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Principal Software Engineer

Req id:  31033

Indianapolis, IN, US San Antonio, TX, US Dallas, TX, US Alpharetta, GA, US Lexington, KY, US Dallas, TX, US Gaithersburg, MD, US San Mateo, CA, US Austin, TX, US



Together Carbonite and Webroot form the SMB and Consumer Division of OpenText. The mission of our joint offering is to make cyber resilience simple, reliable and accessible in the connected world. We foster a thriving, dynamic environment rich with inventive minds and entrepreneurial spirit and our employees are empowered and encouraged to build their careers at OpenText.



Principal Software Engineer


Candidate Value Proposition :


We are looking for talented, experienced software engineers to join and lead the OpenText SMB/C organization. In this role, you will be responsible for developing new product functionality and maintaining a suite of data protection products for many of the world's largest businesses.  You would be part of a very tight-knit and helpful cross-functional SCRUM team.  If you enjoy solving challenging mission-critical problems for world-class software, we would like to discuss this opportunity with you!


Overview of Business Function


The OpenText data protection suite of products is built for the enterprise and offers real-time replication, complex migration, and high availability of mission-critical business systems. We provide our software solutions to a large number of longtime end customers, partners, and software distributors throughout the world. Innovative products, combined with the best customer service in the industry offer tremendous value to our customers and have been a market leader for several years.


You are great at


  • Designing and building software solutions for new enhancements spanning multiple technology stacks.
  • Maintaining existing functionality and extensive automated testing solutions
  • Working within a scrum team to collaboratively plan, design, implement and review solutions in an iterative fashion
  • Communicating with external teams about requirements and solutions
  • Helping ship software on a regular cadence by ensuring software quality, and corresponding test automation


What it Takes


  • Computer Science or related Bachelor’s Degree
  • Strong proficiency in at least one common development language (C#, .NET, C/C++)
  • Experience with test automation
  • File system filter driver experience preferred
  • Proficient in debugging and diagnosing issues


Technology Stack that we work on:

Public Cloud Offerings such as Azure, AWS, etc.

Virtualization platforms such as vSphere, Hyper-V, Xen, etc.




While OpenText is an Equal Opportunity Employer, our 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. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact


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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