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Sr. Software Engineer

Req id:  40740

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. 



Your Impact

At OpenText, everything we do is based on a simple idea: The fastest way to get results is to build on what you have. Our software solutions enable organizations to do just that. Secure and scalable, with analytics built-in, they bridge the gap between existing and emerging IT—fast-tracking digital transformations across DevOps, Hybrid IT, Security, and Predictive Analytics. In the race to innovate, OpenText customers have a clear advantage. Our portfolio spans the following areas: DevOps | IT Operations| Cloud | Security | Info Governance | Big Data, Machine Learning, & Analytics About our product: Fortify is the industry-leading provider of Application Security solutions that empower organizations to develop secure software. Fortify offers a comprehensive portfolio of application security solutions with the flexibility of testing on-premise and on-demand to cover the entire software development lifecycle. Over 80% of security breaches exploit application vulnerabilities, and at Fortify, you will be at the forefront of one of the fastest-growing segments in the security market. You will work with bright, motivated teammates to implement solutions to some of the toughest code analysis problems in the industry. We develop complex algorithms to scan the code of over 20 different programming languages. Development and testing are done using agile methodologies and techniques. Learn more about Fortify Static Code Analyzer (SAST):

 Security from the Inside Out:
 Fortify Static Code Analyzer: Join our experts and help us expand our security team! A typical day in your life in this role




• Design and implement static analysis algorithms based on recent relevant computer science research and literature.
• Develop new analysis features and add support for new languages and language features.
• Apply recent research developments from computer science literature where we can benefit from upgrading our algorithms and program representations.
• Write specifications for features as they are implemented.
• Analyse the quality of security finding results and product performance characteristics.
• Maintain the Fortify Static Code Analyzer code base using good software engineering practices.
• Collaborate with a project team of other software engineers, security researchers, and quality engineers, to develop reliable, cost-effective, and high-quality solutions. Education and Experience Required




• Master's degree or Ph.D. (preferred) in Computer Science or equivalent, with emphasis on programming languages, static program analysis, compilers, or software security. 
• 8+ years of solid enterprise Java backend engineering skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Ability to effectively communicate design proposals and specifications.
• Qualified candidates have prior expertise in or knowledge of one or more of the following areas:
• Background in knowledge of compiler internals, static code analysis algorithms (abstract interpretation, dataflow, higher order analysis, buffer analysis, shape analysis, separation logic, context-insensitive incremental analysis).
• Background in Compiler construction (frontends, IR, type inference, program transformations) in one or more programming languages
• Background in the software security domain Desirable skills:
• Programming skills in additional coding languages and frameworks and desire to learn new programming languages
• Compiler tools (LLVM, MLIR, Rust HIR/MIR, Eclipse JDT, etc.)
• Experience with software systems running on multiple platform types.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Familiarity with agile development methodologies



One last thing:


  • You are persistent and inquisitive. You have to understand why things are happening the way they are.
  • You are determined to understand cyber attack techniques at a very detailed level.
  • You are a self-starter who is able to work with minimal management, however have strong collaboration and interpersonal skills to work together with several other professionals from other information security fields.
  • You’re a creative thinker who wants to answer the question, “Why?”
  • Your workstation is a pyramid of monitors that you can't take your eyes off of at the risk of missing something.
  • You have a desire to learn new technologies.
  • Your sense of humor, passion and enthusiasm shines through in everything you do.



OpenText's efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws.

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We believe that our values are the compass that steers us in the right direction and helps us stay true to our mission. These values will not only guide our everyday decisions but also influence our strategic direction and the way we work. They reflect who we are as individuals and as a collective force, uniting us in our shared purpose. 

We create economic growth that is inclusive and sustainable. 

The world’s most trusted companies trust OpenText, and we demonstrate this in our actions as individuals, as a company, and as technology. 

We build global communities of purpose and challenge by supporting each other to exceed expectations and solve complex problems. 

We set high standards and exceptions, to learn, to be better. 

We tap into our creativity to deliver incredible experiences for customers, to ourselves, and for our planet. 

We believe a workplace should be human above all else. We ask excellence of our employees and reward it by creating an environment that is welcoming, challenging and that encourages real growth and development, not empty platitudes, or trinkets.” - Mark Barrenechea, CEO & CTO

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