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Manager (m/f/d) Software Engineering

Req id:  29068

Grasbrunn, BY, DE



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.  



Strengthen our Engineering-Team at our location in Grasbrunn near Munich with your commitment as a


Manager (m/f/d) Software Engineering 


In this leading role, you will be responsible for a team of highly skilled professionals contributing to components and solutions integrating the capture technology into business solutions. More specifically, the team you lead is designing, building, and maintaining the components bringing the capture technology to OpenText xECM, SAP or SalesForce.
You will work closely with the product management team to review product requirements and ensure that your team understands the product goals and commitments. You keep quality and customer success in mind and critically review the approaches the team selects for addressing the requirements. You promote sustainable, repeatable software solutions patterns and guide the team though the adoption. 


You should feel comfortable working closely with product management, architecture, DevOps and other SMEs. We expect you to bring great soft skills and mentor a team of outstanding engineers. Through the effective use of mentoring, coaching and leadership skills you contribute to the effective departmental culture that is aligned with OpenText values. 
The success of the components your team delivers, represents the success for all technologies that capture uses under the hood. In your position you are expected to drive the innovation and adoption of the technologies that help evolving the capture portfolio into a next generation intelligent capture.


This is what awaits you with us: 

  • Lead, coach and manage engineering team of professionals working on the components integrating capture functionality into business solutions 
  • You own the responsibility to guide the team in finding the adequate technical approaches to address requirements and strategic objectives; you communicate it comprehensively down the team as well as upwards to the project/product stakeholders
  • Actively participate collaboration across the teams, both inside as well as outside capture organization to establish adequate transparency towards stakeholders from product management, architecture, operations, and support
  • Help product management and customer support managing the expectation toward customers both internal as well as external
  • Advocate for the team you lead make sure team has adequate means for delivering against the target


This is what we expect from you: 

  • Results oriented, experienced person bringing a proven track record of success technically leading an engineering team or adequate experience
  • Sharp minded personality, bringing ability to grasp quickly complex subjects from a dynamic, fast evolving environment and can break them down to the items that engineering team can process
  • Comfortable representing the supervised portfolio to peers, stakeholders, and consumers
  • Proven ability to work in a geographically distributed team, across time zones and cultures
  • Experience utilizing agile development methodologies in practice
  • Ability to recruit, build and lead a strong engineering team in turbulent, fast evolving environment
  • Ability to collaborate and build trust and alliances with many internal teams and circles
  • Fluent English language and at least good German language skills, both written and spoken


Discover what we have to offer you
Our benefit package includes our support fund, additional direct insurance, grants for fitness and wellness services as well as professional training. Free underground parking spaces, good public transport connections, regular corporate events and sporting events as well as Sodexo vouchers for daily shopping in surrounding supermarkets or restaurants are further advantages that you can enjoy with us.
Take your chance at OpenText and take your next professional steps with us. We look forward to seeing you! 


How to apply
Do you have any questions? Your personal contact, Thorsten Henrich, Lead Talent Acquisition Advisor, will be happy to answer your questions by e-mail at or by phone at +49 69 6656-39232.


Please apply exclusively via our online application portal, as we are unfortunately unable to process e-mail applications for data protection reasons. We ask for your understanding.




At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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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