OpenText Corp. Principal Architect in Reading, United Kingdom

Principal Architect

Ref#: 17916

Function: IT

Location: United Kingdom, Reading


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:

OpenText Process Suite is a browser-based platform that enables business users to develop model-driven, workflow-centric applications and to deploy these to the cloud.Business users can think about policies or workflow from their perspective, centered around the information that needs action rather than around a rigid process.We are looking for a talented principal software architect. In this role you will have the opportunity to continuously improve and enrich core features of Process Suite Platform. You will work with architects from many scrum teams coordinating activities across the entire product. You will lead the design on selected especially challenging new features. You will contribute to the evolution of the product architecture. You will work with other product groups at OpenText to promote the use of Process Suite. You will assist customers, partners, and internal application development groups using the product. You will work with experienced and highly motivated teams located in India, the UK, the US, and Canada. We apply agile techniques such as Scrum, continuous integration and test driven development, to deliver high quality software that fits our customers’ needs. If you like the idea of improving yourself and developing products that are used by industry leaders, you might be a good fit.

You are great at:

• Understanding the business requirements, making design choices and translating the same into OpenText architecture that meets the requirements.• Guarding the coherence and consistence of the overall product architecture in a complex IT landscape• Passionate about new technologies/innovations happening around.• Constantly upgrading knowledge on latest technologies and standards.• Performing product design and analysis activities that may require extensive research• Providing leadership in the process to resolve complex technical issues• Coaching and mentoring architects• Delivering high quality software that is secure, scalable, high-performing, and robust

What it takes:

• Experience with Java• Experience with technologies like Docker, microservices, Java frameworks, and a desire to master several of these• Bachelor or Master Degree in computer science, software engineering, or related fields• A minimum of 5 years work experience in a solution architect and project consulting role.• Passion for technology and software architecture• Proven skills to design and develop object-oriented Java frameworks or applications• Experience with agile, Scrum, and continuous integration• Focus on quality• Ability to acquire new skills and techniques and effectively put these into practice• Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in written form

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