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Sr Software Developer

Req id:  33568

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

OpenText™ OT2 is our next-generation Information Management as a Service platform that enables the development and deployment of multi-tenant SaaS applications.


We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer to work as part of a software development scrum team designing and implementing the OT2 Platform, to enable our Developer community to build multi-tenant SaaS (software as a service) applications.


Working with a team of experienced Product Managers, Developers, and Cloud Operations teams, you will provide a significant contribution to the implementation of our Developer Enablement platform.


This is a tremendous opportunity to play an essential role in helping to design and deliver the next-generation developer tools and environments that OpenText is building for OT2 developers.

You Are Great At


  • Designing and implementing highly scalable, performant, and secure cloud services
  • Providing expertise and working with a team of Software Engineers to deliver features on the product roadmap by embracing Agile and DevOps
  • Collaborating with Product Managers and Architects in shaping and aligning product roadmap and delivery of new features
  • Discussing complex technical proposals with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Working with geographically dispersed teams
  • Coaching and mentoring other developers
  • Analyzing code and refactoring for performance, scalability, security, and testability
  • Identifying development issues and working tirelessly to resolve them


What It Takes

We are looking for a developer with a wealth of experience a passion for technical design and implementation and the ability to lead a team of experienced software engineers and architects.

Applicants will already be working in a lead engineer position and have significant experience with the cloud. You will be passionate about the role the Developer Platform plays in bringing new solutions and services to OpenText and serving the needs of the developer community.

You will have a demonstrable passion for software engineering with the following essential skills or proven experience


  • Deep experience with Java Spring Boot / Spring Cloud
  • Deep experience with Angular, TypeScript, JavaScript, CSS, and HTML
  • Experience in building and consuming Restful APIs
  • Experience of PostgreSQL or SQL in general
  • Experience in developing testable code and writing tests to support your code and using code analysis tools to measure bugs, code smells, and code coverage.
  • Experience in Agile development methodologies
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment tools such as Docker, Kubernetes, and GitLab
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills suited to a global organization
  • A strong collaborative approach to problem-solving
  • Experience in coaching junior developers and performing code reviews
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience




OpenText's 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


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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