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Solution Analyst II

Date: Mar 24, 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 minimal supervision, this job is part of our Edge Application Delivery team and contribute to Wawanesa success by designing, documenting, testing and supporting systems used by our brokers and partners. 

The Edge Application Delivery team focuses on applications that provide functionality externally. In addition to externally focused application delivery, the team also provides support for Wawanesa's digital strategy.

The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a small agile scrum team model that facilitates rapid design, development and implementation of application changes that embodies a passion for continuous improvement and test-driven development. Preferably, you will also have knowledge/experience with the Guidewire InsuranceSuite.


Job Responsibilities

  • 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.


  • Three years’ experience performing systems or business analysis.
  • Completion of post-secondary degree/certificate or equivalent experience.
  • 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 is considered an asset.
  • Knowledge and experience in 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.