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Cloud Software 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 looking for an experienced Cloud Software Engineer to join our team at Qlik R&D in Ottawa, Canada.  


We are an inspirational cloud native team with a reputation for developing high quality micro-services with a focus on identity, authentication, tenant and other key services supporting a SaaS platform for the Qlik Sense product suite. 


We create and release small increments of value, with quality, multiple times per day and without drama. We are constantly evolving. Are you? We take pride in finding better ways to work and more ways to delight our users. We love data. No surprise! 


At Qlik, we value Challenge, Moving Fast, Teamwork for Results, being Open and Straightforward and Taking Responsibility. You too? You’ll be joining a team committed to continuous improvement and be reporting to a manager invested in unlocking potential in you, your team and the community you belong to. 


How you will spend your time with us … 


  • Participating in all aspects of development including designing, planning, coding, verifying, integrating, releasing, monitoring, supporting and maintaining.
  • Driving and maintaining contributions to repositories within our product area.
  • Collaborating with architects, designers, and developers across the organization. 
  • Communicating with the community, supporting and gathering or refining requirements. 
  • Defining and influencing approaches used across Qlik’s software solutions. 
  • Moving fast without compromising the above with a young energetic team. 
  • Leading by example as a highly valued member of a great team of developers. 


You will be successful if you have experience  

  • Engineering with a solid track record of coding, designing and delivering products. 
  • Developing restful back-end services in a cloud native environment.
  • Building services that use modern authentication techniques like OAuth2, OpenID Connect or similar. 
  • Using Identity-As-A-Service systems such as Auth0, Okta, Ping Identity or similar. 
  • Coding with modern languages and tools like Node.js, GO, noSQL, Docker, Kubernetes and more. 
  • Automating with a test-driven approach resulting in exceptional coverage. 
  • Ensuring your micro-services are easy to manage and monitor via SLOs, SLIs, metrics and dashboards. 
  • Driving analysis, design, and implementation of public APIs, especially REST-based. 


You will thrive if you have experience  

  • Designing and implementing highly scalable and performant microservice software patterns for cloud services. 
  • Deploying to Amazon AWS, Azure, OpenShift. 
  • Committing to quality and customer success. 
  • Being an independent learner who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment with strong communication, analytical and interpersonal skills working within cross-functional team. 
  • Working with geographically distributed teams. 
  • Exuding a big-picture perspective with a passion for success and willingness to dive into the details necessary to achieve it.
  • Understanding and promoting the principles of DevOps and Agile accompanied with the skills to deliver reliably and effectively on a sprint cadence. 


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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