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Lead Cloud Applications Administrator

Req id:  28574

Richmond Hill, ON, CA Mississauga, ON, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA Waterloo, ON, CA



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
The Lead Cloud Application Engineer will be responsible for providing support and review for all activities related to hosted Applications on Cloud.  This individual must understand thoroughly of current design with hands-on technical experience.  The role will also help support the development of innovative solutions in cloud and infrastructure technologies.


You Are Great AT
•    Collaborate with teams from Product Development, Professional Services, and Customer Support teams to Deploy Services / Applications. 
•    Be an expert on Datacenter migration of Applications/Services, and Disaster Recovery Planning & execution. 
•    Work on Post Implementation Review process for bugs, fixes, and issues encountered in active production instances.
•    Actively support production incidents, problems, and on root cause analysis. 
•    Provide feedback with Engineering and Professional Services teams to make services stable and resilient. 
•    Develop and enhance Automated operations actions for Deployment, Support, and Maintenance activities. 
•    Deploy on Containerized Services into PaaS Infrastructure 
•    Knowledge on integration points of hosted Applications and related implementation expert for CloudOps
•    Work with 3rd party vendors and their support organizations for any impact to OT hosted solutions 
•    Ability to prioritize work to ensure timely project deliveries.
•    Available to work on weekends to schedule maintenance activities and Deployments. 
•    On rotation monthly 24x7 on-call support 


What It Takes
•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences or related 
•    Minimum 8 years of Application Administration and Middleware Administration experience 
•    Experienced in Container-based Application Deployments and DevOps tools    
•    Experienced in CD, J2EE, experienced with good skills in Automation: Ansible/Chef/Puppet. etc.,
•    Advanced level skills in Python and/or Shell Scripting. 
•    Familiarity with Tomcat, WebLogic, WebMethods integration platform, and technologies such as JMS Broker ActiveMQ, and Apache webservers. 
•    Working experience on RedHat and Windows Operations Systems based Physical / VM Machines. 
Desirable Skills:
•    Familiarity within Dockers and Kubernetes based deployments 
•    Review product design documents to ensure compliance with architecture standards
•    Proficiency in writing scripts (bash, ksh, Perl, Powershell, Expect, AWK, Python is a plus)
•    Expertise in analyzing Application container performance, reviewing JVM Settings & thread dumps. 
•    Developing and maintaining detailed documentation of work
•    Familiarity with LoadBalancers/F5, Firewalls, SMTP, DNS Services, and Networking protocols.




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Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s global vaccination policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an OpenText office. Accommodations may be available for specific roles.


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. 

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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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