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Java Developer (React.JS)

Req id:  8936

Virtual, CA Waterloo, ON, CA 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:


The OpenText Analytics Magellan platform delivers information to virtually unlimited numbers of users in record-breaking time. This highly scalable and clustered server platform generates, manages and securely delivers interactive, actionable business information to employees, customers and partners. OpenText Analytics Magellan can integrate information from any data source and application, and can be phased in, adding features and resources as.


The OpenText Analytics Magellan Platform product development team is seeking a talented Senior Software Engineer to join the team. You will utilize knowledge and experience to perform design, systems analysis, research, maintenance, troubleshooting and other programming activities. You will also play a key role in the development of work teams by providing others with direction and leadership.

You are great at:

  • Implementing highly scalable and complex solutions
  • Produce high quality code according to design specifications
  • Utilizing analytical skills to developing new features, as well as, enhancing existing features, and frameworks, and troubleshooting complex code defects
  • Define best practices and standards for database design.
  • Collaborate with your team on software design/code reviews to ensure quality and adherence to company standards
  • Working within teams and with cross teams, to deliver efficient and scalable code
  • Taking ownership of features and code bases, working under pressure, and handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Suggesting enhancements and providing input on products and features developed by the team.
  • Providing status updates to stakeholders and escalating issues when necessary


What it takes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with 4+ years of enterprise product development
  • Experience in an Agile/Scrum development model
  • Skilled in algorithm design and analysis, including knowledge of data structures and design patterns. Strong Java programming skills required.
  • Strong knowledge on algorithm design and analysis, including knowledge of data structures and design patterns
  • RDBMS experience is required at least with one of the databases: PostgreSQL, Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL or DB2
  • Expertise in JavaScript, HTML5, CSS/CSS3, Bootstrap
  • Expertise of JavaScript web frameworks (jQuery, ReactJS, AngularJS)
  • Firm grasp of lexical scoping, closures, and OO JavaScript
  • Experience in Configuring and working with LDAP and SSO Systems
  • Experience in handling performance and Security related aspects of web applications
  • Experience working with at least one of the following application servers is strongly preferred: Tomcat, JBoss, Oracle application server/web logic, web sphere
  • Experience/knowledge of Soap API and/or Restful API are strongly preferred
  • Strong hands-on experience with building enterprise applications
  • Experience working with Eclipse development environment is required
  • Knowledge/experience with SWT/JFACE/GEF
  • Experience in performance-critical enterprise software development a strong plus
  • Experience working with server internals such as multi threads, process model, memory management, scheduler, clustering and load balancing are strongly preferred
  • Knowledge/experience with business intelligence and HDFS/Hadoop/Spark is a strong plus




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.

Join OpenText today.

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