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Software Engineering Manager

Req id:  25277

Virtual, 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:


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Manager to manage an agile software development team to work on the rich, internet application that provides the user interface to the Webroot Management Console and other security platforms.


The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in agile process and agile team management as well hands on technical experience.


Candidates will get to work with and manage developers working in a Test-First React environment, using JSS for styling – along with Jest, WebPack, Git and TeamCity to build and iterate on new features our user base will love. 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:


  • Experience in managing a development team producing front-end code for Webroot’s leading web-applications and solutions.
  • Agile team management: acting as a sponsor for the team by successfully championing agile teams
  • Directly contributes code and other assets to development initiatives, in addition to managing team members doing the same
  • Facilitate collaboration with other functional teams both within and outside engineering.
  • Provide technical expertise, training and coaching to team members.
  • Manage assigned employees including staff hiring and training; conducting performance reviews; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems


What it takes:


  • Proven experience working in an agile process and iterative development methods
  • Excellent management skills
  • Excellent Project Management skills
  • Advanced knowledge of React, Redux, JSS
  • Strong hands-on experience with Web technologies, Web standards & protocols
  • Experience integrating multiple technologies on one platform
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical specifications
  • Define, communicate and enforce coding standards
  • Excellent knowledge and practical experience with TDD and SOLID development methodologies
  • Identify and assist with training needs and tools
  • Strong communication skills, ability to manage multiple projects at one time and help the team meeting aggressive deadlines





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

OpenText’s global vaccination policy requires anyone entering an OpenText office be fully vaccinated against Covid 19.


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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