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Senior Technical Consultant

Req id:  22336

Paris La Defense Cedex, 75, FR Reading, GB



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:


We are looking for a Consultant to join our CEM Professional Services Practice in EMEA. As a member of the Professional Services Group you will work directly with EMEA-based customers, delivering implementations of DAM solutions. The role requires a blend of strong technical skills and would suit a technical consultant or someone wanting to expand from a purely s/w development role into one that is more client facing, but still highly technical.


It’s important you are comfortable interacting with both business and technical team members, utilising consulting and hands-on development skill sets.


You are great at:


  • Working directly with clients to translate their business requirements into coherent and pragmatic technical requirements definitions
  • Provide trusted knowledge and guidance to both clients and internal teams
  • Design, document and implement agreed solutions
  • Use project management and business judgement skills on a daily basis to ensure risks are managed and client satisfaction achieved
  • Feed into our continual product improvement process by working closely with Product Management, Engineering and Support to present new ideas, client feedback and identify software issues
  • Assisting the Sales team by the provision of technical expertise in pre-sales scenarios
  • Adjusting to rapid changes where the business direction requires it. As an example this may involve POC implementations and estimates at short notice.


What it takes:


  • The confidence, communication and interpersonal skills to guide customers
  • Strong troubleshooting/problem solving skills
  • Able to maintain focus on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Able to travel within EMEA, if required
  • Software development background


  • Technical skills:
    • Proven experience with Java/J2EE 
    • Experience with Java, Javascript, Groovy, CMS frameworks, Web Servers (Apache, IIS), Tomcat Application Server. Jboss, Weblogic, Websphere application servers is optional but beneficial.
    • Experience with popular Java Stacks (Spring, Hibernate, XML Parsing…)
    • Experience of gathering functional and technical requirements, specifying, designing and implementing solutions with mastery of software architecture and consulting.
    • Understanding of Application Architecture, High level and Low level design, Middleware/Application Servers and the ability to look at product architectural documents and identify potential issues
    • Proven experience of software development and configuration experience with strong hands-on skills, solid understanding of architecture and design patterns
    • Responsive design including proficiency with common front-end web frameworks (e.g. Bootstrap).
    • Native and web based platform/application development
    • Fundamentally good programming and debugging skills
    • Building and consuming webservices (using RESTful or CMIS APIs )
    • Understanding of performance and security in the enterprise context
    • Experience of profiling tools is useful
    • Knowledge and experience working of IT infrastructure, networking and Oracle/SQL/PostgreSQL database layers
    • Mastery of Windows (both desktop and server) and Linux and UNIX-based operating systems, with the ability to perform extensive administrative tasks
    • Knowledge of containerisation specifically Docker and Kubernetes.
    • Knowledge of Cloud service providers such as Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure


  • Consulting skills:
    • Operational skills to understand the business context, support workshops, design, estimate, assist, advise, develop and troubleshoot.
    • Excellent communication skills that will promote trust and clarity with customers and at all levels
    • Commercial awareness that will drive OpenText revenue
    • Planning skills that will drive customer adoption of OpenText technology across the organisation
    • Business Development skills with demonstrable experience of farming user bases and new customers
    • Time management skills that will enable projects to be delivered on time and on budget
    • Strong learning and analytical skills and effective problem solving
    • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
    • Experience liaising with groups of people across several geographies
    • Willingness to work away from home on customer sites when required across the EMEA. Occasional foreign travel may be required.


  • Qualifications:
    • Batchelor of Science, Engineer’s degree or equivalent
    • Fluent English. Working with onshore and offshore teams
    • Excellent written and verbal communication


  • Domain knowledge:
    • Experience of Digital Asset Management product
    • Knowledge of OTMM or CHP is beneficial



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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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