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Guidewire Solution Analysts and Application Developers

Date: Jun 14, 2022

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

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 (remote), work from the office or a hybrid of time spent at both. You may live and work anywhere that Wawanesa operates in Canada. 

The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company, founded in 1896, is Canada’s largest mutual insurer, with $3.9 billion in annual revenue and assets of $10.5 billion. Wawanesa Mutual, with executive offices in Winnipeg, is the parent company of Wawanesa General, which offers property and casualty insurance in California and Oregon; Wawanesa Life, which provides life insurance products and services throughout Canada; and Western Financial Group, which distributes personal and business insurance across Western Canada. With more than 5,700 employees, Wawanesa proudly serves more than two million policyholders in Canada and the United States. Wawanesa is thrilled to be named one of Canada’s Best Employers by Forbes for 2022. This certification recognizes us as a leading employer and reinforces that we’re a company that values our people for who they are and the work they do to support our customers, communities, and brokers. Wawanesa is also a Manitoba Top Employer for 2022 recognizing that we are an exceptional place to work. 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.


What's happening at Wawanesa

Wawanesa keeps brokers and policyholders front of mind and as such continues to initiate strategic projects to help provide them with impeccable service. The Information Services organization at Wawanesa contributes through leadership in the development and effective delivery of information technology services. 


Wawanesa originally implemented Guidewire in a self-managed, on-premises mode. Wawanesa has now chosen Guidewire Cloud to power its growing digital operations, including its core underwriting, claims, and billing management.  Transitioning to Guidewire Cloud will enable Wawanesa to simplify its IT operations, maintain business continuity, leverage analytics insights, and adapt more quickly to changing market demands, all to provide excellent service to its valued brokers and policyholders.


As a result of this initiative, we are growing our Application Delivery teams!  We are looking for talented and experienced Guidewire Solution Analysts or Application Developers that can contribute to Wawanesa’s success by maintaining, supporting and enhancing our Guidewire suite. 

What are we looking for

The desired candidate:

  • In line with the professional stream (i.e. Solution Analyst or Application Developer) has relevant experience / technical proficiency in application analysis, design, development and implementation working with the Guidewire Insurance Suite.
  • Understands information technology standards and best practices and can demonstrate related competency through work experience and certifications / credentials.
  • Enjoys working in a small agile scrum team model that facilitates rapid design, development, and implementation of application changes.
  • Is a passionate professional that is conversant / adheres to the highest ethical standards.
  • Encompasses Wawanesa’s culture of continuous improvement.


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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