Lead Software Engineer, Java UI

Ref#: 16835

Function: Engineering

Location: India, Hyderabad

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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:

An engineering lead software engineer will contribute directly to product development, taking the responsibility for: leading the team; delivering results; coaching and mentoring; ensuring the team to focus on the tasks at hand; communicating team status/progress vis-a-vis deliverables.
As a Lead software engineer, one is expected to have software engineering knowledge, solid software development skills, and previous exposure to multiple technologies and should have actively participated in projects as a developer/tester. Prior experience in testing domain would be an added advantage. In short, a lead software engineer should have the characteristics of an all rounder.
An lead software engineer will see himself/herself grow into a release manager, product architect, product manager or a development manager based on his/her own choice of career path and opportunity available in the organization. Given an opportunity the engineering lead would have an added advantage over other peer roles such as TA, PC, APE, SSE and STE.

You are great at:

• Drive the technical vision, roadmap, and enterprise application standards within the team which should reflect a very good understanding of the overall business direction/strategy taken by the organization.
• Enable the development team to deliver high-quality and reliable software efficiently (via tools, processes, best practices, etc). Lead and motivate the team to decide and deliver on their commitments.
• Plan and execute day-to-day operational activities in a team with minimal dependency. Monitor and control the projects/activities within a team with respect to schedule and quality.
• Demonstrate experience in the use of project management techniques. Holds daily scrum meetings, review meetings, sprint planning meetings, sprint review sessions, sprint retrospectives. Maintains work backlog for the team. Actively participates in overall-release synch-up meetings.
• Sound problem resolution, judgment, negotiating, and decision making skills.
• Build and maintain effective relationships within team and its ecosystem (among teams, sustenance, product management, field, customers etc.,) and collaborate well to drive improvements, leverage and showcase best practices in the context of software delivery.
• From a team context is expected to be inward-looking as well as outward-looking to meet the overall organizational objectives. Should manage execution related dependencies beyond team boundaries to get things done

What it takes:

• Minimum experience of 5-8 years as a Software Engineer or similar positions and preferentially having worked in Software Design, Analysis and Testing.
• Demonstrated experience in n-tier development. Good knowledge of Software Engineering processes, methodologies and tools (UML, IDEs, CVS);
• Good understanding of BPM, SOA, Web 2.0, SaaS and Cloud computing paradigms.
• He/she should be strong in Core Java
• Knowledge of Oracle Java technologies Java : JSP, Servlet, JSF J2EE, JMS, Struts, Spring Framework, Hibernate, JDBC, SQL, and other Java related technologies)
• Hands-on experience on SQL queries and knowledge on BI skills is an added advantage.
• Good hands on experience in HTML, CSS, JavaScript; XML, JSON, SOAP, WSDL and other web services.

• Knowledge of Oracle Java technologies Java : JSP, Servlet, JSF J2EE, JMS, Struts, Spring Framework, Hibernate, JDBC, SQL, and other Java related technologies)
• Mobile technology and/or mobile development background

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

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