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Principal Software Engineer

Req id:  36171

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 the leading information manager company in the world and is looking to extend that information management advantage to the Internet of Things which is projected to collect, analyze, and visualize data from trillions of devices.  As a Principal Software Architect you will utilize superior knowledge and experience to perform highly complex product architecture, design, systems analysis, research, maintenance, troubleshooting and other programming activities. You will also play a key role in the development of work teams by providing others with direction and leadership. You will also be involved in cross-team planning activities such as providing status updates and coordinating activities. Come help us to build the next generation Internet of Things Cloud.

You are great at:


  • Lead, drive and implement highly scalable and complex solutions

  • Produce high quality code according to design specifications

  • Utilize superior analytical skills to troubleshoot and fix highly complex code defects

  • Define best practices and standards for database design.

  • Serve as a thought leader, mentor and advocate for best practices concerning data Architecture

  • Lead software design/code reviews to ensure quality and adherence to company standards

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

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

  • Lead and/or participate in the software development process from design to release in an Agile Development Framework


What it takes:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field with 12+ years of enterprise product development

  • Experience in an Agile/Scrum development model

  • Strong OOD and Java programming experience is required

  • Strong knowledge on algorithm design and analysis, including knowledge of data structures and design patterns

  • Expert in Java

  • Experience with Angular and related web technologies

  • Experience with Kafka, RabbitMQ, K8S

  • Experience in Configuring and working with LDAP and SSO Systems

  • Experience in handling performance and Security related aspects

  • Experience working with at least one of the following application server is strongly preferred: Tomcat, JBoss, Oracle application server/web logic, web sphere

  • Experience/knowledge of Restful API are strongly preferred

  • Strong hands-on experience with building enterprise applications

  • Knowledge of Eclipse BIRT or similar reporting technologies a plus

  • Experience in performance-critical enterprise software development is a strong plus

  • Knowledge/experience with business intelligence and VERTICA is a strong plus

  • Experience in an AWS experience is a strong plus.

  • Experience in Internet of Things domain is a strong plus




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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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