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Sr. Software Developer

Req id:  25180

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 Opportunity


OpenText, Webroot is actively seeking an experienced Senior Software Developer to design and build critical backend cloud-native systems, API services, and tools to grow and support our Security Mobile product suite. We utilize the best available tools, instruments, and practices to better protect our customers. We are looking for the talent that will help us stay on the cutting edge of technology.


As a Senior Software Developer, you will be primarily responsible for the design, development, and deployment of cloud-based applications. Meeting customer expectations and specifications as discussed and detailed in the Agile process. You will be working with other backend developers and experts in the broader organization. Your expertise will facilitate accurate decision-making, mitigate potential risks, and influence technical implementations. 


In addition, you should be experienced in emerging technologies in application development both on the user interface and middle-tier levels. While not necessarily deep in all of these technologies, you should understand them sufficiently to guide the organization in understanding and possibly adopting them if appropriate.



Required Qualifications 

  • 5+ years of professional programming experience.
  • Proficient in one or more modern programming languages. (e.g. Java, C++, Golang, Kotlin,etc.)
  • Firm understanding of REST and gRPC based API’s.  
  • Good understanding of microservice architecture and design patterns. 
  • Incorporating good software engineering practices such as SOLID design principles, code reviews, source control, CI/CD and testing. 
  • Working in an Agile team environment or with some form of delivery process methodology. 
  • Ability to prioritize customer value over ideas. 
  • Ability to investigate, research, and ask questions. 
  • Ability to learn new technologies and languages, and to switch between them as needed. 
  • Experience in handling multiple projects simultaneously. Meeting deadlines while effectively managing priorities and communicating progress. 
  • Experience with design and code reviews to ensure compliance with industry and team standards. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively in visual, verbal, and written form to teams and leadership. 


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Developing backend services using Golang. 
  • Experience with Cloud-native design 
  • Containerizing applications using Docker. 
  • Incorporating build scripting tools like Gradle. 
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines in GitLab. 
  • Utilizing modern infrastructure components like AWS, Kubernetes, Terraform. 
  • Integrating with SQL and NoSQL-based databases like DynamoDB, MySQL. 


Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s global vaccination policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an OpenText office. Accommodations may be available for specific roles.


OpenText's 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 accommodationrequests@opentext.com).


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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