Enterprise Applications Specialist - Qlik

Date: Oct 13, 2021

Location: North York, ON, CA, M9L 1N7

Company: Apotex


About Apotex Inc.

Apotex Inc. is a proudly Canadian, global pharmaceutical company that produces high-quality, affordable medicines for patients around the world. Apotex employs almost 8,000 people worldwide in manufacturing, R&D, and commercial operations.  Apotex Inc. exports to more than 100 countries and territories and operates in more than 45 countries, with a significant presence in Canada, the US, Mexico, and India. Through vertical integration, Apotex is comprised of multiple divisions and affiliates including Apotex Inc., focused on generics; Apobiologix, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on biosimilar development; Aveva, an affiliate of Apotex Inc. fully integrated global developer and manufacturer of complete transdermal solutions; Apotex Consumer Products, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on brand name products; and Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (GAPI), a division of Apotex Inc. focused on the manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for Apotex and third parties. For more information visit: www.apotex.com.


Job Summary


Plan, design, develop, implement and maintain applications and related integration for enterprise solutions which meet tactical and strategic business requirements.  Provide expert insight into related application and infrastructure activities to meet customers’ needs.  Act as a technical leader and mentor junior staff.

Job Responsibilities


  • Develop, provide, and recommend professional standards for their domain areas.
  • Act as the senior professional practitioner in determining the tactical implementation of strategic requirements.
  • Respond to highly complex and unconventional queries from external and internal customers
  • Assist the business with process improvements and development of metrics from information technology systems.
  • Conduct research in the marketplace to determine “best practices” and emerging trends, recommending action as appropriate.
  • Responsible for the technical leadership, design and development of the solution.
  • Evaluate and recommend external suppliers and contractors for the provision of services
  • Take a proactive role in facilitating and monitoring adoption and use of systems.
  • Research and keep up-to-date on related applications, technology trends, and their potential benefits to Apotex.
  • Work with GIS peers and cross functional teams in the evaluation, implementation, enhancement, and support of solutions.
  • Use advanced analysis and problem solving techniques to assess, identify, and recommend / resolve process and application challenges.
  • Provide technical leadership in all project phases including analysis, design, development, implementation, testing, and support.
  • Formulate, manage, and follow up on actions taken for the ongoing development of self and other junior staff.
  • Provide input within policy for the recruitment process.
  • Coach, motivate, and mentor other team members.
  • Contribute in developing governance, processes and rules that are transparent and well understood.
  • Works in a safe manner collaborating as a team member to achieve all outcomes.
  • Demonstrate Behaviours that exhibit our organizational Values: Collaboration, Courage, Perseverance, and Passion.
  • Ensure personal adherence with all compliance programs including the Global Business Ethics and Compliance Program, Global Quality policies and procedures, Safety and Environment policies, and HR policies.
  • All other relevant duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • Undergraduate degree in Information Systems, Engineering, Business Administration or Sciences
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with Qlik multi node server and Nprinting environments managing it for performance, availability, deployment of applications and security.
  • Demonstrate expertise in design and development of QlikView and QlikSense solutions
  • Experience with Power BI would be an asset
  • Illustrate concise and clear written and verbal communication skills in a variety of settings and styles.
  • Show excellent listening skills with ability to follow instructions and guidelines clearly.
  • Demonstrate ability to make critical decisions, solve and troubleshoot complex problems based on analysis, experience and judgement.
  • Originate or initiate new and unique ideas to resolve technical problems.
  • Function in a fast paced and continuously changing environment.
  • Show excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to manage multiple priorities to accomplish objectives and goals anticipating and adjusting for problems and interruptions/roadblocks.
  • Display excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Able to present in a variety of settings with business or technical users in both small and large groups.
  • Deliver training and/or creating training materials on technical topics.
  • Commit to continuous learning and improvement.
  • Demonstrate ability to consistently produce accurate, complete and thorough work of high quality.



At Apotex, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported.
Apotex offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.