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Manager, Software Engineering

Req id:  8060

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


Given the current pandemic environment, there is a renewed focus on Life Science organizations’ ability to support Covid-19 remediation efforts. Become part of the solution by working for Opentext’s Life Science organization where we offer a suite of products that help Pharma, Biotech and Med Device companies bring solutions to the market. We have a variety of on-prem, cloud-native, and hybrid applications that serve the regulated Life Sciences domain. As demand for our solution offerings increase, OpenText is in need of a software development manager to join our global team. 


This is an exciting opportunity to work with a global team of talented individuals. As the Manager, Software Engineering, you will be responsible for people management, product delivery, innovation, managing risks and ongoing maintenance. This position requires strong leadership, excellent communication, and “hands-on” product development skills. You must have a strong technical background, and proficient in motivating and leading the team, through vision, strategic positioning, and product delivery. You must be highly energetic and passionate about product development, track performance and show continuous improvement. You will provide mentoring and coaching for the team to develop an iterative, continuous approach to feature delivery.


You are great at: 

•    Working with cross-functional teams to ensure product deliverables are well defined, scoped and achieved
•    Ensuring the team's compliance defined SDLC practices and validation requirements
•    Facilitating QA activities such as risk analysis, software deliverable and code reviews
•    Leading the improvement of the software development process and development cost reduction efforts
•    Gathering and retaining performance metrics in support of continuous improvement
•    Facilitating planning, daily stand-ups and retrospectives, act as a Scrum Master 
•    Providing visibility to team impediments/risks and helps eliminate them


What it Takes:

•    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
•    5+ years of industry experience
•    2+ in a management or project management position
•    Demonstrable experience working with one or more common software development platforms (e.g. Java, JavaScript, Angular, etc.)
•    Demonstrated analytical skills, problem-solving skills and ability to work collaboratively
•    Excellent time management, meeting facilitation, communication and documentation skills
•    Experience in Agile Scrum development processes
•    Strong interpersonal and collaborative problem-solving skills  
•    Preferred: Experience in the Life Science domain; GxP, computer systems validation in a regulated industry.
•    Preferred: Experience in programming languages such as core Java, Spring framework and Restful services; Knowledge in JavaScript frameworks and experience with technologies such as Node.js, Ruby, Python, HTML, CSS, Angular, JSON and SQL



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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