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Software & Tooling - Jira Engineer

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!


We are hiring talented and technical engineers to help support our software development teams. This candidate will work with a diverse set of software tools and will provide ongoing support to our many software development and test engineering teams.

You will be successful if you are:

  • Solid in administrating Jira and implementing effective workflows.
  • Solid in upgrading and/or restoring Jira.
  • Familiar with the ScriptRunner plugin and Groovy scripting. 
  • Familiar with OSGi and Spring ecosystems.
  • Familiar with Java testing frameworks (JUnit, AssertJ, Mockito).
  • Familiar with version control systems, such as git.
  • Basic familiarity with UNIX shell commands.
  • An assertive and consistent verbal and written communicator.
  • Well organized and able to prioritize work requirements.


You will thrive if you have:

  • Experience with Jira’s Java APIs, for example ComponentAccessor services/managers.
  • Experience writing at least one Jira V2 Plugin.
  • Familiarity with OKTA and/or the Okta-Jira Plugin.
  • Experience in administrating software development tools like Jenkins, Github, Coverity, Black Duck, Incredibuild.
  • Experience with AWS Services or other cloud-based architectures.
  • Efficiently breaking down complex problems; e.g. figuring out if a problem is the application, network, OS, etc.


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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