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Lead Software Engineer

Req id:  24226

Reading, GB

 

OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

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:
 

This is an exciting opportunity for a C# Lead Software Developer to work on a very decoupled, scalable architecture of Web API’s and applications that powers the backbone of the security endpoint based platform. There is a never a dull day and you will find yourself context switching on a number of different applications and projects to meet the ever evolving business needs.

 

As well as C#, you will get to work with and learn exciting cloud based technologies using Amazon Web Services, NoSQL databases for ‘Big Data’ and Docker containers for deployment to name a few. We always like to look at what is on the horizon with new technologies and what could be a good fit, so there is always something new to learn.

 

 

YOU ARE GREAT AT:

 

  • Designing, building, and maintaining efficient, reusable, and reliable C# code
  • Leading projects in terms of architecture and planning of Development Tasks
  • Working side by side with the Software Development Manager in ensuring best practices such as SOLID principles and TDD methods are being followed
  • Having a test first mindset on code testing through unit tests
  • Ensuring the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
  • Helping maintain code quality, organization, and automation
  • Mentoring of other developers
  • Proactively recommending and leading improvements to the Development Lifecycle

 

WHAT IT TAKES:

 

  • Very strong in C#, with a good knowledge of its ecosystems including RESTful Web API’s and MVC
  • Familiarity with the .NET framework (4.5 to 4.8, including .Net Core (up to version 3.1 desirable or even .net 5))
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming, including SOLID principles (essential)
  • Experienced using TDD (essential)
  • Familiar with using Agile methodologies, such as SCRUM and Kanban
  • Up to date knowledge of OWASP web security risks such as CSRF and XSS
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Proficient understanding of code source control versioning tools
  • Experience with using cloud-based technologies, e.g. AWS
  • Familiar with NoSQL databases (desirable)
  • Worked with very high load API’s and applications (desirable)

 

 

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


OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

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. 

Perks 
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. 

Benefits 
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 potential. Become an OpenText Navigator.

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