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Application Developer - Integrations

Date: May 19, 2021

Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA, R3C-3P1 Saskatoon, SK, CA, S7H-0W5 Moncton, New Brunswick, CA, E1E-4R5 Calgary, AB, CA, T2R-0E4 Kitchener, ON, CA, N2G-1H6 Edmonton, AB, CA, T6E-6A8 Toronto, ON, CA, M2P-2B7 Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6J-4Y3 Regina, SK, CA, S4S-6X3 Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA, B3J-1G5 Nepean, ON, CA, K2E-7W5

Company: Wawanesa Insurance

 

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 through nine regional offices and 41 service offices 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, advancement on a growing team.

 

Job Overview

Working under moderate supervision, this full stack Intermediate to Senior Application Developer job opportunity will be part of our Centre for Enablement (C4E) team and contributes to Wawanesa success enhancing, maintaining, and supporting our business systems and applications with a focus on Enterprise Integration.


The focus of the C4E team is to establish and continuously improve the tools and techniques that will enable delivery of high quality solutions faster and with consistency.


The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a small agile scrum team model that facilitates rapid design, development and implementation of application changes that embodies a passion for continuous improvement and test-driven development.  You will have experience in application design and development and have relevant technical proficiency with programming languages such as Java and knowledge of enterprise integration platforms such as Sonic, Biztalk, and/or Tibco.  Knowledge with Mulesoft would be an asset.  


Job Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and test software.
  • Prepare technical specifications from requirements.
  • Ensure successful completion of developer assignments by estimating and tracking progress of assigned work.
  • Maintain the operation of business systems and applications.
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve application incidents.
  • Participate in planning activities.
  • Create and update relevant documentation.
  • Improve upon and ensure the adherence to the established practices, processes, and guidelines.
  • Keep current with relevant technologies.
  • Mentor other Application Developers
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Completion of Post-secondary degree or diploma in software development or equivalent experience.
  • 2 to 4 years practical experience performing an application development role building software using current programming languages and working with relational database systems and structure query languages.
  • Experience with agile methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Kanban)
  • Detail oriented with analytical and problem-solving skills to recognize and identify issues and take proper action to resolve them.
  • 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.
  • Good leadership skills, with the ability to facilitate high team morale by encouraging and coaching team members.
  • Effective decision-making skills, with the ability to direct team members to achieve goals through clear instruction.
  • Experience using software development tools, such as JIRA, Confluence, Source Code Management is considered an asset.
  • Experience with Unix; Windows; Oracle; Microsoft SQL Server; Java 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 employees are provided with highly competitive compensation packages (salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, goal achievement plan, premium free benefits and a pension plan).  Wawanesa provides a stable and rewarding environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets.


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


Accommodations are available as needed for all applicants.