Meet the OpenSesame TeamOpenSesame is a technology startup based in beautiful Portland, OR. We work hard in a flexible and fun environment, where we take breaks to play on our Kinect and share a universal devotion to Chipotle. We work together to develop creative solutions to complex problems, from designing the future of elearning to creating new collaborative working solutions with our remote co-workers.
From software engineers to the community development team, our organization values participation from all corners. Product Development Team members pair often to build concise, clear code and business development team members work together to brainstorm solutions for learning challenges. Our open culture values fun, collaboration and innovation. Above all, our goal is to unlock learning with new technology, a broad, fresh course catalog and creative solutions for training challenges.
Living and Working in the Bridge CityLiving and Working in the Bridge City Portland is known for creativity in every arena, from inventive food to double-decker bikes. In addition to supporting their thriving tech community, Portlanders love Voodoo Doughnuts, Stumptown Coffee, the Trail Blazers and the Timbers, recreating outdoors (from Cannon Beach to Forest Park to Mount Hood), riding bikes, eating great food and attending one of many premier universities.
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OpenSesame is AgileWe use an Agile product development approach project management approach, which means that we are flexible, open to discussion and responsive to employee ideas and customers' needs. Agile Development is a software development methodology that encourages frequent self-evaluation, constant improvement, adaptation, teamwork, self-organization and accountability.
We also enjoy our open office space, where it's easy to ask questions and involve our full team in designing and building new features or planning next steps. We hold open meetings, welcome feedback and respond quickly to challenges. Whether it’s after-work welding classes, elearning meetups or summer cruises on the Willamette, we explore new ideas and engage in our community.We are hiring