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OpenText Overview

Waterloo, ON (Canada)
10000+ employees
Company - Public (OTEX)
Enterprise Software & Network Solutions
₹100 to ₹500 billion (INR) per year
OpenText enables the digital world, creating a better way for organizations to work with information, on premises or in the cloud. As a global leader in Enterprise Information Management, our products enable businesses to grow faster, lower operational costs, and reduce ... Read more

Mission: OpenText strives to: enrich the way people use information; foster innovation; be trusted in our relationships; be committed to excellence in all that we do; demonstrate honesty and passion towards common goals.

OpenText – Why Work With Us?

OpenText employees help people discover a better way to work in the digital age. Our motivations come from a clear mission and vision of enabling the digital world.

OpenText began in 1991 as a project out of the University of Waterloo in Canada. OpenText evolved with the shifting digital landscape over the next 25 years. Acquiring companies and products along the way, OpenText now has 12,000 employees in more than 120 locations.

From the very beginning, we have valued innovation, creativity, excellence and collaboration above all else. At OpenText, it’s all about being smart, fast, and responsive to our customers, while continuing to innovate at the pace of digital.

OpenText offers an attractive and unique opportunity to be part of an exceptional team. We’re one of the fastest-growing success stories in the digital world.

We’re also committed to fostering the best possible work environment for our people in 120 locations. Team socials, volunteer events, great technology and tools, and supportive co-workers make OpenText a great place to work.

We have a wide-range of global opportunities available for the right professionals and interns. Want to advance your career and contribute to a winning team? Explore open positions.

We firmly believe that our success comes from the diversity and strength of our workforce. Our people are our number one winning strategy - which is why we strive to attract and retain the very best.

We are proud to offer excellent benefits, a high-performance culture, challenging work and projects, and competitive financial rewards.

Benefits & Perks - OpenText offers programs that include leadership development, educational assistance, a stock purchase plan, pay-for-performance rewards programs, a paid referral program, a comprehensive benefit plan, and fitness and wellness reimbursements.

Social Events - With offices around the world, OpenText strives to make sure all of our employees feel connected. From local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.

Corporate Giving - We are committed to being responsible corporate citizens. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Our benefits plan and resources are designed to give employees the support they need to do their best work.

Annual Oktoberfest Celebration



Interdepartmental Soccer Tournament

At OpenText, we serve customers of many cultures in many different countries.

We embrace diversity because we believe the best products, solutions, and customer service results come from a workplace in which varied viewpoints are welcomed and encouraged. The wide-ranging backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of our employees are a powerful competitive advantage and crucial to our continued business success.

We are committed to hiring and maintaining a diverse workforce. We are also committed to fostering an environment in which the best people can do their best work and reach their full potential. This outcome is achieved in a work environment characterized by respect for lifestyle, cultural, and ethnic differences.

At OpenText, we have created a culture that incorporates and leverages the diverse experiences, backgrounds and ideas of our employees. It is this diversity and inclusion of ideas that fosters better results and greater innovation to our business. 

OpenText Reviews

  • Featured Review

    Helpful (3)

    "A best place to do innovative and meaningful work"

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Architect in Hyderabad
    Current Employee - Principal Architect in Hyderabad
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at OpenText full-time (More than 10 years)


    Total 20 years of industry experience. Acquired by Opentext in 2013. This review is based on my last 6 years of experience. It took time for me to understand the Company and getting convinced with it's business model and overall system.

    1. Mark J. Barrenechea's and his team's leadership and forward thinking help predicting growing business challenges and driving innovation and align entire organization towards its cause accordingly.
    2. Every sweat counts, as efforts always align to market needs.
    3. Organization's respect towards environmental and social responsibilities.
    4. Continuous innovation and comprehensive offerings to EIM market.
    5. Opportunity to work in almost all latest technologies.
    6. World class Infrastructure.
    7. Employee friendly policies which promotes great work-life balance.
    8. Strong Global market presence.
    9. Experienced and Humble Senior management.
    10. Regular updates to employees about present and future focus.
    11. Big picture is clear and hence the work is meaningful.
    12. Process Driven.
    13. Financially stable.
    14. Lot of Self learning materials and certifications.
    15. Collaboration with industry tycoons like SAP, Microsoft etc.
    16. Has strong financial muscle power (has bought Documentum for 1.6 billions)
    17. Cab facility and many more.


    1. Opentext is in limelight and influencing EIM market greatly. To keep up the competition and keep advancing, organization is updating strategies and adopting new strategies as appropriate. This is remarkable. But gap in 'understanding of organizational strategies' by employees can lead to great confusion in the employees. Keeping all employees engaged and up to date in organization's cause is a continuous process and challenging. So it is a challenge for both employee and organization.

    2. There are too many products and offerings. One need to stay focused and choose area of interest according to his/her strengths.

    3. Hyderabad office being tenant in SEZ space, has very limited recreational facilities. To experience fresh air and natural light, one need to get out of the building.

    Advice to Management

    Create more avenues for engaging and ensuring employees to align their experience, strengths, efforts and energies towards organizational vision and goals. More connectivity with employees brings more synergy. It is already happening, but I believe there is scope for improvement in "Ensuring" part.

    SEZ campus is nice but not great. See if independent campus a good idea provided if financially viable?

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OpenText Photos

OpenText photo of: Worldwide Headquarters
OpenText photo of: OT office
OpenText photo of: Our Munich office participating in the global Hour of Code event!
OpenText photo of: OpenText Tokyo toured around the Imperial Palace for 5 and 10km’s for the annual Run for the Cure / Walk for Life event.
OpenText photo of: Hour of Code came to our office in Bangalore!
OpenText photo of: our staff in Oldenburg Germany enjoying a holiday celebration
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OpenText Interviews



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    Java Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bengaluru
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview


    I applied online. I interviewed at OpenText (Bengaluru) in June 2019.


    They called for an interview on weekdays, I had to wait around 1 hr although I reached there before 30 min of my scheduling time. The question mostly on the configuration side rather the java.

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OpenText Awards & Accolades

  • Ten Best Companies to Work For, Financial Post, 2013
  • Canada's Top 100 Employers, Mediacorp Canada, 2013
  • Top Employers, Waterloo Area, 2016
  • Top Job, University of St. Gallen, 2015
  • Results-Oriented CEO of the year(Mark J. Barrenechea - CEO), CEO World Awards, 2015
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