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Innovation Architect

Req id:  37430

Waterloo, ON, CA Mississauga, ON, CA Virtual, 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. 



Who We're Looking For   

We are in search of an Innovation Architect who is a big picture thinker but also loves hands-on coding. You should be well-versed in cloud computing, experienced in building products that handle large volumes of data, and have a knack for SaaS platforms. 



  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or a related field is required. Significant experience in a similar role may also be considered. 



  • Minimum of five years in software architecture, design, and development, with a preference for work involving SaaS products. 


Technical Skills   

  • Full-Stack Mastery: Comprehensive experience in both server-side and client-side development is essential. 

  • API Guru: Ability to design, implement, and test APIs using Node.js or Go. 

  • Modern FrontEnd Tech: Proficiency in cutting-edge technologies like Vercel, Solid, Svelte, Lit, Astro, D3, or React is expected. 

  • Programming Languages: Proficiency in TypeScript and familiarity with other modern languages is essential. 

  • Service-Oriented Architectures: Understanding the pros and cons of such architectures is necessary. 


Cloud and DevOps Skills   

  • Comfortable with Docker, Git, and Kubernetes. 

  • Experience building cloud-native products on platforms like AWS, GCP, or Azure is highly desirable. 


Additional Skills   

  • A thorough understanding of OAuth authentication flows would be advantageous. 

  • Experience with ElasticSearch or similar search engines is a plus but not required. 


Qui nous recherchons

Nous sommes à la recherche d'un architecte de l'innovation qui pense grand mais qui aime également le codage pratique. Vous devez bien connaître le cloud computing, avoir de l'expérience dans la création de produits gérant de gros volumes de données et avoir un talent pour les plates-formes SaaS.



  • Un baccalauréat en informatique, en ingénierie, en commerce ou dans un domaine connexe est requis. Une expérience significative dans un rôle similaire peut également être considérée.



  • Minimum de cinq années d'expérience en architecture, conception et développement de logiciels, avec une préférence pour les travaux impliquant des produits SaaS.


Compétences techniques

  • Maîtrise du Full-Stack : une expérience complète du développement côté serveur et côté client est essentielle.
  • Gourou des API : capacité à concevoir, implémenter et tester des API à l'aide de Node.js ou Go.
  • Technologie FrontEnd moderne : la maîtrise des technologies de pointe telles que Vercel, Solid, Svelte, Lit, Astro, D3 ou React est attendue.
  • Langages de programmation : la maîtrise de TypeScript et la familiarité avec d’autres langages modernes sont essentielles.
  • Architectures orientées services : il est nécessaire de comprendre les avantages et les inconvénients de telles architectures.


Compétences Cloud et DevOps

  • À l'aise avec Docker, Git et Kubernetes.
  • Une expérience dans la création de produits cloud natifs sur des plates-formes telles qu'AWS, GCP ou Azure est hautement souhaitable.


Des compétences supplementaires

  • Une compréhension approfondie des flux d'authentification OAuth serait avantageuse.
  • Une expérience avec ElasticSearch ou des moteurs de recherche similaires est un plus mais n'est pas obligatoire.



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