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Principal Cloud Applications Consultant

Req id:  37680

North Sydney, NSW, AU



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. 





An OpenText Content Server Principal Cloud Applications Consultant is responsible for the technical delivery of the CS (Content Server) Platform-based solutions. This role has a heavy deployment and administration emphasis, combined with the consultation skills required to promote the impression of quality and excellence actively fostered within the Customer Success Organization. 


Engagements may vary from managing multiple short and relatively fast-paced engagements to larger projects. The nature of work may include full application lifecycle activities right from development, deployment/provisioning, testing, migration, decommissioning, and ongoing run & maintain (upgrades, patching, etc.) support of the cloud deployments. Additionally, it is expected to work closely with leads in setting up best practices, process improvement plans, and team upskilling plans.


The role is customer-facing and requires excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate to a wide range of stakeholders (internally and externally), both verbally and in writing. 



  • Participate and contribute to Project execution phases.
  • Participate in the day-to-day administration of the systems, including Incident & Problem Management 
  • Participate in the planning and execution of new implementations, upgrades, and patching activities.
  • Participate in the advanced configuration of CS software components, in line with project and customer time scales.
  • To coordinate project delivery through multiple teams that may include 3rd party suppliers, partners, and client resources.
  • Actively contribute to automating provisioning, patching, and upgrade activities where possible to achieve operational efficiencies.
  • Actively seek new opportunities by working with the customer and the change control provisions provided by the contract, to extend the scope of profitable business.
  • Actively use and contribute to the project management standards and quality checks used within OpenText Cloud Services. 
  • Understand requirements, conduct detailed design, determine the level of effort, and plan work breakdown structures and implementation approach.
  • Prepare, maintain, and submit activity/progress reports and time recording/management reports in accordance with published procedures. Keep project managers informed of activities and alert of any issues promptly. Provide inputs as part of engagement closure on project learnings and suggest improvements.
  • Manage expectations and responsibilities for all clients and internal stakeholders.
  • Utilize exceptional written and verbal communication skills while supporting customers via web, telephone, or email, while demonstrating a high level of customer focus and empathy.
  • Respond to and solve customer technical requests, show an understanding of the customer's managed hosted environment and applications within the Open Text cloud enabling resolution of complex technical issues. Document or implement proposed solutions. 
  • Respond to and troubleshoot alerts from monitoring of applications, servers, and devices sufficient to meet service level agreements.
  • Collaborating on cross-team and cross-product technical issues with a variety of resources including Product support, IT, and Professional Services.  




  • Well-versed with deployment, administration, troubleshooting, and upgrade/migration of the OpenText Content Suite Platform and surrounding components (Content Server, Archive Server, xECM, xECM Modules, Brava, OTDS, Search & Indexing). Experience with Cloud deployment of the Content Suite Platform will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of Windows, UNIX, and Application administration skills in a TCP/IP network environment.
  • Experience working with relational DBMS (PostgreSQL/Postgres, Oracle, MS SQL Server, MySQL)
  • Programming/scripting is helpful, (ie. SQL, .sh/.bat, Java, JavaScript, Powershell)
  • Familiarity with configuration and management of web/application servers (IIS, Apache, Tomcat, JBoss, etc.).
  • Good understanding of object-oriented programming, Web Services, LDAP configuration, and RDBMS concepts



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