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Lead Software Engineer

Req id:  8130

Gaithersburg, MD, US



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:

We are looking for a versatile Lead Software Engineer to primarily provide functionality upgrades and improved performance and scalability to our private-cloud archive storage. In this role, you will be coding enhancements; evaluating the system for performance, reliability, and scalability; and foreseeing and designing for volume increases and technology changes. As a member of a broader team supporting several legacy products and developing a new SaaS application, you may be called on to bring your expertise to a variety of development situations.

You are great at:

• Working within a scrum team to collaboratively plan, design, implement, and review solutions in an iterative fashion
• Analyzing system use and looking forward

• Defining high-level & low-level design requirements
• Debugging and solving technical issues
• Taking responsibility for new functionality and components


What it takes:

• Computer Science, Engineering, or related Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s Degree preferred
• 10+ years of software development experience in a team environment
• Expert Java developer
• Strong SQL skills

• Willingness to learn new languages, technologies and applications as needed




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.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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