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Sr. Software Developer

Req id:  19121

Waterloo, ON, CA Virtual, 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 a Search Java Developer.  OpenText is the market leader in Enterprise Information Management platforms and applications. The division is seeking an experienced Software Engineer who shares our passion for developing and maintaining products related to search capabilities for both cloud and on-premises deployments. 


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

•    Have ownership through full lifecycle of product development, including design, development, validation and test automation, deployment, and support in production
•    Design and build software to introduce new functionality and expand existing functionality
•    Write excellent code following industry best practices 
•    Create and maintain technical documentation
•    Work closely with Quality Engineering to review test plans and test cases
•    Perform all assigned jobs with minimal assistance
•    Respond promptly and professionally to bug reports and customer escalations


What it takes

•    BS or MS in CS or a related technical field and 2+ years of enterprise software development experience in a product team




•    Solid and hands-on programming experience with Java/J2EE/Spring
•    Experience with web services, such as REST and SOAP
•    Experience with Apache Lucene/Solr or other full-featured text search libraries
•    Experience with debugging, triaging, and resolving technical issues
•    Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written




•    Experience with Perforce, TeamCity, Jira
•    Experience with machine learning / natural language processing
•    Experience with big data processing
•    Experience with Angular or AngularJS
•    Experience with Dockers and related containerization technology, Kubernetes
•    Experience with AWS/Azure/Google Cloud Platform
•    Experience with agile methodology



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 accomodationrequests@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.

Join OpenText today.

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