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Senior Manager, Software Engineering

Req id:  3766

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. 


You are great at:


• Helps team achieve sprint/release goals while partnering with the Product Manager on overall business goals
• Work with cross-functional teams to ensure plans & resources are coordinated, and product deliverables are well defined, scoped and achieved
• Deliver on time, budget and agreed quality standards
• Facilitate planning, daily stand-ups and retrospectives
• Provide guidance, technical feedback and ensure release goal is achieved
• Provide visibility to team impediments/risks and helps eliminate them
• Ensure appropriate and timely reporting
• Manage communication cross-functionally and escalate promptly when issues arise
• Ensure Team development and career progression
• Align with internal development process and improve the in-house methodology and delivery processes
• Provide guidance, technical feedback and ensure product delivery success
• Help the team to be innovative and improve things
• Be part of organization-wide initiatives and drive the change


What it takes:


  • Minimum MS CS or equivalent experience
  • Extensive industry engineering experience in a management or project management position
  • Experience with SaaS/Cloud Development is preferred
  • Hands-on working experience with configuration and (performance) testing in is preferred.
  • Must have hands on experience in JAVA backend development.  
  • Agile project management training and experience required.
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative problem solving skills required.
  • Excellent communication and people skill required.
  • Ability to organize, plan and create a team environment that will lead into a team motivated to deliver.
  • Effective facilitation skills for participatory decision making.



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act


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 your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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