17-$22/hour, depending on qualifications.
Drug test and background check required.

Support Technician / Software Help Desk (Dental Software)
Open until filled.
This job involves phone based support and online training for our dental office customers around the United States and abroad. The support technician will work locally while providing remote support. There is also the optional opportunity for occasional travel.

The job applicant must have at least ONE of the following:

  • An associate's or bachelor's degree in any subject.
  • Two years of experience in computer IT support.
  • Two years of experience in a dental office (dental assistant, receptionist, etc.).

The ideal candidate will also demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Good communication skills.
  • Comfortable talking on the phone.
  • Eager to learn and solve new problems.
  • Experience with the dental field or customer service a plus.

Benefits include very good medical and dental insurance, 401k retirement with up to 4% company match, paid life insurance, paid holidays, paid vacation. We are open 5:00 am to 6:00 pm M-F, but with light coverage early and late.

Compensation: $17-$22/hour, depending on qualifications.
Drug test and background check are required.


Groundskeeper and Custodian
Open until filled.
Join our growing maintenance department.  This job involves working with three other people on groundskeeping and custodial duties to maintain our corporate office buildings.

Job Description: This job involves maintaining our office building and associated grounds to keep facilities and equipment clean and orderly.  Responsibilities will be primarily maintenance and janitorial.

Examples of Duties: Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Dusting, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, maintaining restrooms, emptying trash, washing windows
  • Mowing lawns, mowing fields, pulling weeds, spraying herbicide, leaf blowing, pressure washing
  • Light demo, hauling refuse, taking vehicles in for service
  • Making coffee, preparing food for parties, cleaning up after parties
  • Shopping for supplies, running errands
  • Assembling cubicles, moving desks, running wires, assembling shelves

Requirements:

  • Ability to work well with others in maintenance department
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks independently by following oral and written instructions
  • Problem solving skills
  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Ability to read and understand labels and instructions

Helpful but not Required:

  • Janitorial Experience
  • Landscape and Groundskeeping Experience

Licenses:

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a valid Oregon State driver's license

Working Conditions:

  • Work will generally be performed in an office environment and/or outdoors
  • By working in both environments, outdoor work is able to be performed in better weather
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, and stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Engage in repetitive work motions such as gripping, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, and mopping
  • Constant use of hands and arms and may require reaching above shoulders and head, climbing ladders, and cleaning surfaces at a variety of heights and angles
  • Frequently required to lift equipment and/or materials up to 35 pounds, with occasional lifting of up to 60 lbs

Personal Attributes:

  • Be honest, trustworthy and respectful
  • Demonstrate a sound work ethic

Hours:

  • Generally 40 hrs/week Monday-Friday
  • A few hours a week may be scheduled on weekends for additional cleaning; weekend hours are flexible

Compensation:

  • $15-$17 /hour Depending on Experience

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K with partial match
  • Paid Holidays
  • 2 weeks Paid Time Off

Job offer is contingent on candidate successfully passing a drug test and criminal background check.

Accepting applications
We are accepting applications for these positions. There are currently no openings.

Software Engineer Intern (Programmer)
The Software Engineer Intern position includes writing SQL queries, programming primarily in C#.net, possibly GWT, MGWT (Java implementations). We expect to teach you our patterns. You may also be working with customers at times to troubleshoot potential bugs.

The ideal candidate for the Software Engineer (Programmer) intern position will meet the following requirements:

  • Computer Science/Computer Engineering major, Junior standing or greater, with Senior standing moving into the 2018/2019 school year.
  • Willing to work full time during the summer

Not required but helpful:

  • C# and or Java knowledge or experience
  • SQL/MySQL knowledge or experience
  • Willing to work part time during the school year

Flexible schedule.

Compensation: $16/hr to start.
Drug test and criminal background check required.

 

Open Dental Software 1-503-363-5432