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Principal Full Stack Engineer

Req id:  21423

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 

The Digital Media Group of OpenText’s Digital Experience division is a software development organization that provides Digital Asset Management (DAM) solutions that serve as the foundation for customer-centric organizations.   Everyone wants more rich media, images and video to engage their staff, partners and their customers.  Our solution is a leading, innovative enterprise-class DAM that optimizes the management, use and distribution of rich media assets (images, designs, video, audio, 3D) at scale across the digital ecosystem (partners, customers, staff, agencies). Through best-in-class enterprise-level search, usability, security, scalability and TCO, we support millions of assets, petabytes of storage, and thousands of users, while optimizing operations, risk, integrations and cost.


We are looking for talented, experienced software engineers to join the OpenText DAM Product Development organization. In this role, you will have the opportunity to directly support our product and our customers by innovating on new ideas and methods, addressing customer issues and feature requests. You will be a senior member of the DAM leadership team and part of a scrum team from design and development through to delivery.  In this role, you will work closely with QA, Documentation, and product management as well as other scrum teams. You will mentor junior members of the team as well as collaborate with other groups within OpenText on best practices and techniques.  If you have a passion for technology and delivering impactful software, you could be a good fit.

You are great at: 


  • Being passionate about software development at all levels: architecture, design, implementation, test, and deployment.
  • Full-stack development using Java and UX frameworks such as React.
  • Communication both written and oral as well as communicating with software engineers and product managers globally.
  • Delivering high-quality software that is scalable, high-performing, and secure.
  • Decomposing work into tasks that can be completed in days rather than weeks or months as a part of Scrum’s framework.
  • Moving products from an idea through feature request analysis, design, development, and test, and then into a production environment.
  • Adopting new technologies and innovating on concepts.
  • Reviewed code of other software developers
  • Mentoring junior software developers as well as interns


What it takes: 


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering, information systems or related fields.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience developing enterprise-class product solutions.
  • Experience being a technical leader and innovator for a team.
  • Experience with UX technologies such as React and RESTful APIs.
  • Minimum of 10 years working with Java.
  • Extensive expertise in JAVA and application servers including JBOSS and TomEE.
  • Minimum of 10 years working with databases such SQL Server, Oracle and PostgreSQL.
  • Experience working with Docker, Kubernetes and Helm in multiple cloud providers is a plus.
  • Experience with delivering products as on-premise, single-tenant and as a SaaS offering
  • Experience with CI/CD automation and tools such as TeamCity and Jenkins.
  • Proven history of building enterprise software products with a focus on performance, scaling, high availability, and security


While OpenText is an Equal Opportunity Employer, our 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. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact accommodationrequests@opentext.com.


Additionally, OpenText, as a proud US Federal Government contractor, is subject to Executive Order 14042 requiring all US employees (in office or virtual) be fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. New employees joining OpenText will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to joining or be approved for a medical or religious exemptions. If you believe you qualify for an exemption you can request the exemption form at accommodationrequests@opentext.com


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 potential. Become an OpenText Navigator.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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