Manager, Software Engineering

Ref#: 15443

Function: Engineering

Location: India, Bengaluru

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OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

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:
  • As a Manager Software Engineering, you will Provide leadership, direction, expertise, and hands-on assistance to a team of highly technical Engineers
  • You will be part of an agile team, take on complex problems and design and code.
  • Working closely with Operations, Product Managers, Engineering Directors, Development teams, and Support teams on all planning, scheduling and execution of releases
  • Handles multiple ongoing projects and releases to ensure release of high quality solutions
  • Typically, you would have had 10+years of experience architecting and building Enterprise software products with 2+ years of leading a teams
  • Experience as Product Owner or Scrum Master of a team is desirable

You are great at: 
  • Providing leadership, direction, expertise, and hands-on assistance to a team of highly technical Engineers building highly scalable and resilient multi-tenant services.
  • Initiating/Participating in meetings/discussions related to solution scoping and iteration planning.
  • Take the lead role in creation of plans and influence decision on roadmaps and strategies.
  • Owning scheduling and directing the efforts of the team members, tracking the progress of the Ongoing projects and communicating issues and results clearly to stake holders on a regular basis.
  • Working with management and project teams to identify requirements and priorities for the entire team.
  • Managing Engineering teams, including building skills and career growth for individual contributors
  • Managing the daily activities of individual contributors and supervisors, accountable for results, responsible for establishing goals and objectives for the work group; typically manages groups with similar technical or functional responsibility
  • Provides technical guidance to employees doing engineering design, development, and implementation work by establishing goals that are aligned with established policies and standards
  • Overseeing development of Major/Minor releases and hot fixes
  • Supporting customers on key escalations
  • Interfacing with senior management to report on project and program milestones and to present summary of on-going customer escalations
  • Working with a variety of groups across multiple disciplines to continuously improve the effectiveness of the organization.
  • Agile development, test and release process along with the particular challenges of developing , testing and certifying software solutions
  • Full understanding of overall business, domain, Customer needs and competitive environment, including mission and strategic direction of the organization. Ability to lead people, projects, and operations
  • Employee development, performance planning and review, counseling, evaluation, and hiring.
  • Providing knowledge transfer to team members, train staff personnel, provide on the job guidance and mentoring and conduct training sessions to customer personnel when authorized by management


What it takes: 

  • Requires in-depth technical and operational knowledge within area of responsibility
  • Quick learner with strong technical and analytical (problem solving) skills
  • Good understanding of J2EE architecture. Proficient with one or more of the following : DHTML/HTML, JSP, Servlets, Java, JavaScript, XML/XSL
  • Must have a demonstrated track record of managing and shipping *enterprise class- web based applications
  • Ability to work across multi-geographic groups and time zones
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, and cross-group work experience
  • Ability to adapt to changing requirements
  • Ability to take direction and work with minimal supervision. 
  • Ability to work in deadline driven environment, and respond creatively to pressure. 
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. 
  • Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering.


At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

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