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Lead Software Engineer_C++ Cloud

Req id:  34865

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. 




OpenText enables the digital world as the global leader in Enterprise Information Management, both on premises and in the cloud. We are committed to being the best place to work for more than 14,000 employees all over the world. What we create, we do purposefully to impact the world. If you believe in this and are passionate about directing people towards a better way to work, then let OpenText enable your digital world career.

The Opportunity:

The OpenText Vertica provides a state-of-the-art Big Data Analytics platform that handles petabytes of data. It is a commercially successful, high performance, distributed database. Every industry is finding ways to benefit from data analytics. We continue to engineer our product to be flexible so that it supports all of them. Vertica is a recognized leader in analytics powering some of the world’s most data driven organizations like Uber, Wayfair, Intuit, Cerner, and more.  Our columnar, MPP, distributed database delivers unprecedented speed, petabyte scale, with analytics and machine learning functions built into the core.


The OpenText Vertica product development team is seeking a talented Lead Software Engineer to design and implement features, new APIs, and integration software for client drivers written in multiple languages. Your contributions to our product will help customers write applications to transform massive volumes of data into meaningful insights. This is an exciting area of the product, working at the intersection of customer application code and a distributed database. The products and features you create enable all users of Vertica - developers, DBA's and end users alike - to leverage the full power of the industry-leading Vertica Analytic database


You are great at:

  • Leading, driving, implementing highly scalable and complex solutions
  • Understanding and learning unfamiliar technologies and frameworks, concepts and design patterns and integrating them quickly while working in a fast paced, team-driven agile development environment
  • Utilizing analytical skills to developing new features, as well as, enhancing existing features and troubleshooting problems.
  • Leading software design/code reviews to ensure quality and adherence to company standards
  • Taking ownership of features and code bases, handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Suggesting enhancements and providing input on products and features developed by the team.
  • Providing status updates to stakeholders and escalating issues when necessary



  • Design and implement features in the Vertica database client drivers that enable a richer and more robust client-side programming experience. Past examples include complex type support, query routing, load balancing and secure authentication.
  • Design, implement and extend database client protocol APIs for a variety of languages and programming frameworks
  • Collaborate with product management, QA, and documentation teams to drive the development of features from concept to product



What it takes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field with 8+ years of enterprise product development experience
  • Skilled in algorithm design and analysis, including knowledge of data structures and design patterns
  • Deep knowledge of C++, and at 4+ years of proven working experience in complex C++ projects
  • Demonstrable ability to quickly understand and piece together software components to do cool stuff
  • Experience in administration: AWS Lambda, Fargate, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience with GitLab, Jenkins, CI/CD, Bitbucket Pipeline, infrastructure as code
  • Experience with administering a database
  • Experience in automation development and configuration management
  • Have been working on projects with Python, Node.js, GoLang
  • Familiarity with Python, the Go programming language and/or JavaScript
  • Experience with Windows programming in Visual Studio, C# and/or .net core


About our team

The best ideas often come from fresh perspectives. At Vertica, our open-minded, diverse and inclusive team is always learning from each other. We approach intellectually challenging work with a "get it done" attitude. Vertica Engineers are given significant latitude and support to pursue what they are passionate about to make Vertica an even better place.  If you are excited about building great technology with a proactive team, you will find yourself in good company at Vertica.




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. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or recruiting process, please contact us at 1-800-499-6544.


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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