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Software Engineer (Backend)

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 App Placement and Reload team is looking for a strong engineer to join our development team to help us take the platform to the next level. 


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


  • Taking full ownership of micro-services and having input into our future direction;
  • Writing back-end code in Go that is fully tested;
  • Owning the security and availability of critical micro-services;
  • Integrating closely with the Kubernetes platform;
  • Ensuring your micro-services are easy to manage in production by exposing the right metrics and building awesome dashboards using those metrics; and
  • Moving fast while taking the time to ship high quality code.


What you bring to the table:


  • Experience building and scaling web applications;
  • Strong coding ability;
  • Passionate problem solving mindset;
  • 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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