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Technical Support Specialist

Req id:  20172

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:


The OpenText Cloud Production Support Team is currently searching for a Cloud Support Specialist to support OpenText Content Suite solutions deployed within the OpenText Cloud.  The successful candidate will be a technically resourceful individual with the ability to provide exceptional customer support in a thriving business!

You will be joining a growing team that provides world-class operational support including hands-on troubleshooting and administration to a variety of enterprise customers.  You will be required to collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure that Service Levels are met and customer satisfaction is achieved.
You are great at:


  • Utilizing exceptional written and verbal communication skills while demonstrating a high level of customer focus and empathy.
  • Responding to and solving customer technical requests, show an understanding of the customer's managed hosted environment and applications within the OpenText Cloud, enabling resolution of complex technical issues.
  • Operating, managing, and administering production applications while following documented policies and procedures.
  • Responding to and troubleshooting alerts from monitoring of applications, servers, and devices sufficient to meet service level agreements.
  • Collaborating on cross-functional and cross-product technical issues with a variety of resources including Product support, IT, Network Operations, and Professional Services.
  • Working under general guidance with results reviewed periodically, seeking approval from others on matters outside of job or role as needed.


What it takes:


  • A minimum of 3 years previous experience working within technical support or consulting environment working with enterprise-level multi-tiered applications and supporting technologies.
  • University/College degree within a related discipline or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with Content Suite or SuccessFactors an asset
  • Experience delivering service within an ITIL-based service delivery model.
  • Windows, UNIX, and Application administration skills in a TCP/IP networked environment.
  • Experience working with relational DBMS (MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL/Postgres, Oracle, MySQL).
  • Programming/scripting is helpful, (e.g. SQL, .sh/.bat, Java, JavaScript).
  • Familiarity with configuration and management of web/application servers (IIS, Apache, Tomcat, etc.).
  • Familiarity with Docker, Kubernetes, and Helm is an asset
  • Strong desire to provide exceptional customer support efficiently with a high focus on first-call resolution.
  • Proven experience working in a fluid environment that is ever-growing and changing
  • Positive attitude and growth mindset focused



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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