Lead Developer / Architect (Qlikview)

About EYC

Symphony EYC is a powerful new force in retail, combining the sophisticated customer engagement analytics, technology, training and consulting services of EYC with the high performance retail and distribution execution capabilities of Aldata.

This includes; Identifying Priority Customers for investment, Developing a Customer Strategy and CCR Roadmap, Providing Customer Insights for business action,

Now customer insights and customer engagement strategies can link directly into retail assortment, merchandising and supply chain execution to meet customer driven demand in real time.

As a global leader in customer driven software and services we are able to help retailers, distributors and manufacturers address the challenges of rapid changes in shopper behaviour and expectations.

Overall Purpose

The overall purpose of the Lead Developer / Architect (Qlikview) is to take the technical lead in building and delivering industry leading, robust, extensible and innovative Qlikview reporting solutions.

Key Activities

Project Delivery

-Provide leadership to the on time and on budget delivery of EYC solutions, engaging and driving throughout the development life cycle - including initial analysis, implementation, integration, testing, debugging and support
-Engage at all stages of the agile development process, including planning, stand-up, showcase and retrospective sessions
-Facilitate the smooth delivery/completion of projects, support or enhancements you are overseeing or involved with
-Contribute to internal process and system improvements in order to ensure maximum efficiency across the company
-Support cross-team collaboration initiatives to bring products, services and processes together

Architecture & Design

-Lead the architecture of a flexible and extensible Qlikview reporting suite ' designing and implementing solutions that can be rapidly deployed to multiple international markets
-Own the Qlikview application architecture and integration with other systems and services ' including data modelling and system security / architecture
-Design secure, extensible and scalable application and system architectures
-Be self-starting in undertaking analysis and development tasks
-Work collaboratively with internal clients to understand design concepts and advise how they can best be implemented technically


-Deliver and oversee the delivery of Qlikview solutions which are well-factored, clean and delivered to a high degree of quality
-Foster technical best practices from the wider software development industry in the Qlikview environment ' eg. use of unit and integration tests, continuous integration
-Review others' code and be comfortable having others review your code
-Review and maintain legacy solutions as required

Software Tools and Processes

-Review and promote the appropriate introduction, and plan for the implementation of software tool versions that offer benefit to the business or delivery process
-Use source control, continuous integration and testing tools appropriate to the environment

Planning & Documentation

-Create technical design and support documentation as required
-Read, understand, and utilise all specification sheets, and technical references
-Present solutions to professional peers as required
-Review changes in code and the environment that will affect system performance
-Create business cases for the adoption of new software tools when required

Leadership & People Management

-Assist in the definition and application of and consistent standards and approaches throughout the team
-Promote a culture of knowledge sharing at EYC.
-Help to create a culture of promoting new ideas and opportunities within the team for our clients. Encourage openness and proactivity in all engagements with both customer-facing and other internal teams.

Relevant Experience

-Significant and demonstrable experience with Qlikview design
-Demonstrable experience in project management and delivery

- Experience in agile (Scrum / Kanban) development environments

General Qualification & Skills


-Excellent knowledge of Qlikview and data architectures
-Highly numerate and literate, with strong aptitude for statistics and data
-Proactive and highly organized, with strong time management and planning skills.
-Able to meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.
-Bright, highly self-motivated and driven
-Ability to solve problems quickly and completely
-Ability to multi-task and stay organized in a dynamic work environment.
-Passionate about Software Development with a general thirst for digital knowledge
-Analytical and inquisitive, with excellent attention to detail.
-Innovative and creative, with a concise, precise and effective approach to problem solving and the ability to develop, deliver and evaluate brilliant ideas founded on rock-solid strategic thinking.
-Reliable, flexible and cooperative
-Diplomatic and tactful


-Experience in Agile (XP / Scrum / Kanban) environments
-Experience with HTML / CSS
-UI/UX design experience
-Understanding of information security

Due to the high volume of applications we will not be able to call any unsuccessful candidates.


Richmond, Surrey TW105
21 days ago
Job Type
Symphony EYC