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Sr. Manager, Software Engineering

Req id:  40345

Hyderabad, TG, IN


OpenText is a global leader in information management, where innovation, creativity, and collaboration are the key components of our corporate culture. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to partner with the most highly regarded companies in the world, tackle complex issues, and contribute to projects that shape the future of digital transformation.

The Opportunity:
We are looking for a dynamic, highly motivated, hands-on Senior Engineering manager who can lead and develop a team of software engineers. The teams will be developing and managing products in the emerging Cybersecurity and Predictive Analytics areas. You will be responsible for leading a team in full stack product development of enterprise software. You will be expected to manage the dynamics of the fast paced environment, multitude of technology.  


You are great at:
•       Have good technical acumen, aptitude and innovative mindset to oversee & coach the team on building enterprise software, follow effective agile practices and monitor efficiency of the systems/process in the entire software development and supply chain.
•    Guide and coach first line managers and senior technical members in the domain/product in ensuring successful and timely project deliveries with sufficient risk mitigations.
•    Strategic engagement with Product Management team and Customer facing teams to understand the product opportunities and influence the roadmaps.
•    Handle customer escalations and provide swift actions and satisfactory experience to the customers.
•    Ability to create goals, facilitate cascade through first line management, provide clarity & priority of the same in line with organization goals.
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills to be able to conduct effective group/stakeholder meetings.
•    Strong interpersonal strengths to understand the strength of the team, conflict management work towards excellence.
•    Effective talent management within the group, and setting up good hiring and training plans.
•    Develop & manage relationships through the organization to re-inforce culture of collaboration
•    Keep abreast of latest technologies, best practice and apply relevant to the org, 
•    Champion best practices, lead the change in adoption of new process / technology and take corrective actions where required.

What it takes:
•       18+ years of experience in software development with at least 6 years as a people manager in enterprise application software development. 
•    4+ years hands-on role in application development – Digital forensics domain, object oriented concepts and design, programming experience and exhibited good problem solving skills.
•    Strong fundamentals in agile development methodologies and leading multiple teams simultaneously
•    Strong leadership in project management providing right balance of quality & time
•    Excellent people leadership skills to mentor/coach the team, establish credibility, and provide longer term vision and motivation to the team
•    Ability & flexibility to work with cross functional members across Product Management, Customer Support/Representatives, Designers, Testing and Documentation


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We create economic growth that is inclusive and sustainable. 

The world’s most trusted companies trust OpenText, and we demonstrate this in our actions as individuals, as a company, and as technology. 

We build global communities of purpose and challenge by supporting each other to exceed expectations and solve complex problems. 

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We tap into our creativity to deliver incredible experiences for customers, to ourselves, and for our planet. 

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