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Lead Software Engineer

Req id:  22266

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.  



Join our team, be part of the story!


Open Text is the world's largest independent provider of Enterprise Content Management software. The Company's solutions manage information for all types of business, compliance and industry requirements in the world's largest companies, government agencies and professional service firms. Open Text supports approximately 46,000 customers and millions of users in 114 countries and 12 languages.

Open Text offers an attractive and unique opportunity to be part of one of the fastest growing success stories in the Information Technology sector.  Our talented and innovative team creates solutions that truly influence the way leading organizations do business.  Imagine having the resources to influence tomorrow's reality today, learning from the industries top talent and having fun while you do it!  We are looking for people who think outside the box, dream big, thrive on change and innovate for today and tomorrow - people a lot like you.

At Open Text we believe in the diversity of our work force.  Our people are our number one winning strategy which is why we strive to attract and retain the very best the industry has to offer.  We are proud to offer excellent benefits, a high performance culture, challenging work and highly competitive financial rewards. 

Visit Open Text on the Web at: www.opentext.com


Position Summary


Open Text is seeking talented individuals to contribute as Software Development professionals within agile development teams.  Successful candidates will have the opportunity to be mentored by experienced Software Development professionals and participate in cross functional teams that include Product Management, Developers and Quality Assurance as primary participants.  The position will focus on creating new features or enhancing existing functionality of Open Text products. All of the projects involved have performance and stability requirements, thus a great importance is placed on code quality and thoroughness in design. The developer will be working with leading edge technology; it is an exciting opportunity to design and implement solutions for enterprise level systems.  Successful candidates will have experience in developing enterprise level applications with the latest web technologies, with an emphasis on scalability and architectural best practices.


Skills and Knowledge


  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, a team player
  • Participate in the software development process from design to release to ensure that everything done is coordinated to solve customer problems
  • Develop new features and maintain existing features for OpenText ECM applications
  • Develop and re-factor code for high performance and scalability
  • Participate in the design and implementation of applications spanning multiple components and processes
  • Provide assistance to other developers on-site and off-site
  • Provide assistance to customer support and documentation groups as needed.
  • Provide assistance to quality assurance group and automation testing group as needed
  • Proven experience developing software in a business environment
  • Proven experience in building enterprise applications using JavaScript, including expertise in technologies such as bootstrap, require.js, jQuery, Backbone/Marionette, etc.


Nice to Have


  • Experience with developer server side applications using technologies such as Java or .NET
  • Experience with various operating systems (Windows OS, Linux, Solaris, HP)
  • Experience with web servers  (Tomcat, Sun ONE, IIS)
  • Experience with databases (Oracle, SQL, Hana, PostgreSQL)
  • Experience in designing or implementing data structures and algorithms
  • Proficient in web technologies, especially HTML5 + JavaScript
  • Understanding of concurrency and scalable system design
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience


Work Environment


- Business hours of 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM EST Work outside of these hours may be necessary due to project schedules, deadlines and/or system reliability issues.

- Business casual dress



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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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