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Manager, Software Engineering

Req id:  24606

Bangalore, KA, IN



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


The Manager, Software Engineering is responsible for setting direction and leadership to development teams, working on medium to large scale global projects. She/he will be responsible for People management, project delivery, managing risks and mitigation.

This position requires strong leadership, excellent communication, and “hands-on” product development skills in developing web applications.  She/He must have deep knowledge on front end and backend services development frameworks and technologies. She/He must have strong technical background, and proficient in motivating and leading the team, through vision, strategic positioning, and leadership characteristics. She/He must be highly energetic and passionate about delivery; define goals, objectives and measurements for the teams, track performance and show continuous improvement. She/he will provide mentoring and coaching for the team to develop an iterative, continuous approach to feature delivery.


You are great at:


  • Helps team achieve sprint/release goals while partnering with the Product Manager on overall business goals
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure plans & resources are coordinated, and project deliverables are well defined, scoped and achieved
  • Deliver assigned projects on time, budget and agreed quality standards
  • Facilitate planning, daily stand-ups and retrospectives
  • Provide guidance, technical feedback and  ensure release goal is achieved
  • Provide visibility to team impediments/risks and helps eliminate them
  • Provide resource forecasting and optimize usage of resources
  • Ensure appropriate and timely reporting
  • Manage communication cross-functionally and escalate promptly when issues arise
  • Ensure Team development and career progression
  • Align with internal development process and improve the in-house methodology and delivery processes
  • Provide guidance, technical feedback and  ensure project delivery success
  • Help the team to be innovative and improve things 
  • Be part of organization-wide initiatives and drive the change


What it takes: 


  • Minimum BE CS or equivalent experience
  • 12+ years of industry engineering experience, with at least 2+ years of experience in a management or project management position
  • Hands on experience in managing full stack application(s)
  • Should possess strong technical skills in Angular, JavaScript, Java, HTML, CSS
  • Deep understanding of OOO concepts and design patterns
  • Should have good knowledge on DevOps and Agile methodologies
  • Hands on experience in managing high performance teams and retaining top talent
  • Attention to details attitude and should have skills to identify the gaps and provide guidance to the team
  • Hands on experience in developing scalable, high performance web applications.
  • Experience in building Cloud Applications.
  • Proven track record of successful project/program management of mid to large size projects
  • Agile project management experience is a must.
  • Excellent communication and people skill required.
  • Ability to organize, plan and create a team environment where everyone in the team can perform at their best.
  • Effective facilitation skills for participatory decision making.



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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.

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