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Lead Software Engineer

Req id:  33530

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:


As a Lead Software Engineer you will utilize superior knowledge and experience to perform complex product design, systems analysis, research, maintenance, troubleshooting and other programming activities. You will also play a key role in the development by providing others with direction and leadership. You will also be involved in cross-team planning activities such as providing status updates and coordinating activities.


You are great at:


  • Determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions
  • Participate in business requirements discussions, design sessions and functional specification reviews with the product teams
  • Develop high-quality software design and architecture
  • Work with UX team and review UX visual designs
  • Produce high quality code according to design specifications and write reusable code for future use
  • Writing the front-end code and building the user interface based on mock-up designs
  • Capable of integrating multiple cloud services with a front-end UI component’s
  • Design and develop front end and server-side components
  • Complex problem-solving skills
  • Analyse, troubleshoot, and fix highly complex code defects
  • Strong hands-on technical skills including demonstrable coding/scripting skills
  • Propose creative solutions or alternatives balancing risk, complexity, and effort to
  • meet requirements
  • Lead software design/code reviews to ensure quality and adhere to coding best practices


What it takes:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field with 8+ years of software development experience
  • Should have very good problem solving, analytical, design and coding skills
  • Experience across all aspects of the software development cycle including analysis/design, implementation, integration testing, and release management
  • Hands-on experience in Java, J2EE, JavaScript, Web Services & REST API
  • Ability to develop Microservices with Spring Boot, Hibernate, Spring, etc.
  • Proficient with front-end languages including HTML5, JavaScript, OOJS, CSS3 and frameworks like Bootstrap, React JS, NodeJS, jQuery etc.
  • Hands-on experience with build scripts like Ant, GIT, Gradle
  • Experience in working with UI automated testing tools including Selenium, Jasmine etc.
  • Relational database integration and SQL using JDBC for PostgreSQL, SQL Server and/or Oracle
  • Good understanding of Web security aspects and experience in fixing the issues reported by code quality and vulnerability scanning tools
  • Knowledge of the open-source ecosystem and used open-source libraries appropriately and efficiently
  • Experience working with VMWare, Docker, Kubernetes & cloud deployments (CI/CD)
  • Mentoring junior members of the team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to communicate effectively across engineering teams
  • Experience with Continuous Integration servers like TeamCity or Jenkins or Git
  • Experience working in an Agile environment



OpenText's 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


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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