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Principal Architect

Req id:  8939

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:
Principal Architect (ECM) at OpenText will be part of the global PS organization who bridges the gap between the technical world of OpenText Enterprise Content Management Solution development, document management & business processes of our customers. Therefore, a combination of deep technical ECM configuration & development skills,and strong understanding of Extended ECM and a wide range of equally important “soft” consulting skills such as advanced customer facing skills, customer relationship building, facilitate/lead blueprint design and requirements workshops, and excellent communication skills are required for this role.


 You are great at: 

  • Engaging with enterprise architects, business and IT stakeholders of client to understand its business, technology landscape, business scenarios and requirements in order to define integrated digital solutions for their business problems
  • Consulting with clients to advocate, influence and gain acceptance of proposed digital solutions that not only leverage OpenText ECM & xECM and other complementing technologies from OpenText but also bring out their business value
  • Planning and conducting business workshops with business and IT stakeholders of the client to elicit and document business and technical requirements for complex digital solutions
  • Architecting and implementing OpenText Content Server, xECM for O365, xECM Core Framework, OpenText™ Application Governance & Archiving for Microsoft® SharePoint® (AGA), ECM, Brava, Blazon, Archive Server, OTDS, sMFT, CS WebServices & Rest APIs, System Center, and related functionalities & Integrations, based on client’s functional and non-functional requirements, and considering current state and future roadmap of the client.
  • Identifying and offering design choices, supported with necessary analysis and/or pros and cons, and recommending the best suited implemented approach for the given context
  • Creating comprehensive documentation that supports the implementation and evolution of the solution through all stages of SDLC - Business Requirements, Functional Specification/Solution Blueprint, High-level and Low-level Design, Deployment and Configuration guides etc.
  • Translating proposed implementation approach into corresponding component/work break down structure and providing high level work estimates and schedule
  • Working collaboratively with program/project management team within OpenText and on-client side to assist in task planning & task allocation for solution implementation and rollout.
  • Working with architects/developers/testers as a project team to deliver the solution as per the proposed design with utmost quality
  • Owning the solution quality by actively and effectively reviewing the designs and source code, and taking necessary defect prevention steps in software development
  • Identifying and managing the changes to the requirements during implementation, in collaboration with project management, by effectively and consistently communicating with all the stakeholders
  • Supporting the project team as project manager during implementation phase and stay close to the customer through demos, user trainings and progress updates
  • Preparing solution and technical proposals to support presales opportunities by providing inputs on solution concept and differentiators, and high-level implementation estimates and schedule.
  • Mentoring and guiding technical architects and senior developers within the team with professional and technical advice


What it takes:

  • BE/ B.Tech/ MCA/ M.Tech with 15+ years of professional experience in designing medium to complex digital enterprise solutions in the areas of enterprise content management, upgrades of  and migrations into OpenText Content Server.
  • Excellent customer facing skills – articulation, engagement and influencing, relationship building and negotiation – with strategic focus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, presentations skills.
  • As a technical leader, ability to influence others in the team by clearly articulating the reasons, justifications, risks, challenges, and uncertainties.
  • Extensive knowledge and practical experience of delivering digital solutions to global clients using modern solution paradigm such as SOA and Cloud.
  • Highly desirable knowledge and hands-on experience with OpenText ECM & xECM, associated technologies and standards
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of architectural concepts, EAI patterns, solution design patterns.
  • Desirable understanding of general system integration principles and practices, techniques, and methods
  • Flair for clearly documenting design choices or technical decisions made.
  • In depth technical knowledge on Service Oriented Architecture – Web Services, REST, XML
  • Databases, data modeling, network architectures and security
  • SLDC and Software development methodologies
  • Experience in managing medium-sized (10-20) technical team as technical lead for delivery of the solutions
  • Desirable knowledge and exposure to cloud platforms, Containerization concepts and related technologies
  • Experience in OpenText Content Server, Archive Server, Directory Services installations, upgrades & Patching, Migrations
  • Should be hands-on on RCA related performance and functional issues of ECM & xECM implementations


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. 

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.

Join OpenText today.

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