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Lead Software Architect

Req id:  510

Richmond Hill, 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

As a Senior Full Stack Developer, you play a major role in producing secure, scalable and highly reliable web-based solutions for our products. You should be proficient in both front-end and back-end coding languages, web development frameworks, databases, replication and clustering technologies.


You Are Great At

•  Designing multi-tier client-server architecture
•  Writing functional specs and implementing core modules with high efficiency 
•  Working alongside product managers and development team with excellent task prioritization, organization skills and attention to detail
• Troubleshooting, debugging and solving customer issues


What It Takes

•  Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries such as HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, GWT, XML, jQuery
•  Experience working with relational databases, preferably PostgreSQL
•  Fluent in C and Java languages
•  Strong understanding of Unix/Linux debugging tools and techniques 
•  Familiarity with Unix scripting languages preferably shell script
•  Multi-threaded design and coding practices
•  Proven experience of developing high availability web based applications utilizing replication and clustering technologies
• Operating as a Full cycle developer: architect, develop, test, deploy, operate, support

Desired skills:
•  Experience working with multi platforms Linux, Solaris, Windows
•  Experience with GIT, IntelliJ IDEA framework
•  Experience with gcc and gdb 
•  Familiarity with embedded web servers such as Jetty
•  Familiarity with remote access solution




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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