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Senior Software Developer, C++

Req id:  7640

Mississauga, ON, CA


As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.


The Role

Are you interested in an opportunity that can have huge impact on over one million users?  The Safe Endpoint Engineering team is responsible for Carbonite’s core products that are deployed to over 1.5 million endpoints worldwide.  We are responsible for backing up petabytes of data to the cloud.  We like tackling big problems that have big impact.  We are looking for a driven developer that wants to learn and tackle complex issues. 


As a Software Developer on the Endpoint team, you will be part of the team that is driving Carbonite’s success.  The code you write will be used by over a million endpoints.  You will have the opportunity to help us choose key technologies and drive critical design decisions for our Safe application stack.  You will work with an outstanding group of peers on an agile team that is continuously looking to improve. 


Specific Objectives and Responsibilities


  • Develop an understanding of the architecture of the Safe product suite
  • Build and debug Carbonite’s Safe endpoint products (Windows/Mac) 
  • Take an issue all the way through our process of development, testing and release 
  • Work with quality assurance resources to become proficient with automated testing 
  • Participate and contribute on a collaborative agile team 


Six to Twelve Months and Beyond:

  • Analyze and address complex issues/projects in Safe products
  • Work with product management to understand requirements and propose appropriate designs 
  • Collaborate with team members on designs and technical issues
  • Develop and deploy updates to Safe products
  • Champion and demo enhancements to team
  • Develop solid knowledge of continuous integration environment 
  • Propose enhancements to internal processes and application stack 


Key Challenges to Overcome



An Engineer on the Carbonite Safe team must internalize the values of developing robust, testable, automated, and scalable software. The key driver for this team is to securely protect our customer’s data and the development team must embody this with every release.


Success Factors


What will make you successful at Carbonite:

  • A track record of good judgment and decision-making in positions with significant responsibility
  • Highly autonomous and able to independently identify high value projects and drive them completion
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to articulate/defend an informed opinion on important topics
  • Ability to analyze and resolve complex issues


Skills & Experience:

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or equivalent 
  • 5+ years of professional experience using C++
  • Experience in developing multi-threaded distributed applications using C++ 
  • Experience with JavaScript, Python or similar scripting language 
  • Experience working with relational databases  
  • Experience with agile development processes  
  • Experience with Jenkins and CI pipelines is a plus
  • Experience writing test automation is a plus
  • Experience developing on Windows and or Mac is a plus 
  • Experience with C# and or Azure is a plus 



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and 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. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act


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.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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