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Lead Software Developer

Req id:  37085

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. 



OpenText is a global, publicly traded Canadian software company with more than 25,000 employees worldwide. We are the global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM). Our software solutions help large enterprises manage and secure their unstructured digital data – the kind that does not easily fit into the rows and columns of a database – and use it to benefit their business and gain a competitive advantage. Today, we offer 5 solution suites to target key sources of unstructured digital data found within the enterprise. Our solutions are deployed both on-premises and in the cloud.


OpenText Business Network is the global leader in B2B and A2A integrations. We boost the competitiveness of businesses worldwide by connecting them with their business partners seamlessly, through the world’s largest and most scalable information network. In Business Network, we create frictionless interaction between companies—from the cloud to the client—through a secure, reliable, and data-rich platform: Trading Grid.


The Opportunity


The role of the Lead Developer is to effectively analyze requirements, and create quality software in a timely and accurate manner, for simple to complex functionalities in one or more concurrent projects. The primary function is to identify requirements with the Product Management team to build features that help product development teams and customers. OpenText is looking for this expert to help us design and implement platform-wide features. You will be responsible for strategic plans focused on growth initiatives, driving towards helping the customer realize their potential of existing business and helping them grow in new business opportunities within the OpenText cloud. Your work will involve cross-functional collaboration between Cloud Production Support, Professional Services, and Product Management to craft and design solutions that can be made commercially available to customers.



You Are Great At


  • Working within a scrum team and contributing to all software development activities across the entire life cycle of the product including design, coding, testing, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Leading teams as necessary for implementing tools and ideas aligning with the broader vision of the product.
  • Troubleshooting and solving complex technical issues by leveraging your superior analytical skills
  • Envisioning, communicating, and evolving the architecture of the product.
  • Work with other enterprise architects to implement best practises.
  • Collaborate with different scrum teams and product managers to implement the architectural vision of the product.
  • Working with Project Managers in understanding their pain points to convert them into technical requirements.
  • Create tools and processes to reduce the pain points of Product Development, Product Management, Professional Services and Project Management teams to help Customers.
  • Work with QA team in automating the processes wherever necessary.
  • Inform the stakeholders of any risks or issues that may affect the schedule and quality of the application.
  • Understand and adhere to Agile processes.
  • To work in collaboration with teams across geographies.
  • Perform non-functional tests such as basic automation, security testing, and performance tests as needed.
  • Recommend and implement suggestions or process improvements.
  • Provide production support as needed. 


What It Takes:


  • Should have 8 to 10 years of enterprise product development and architecture experience.
  • Should have strong hands-on experience in Java technologies.
  • Should have very good problem-solving, analytical, design and coding skills.
  • Should have strong experience in helping build enterprise architecture.
  • Experience in working with CI/CD pipelines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in building and consuming webservices (using RESTful APIs).
  • Knowledge of XML.
  • Experience with SQL, Databases, data modeling.
  • Experience building micro services.
  • Strong interest, and the ability to, learn other coding languages, databases, platforms, and tools as needed.
  • Exposure to EDI is a nice-to-have.



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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.

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