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Principal Software Developer

Req id:  34155

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.



The Role

We have an immediate requirement in our development teams in Mississauga, Ontario (Winston Churchill Blvd /QEW), for a Principal Software Developer with an established track record of delivering software.


A Principal Software Developer drives the designs for projects, balancing project delivery dates with a forward-looking strategic direction for the implementation. This role includes hands on development as well as technical leadership.  As part of a team, you will also oversee the technical implementation of the design, working with the other team(s) members to ensure the products are built with high quality and maintainability. You should drive a project from design through execution. Have and be able to articulate/defend an informed opinion on important topics. Design and communicate it with team members and adapt to feedback to ensure that the implementation is correct. Take ownership of the feature/project and dive into it.


Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and post graduate education is ideal
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
  • Successfully led and delivered 2 or more applications using Agile/Scrum process with shorter release cycles
  • 10+ years software development experience
  •  3 years in a lead developer role
  • 10+ year experience with C# .Net 6, ASP.NET
  • 3+ years’ experience in REACT.
  • 5+ years AWS services and Containers
  • 5+ year experience with developing REST API
  • 5+ year experience with MS SQL Server and SQL scripts
  • Advanced experience with PowerShell scripts
  • 3+ experience with Git / GitLab / GitHub
  • Strong mindset towards achieving close to 100% code coverage with unit testing frameworks utilizing mocking packages
  • Experience with microservices architecture and domain driven design is an asset.
  • Experience with containers and cloud computing is an asset



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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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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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