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Principal Software Architect

Req id:  26387

Southfield, MI, US


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. 

Principal Software Architect


Life at OpenText:

At OpenText, we believe in every employee having meaningful, purposeful work. By joining our team, you will join a community of supportive and collaborative peers focused on innovation, teamwork, and driving successful outcomes.  You’ll be expected to bring with you an ideation and “Yes, if” mindset.  And, as you build your network and demonstrate your professional excellence, you will have the opportunity to forge your own career path and professional growth.


The Opportunity

  • This position involves being part of Business Networks PS Architecture team that is responsible for all BN technical solutions, specifically focusing on IAM, IoT and Supplier Portal products     
  • You would oversee projects from solution definition and architecture perspective, in collaboration with PS Delivery architects
  • Design solutions that include related OT software tools and BN products such as Trading Grid, TGO, SCM and other Enterprise Software components.
  • Drive Joint Design Review sessions and cross-product solutions
  • Ensure best practices and create documentation
  • Lead all internal projects
  • Learn other OT products, become PS Arch of composite solutions involving IAM/IoT/Portal and other OT Products
  • Co-define solution architecture and be part of project initiatives and customer solutions from the start


You Are Great At

  • Work closely with our business partners and technical SMEs, providing oversight and recommendations on how best to accomplish new requirements.
  • Be accountable for enforcing best practices, providing documentation and establish process ensuring smooth implementations
  • Contribute and collaborate with project delivery team and collaborating on changes as needed
  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle
  • Investigate and help with advanced application issues.


What It Takes

  • A bachelor’s degree, college diploma in Computer Science or related field
  • Overall experience of 5 or more years
  • Experience in development/configuration of IAM and IoT platform implementations
    • Extensive experience working with API’s / Web Services (RESTful and SOAP)
    • Extensive development experience in JavaScript, Java, and JS UI Frameworks.
  • Development experience working with MySQL, Microsoft SQL and/or Oracle databases.
  • Development experience with integration platforms such as OpenText A2A, Boomi, Informatica, MuleSoft is preferred.
  • An aptitude to learn new technology quickly.
  • Effective documentation skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • The ability to handle multiple streams of work effectively.

While OpenText is an Equal Opportunity Employer, our 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


Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s global vaccination policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an OpenText office to maintain a safe workplace for our employees. 


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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