OpenText Corporation
Members of OpenText's creative marketing team  

Recognized as one of Waterloo Area's Top Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why OpenText Corporation was selected as one of Waterloo Area's Top Employers (2021):

  • Located on the University of Waterloo's campus (where the company's founders have their roots), OpenText is a strong supporter of ongoing employee education with tuition subsidies for courses related and not directly related to their current position (to $3,000 annually), along with a variety of in-house and online training options
  • OpenText offers a variety of flexible work options, including flexible hours, shortened and compressed work options as well as work-from-home options
  • OpenText offers a full suite of financial benefits, ranging from matching RSP contributions, a share purchase plan (available to all employees) and profit-sharing
Senior leadership at OpenText share their journeys on Career Day  

Highlights

Industry Software publishers
Established in Canada 1991
Publicly traded yes
Major Canadian hiring locations Mississauga ON, Waterloo ON, Ottawa ON, Montréal QC, Richmond Hill ON, Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 2,036
Part-time employees in Canada 3
Average age of employees in Canada 42.6 years
Longest serving employee 49 years
Benefits note OpenText has multiple employee groups, the following programs and policies may vary by position
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Flexible work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 6 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $3,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 3 paid days)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2022):

Here are some of the reasons why OpenText Corporation was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2022):

  • OpenText manages a Finance Academy campus recruitment program for new graduates in finance and accounting programs -- as part of the program, students are hired into the company's corporate finance team and attend a kick-off event with other participants as well as learning and talent leaders
  • OpenText manages a CPA rotational program designed to give new graduates exposure to various areas in finance -- the program also gives students the hours needed to obtain CPA designation, with costs of the exam and sources supported by the organization's professional development allowance
OpenText employees hit the slopes at a company ski day in 2019  

Highlights

Industry Software publishers
Major Canadian hiring locations Mississauga ON, Waterloo ON, Ottawa ON, Montréal QC, Richmond Hill ON, Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 2,347
Student opportunities co-op opportunities, paid internships, orientation program, in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, mentoring, leadership training
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $3,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Unique training and development opportunities management development courses, comprehensive training programs in sales, professional services, customer support, engineering, and information technology, mentoring and sponsorship program across all affinity groups, myCareer Development Plan internal tool to create formalized career plans (includes strengths, opportunities for growth, career aspirations, and action plan)
Additional highlights all-hands town hall meetings for early-career employees hosted by the CEO, new grads are invited to quarterly calls with the CFO, annual career day for all global employees (share career journeys and learn about resources available to support career development, includes messages from the CEO, external guest speakers, local career storytelling panels, and formal training)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

The Career Directory

OpenText Corporation has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
OpenText employees at a Light the Night Walk, hosted by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Software publishers
Full-time employees in Canada 1,001 to 2,500
Major Canadian hiring locations Mississauga ON, Waterloo ON, Ottawa ON, Montréal QC, Richmond Hill ON, Toronto ON
Student opportunities paid internships, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $3,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Software Engineer, QA Engineer, IT Analyst, Financial Analyst
Starting salary $60K to $70K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, transit subsidies, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 3 paid days)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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