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Manager, Software Engineering

Req id:  20156

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 InfoArchive group of OpenText Enterprise Content Management platforms division is focusing on the development and maintenance of the InfoArchive product line. InfoArchive is a unified enterprise archiving platform that stores structured data and unstructured content in a single, consolidated repository. This product enables corporations to preserve the value of enterprise information in a single, easily accessible, compliant, unified archive.

As the sales and usage of InfoArchive is increasing OpenText is looking for people that will join a new development team.


The Opportunity


As a Manager, Software Engineering, you will be responsible for setting direction and leadership to the InfoArchive development team. 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 be proficient in motivating and leading the team, through vision, strategic positioning, product delivery. You must be highly energetic and passionate about product development (TypeScript and Java stack), 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:


  • Helps team achieve sprint/release goals while partnering with the Product Manager on overall business goals
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure plans & resources are coordinated, and product deliverables are well defined, scoped and achieved
  • Deliver on time, budget and agreed on quality standards
  • Facilitate planning, daily stand-ups and retrospectives
  • Provide guidance, technical feedback and ensure release goal is achieved
  • Provide visibility to team impediments/risks and helps eliminate them
  • Ensure appropriate and timely reporting
  • Manage communication cross-functionally and escalate promptly when issues arise
  • Ensure Team development and career progression
  • Align with the internal development process and improve the in-house methodology and delivery processes
  • Provide guidance, technical feedback and ensure product delivery success
  • Help the team to be innovative and improve things
  • Be part of organization-wide initiatives and drive the change


What it takes:


  • 5+ years of industry engineering experience
  • 2+ years in a management position
  • 2+ years project management experience
  • Minimum MS CS or equivalent experience
  • Hands-on working experience with configuration (CI/CD) and (performance) testing is preferred
  • Must have hands-on experience in JAVA backend development
  • Agile project management training and experience required
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative problem-solving skills required
  • Excellent communication and people skill required
  • Ability to organize, plan and create a team environment that will lead to a team motivated to deliver
  • Effective facilitation skills for participatory decision-making.



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. 

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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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