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Application Developer (Integrations) - II / Senior

Date: Jan 7, 2022

Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA, R3C-3P1 Moncton, New Brunswick, CA, E1E-4R5 Edmonton, AB, CA, T6E-6A8 Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6J-4Y3 Toronto, ON, CA, M2P-2B7 Regina, SK, CA, S4S-6X3 Nepean, ON, CA, K2E-7W5 Kitchener, ON, CA, N2G-1H6 Saskatoon, SK, CA, S7H-0W5 Calgary, AB, CA, T2R-0E4

Company: Wawanesa Insurance


We’re proud to give our employees the flexibility to choose how and where they want to work. In this role, you will decide whether your preference is to work from home, work from the office or a hybrid of time spent at both. You may live and work anywhere that Wawanesa operates in Canada. 

Wawanesa Mutual Insurance is one of the largest property and casualty insurers in Canada with $3 billion in annual revenues and assets of more than $9 billion. Wawanesa Mutual, founded in 1896 with executive offices in Winnipeg, is the parent company of Wawanesa General, which offers property and casualty insurance in California and Oregon, and Wawanesa Life, which distributes life insurance products and services throughout Canada. With over 3,500 employees, Wawanesa proudly serves over two million policyholders in Canada and the United States. Wawanesa actively gives back to organizations that strengthen communities where it operates, donating well above internationally recognized benchmarks for excellence in corporate philanthropy.

We are currently looking for dedicated, driven, and enthusiastic individuals who thrive in an environment that welcomes change and are looking for an opportunity for diverse experience and advancement on a growing team.


Job Overview

Working under moderate supervision, we are looking for an Application Developer II or Senior Application Developer who will be part of our Enterprise Integrations team and contribute to the success of Wawanesa by enhancing, maintaining, and supporting our business systems and applications.

The Enterprise Integrations team builds and maintains integrations and APIs spanning across IT security and operations to ensure that 3rd party products and services are leveraged efficiently and effectively. 

The ideal candidate will enjoy working as part of an agile team and has a passion for building a seamless, cross-product digital experience on an industry leading integration platform. They will have practical experience in application design and development, preferably with SOAP or REST web services, and are committed to continuous improvement.

 Job Responsibilities

  • Design APIs and implement integration applications
  • Participate in application architecture design and project planning activities
  • Create and update automated regression tests as a part of project deliverables
  • Provide estimates and track progress of assigned work
  • Maintain the operation of business systems and applications
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve production incidents
  • Adhere to and improve established application delivery practices, processes, and guidelines
  • Prepare technical specifications and documentation
  • Coach and mentor other Application Developers
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Completion of post-secondary degree or diploma in software development or equivalent experience.
  • 2 to 4 years experience performing an application development role building software using object-oriented programming languages such as Java or.Net and working with relational database systems
  • Detail oriented with analytical and problem-solving skills to recognize and identify issues, and take proper action to resolve and prevent them in the future
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner with style fitting for the audience and message.
  • Strong planning and organizing skills, with the ability to develop and implement plans by prioritizing and multi-tasking
  • Effective decision-making skills, with the ability to direct team members to achieve goals through clear instruction.
  • Good leadership skills, with the ability to facilitate high team morale by encouraging and coaching team members.
  • Experience with enterprise integration technologies such as MuleSoft, Biztalk, Sonic, Tibco, Camel is considered an asset
  • Experience in developing or consuming web services (SOAP/RESTful) is considered an asset
  • Experience with agile methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Kanban) is considered an asset
  • Experience using software development tools, such as JIRA, Confluence, Source Code Management is considered an asset
  • Experience with Unix or Linux; Amazon Web Services; Relational Databases (Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server); is considered an asset
  • Certifications in relevant technology or processes is considered an asset.
  • Knowledge and experience in Insurance industry is considered an asset.


Wawanesa provides its employees with a respectful, challenging and rewarding environment where they can maximize their potential while contributing to the company’s goals. Our full-time permanent employees are provided with highly competitive compensation packages (salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, annual bonus plan, premium free benefits and a pension plan). Wawanesa provides a stable environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets. 

Wawanesa is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that is equitable and inclusive for all. Wawanesa provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status: race/ethnicity, colour, religion, creed, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family or marital status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, national origin, disability, military or veteran status, or any other protected status. Accommodations are available upon request throughout all aspects of the selection process. Candidates requiring accommodations may contact, in confidence,

If you are interested in this exciting, challenging position with Wawanesa, apply today with your Resume.

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