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Cloud Developer

Date: Jun 5, 2021

Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA, R3C-3P1

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 job opportunity will be with the Public and Private Cloud Team which contributes to the success of Wawanesa by maintaining and supporting infrastructure on-prem and in the cloud in order to provide a stable platform for our applications. This job will involve working with Infrastructure as a Service, providing assistance teams in migrating their applications to the cloud and support for the related underlying technologies. 

 

The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a fast paced environment that facilitates rapid design, development and implementation of Infrastructure as a Service on AWS, the support of related infrastructure and development technologies on AWS, the support of Linux both on-prem and in the cloud, and the various methods of automation, using tools such as Cloud Formation and Ansible.  
 

Job Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and test software.
  • Prepare technical specifications from requirements.
  • Maintain the operation of business systems and applications.
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve application incidents.
  • Participate in planning activities.
  • Estimate and track progress of assigned work.
  • Create and update relevant documentation.
  • Follow established practices, processes, and guidelines.
  • Keep current with relevant technologies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Completion of Post-secondary degree or diploma in software development or equivalent experience.
  • Two to four years practical experience performing an application development role building software using current programming languages/techniques and working with cloud based technologies.
  • Detail oriented with analytical and problem-solving skills to recognize and identify issues and take proper action to resolve them.
  • Effective communication skills, with the ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner with style fitting for the audience and message.
  • 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 field and have the ability to apply learning to new situations.
  • Experience using software development tools such as JIRA, Confluence, Source Code Management; Use of Cloud Formations, Ansible and PowerShell is considered an asset.
  • Experience with the RedHat family of Linux; Windows; AWS experience required; Azure experience is considered an asset.
  • Certifications in relevant technology 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 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.