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Lead Software Developer (Java)

Req id:  18300

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

OpenText is seeking a strong Full Stack Software Engineer with Payments experience for our Cloud Service Business Networks Technical Solutions team.  You will utilize both technical and business knowledge and experience to perform design, analysis, research, maintenance, troubleshooting and other software engineering activities. You will also play a key role in the development of work teams by providing others with direction and leadership. This position is either virtual or office based.

You Are Great At:

  • Leading, driving, implementing highly scalable and complex solutions
  • Experience with modern UI frameworks
  • Understanding and learning unfamiliar technologies and frameworks, concepts and design patterns and integrating them quickly while working in a fast paced, team-driven agile development environment
  • Utilizing analytical skills to developing new features, as well as, enhancing existing features, and frameworks, and troubleshooting problems.
  • Defining best practices and standards for application and database design
  • Leading software design/code reviews to ensure quality and adherence to company standards
  • Taking ownership of features and code bases, working under pressure, and handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Suggesting enhancements and providing input on products and features developed by the team.
  • Providing status updates to stakeholders and escalating issues when necessary.


What It Takes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field with 5+ years of enterprise product development experience
  • Highly skilled in algorithm design and analysis, including knowledge of data structures and design patterns. Strong understanding and experience with Object Oriented concepts.
  • RDBMS experience is required with at least with one of the following
    • Oracle, PostgreSQL, MS SQL Server, MySQL or DB2
  • Understanding of Spring, Hibernate, and at least one modern Rich UI Framework (Sencha ExtJS, Angular, etc.)
  • Experience working with at least one of the following application servers is strongly preferred
    • Tomcat, JBoss, Oracle Application Server/WebLogic, WebSphere.
  • Experience with Test-Driven Development
  • Experience/knowledge of Restful API and/or Soap API are strongly preferred
  • Experience with server-side paradigms such as multi-threading, process model, memory management, scheduler, clustering, and load balancing are strongly preferred
  • Experience with Kafka and microservice architecture a big plus
  • First-hand knowledge/experience with Dev-Ops, C++, Hadoop, Hive, or MongoDB are pluses.
  • Experience with API Development, MQ, and Financial Messaging Protocols – SWIFT (ISO 20022, ISO 15022), FIX are pluses
  • Having some knowledge/experience in one or more of the following banking sectors is a major plus.
    • Securities Trading, Payments Processing, Asset-Based Financing, Cash Management, Supply Chain Financing


OpenText's efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws.  Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact accomodationrequests@opentext.com).


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.

Join OpenText today.

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