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Software Engineer (Performance & Scale)

Ottawa, Canada

What makes us Qlik


Qlik helps enterprises around the world move faster, work smarter, and lead the way forward with an end-to-end solution for getting value out of data. Our platform is the only one on the market that allows for open-ended, curiosity-driven exploration, giving everyone – at any skill level – the ability to make real discoveries that lead to real outcomes and transformative changes. We are a Values-Driven organization, operating over 100 countries with 45,000 customers around the world. If you think we are interesting, please read on – we may be looking for you!


Our team is moving at a fast pace to develop the platform for Qlik’s next generation cloud-native architecture. The Cloud Native Services group is looking for a strong engineer to join our development team to help us take our performance and scalability to the next level. 


If you join our team, these are some of the things you’ll be doing:

  • Driving the development of new features that address key scalability pain-points within the platform, working as part of cross-functional teams to deliver significant scalability improvements;
  • Working across the product stack to troubleshoot performance bottlenecks and work closely with development teams to fix them;
  • Working closely with architects to evolve the architecture to achieve next year’s scalability targets;
  • Writing back-end code in Go and NodeJS that is fully tested;
  • Taking full ownership of micro-services and having input into our future direction; and
  • Mine our performance data and orient our future perf and scale tests.


What you bring to the table:

  • Passionate about driving change to achieve ambitious SaaS scalability goals;
  • Experience building and scaling web applications;
  • Strong coding ability;
  • Awesome troubleshooting and problem solving skills;
  • Reputation for getting things done;
  • Strong sense of ownership; and
  • Desire to learn and grow.


Desired qualifications:

  • Experience with Go and NodeJS or the desire to learn quickly;
  • Experience delivering enterprise software and/or cloud SaaS software;
  • Understand containerization and deployment on Linux using technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes;
  • Experience with AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platform; and
  • Open-source projects, contributions or a strong desire to contribute to the community.


Our way of giving back


To our communities, to the world, and to you is a core part of the culture at Qlik. We encourage our employees to participate in our numerous Corporate Responsibility Program initiatives.



The role is located in Ottawa, Canada.


Qlik is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected category or characteristic.  We value the diversity of our workforce. If you need assistance due to disability during the application and/or recruiting process, please contact us via the Accessibility Request Form


Qlik is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Qlik via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Qlik. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Qlik as a result of the referral or through other means.  





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