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Solution Analyst - DevOps

Date: May 18, 2022

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

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. 
 

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 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 job contributes to Wawanesa success by designing, documenting, testing and supporting system solutions to meet business stakeholder requirements.


The Solution Analyst (DevOps Continuous Quality) will focus on understanding business processes and technology and work collaboratively with stakeholders and IT to translate business requirements into actionable technical tasks. They will be working closely with our Application Delivery, AWS/Cloud, and Infrastructure teams to support SDLC activities and to enable development teams’ success.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the design, implementation, and test of automation scripts to support continuous delivery and continuous integration processes that include UI/API, performance testing, and system health checks.
  • Contribute to solutions that are leveraging the AWS cloud platform to automate as much as possible and share gained knowledge with the wider team.
  • Designing, developing, and maintaining the tools to simplify the lifecycle of our in-house and AWS cloud-based services across multiple environments from build to production.
  • Conduct analysis, design and documentation of both system and business requirements for application enhancements and projects.
  • Conduct requirement sessions with business and system teams.
  • Communicate system solutions in business and technical terms.
  • Collaborate with multiple functions to ensure quality software
  • Create test cases based on requirements documentation and defect resolutions
  • Resolve both system and business requirement issues.
  • Contribute to process and procedure improvements.
  • Follow established practices, processes, and guidelines.
  • Keep up to date with current system standards and IS department established methodologies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Completion of post-secondary degree/certificate or equivalent experience.
  • Experience performing systems or business analysis or equivalent role, preferably 3 to 5 years.
  • Understanding of continuous integration/delivery practices and other DevOps concepts.
  • Excellent analysis and problem solving skills using a structured approach.
  • Excellent attention to detail skills to produce quality deliverables that accounts for all areas involved.
  • Strong 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 multitask and prioritize effectively.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Experience in agile practices, scrum, kanban and continuous delivery.
  • Experience in programming languages, such as Java and/or Python, is considered an asset.
  • Knowledge and experience in insurance industry is considered an asset.

#LI-REMOTE

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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