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Principal Software Engineer - Java,C++,Linux API

Req id:  31437

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


OpenText is looking for an experienced Linux development engineer with strong expertise in Linux programming.  We are seeking to empower a Linux development engineer with the ability to influence the technical direction of our products, building cutting-edge internet security applications used by millions of consumers and businesses around the world. You will use your experience with Linux OS level interfaces, your programming skills in Java and C++, and your experience at Linux development to build the future of OpenText’s technology stacks. If you are knowledgeable on public facing API’s and you seek an opportunity with a company that is willing to help you add data protection and cybersecurity to your repertoire, apply today. 


You are great at:


  • Design and develop Java, the technologies behind our enterprise data protection solutions.
  • The scope of your work will be broad and will include development on various layers of the Linux OS ranging from user mode, SystemState Machine, and UI.  
  • Produce high quality, well-documented code promoting modularity, extensibility and performance
  • Perform code reviews and coaching for peers
  • Work with an Agile team based in North America


What it takes:


  • Graduate in any stream with 15+ years of experience in relevant field
  • Vast knowledge in C++ and JAVA on Linux. Experience in performant application development.
  • Creating and configuring the Linux operating system using Python and Ansible
  • Deep experience with Linux development at user mode is required
  • Familiarity with Linux operating system such as RedHat, CentOS and Ubuntu
  • A deep understanding of Linux operating system internals and Linux API is a must
  • Ability to collect and analyze crash dumps
  • Experience with UI development and relevant technologies
  • Familiarity with the underlying structures of the Linux file systems, BTRFS, and snapshot technologies
  • Familiarity with Google Cloud preferred, and cloud certification a definite plus
  • Experience in debugging techniques and analyzing crash dumps.
  • Familiarity with Wireshark, or other Network Sniffing tools is a plus but not required



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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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