Senior Software Developer

Ref#: 27771

Function: Engineering

Location: Canada, ON, Ottawa

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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. #LI-POST

The opportunity:

Open Text is seeking talented individuals to contribute as Software Development professionals within agile development teams. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to be mentored by experienced Software Development professionals and participate in cross functional teams that include Product Management, Developers and Quality Assurance as primary participants. The position will focus on creating new features or enhancing existing functionality of Open Text products. All of the projects involved have performance and stability requirements, thus a great importance is placed on code quality and thoroughness in design. The developer will be working with leading edge technology; it is an exciting opportunity to design and implement solutions for enterprise level systems. Successful candidates will have experience in developing enterprise level applications with the latest web technologies, with an emphasis on scalability and architectural best practices.

You are great at:

• Participating in the software development process from design to release to ensure that everything done is coordinated to solve customer problems
• Developing new features and maintaining existing features for applications
• Developing and re-factoring code for high performance and scalability
• Participating in the design and implementation of applications spanning multiple components and processes
• Providing assistance to other developers on-site and off-site
• Providing assistance to customer support and documentation groups as needed.
• Providing assistance to quality assurance group and automation testing group as needed
• Building enterprise applications using JavaScript, including expertise in technologies such as bootstrap, require.js, jQuery, Backbone/Marionette, etc.

What it takes:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
• 5+ years of experience developing software in a business environment
• Experience with developer server side applications using technologies such as Java or .NET
• Experience with various operating systems (Windows OS, Linux, Solaris, HP)
• Experience with web servers (Tomcat, Sun ONE, IIS)
• Experience with databases (Oracle, SQL, Hana, PostgreSQL)
• Experience in designing or implementing data structures and algorithms
• Proficient in web technologies, especially HTML5 + JavaScript
• Ability to learn OpenText proprietary Oscript
• Understanding of concurrency and scalable system design

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of sex, national origin, disability or race. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email

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