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Java Software Engineer

Req id:  26979

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

OpenText™ OT2 is our next-generation Information Management as a Service platform that enables development and deployment of multi-tenant SaaS applications. We are looking for a Software Engineer to work as part of a software development scrum team implementing low code and pro code capability on OT2 Platform, to enable our Developer community in building multi-tenant SaaS (software as a service) applications. Working with a team of experienced Product Managers, Developers and Cloud Operations teams, you will contribute to the implementation of our Developer Enablement roadmap. This is a tremendous opportunity to play an important role in helping deliver the next generation developer tools and environments that OpenText is building for OT2 developers.

You are great at:

  • Implementing software components within a highly scalable, performant and secure cloud propositions -Platform as a Service, Software as a Service Applications
  • Working as part of a team of Software Engineers to deliver the product roadmap by embracing Agile and DevOps
  • Working with geographically dispersed teams
  • Collaborative problem-solving

What it takes:

We are looking for an individual with a passion for delivering quality software and the ability to contribute within a team of senior, opiniated and passionate software engineers and architects. Applicants will have software engineering experience and have cloud experience. You will be passionate about the role the developer plays in bringing new solutions and services to OpenText and serving the needs of the developer community.

You’ll have a demonstrable enthusiasm for software engineering with the following essential skills or proven experience of: 

  • Sound technical skills with a passion for delivering high quality code and contributing to a culture of technical excellence and innovation
  • Working within an agile environment
  • Engineering practices that compliment an agile approach including test-driven development, continuous integration, continuous delivery
  • Cloud based Application Development and Deployment
  • Strongly typed programming languages (preferably TypeScript or Java) or JavaScript (and frameworks such as Node or React)
  • Microservices architecture using Spring Cloud and Spring Boot
  • Building SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) using Web Services (SOAP, WSDL, and Restful)
  • Algorithms, Data Structures, databases, and DB technology (RDBMS, NoSQL etc)
  • Willingness to work on any problem, and to find solutions when they fall outside your area of direct expertise
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience



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.

Explore your career and potential. Become an OpenText Navigator.

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