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Lead Consultant

Req id:  35975

Virtual, GB



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:


An OpenText Professional Services Senior Consultant is responsible for the technical delivery of the Application Modernization & Connectivity (AMC) solution.

In such role you will provide technical support to enable the Digital Transformation of our mainframe Customers by means of migrating the application workload in a Hybrid Cloud infrastructure, in line with project and Customer time scales.

This role has a heavy emphasis on Customer back-end delivery, combined with the consultative skills required to promote the impression of quality and excellence actively fostered within the Professional Services team.


What You are great at:


· Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable migration automation tools and Field Development Solutions (FDS)

· Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems

· Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization

· Own and drive the research and implementation of customer requirements with minimal supervision

· Own one or more modules of the project end to end including supporting customers with fixes in the owned area

· A Team Player, collaborating with other local and remote component scrum teams to develop and support end to end solution

· Supporting customers, Troubleshooting, identifying issues and proposing solutions / alternative


What it takes to excel:


· Programming experience in COBOL

· Programming experience with SQL (SQL Server, DB2, PostgreSQL, Oracle)

· Experience with Linux and Windows scripting (Bash, DOS batch, PowerShell)

· Experience with Perl and Regular Expression

· Good problem solving and troubleshooting skills

· Other Preferred Skills

· Programming experience in C, C++, Visual C++

· Programming experience in Java together with Eclipse, Tomcat, Web (JSP), TCP/IP comms

· Knowledge in C# and .NET technologies

· Experience with COBOL/PLI modernization and porting application code across platforms

· Hands-on technical experience with mainframe, non-x86 legacy systems and with technologies such as COBOL, JCL, CICS, IMS, DB2 for z/OS, Assembler, PL/I, REXX, flat/sequential files, GDGs, and VSAM.

· AWS/Azure/Google Cloud Certifications



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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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