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JLL Spark
JLL Spark

Application Developer

JLL Technologies

JLL Technologies

Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, January 26, 2024

JLL supports the Whole You, personally and professionally.

Our people at JLL are shaping the future of real estate for a better world by combining world class services, advisory and technology to our clients. We are committed to hiring the best, most talented people in our industry; and we support them through professional growth, flexibility, and personalized benefits to manage life in and outside of work. Whether you’ve got deep experience in commercial real estate, skilled trades, and technology, or you’re looking to apply your relevant experience to a new industry, we empower you to shape a brighter way forward so you can thrive professionally and personally.


The Application Engineer role requires active engagement in consulting practices, research, and development of leading solutions for internal and external customers. The incumbent will liaise with Architecture, Information Security, Infrastructure, and Database Administrators to understand the dependencies and policies for data movement across the organization.

Essential Functions:

  • Solutions Development and Testing: Perform installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of off-the-shelf and custom software applications in JLL staging as well as customer test and production environments.

  • Customize and enhance business software applications including GUI development/customization, report development, and script development. Contribute to the complete software development life cycle: defining, designing, building, testing, and deploying.

  • Assist with unit testing and quality assurance of the solution built at the various stages.

  • Identify gaps and improvements in the proposed design and partner with Solution Consultants and Project Managers to reevaluate the design and project plan.

Customer Support:

  • Analyze customers’ challenges and take a primary role in designing, developing, and implementing comprehensive solutions that integrate smoothly into customer environments.

  • Troubleshoot first and intermediate-level support tickets. Identify gaps and improvements in the proposed design and partner with Solution Consultants and Project Managers to reevaluate the design and project plan.

Database and Report Development:

  • Perform data management tasks and data structure modification, as well as the development of data migration interfaces to integrate disparate applications/databases. Perform data mapping, data manipulation, and data migration among various database systems and enterprise applications.

  • Develop reports using SQL Server Reporting Services, Microsoft Access, or other reporting tools.

  • Develop BI solutions using Tableau, Power BI, QLIK, or other platforms.

Education, Certifications, and Experience:


  • An undergraduate degree or comparable work experience in a relevant domain.


  • 1-3 years of relevant, product development experience

  • IWMS certifications

  • Tableau certification (server or desktop)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Working knowledge of relational database systems, object-oriented programming, and web application development. Solid understanding of development and programming best practices.

  • Experience with various web APIs. Implementation and deployment experience with enterprise software.

  • Ability to translate standard requirements into technical tasks.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to convey thoughts and ideas clearly and concisely.

  • Experience with Crystal Reports, Business Objects, or similar reporting software.

  • Working experience with multiple programming languages such as Fusion, ASP, ASP.NET, JAVA, AXVW, JavaScript, XML, HTMLx, PL/T-SQL, etc.

  • Ability to adhere to project schedules, project constraints, and the prioritization of project tasks.


  • Implementation, deployment, or working experience with ARCHIBUS, IBM TRIRIGA, Manhattan, or other Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS). Experience with both the Oracle and the MSSQL platforms: proficiency in administering, designing, building, and troubleshooting queries, procedures, and functions.

  • Experience working with Tableau (desktop and server), QLIK, Power BI, or similar tools.

  • Experience in the development of dashboards in Tableau.

  • Understanding application security and server configuration. Experience working with ETL processes & systems, and data management practices. Working knowledge of data modeling and governance practices.

Estimated compensation for this position is:

50,000.00 – 90,000.00 CAD per year

Salary ranges are based on market data, which is reviewed annually and includes consideration of geographic location. An employment offer is based on an applicant’s experience, education, skills, abilities, and geographic location.


On-site –Calgary, AB, Ottawa, ON, Toronto, ON, Vancouver, BC

If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all of the requirements. We’re interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!

About JLL

For over 200 years, JLL (NYSE: JLL), a leading global commercial real estate and investment management company, has helped clients buy, build, occupy, manage and invest in a variety of commercial, industrial, hotel, residential and retail properties. A Fortune 500® company with annual revenue of $20.9 billion and operations in over 80 countries around the world, our more than 103,000 employees bring the power of a global platform combined with local expertise. Driven by our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world, we help our clients, people and communities SEE A BRIGHTER WAY. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit jll.com.

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