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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 a software engineer with strong programming skills for the Globalization team in R&D. As an R&D professional and a member of a talented, cross-functional and devoted team you will have the opportunity to influence and make a significant impact on our research and development work. You will work with world class products and talented colleagues, in an environment where teamwork, innovation and knowledge sharing are important. As part of a multi-cultural team, you will be responsible for the infrastructure, tools and systems used by our Globalization department.


Responsibilities include:


  • Designing, implementing, deploying tools and solutions that solve localization problems;
  • Designing and developing custom tools and utilities on as-needed basis;
  • Preparing localization handoff files and conduct hand back acceptance checks prior to integration and delivery of localized components to builds and other release media;
  • Compiling (when applicable), debugging and automated testing of localized components;
  • Supporting the Localization team in the use of their tools and in technical tasks, including bug fixing;
  • Monitoring active bugs and work with teams to ensure bugs are fixed in a timely manner;
  • Participating in process improvements and represent the group in cross-site initiatives; and
  • Managing technical solutions for maintaining terminology glossaries and translation memories.


You will be successful if you have:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent work experience;
  • 2+ years software development experience in Java, Python, shell scripting, or JavaScript;
  • Experience with localization tools and processes is preferred;
  • Strong analytical and design skills as well as strong problem-solving skills;
  • Comfortable with handling different file formats, good understanding of XML;
  • Knowledge of version control systems (especially Git), operating system/server and networks;
  • Excellent communication skills, with an ability to describe complex problems to others, to listen and involve others in discussions, ability to tailor technical information to different audiences;
  • Good presentation and writing skills;
  • Demonstrated teamwork for results in a high pace environment;
  • Ability to work independently and with ambiguity;
  • Strong sense of responsibility and good at taking initiatives and drive towards defined objectives; and
  • Understanding of software development processes.


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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