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Sr. Back-end Software Engineer

Req id:  18856

Broomfield, CO, US Dallas, TX, US Arlington, VA, US Gaithersburg, MD, US Virtual, CA Alpharetta, GA, US Denver, CO, US Austin, TX, US Boston, MA, US Lexington, KY, US



Together Carbonite and Webroot form the SMB and Consumer Division of OpenText. The mission of our joint offering is to make cyber resilience simple, reliable and accessible in the connected world. We foster a thriving, dynamic environment rich with inventive minds and entrepreneurial spirit and our employees are empowered and encouraged to build their careers at OpenText.





The Opportunity


Webroot is actively seeking an experienced Senior Software Engineer to design and build critical backend cloud-native systems, API services, and tools to grow and support our Security Mobile product suite. We utilize the best available tools, instruments, and practices to better protect our customers. We are looking for talent that will help us stay at the forefront of technology.

As a Senior Developer you will be primarily responsible for the design, development, and deployment of cloud-based applications.  Your focus will be to meet customer expectations and specifications as discussed and detailed throughout an Agile process. You will be working with other backend developers and experts in a broader organization. Your expertise will facilitate accurate decision-making, mitigate potential risks and influence technical architecture. 

The right candidate understands Agile software development practices, requirements, design, and testing techniques. We are seeking someone who can conceptualize projects and applications.

In addition, you should be experienced or conversant in emerging ideas in application development across multiple technologies and design. While it is not necessary to have a deep knowledge of these technologies, you should understand them sufficiently to guide the organization in adopting them if appropriate. 


Required Qualifications 
•    5+ years of professional experience developing with modern programming languages like Golang, Kotlin, Java, C++. 
•    Working in an Agile team environment or with some form of delivery process methodology. 
•    Ability to prioritize customer value over ideas. 
•    Ability to investigate, research, and ask questions. 
•    Ability to learn innovative technologies and languages, and to switch between them as needed. 
•    Firm understanding of REST and gRPC based API’s.  
•    Good understanding of microservice architecture and design patterns. 
•    Incorporating good software engineering practices such as SOLID design principles, code reviews, source control, CI/CD and testing. 
•    Experience handling multiple projects simultaneously and meeting deadlines while effectively managing priorities and communicating progress. 
•    Experience with design and code reviews to ensure compliance with industry and team standards. 
•    Ability to communicate effectively in visual, verbal, and written form to teams and leadership. 


Preferred Qualifications 
•    Experience with Cloud-native design 
•    Developing backend services using in Golang. 
•    Containerizing applications using Docker. 
•    Incorporating build scripting tools like Gradle. 
•    Experience with CI/CD pipelines in GitLab. 
•    Utilizing modern infrastructure components like AWS, Kubernetes, Terraform. 
•    Integrating with SQL and NoSQL based databases like DynamoDB, MySQL. 


For Colorado residents, this job is expected to pay in the range of $108,594.00 USD to $162,892.00 USD in addition to a comprehensive and competitive group benefit and healthcare plan.  Individual compensation will be determined based on skills and experience comparable to the job requirements.



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act



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.

Join OpenText today.

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