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Senior Manager (m/f/d) Software Engineering

Req id:  29067

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

Senior Manager (m/f/d) Software Engineering


You will be responsible for a geographically distributed team of experts contributing to the capture portfolio. The focus of the team concentrates, but is not limited to, the classification and extraction techniques for both image data as well as textual  data. The portfolio you supervise comprises of several critical component that the capture portfolio is building upon, and you own the responsibility for shipping these in timely manner, meeting the criteria for quality and functionality.  

As a leader, you will drive the process of translating the key objectives for capture products as well as product owners’ requirements into activities at engineering. You promote sustainable, repeatable software solutions patterns and guide the team though the adoption. OpenText highly values quality and customer success and therefore you are expected to critically review the approaches and solutions the team selects for addressing the objectives.


You drive multiple engineering functions as your team is designing, presenting, building, and maintaining the information extraction and document classification components, sitting the heart of the capture solutions developed at OpenText. 


In your leading position you will drive the innovation and adoption of the technologies and help evolving the capture portfolio into next generation intelligent capture. Capture team harnesses today both traditional machine learning technologies as well as the latest technologies from Artificial Intelligence stack including Computer Vision or Natural Language Processing. 


This is what awaits you with us: 

  • Lead, coach and manage engineering team of professionals working on the data science, research & development, design and implementation of information extraction and document classification domain
  • You own the responsibility to guide the team in finding the adequate technical approach to requirements and strategic objectives and communicate them comprehensively down the team as well as upwards to the project/product stakeholders
  • Drive collaboration across the teams, both inside as well as outside capture organization to secure buy-in from supervisors, product management, architecture, operations and support
  • Drive the alignment towards the consumers, stakeholders, and suppliers; install adequate level of transparency, manage the expectation toward customers both internal as well as external
  • Advocate for the team you lead - build it and set it up the way which allows the team to deliver against the target


This is what we expect from you: 

  • Results oriented with a proven track record of success leading an engineering team in a dynamic, fast evolving environment where management of complex product requirements is a critical driver of success
  • Experience working with portfolio targeting large enterprises and comprising of extensive source code base
  • Good orientation in the software industry, good ability to assess different subjects fast and right
  • Comfortable representing the supervised portfolio to peers, stakeholders, and consumers
  • Proven ability to work in a geographically distributed team, across time zones and cultures
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing agile development methodologies in practice
  • Strong ability to recruit, build and lead an 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. 

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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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