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Lead Software Engineer

Req id:  33398

Hyderabad, TG, IN



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:

You will set a new standard for OpenText Cloud Operations including site reliability adminstration through good communication with your team, with your manager, and your peers.  You will have the opportunity to define the technologies to be used, the structure of teams and how work is completed, and responsible for the delivery of pipelines for product development and releases into production.

You are great at:

  • Provide support, improve, and implement infrastructure as code and applications on top of various platforms. Troubleshoot and triage issues as they arise.
  • Work closely with various teams across the organization, including the security team, development team, and operations team for requests for assistance
  • Execute with minimal technical supervision, embrace reliability constraints, and be proactive in contributing improvements to the code base
  • Promote technical vision in concert with product engineering for VM and containerized product development, deployment, and operationalization
  • Establish/maintain security guidelines, practices, and department procedures
  • Establish/maintain effective customer points of contact (development, infrastructure, teammates) for collaboration and troubleshooting projects related to existing technical issues
  • Mentor engineers through code reviews, paired programming, and working sessions
  • Drive a metrics-driven culture and software delivery process using data to measure overall system quality

What it takes:

  • 5+ years in technical development, QE, or operations role
  • 2-5 years of experience building fully automated software application and infrastructure provisioning and deployment pipelines
  • Extensive experience in an iterative development environment and CI/CD practices and tools is a must
  • Familiarity building and managing microservices-based systems
  • Extensive hands-on experience with AWS or GCP & Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, CloudFormation)
  • Proficient with scripting using Powershell, Python or Bash
  • Experience supporting and troubleshooting web server applications behind load balancers
  • Prior experience using build and deployment tools such as GitLab, TeamCity Jenkins, Azure Devops etc Strong automation skills including experience with Chef, Puppet, or Ansible
  • Solid understanding of networking and of system security best practices
  • Has a deep knowledge of mixed operating system environments, structured, non-structured and distributed data platforms, and can easily apply the concepts of one data service API to another
  • Extensive knowledge of centralized logging systems
  • Has strong analytical skills as applied to information technology, and can work independently of others in an assignment
  • Has a good understanding of system hardware, storage subsystems, and networking and common data protocols and APIs
  • Extensive knowledge and experience using source management tools
  • Extensive knowledge in the use of build artifact management
  • Familiarity in the use of infrastructure monitoring tools
  • Familiarity in the use notification management tools such as OpsGenie, VictorOps or Pagerduty
  • Familiarity with Pingdom, Thousand Eyes, or similar for external monitoring
  • Communicates concepts and instructions clearly both verbally and in written form
  • Has a desire to keep current with knowledge of technologies, learning new technologies, mastering them, and distributing that knowledge to teammates
  • Can speak honestly, openly and tactfully with both managers and teammates as a collaborator



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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.  

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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