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Lead Software Engineer

Req id:  39167

Bangalore, KA, IN

OpenText is a global leader in information management, where innovation, creativity, and collaboration are the key components of our corporate culture. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to partner with the most highly regarded companies in the world, tackle complex issues, and contribute to projects that shape the future of digital transformation.

The opportunity:

Lead Java Developer-The ACE R&D team is seeking an experienced Java Developer, to join our Global R&D team to deliver innovative enterprise software solutions by working in a fast paced challenging and enriching environment. The Automation Center for Excellence (ACE) product focuses on enabling enterprise IT departments to automate changes, manage vulnerabilities, and ensures compliance of both traditional and cloud data centers. This is a high-growth business, and our solutions are used by enterprise class highly demanding customers across the globe. We are using a Microservices based architecture composed of multiple services running on Kubernetes using Docker Containers.


As a senior software systems engineer/Expert,

  • You will have to design and develop new product capabilities by working with the System Architect and a team of Engineers and other architects.

  • You will contribute as a team member and take responsibility for own work commitments and take part in project / functional problem-solving.

  • You will make decisions based on established practices.

  • You will work under general guidance with progress reviewed on a regular basis.

  • You will also be involved in handling customer incidents (CPE), understanding customer use cases, designing & implementing, and troubleshooting and debugging of software programs.




You are great at

  • Collaborating with Product Owner to plan and prioritize tasks for others to support the achievement of team objectives.

  • Writing design docs and specifications for the features and align with stakeholders.

  • Leading the design discussions and meetings with all stake holders.

  • Produce high quality code according to design specifications.

  • Software design/coding for a functional requirement, ensure quality and adherence to company standards.

  • Utilize analytical skills to troubleshoot and fix complex code defects.

  • Work across teams and functional roles to ensure interoperability among other products, including training and consultation.

  • Provide status updates to stakeholders and escalates issues when necessary.

  • Participate in the software development process from design to release in an Agile Development Framework.

  • Design enhancements, updates, and programming changes for portions and subsystems of the software

  • Analyses design and determines coding, programming, and integration activities required based on general objectives and knowledge of overall architecture of product or solution.

  • Current Product Engineering (CPE) based on customer submitted incidents

  • Drive innovation and integration of new technologies in the R&D organization.

  • Excellent team player and focus on collaboration activities. Ability to take up other duties as assigned.

  • Provide guidance and mentoring to less-experienced team members.


What it takes

  • Bachelor's or Master's engineering degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent from premier institutes.

  • 12+ years of overall software development experience, with at least 2+ recent years of experience architecting and developing Micro services using Java, spring and deploying them on a large-scale environment.

  • Experience in architecting and designing software applications for enterprise products and solutions.

  • Extensive working experience with designing and developing Micro services running on a large-scale environment.

  • Expertise in Core and Advanced JAVA Programming, Spring (Boot, REST, JPA)

  • Proficiency in Hibernate, Docker, Kubernetes, Helm

  • Knowledge on Python programming, Shell Scripting and Data Interchange technologies like XML, JSON and processing them programmatically.

  • User or Administration knowledge on Linux Operating System

  • Database user or administration Knowledge, preferably PostgreSQL, Vertica and Oracle DB.

  • Should be capable of writing and debugging complex SQL queries.

  • Exposure to Cloud technologies usage and deployments would be good (AWS, GCP, Azure etc.) and SaaS model

  • Working experience in Agile environment or Scaled Agile (SAFe)

  • Strong Knowledge on Object oriented design and Data Structures.

  • Ability to work independently in a cross functional distributed team culture with focus on teamwork.

  • Experience of technically mentoring and guiding the team.

  • Strong Communication, analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Understanding on CI-CD/build tools like GIT, Maven, Gradle, Jenkins

  • Knowledge and experience in Infrastructure Management, Data Center automation domain

  • Knowledge on Vulnerability, Compliance, Vendor Patching of Operating Systems

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