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Senior Application Developer

Date: Aug 17, 2022

Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA, R3C-3P1 Kitchener, ON, CA, N2G-1H6 Toronto, ON, CA, M2P-2B7 Calgary, AB, CA, T2R-0E4 Remote - Canada, CA Edmonton, AB, CA, T6E-6A8 Moncton, New Brunswick, CA, E1E-4R5 Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6J-4Y3 Regina, SK, CA, S4S-6X3 Ottawa, ON, CA, K2E-7W5 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 can 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 in and work in any of the following locations: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland & Labrador and/or the Yukon.  

 

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.

Job Overview

Working under moderate supervision, this candidate will be part of our Life Reporting and Data Extracts & Analytics team and contributes to Wawanesa success by maintaining, supporting, and enhancing operational reporting, data integrations, and analytical dashboards used by stakeholders across all functional areas of the business.


The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a small agile scrum team model that facilitates rapid design, development and implementation of changes that embodies a passion for continuous improvement and whole-team quality.  You will have experience in ETL concepts & development, report development and have relevant technical proficiency with software technologies/tools such as Informatica PowerCenter.
 
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 relational database systems and structured query languages.
  • Experience developing with Informatica PowerCenter or other ETL tools
  • 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 with Crystal Server would be an asset
  • Experience with Microsoft Power BI would be an asset
  • Experience using software development tools, such as JIRA, Confluence, Source Code Management and TeamCity is considered an asset.
  • Experience with Unix; Windows; Oracle; Microsoft SQL Server; Java is considered an asset.
  • Certifications in relevant technology is considered an asset.
  • Knowledge and experience in the Insurance industry is considered an asset.

#LI-REMOTE #LI-WAWA

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, jobs@wawanesa.com.


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