Senior Business Intelligence Developer - QlikSense

Information Systems & Technology Toronto, Ontario


Senior Business Intelligence DeveloperQlikSense

Toronto, Canada


About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

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About the Team & Business Line:

Proprietary software solutions and innovation are at the core of what differentiates Citco in the alternative investment space. Through our network of global development centres, Citco invests heavily in technology development, security, and infrastructure to ensure our clients continue to receive award-winning products that underpin our commitment to service excellence.

As a core member of our IT Reporting team you will work with dedicated professionals to ensure our clients maintain access to their critical information assets while keeping Citco ahead of industry trends.

The Qlik Center-of-Excellence (“CoE”) group in Citco is responsible for providing a state-of-the-art business data analysis and visualization solution built on QlikSense technologies. The CoE supports self-service reporting capabilities across all Citco business lines, for both our business teams and external customers. This is achieved by providing a stable platform and a strong governance framework built on published standards for presentation, data consistency and integration.

The Senior Business Intelligence Developer will be responsible for the analysis, design, development, support and maintenance of QlikSense applications and QlikSense API-based integrations in Citco. The candidate must have hands-on experience and knowledge of technologies namely QlikSense, Qlik Data Modeling, Oracle and / or SQL Server DB and JavaScript/HTML5/CSS.  Prior experience in development of financial applications is desirable.

The position is based in our global development center in Toronto and may require some international travel to other CITCO locations. This position reports to the Application Tech Lead. The Developer will interact with the business stakeholders, Qlik adopters and other technical groups within Citco.

Your Role:

  • You will analyze, design, develop, support and maintain QlikSense dashboards
  • Design end-to-end architecture and solutions for QlikSense dashboards using UML diagrams
  • Define and implement application development standards and best practices
  • Utilize the QlikSense API to rapidly create, modify, refresh and update QlikSense Dashboards
  • Configure user access through Security Rules and data access through Section Access
  • Conduct technical reviews of QlikSense solution architectures to ensure stability, performance, and supportability
  • Work with other development groups to advise, guide and assist in their QlikSense integrations
  • Interact with Qlik vendor for support and consultancy
  • Work directly with the Tech Lead, Development Manager and Project Manager to ensure clear and accurate communication of current status, dependencies and estimated delivery timelines
  • Clearly communicate issues, risks and proposed solutions to relevant stakeholders

About You:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or similar discipline, or equivalent education and experience
  • Hedge Funds or Financial systems industry domain experience is preferred
  • 5 years’ experience in Qlik including hands-on development and data-modelling experience (Qlik View/Sense)
  • 1-2 years’ experience in QlikSense with deep understanding of QlikSense Architecture and APIs
  • Understanding of the QlikSense Security Model and User Directory, Authentication and Authorization
  • Ability to work on performance tuning for Qlik implementations
  • Experience using Extensions or Mashups
  • Experience with relational databases (Oracle 11g/12c and / or SQL Server/ Postgress)
  • Experience with Web Services integration using REST/SOAP/JSON
  • Beneficial: Experience in Web technologies, including HTML5, CSS, JavaScript
  • Beneficial: Prior experience in business intelligence, data analysis and visualization solutions
  • Beneficial: Cloud/AWS QlikSense development and migration from on premise solution
  • Beneficial: Prior experience in TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks and TIBCO EMS
  • Agile, SCRUM, KANBAN methodologies are preferred
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to present diagnostic, troubleshooting steps and conclusions to a varied audience including both business and technical stakeholders
  • Excellent listening and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently with or without direction and or supervision, portray professional demeanor

Our Benefits

Your well being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.

We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.