Solution Architect - South Africa, Johannesburg

Ref#: 14858

Function: Consulting

Location: South Africa, Johannesburg

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ENABLING THE DIGITAL WORLD 

OpenText enables the digital world by simplifying, transforming, and accelerating enterprise information needs, 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 Open Text Professional Services team is comprised of more than 3,000 consultants who act as trusted advisors, managing long-lasting relationships with more than 100,000 customers around the world. They are responsible for the delivery of business solutions from pre-sales to post implementation. Our teams of experts help organizations solve issues, create value, improve business performance, and work more effectively in an increasingly digital world.

As an Open Text consultant you will work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and you will be recognized as a subject matter expert within the Enterprise Information Management space. You will be supported with training on our solutions, the ability to receive relevant certifications and opportunities for advancement. Our experts also frequently have the opportunity to take part in international assignments. From supporting your customer with the implementation of systems and optimization of our products, to conducting workshops on best practices, you will be travelling to different sites and there are never two days that look the same.


The Opportunity: 

The Senior Consultant role is responsible for senior level performance within all areas of OpenText Professional Services, product and solution delivery. The role is typically aimed at experienced Senior Consultants who have a proven track record in implementing Enterprise Content Management solutions. Most of the work activities for a Senior Consultant will be performed on the customer premises with support from Senior Solutions Architects and under the management of Project Managers. This role will report into the Professional Services Practice Lead and will be based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Our expectation is that Senior Consultants will join with very good technology skills and have the ability to immediately add value in the solution delivery with OpenText ECM specific technologies.


You are great at: 

  • Developing in Java and/or .Net technologies
  • Developing in HTML, XML, XSLT and JavaScript, SQL Server and/or Oracle
  • Implementing content Management (ECM) applications and Business Process Management (BPM) applications
  • Setting up OpenText Documentum Product
  • Setting up Captiva Product, familiarity with Virtualization software
  • Working with OpenText Document Sciences Product      

What it takes: 


  • 5-8 year's relevant experience
  • Professional appearance & approach and demonstrates positive attitude
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Solid experienced IT skill set and ability to quickly learn new technologies
  • Willingness to travel (sometimes internationally), at times up to 5 days per week, depending on the engagement
  • Ability to accept guidance and direct management, ability to work under own initiative
  • Ability to learn and follow OpenText methodology and standard operating procedures
  • Great work ethic with a commitment to do what it takes to meet client requirements

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 accommodationrequests@opentext.com

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