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Sr. Software Developer

Req id:  2687

Richmond Hill, ON, CA, L4B 4N8



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. 



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:

We are looking for a versatile Senior Software Developer who will work across the many high-impact projects the hiring team is responsible for. This candidate needs to display leadership and self-motivation qualities and be enthused to take on new problems across various languages and platforms. They will contribute to the tooling, platforms and applications produced by the team to support OpenText's products and engineers alike. This is a key role within Engineering and one at the very heart of OpenText’s future, the successful candidate is almost certain to find themselves in a career defining role.  


The Fit: 
•    You must be willing to constantly learn new technologies.
•    You must be a team player; as a team, we win, pivot and learn together.
•    You must be a self-starter, able to take a concept and run with it
•    You must be flexible to work on different projects throughout the year

You are great at: 

•    Designing, developing, testing, deploying, maintaining and improving software.
•    Building highly maintainable, easy-to-understand code in the cloud, including web services
•    Assisting in task management and Agile planning, managing individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables.
•    Being proactive - willing to work on any problem, and willing to find solutions when they fall outside your area of direct expertise
•    Working as a member of a team and pitching in to ensure the team succeeds with its commitments
•    Working with multiple internal engineering teams to understand and respond to their needs around the platforms and applications maintained by the hiring team.
•    Keeping a level head in a pressured environment


What it takes:


Required qualifications
•    BA/BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience,
•    3+ years of relevant work experience
•    Full-stack web development abilities including front-end and server-side code
•    Proficiency in modern languages including Java and JavaScript.
•    Significant experience delivering concurrent, scalable, high-performance systems.
•    Familiarity with professional software engineering practices across the entire development life cycle; coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing.
•    Willing and able to learn new programming languages and tools
•    Good communication and interpersonal skills


Preferred qualifications
•    Experience in microservice-oriented development for cloud services
•    Experience with Python programming language
•    Development experience designing, developing and maintaining REST-based interfaces and their clients
•    Familiarity with cloud computing. SaaS and PaaS.
•    Strong interest, and the ability to, learn other coding languages, databases, platforms and tools as needed.
•    Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project.



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 sex, national origin, disability or race. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@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.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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