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Lead Software Engineer

Req id:  25947

Alpharetta, GA, US


As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 


As a Principal Software Engineer working on a large multi-tenant B2B platform in the cloud you are an elite engineer specialized in development of highly distributed java based microservices application platform that enables supply chain data transformation between major customers and their trading partner. You have strong fundamentals in java programming language, multi-tiered distributed architecture, database fundamentals in both relational and NoSQL, messaging middleware, REST based SOA, transport protocols such as HTTPS, SFTP etc. You also have worked on modern software development methodologies such as Agile scrum with highly distributed functional teams. You have strong working knowledge of CI/CD pipelines with container based orchestrated deployments such as Kubernetes. You are skilled at analyzing and solving complex software problems and be able to design and implement solutions in collaboration with Product Management, Enterprise Architects, and other stakeholders.



As a Principal Software Engineer you are skilled in team building, including understanding the strengths and weaknesses of individual members of your team, and helping them to be successful and produce a world-class, high-quality product. You are experienced in technical leadership, and you are not afraid to make the technical calls that will sometimes be unpopular.  You take responsibility and are accountable for the product you lead.  You know how to coach, teach guide, inspire, and strengthen the engineers that you lead. You have excellent communication skills and can present your ideas and designs to the engineering teams and other stakeholders. You are passionate about code quality and security, and love finding new solutions to challenging and emerging security problems that vex customers.


At OpenText, we are seeking to empower a Principal Software Engineer with the ability to lead the technical direction of our products. You will lead and provide technical direction and operate without micromanagement


You bring to the table:

  •  Expertise in developing cloud-based applications and services using microservices-based architecture using Java, JavaScript.
  • Expertise in working with data management systems such as Oracle, Postgres, big-data systems such as MapR, Cassandra etc.
  • Experience with project management tools such as JIRA
  •  Experience with CI/CD Pipelines, Kubernetes Orchestration and Docker fundamentals. Experience with network protocols such as FTP/FTPS/SFTPS/HTTPS.
  • Experience with messaging frameworks such as Kafka streams, HornetQ/JMS.
  • Experience with build management frameworks/tools such as Jenkins, Team city and Gradle.
  • Experience with UI frameworks such as AngularJS, Vue.js
  • Experience with Java containers such as Apache Tomcat, Jetty, Drop wizard etc.


While OpenText is an Equal Opportunity Employer, our efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact


Additionally, OpenText, as a proud US federal contractor, may be subject in the future to Executive Order 14042 requiring all US employees (in office or virtual) be fully vaccinated.  The Executive Order is current stayed pending litigation.  If the stay is lifted and the Executive Order goes into effect, all employees will be required to comply with the requirement to either be fully vaccinated or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption. 


Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s Global Vaccination Policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 in order to enter an OpenText office. Accommodations may be available.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Explore your career and potential. Become an OpenText Navigator.

Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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