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Lead Technical Consultant

Req id:  34972

Hoofddorp, NH, NL Virtual, NL Amstelveen, NH, NL



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. 



Lead Technical Consultant


Responsible for the development of an overall technical solution design to match business requirements for a particular application or suite of applications and associated infrastructure based on OpenText-related technologies, like xECM, Content Server or Process Suite.


Develops OpenText technical architecture and delivery governance standards to maximise flexibility and efficiency to meet future business requirements and minimise system support costs and technology risk.


Analyse current and forecast OpenText application and services requirements to create technical infrastructure deployment plans to ensure cost-effective and efficient applications roll-out and support; taking full account of technical architecture standards and operational performance, reliability and availability requirements.

The role of the solution architect will include:


You are great at:


  • Analysis of client technical requirements
  • Translation of business requirements into a technical design
  • Infrastructure Design based on:
    • Optimum configuration for client requirements
    • Product usage
  • Application Design
  • Third party application integration design
  • Network and hardware infrastructure guidance
  • System Sizing


What is expected:


  • Strong communications skills – verbal, written and presentation, in English
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong general knowledge of IT industry and understanding of platform, operating system, network and database technologies
  • 2 years experience in the design and implementation of ECM systems – preferably utilising  OpenText technology
  • Demonstrable experience in the design of enterprises wide ECM solutions
  • Practical knowledge of industry development environments with respect to Application Servers
  • Practical knowledge of Java/XML/XSL/etc.
  • Demonstrate experience in a similar capacity in a number of successful projects
  • Sound understanding of the solution delivery life cycle



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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.  

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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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