Principal Software Engineer (Android)

Ref#: 14577

Function: Engineering

Location: India, Bangalore

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OpenText enables the digital world as the global leader in Enterprise Information Management, both on premises or in the cloud. We embrace all things digital and are committed to being the Best Place to Work for our Employees in over 140 locations around the world.

We obsess over our customers to ensure they are wildly successful in embracing the Digital World. Our customers entrust us with their most important information, we need to be their most trusted partner. What we do, we do well. What we create, we do purposefully to impact the world. If you believe in this and are passionate about enabling the Digital World then let OpenText turn your career vision into reality.

The Opportunity:
  • As a Principal Software Engineer, you will lead the design and implementation of Android app for LEAP Express 

  • You will be part of an agile team, take on complex problems and design and code.

  • Work independently on specialized assignments within the context of project/ functional deliverables.

  • You are expected to bring in technical innovation within your product area. 

  • Typically, you would have had 8+years of experience architecting and building mobile apps for different form factors.

You are great at:
  • Preparing high-level & low-level design documents and involve in development of software

  • Provide hands-on technical leadership, mentoring and guidance to junior engineers.

  • Participates in and drives design sessions in the team.

  • Drives the technical resolution of issues arising from changes to scope, requirements, design, etc.

  • Participate & Review the Technical Architecture documents to ensure all required functionality is implemented

  • Works with Quality Assurance to transfer knowledge and develop the test strategy and validate the test plan

  • You have passion for:

    • High transactional volume, 24x7, mission critical, secured real-time systems

    • Operational quality and customer satisfaction

    • Drive inefficiencies from the infrastructure

    • Design and implement highly scalable and operable solutions

What it takes: 

  • Strong knowledge of Android SDK, different versions of Android, and how to deal with different screen sizes/ density.

  • Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices.

  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning

  • Ability to design applications around natural user interfaces, such as “touch”

  • Knowledge of the open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks

  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications

  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back end services.

  • Familiarity with security scans and vulnerability remediation.

  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization.

  • Understanding of Google’s Android design principles and interface guidelines.

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.

  • Familiarity with continuous integration.

  • Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/ Engineering. Masters preferred.

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. We draw on our diversity and collective genius as we continue to shape a better future for our customers and be the Best Place to Work for our employees- nothing is off the table at OpenText. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email

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