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Sr. Software Engineer

Req id:  20094

Hyderabad, TG, IN

The Opportunity:

An engineering software engineer will contribute directly to product development, taking the responsibility for: leading the team; delivering results; coaching and mentoring; ensuring the team to focus on the tasks at hand; communicating team status/progress vis-a-vis deliverables. 


As a software engineer, one is expected to have software engineering knowledge, solid software development skills, and previous exposure to multiple technologies and should have actively participated in projects as a developer/tester. Prior experience in testing domain would be an added advantage. In short, a software engineer should have the characteristics of an all-rounder. 


A software engineer will see himself/herself grow into a release manager, product architect, product manager or a development manager based on his/her own choice of career path and opportunity available in the organization. Given an opportunity the engineering would have an added advantage over other peer roles such as TA, PC, APE, SSE and STE. 


You are great at: 



  • Contribute directly to product development within a team. 
  • Drive the technical vision, roadmap, and enterprise application standards within the team which should reflect a very good understanding of the overall business direction/strategy taken by the organization. 
  • Enable the development team to deliver high-quality and reliable software efficiently (via tools, processes, best practices, etc.). Work with the team to decide and deliver on their commitments. 
  • Plan and execute day-to-day operational activities in a team with minimal dependency. Monitor and control the projects/activities within a team with respect to schedule and quality. 
  • Demonstrate experience in the use of project management techniques. Holds daily scrum meetings, review meetings, sprint planning meetings, sprint review sessions, sprint retrospectives. Maintains work backlog for the team. Actively participates in overall-release synch-up meetings. 
  • Sound problem resolution, judgment, negotiating, and decision-making skills.  
  • Build and maintain effective relationships within team and its ecosystem (among teams, sustenance, product management, field, customers etc.,) and collaborate well to drive improvements, leverage, and showcase best practices in the context of software delivery.  
  • From a team context is expected to be inward-looking as well as outward-looking to meet the overall organizational objectives. Should manage execution related dependencies beyond team boundaries to get things done 
  • Mentor, grow, and establish a core development team that has the application breadth & depth across team.  
  • Will actively participate in the appraisal process and provide feedback to the team members on their performance. Consolidates the training needs within the team and will prepare action-oriented training plans along with Development Manager. 
  • Should be able to succeed in an ambiguous environment and be able to cope under pressure and persevere. 
  • Should be able to convey organizational decisions in the right spirit to the team members. Also at the same time, get the pulse from team or solicit feedback from team and appropriately convey the same to management team. 


What it takes:


  • Minimum experience of 2-4 years as a Software Engineer or similar positions and preferentially having worked in Software Design, Analysis and Testing.  
  • Demonstrated experience in n-tier development. Good knowledge of Software Engineering processes, methodologies, and tools (UML, IDEs, CVS). 
  • Good understanding of BPM, SOA, Web 2.0, SaaS, and Cloud computing paradigms.  
  • He/she should be strong in Core Java 
  • Good hands-on experience in HTML, CSS, JavaScript; XML, JSON, SOAP, WSDL and other web services. 
  • Knowledge of Oracle Java technologies Java, JSP, Servlet, JSF J2EE, JMS, Struts, Spring Framework, Hibernate, JDBC, SQL, and other Java related technologies) 
  • Mobile technology and/or mobile development background  
  • Demonstrated abilities to design and architect solutions that meet customer needs 
  • Should have excellent communication skills both written and oral. 
  • Actively network and establish relationships which are crucial for the success of the team, product, and organization.  
  • Should set high quality standards and high teamwork standards 
  • Must be Proactive and result oriented. 
  • People with experience in scrum way of software development will be preferred. 





At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. We draw on our diversity and collective genius as we continue to shape a better future for our customers and be the Best Place to Work for our employees- nothing is off the table at OpenText.


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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