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Lead Software Developer

Req id:  32149

Mississauga, ON, CA



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.



You will be working in a fast-paced, agile environment where things change quickly. Are you up for working on a very complex product, where you’ll have to dig deep to find the right solution? Can you keep the big picture in mind even when you’re “down in the weeds”? And still focus on customer needs and experience? Are you prepared to bring fresh ideas and energy to help make our company and our product even better? Are you ready to grow and help your colleagues to grow with you?




What will make you successful:

  • A track record of good judgment and decision-making
  • A strong focus on teamwork and continuous improvement
  • Flexibility and an open, engaged, and curious mind
  • Having and being able to articulate and defend an informed opinion on important topics
  • Comfort with complex technical environments and a willingness to jump in and learn
  • An intense curiosity about the big picture and focus on our customers’ success
  • A healthy sense of urgency
  • Taking the initiative to step beyond your job description when required
  • Being engaged and forward-leaning with a strong sense of ownership
  • Being energetic, fun-loving and constantly learning
  • Make decisions that positively impact customers and team
  • Exercise independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
  • Work independently on special assignments of a complex nature where state of the art technical or industry knowledge is required
  • Have a focus on self-improvement with an interest in learning new technologies and identifying how the product can benefit from them.
  • Interact with internal and external groups. Has a formal network with experts in the field of expertise
  • In order to succeed, the successful candidate will deeply understand the product capabilities, communicate with others to fully comprehend features and work with and listen to others and are embraced by the team members.



Skills & Experience:

  • A Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 8+ years of experience with focus on troubleshooting
  • In depth knowledge in Core C, C++/VC++, MFC, COM
  • Excellent knowledge of OSI, TCP/IP & Networking Concepts
  • Experience with socket/openssl programming in C/C++
  • Experience with Network Captures and analysis
  • Excellent RDBMS experience
  • Advanced Experience with Powershell scripts
  • Experience with process dumping and analysis
  • Knowledge of SSH, HTTPS & Authentication methods like Kerberos
  • Experience with Git/GitHub
  • Fundamentally good programming and debugging skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
  • Be able to recognize/negotiate priorities with ability to multitask


  • Experience/Knowledge in C# and .Net Technologies
  • Experience/Knowledge in Unix system management and shell scripting
  • Good knowledge on VMWare and Hyper-V virtualization



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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. 

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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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