[C71] Senior Software Engineer

[C71] Senior Software Engineer

15 Jul
Sun Life Financial

15 Jul

Sun Life Financial


You are as unique as your background, experience and point of view. Here, you’ll be encouraged, empowered and challenged to be your best self. You'll work with dynamic colleagues - experts in their fields - who are eager to share their knowledge with you. Your leaders will inspire and help you reach your potential and soar to new heights. Every day, you'll have new and exciting opportunities to make life brighter for our Clients - who are at the heart of everything we do. Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities around the world.

Job Description:

Digital Business and Technology Solutions is a team of skilled professionals who dedicate their careers to accelerating the growth of Sun Life’s digital platforms through technology-based solutions. We focus on looking for and seizing opportunities to leverage digital solutions in new ways as we continue to help our Clients achieve lifetime financial security, live healthier lives and connect with us. Come join us as we continue to intensify the focus on our digital journey, helping our clients and transforming our business in exciting ways!

We are currently seeking a Senior Software Engineer to provide technical design, development, support and analysis for our enterprise DevOps dashboard applications and systems. The successful candidate is a team player with excellent technical and problem-solving skills, is aware of industry trends, questions the status quo and can identify and propose alternatives.

What will you do?

- Collaborate with other Agile team members to craft clear user stories, design tests for prototypes and products, and continuously deliver product enhancements

- Develop high-quality, well-documented, and efficient code

- Write both unit and integration tests, and develop automation tools for daily tasks

- Ensure coding, testing, debugging and implementation activities are completed as required

- Participate in agile ceremonies

What you need to succeed:

- University Degree or College Diploma in a related discipline

- 7+ years of Java application development experience

- Strong working experience with Java, J2EE, Spring, Spring Boot, web and web hosting technologies

- Experience with Tableau, Grafana and creation of Java data collectors a strong asset

- Hands on experience with DevOps tools such as Bitbucket, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Docker

- Front-end development experience with Spring MVC, HTML5, jQuery a definite bonus

- Proficient with Spring, REST/JSON

Preferred skills:

- Client obsession - clients are at the centre of all we do

- A passion for quality, security and “doing things right”

- Coaching and mentoring skills to help strengthen your team

- Flexible and adaptable with the ability to align to changing priorities

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Open to ideas of others, unafraid to disagree a provide an opinion, and gets behind the ultimate decision

Additional Notes:

- Occasional travel between Sun Life locations (Toronto, Waterloo) may be required depending on work assignment

- Comfortable working both in office, if needed, or from home

The Base Pay range is for the primary location for which the job is posted.  It may vary depending on the work location of the successful candidate or other factors.  In addition to Base Pay, eligible Sun Life employees participate in various incentive plans, payment under which is discretionary and subject to individual and company performance.  Certain sales focused roles have sales incentive plans based on individual or group sales results. 

Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to [email protected]

At Sun Life we strive to create a flexible work environment where our employees are empowered to do their best work. Several flexible work options are available and can be discussed throughout the selection process depending on the role requirements and individual needs.

We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Salary Range:

73,800/73 800 - 124,100/124 100

Job Category:

IT - Application Development

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