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Lead DevOps Build Engineer

Req id:  24464

Waterloo, ON, CA Mississauga, 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. 



OpenText is a vibrant software development organization that provides a multichannel customer communication management (CCM) solution that is proven to improve the customer experience and make customer interactions more profitable. It allows business users to create communications for connected customer journeys using the delivery formats and channels customers prefer – including email, web, and mobile.


We are looking for a talented Lead Build Engineer 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.


  • 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


Candidates must have demonstrated ability in one or more of the following functional areas:

  • 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.
  • Administration knowledge of Build Orchestration systems like Gitlab, TeamCity, Jenkins, Bamboo, etc.
  • Administration 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
  • Experience with Cloud Technologies such as GCP, AWS, etc.
  • 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



While OpenText is an Equal Opportunity Employer, our efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact accomodationrequests@opentext.com.


Additionally, OpenText, as a proud US Federal Government contractor, is subject to Executive Order 14042 requiring all US employees (in office or virtual) be fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. New employees joining OpenText will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to joining or be approved for a medical or religious exemptions. If you believe you qualify for an exemption you can request the exemption form at accommodationrequests@opentext.com


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 potential. Become an OpenText Navigator.

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