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Sr. Software Developer

Req id:  11101

Montreal, Quebec, 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 Opportunity:
OpenText is looking for a Senior Java Full Stack Developer with strong UI experience to work on a market leading text mining solution! If you are highly motivated, self-driven and have a solid practical experience developing complex Java based software solutions and bringing amazing designs to life, we are interested in your profile. This position is based in Montreal and is reporting to the Director of Software Engineering – Analytics and Discovery. You will be working on a suite of products that combines unstructured text analysis and machine learning to extract nuance, context and meaning from large amount of data.


  • Designing & building software to introduce new functionality and expand existing functionality
  • Translating business requirements into technical specifications & design
  • Contributing to overall product architecture
  • Researching, evaluating and implementing suitable design patterns & technologies
  • Collaborating with distributed teams to develop product roadmaps
  • Suggesting and making product improvements as per industry trends & standards
  • Helping to train and mentor other Software Engineers
  • Communicating effectively with technical & non-technical resources


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in software engineering, computer science or equivalent with 5+ years of experience
  • Emphasis on the importance of UI/UX designs. Fanatical about the customer experience
  • Experience working in a Scrum environment
  • Experience in developing complex enterprise level applications
  • Exceptional Java and OO design skills
  • Experience using modern JS (ES6/ES7 standards) and CSS knowledge.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of VueJS / React and Twitter Boostrap a plus.
  • Knowledge of Jira is desirable
  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies is desirable (VMWare-ESXi and/or VirtualBox and/or Hyper-V, etc)
  • Prior experience in NLP (Natural Language Processing) or machine learning is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Apache/Opens Source Projects
  • Experience developing software in both Linux and Windows systems is a plus.
  • Good understanding of performance and security aspects of software development



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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