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Sr. Software Engineer

Req id:  6184

Alpharetta, GA, US Austin, TX, US Dallas, TX, 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. 


The Opportunity:


We are looking for a versatile software engineer who will work across the many high-impact projects. This candidate needs to display leadership and self-motivation qualities and be enthused to take on new problems across various languages and platforms.


As a Senior Software Engineer:

  • Develop software solutions and architecture by studying information needs, customer requirements, working with stakeholders and users and analyzing system usage, data flows, security processes and following the Agile based software development process.
  • Applies best practices design and architectural patterns to develop cloud based software services.
  • Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments.
  • Work with Engineers from Operations, Quality Assurance and Application Engineering to maintain operational efficiency and quality of services.
  • Updates job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Protects operations, data and intellectual property by keeping information confidential by adhering to the prescribed security practices and mandated compliance requirements such as PCI, HIPPA and GDPR specifications.
  • Supports and mentors software engineers by providing advice, coaching and technical leadership.
  • Prepares and installs solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming.
  • Perform the role of Scrum Master to facilitate Agile based software development.


You are great at: 


  • Expertise in developing cloud-based applications and services using micro-services 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, Teamcity and Gradle.
  • Experience with Java containers such as Apache Tomcat, Dropwizard etc

Other skills include Analyzing Information, Software Design, Software Documentation, Software Testing, Teamwork, General Programming Skills, Software Development Fundamentals, Software Development Process, Software Requirements, Software Architecture.


What it takes:


Required qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.
  • Atleast 5 years of relevant industry experience



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act


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 your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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