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Product Architect

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 Product Architect, who aligns with these values and is passionate about developing great people, solving new problems, and building awesome SaaS software that delights our customers. If you have a track record of predictably delivering high quality, available, innovative, user-friendly software and are looking for a new challenge, this is a great opportunity to lead our quality strategy and shape one of the hottest technology companies leading the data revolution.


Innovation is part of the job! As a technical leader, you will encourage innovation and hack every quarter with the team. You will mentor the team to use the latest open source components and industry-standard protocols. Your playing field will include cloud computing, cloud containerized platforms, cryptography, security, and identity protocols (OAuth auth2 and OpenID Connect) to name a few.


Our team has expertise with rule based systems, machine learning, micro-service development, containerization, and developing public-facing APIs. Everyone is expected to understand the full system, help develop it and make sure it runs smoothly in production.


Responsibilities include:

  • Providing architectural responsibility for Qlik’s Multi-Cloud strategy in the area of containerization and deployment on Linux using technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Providing technical leadership, mentoring and coaching of developers on the team. Contributing to the code base when required.
  • Coordinating with architects in other areas to ensure alignment on best practices and approaches.
  • Documenting design patterns and architectural decisions, making technical decisions and approving designs for features.
  • Providing regular participation in architectural leadership councils and discussions.
  • Being open-minded but pragmatic assessment of new technologies as possible solutions to new business problems.
  • Delivering innovative, industry-changing, cloud-based solutions that are scalable to meet requirements for Large Enterprise software.


You will be successful if you have:

  • 10+ years’ experience as a senior software developer or architect with a solid track record of delivering complex, high quality features and capabilities in the analytics and data management market.
  • Full stack experience including technologies such as node.js, GO, HTML, JS, Angular, React etc. as well as SQL and noSQL databases.
  • Experience with Amazon AWS, Azure, OpenShift , Docker and Kubernetes (including hosted Kubernetes services such as EKS, AKS and GKS).
  • Experience delivering microservices in a SaaS continuous delivery environment.
  • Experience designing and implementing highly scalable and performant microservice software patterns for cloud services.
  • Knowledge or experience building services making use of modern authentication techniques such as OAuth2 and OpenID Connect.
  • Experience driving analysis, design, and implementation of public APIs, especially REST-based, and application components.
  • Passion for quality and customer success.
  • Independent learner who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment with strong. communication, analytical and interpersonal skills working within cross-functional team.
  • An understanding and appreciation of the purpose and the practices 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


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About Qlik

Qlik’s vision is a data-literate world, one where everyone can use data to improve decision-making and solve their most challenging problems. Only Qlik offers end-to-end, real-time data integration and analytics solutions that help organizations access and transform all their data into value. Qlik helps companies lead with data to see more deeply into customer behavior, reinvent business processes, discover new revenue streams, and balance risk and reward. Qlik does business in more than 100 countries and serves over 50,000 customers around the world.