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Application / Infrastructure Developer I / II

Date: Jan 6, 2022

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

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

Are you a passionate developer who embraces DevOps practices and tooling? Do you have experience improving continuous integration/deployment/delivery processes? Are you familiar and experienced with AWS and DevOps tools? Do you enjoy the challenge of working with a like-minded team to solve problems and develop solutions that enable software development teams to become more effective? If this sounds like you, then we have a very exciting opportunity for you at Wawanesa Insurance!

Job Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with teams to create and continuously improve upon our continuous delivery pipeline.
  • Create, support and continually improve upon infrastructure and deployment automation scripts. 
  • Collaborate with delivery teams to understand and resolve SDLC process gaps using DevOps best practices.
  • Effectively communicate the status of tasks and issues. Provide estimates and commit to agreed upon timelines.
  • Create and update relevant documentation and provide training when appropriate.
  • Keep current with relevant technologies and suggest potential improvements to the DevOps practice.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Completion of Post-secondary degree or diploma in software development or equivalent experience
  • 1 to 2 years of experience performing an application development role building software using current programming languages and working with relational database systems and structure query languages
  • Experience with AWS services such as CloudFormation, Code build, Code deploy, Code pipeline, Lambda, DynamoDB, etc.
  • Experience in one or more of the following: Jenkins, Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience developing in one or more of the following: PHP, Python, Java, Groovy, Bash Scripting
  • Effective communication skills, with the ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner with style fitting for the audience and message.
  • Detail oriented with analytical and problem-solving skills to recognize and identify issues and take proper action to resolve them
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively in a team environment by making quality contributions and supporting fellow team members.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to self-manage a fluctuating workload, with various situations and changing priorities
  • Possesses a willingness to learn while keeping abreast of developments in the DevOps field and can apply learning to new situations
  • Experience using software development tools, such as JIRA, Confluence, Git is considered an asset
  • Experience with Guidewire and/or Mule ESB platforms is considered an asset
  • Knowledge and experience in the 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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