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Senior Software Build Engineer

Req id:  2001

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:


We are looking for talented Senior Build Engineers to join the OpenText Common Tools Development organization. In this role, you will have the opportunity to contribute to our highly successful team of Build Engineers that are helping development teams across the company.  You will be providing build process support by understanding the existing build processes and offering advice and implementation of changes or reconfiguration to meet business objectives.


You Are Great At:


  • Strong build and software integration skills. Ability to perform software integration/build activities in a multi-platform environment (ie: Unix architectures and Windows)
  • Ability to perform support activities for an existing build system
  • Responsible for installation of new systems and new releases into maintenance and productive environment, following SDLC and change management procedures
  • Responsible for appropriate and qualitative system documentation including technical system documentation, installation scripts, test plans, and scripts.
  • Ensure compliance with SOPs/policies, and adequate access rights are given to trained staff
  • Strong analytical skills, effective problem-solving ability


What It Takes:


  • 5+ years of professional experience in the Software Development industry
  • Knowledge of version control systems like Perforce, Git, Mercurial, SVN, others such as VSS, CVS, etc.
  • Familiar with Software Configuration Management Life Cycle.
  • Knowledge of Build Orchestration systems like Gitlab, TeamCity, Jenkins, Bamboo, etc.
  • Knowledge of Artifact management systems (ie: Artifactory, Nexus)
  • Strong knowledge of scripting/build tools (ie: Perl, C-Shell, Bourne Shell, Make, etc.).
  • Experience with Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Experience with Kubernetes management
  • Team player with good communicative skills
  • Knowledge of MySQL/MS SQL Server databases and experience with SQL
  • Experience with Java, Java Application Server, and Apache
  • Ability to learn new technical concepts and systems
  • Multicultural and International experience and scope
  • Good problem-solving ability, pragmatic



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.

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

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