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Principal Software Engineer

Req id:  32137

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 Principal Software Engineer, you will utilize superior knowledge and experience to perform highly complex product design, systems analysis, research, maintenance, troubleshooting and other programming activities. These would cut across various systems and devices. At the core will be the need to drive future technology implementations. 

You are great at:

Produce high quality architecture and design specifications. 
• Architecture and design oriented towards multiple devices and platforms 
• Detailed technical design for mobile products and applications. 
• Deliver POCs and estimates at short notice on integrations and technology choices 
• Guide senior engineers to deliver high quality design and code 
• Code complex pieces of framework or integrations 
• Propose creative solutions or alternatives balancing risk, complexity, and effort to meet requirements. 
• Lead software design/code reviews to ensure quality and adherence to standards. 
• Mentor other team members. 


What it takes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field 
  • 12+ years of enterprise product development experience 
  • Strong hands on experience in Java/ J2EE, HTML, Javascript, CSS 
  • Cloud application development with Spring Boot
  • Good understanding on the Twelve-Factor App methodology 
  • Fundamentally good programming and debugging skills 
  • Web based platform/application development 
  • Excellent expertise on various DBs like SQL Server, Oracle, Postgres & HANA.
  • Building and consuming webservices (using RESTful APIs) 
  • Understanding of performance and security in the mobile and enterprise context
  • Responsive design 
  • Agile methodologies 
  • Proficiency with Web Services, SOAP, WSDL and XML, XML Schema and XPath 
  • Proficiency in UI skills, Object Oriented JavaScript programming
  • Good programming practices with solid object-oriented development experience. 
  • A strong understanding of Microservice Application Architecture, High level and Low level design, Middleware/Application Servers and Infrastructure & the ability to look at product architectural documents and identify potential issues 
  • Contribute to the continual improvement of our agile development processes 
  • Experience liaising with groups of people across several geographies 
  • Excellent communication and time management skills



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Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s global vaccination policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an OpenText office. Accommodations may be available for specific roles.


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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