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Sr. Front-end Developer

Req id:  25348

Waterloo, 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 Content Server is the leading Enterprise Content Management system on the planet. Our development balance requires maintaining a stable, reliable, supported solution for Enterprise customer satisfaction. We are applying continuous innovation to modernize the foundation technology and keep up to date with expectations around security, test automation, 3rd party component management, and improving our posture for deployment in Cloud-first scenarios.


You are great at:


  • Developing new features, and maintaining existing features
  • Developing and re-factoring code for high performance, scalability and security
  • Participating in the design and implementation of applications spanning multiple components and processes
  • Interacting with other developers and Quality Assurance analysts
  • Interacting with Customer Support and Documentation as needed
  • Participating in the software development process from design to release.


What it takes:


  • Experience as a software developer, with varied/extensive knowledge of computer science concepts, including
    • developing and debugging software
    • web technologies, specifically (JavaScript, HTML5, CSS)
    • experience with JavaScript frameworks (Require, jQuery)
    • strong experience with JavaScript front-end web frameworks (Backbone, Marionette, Angular, React, Vue). Preferably Backbone and Marionette.
    • Familiarity with Node.js
    • RESTful APIs
    • multi-lingual support
    • scalable system design
    • source code control systems (CVS, Perforce, etc.)
  • A Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or a similar field, or equivalent 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 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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