• Software Developer (Java)

    Job Location CA-ON-London
    Posted Date 3 hours ago(12/10/2018 11:09 AM)
    Job ID
    London Life
    Job Category
    Information Technology
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Financial Services and Banking, Insurance
    Career Level
    Posted End Date
  • Job Description

    Individual Customer Technology (IC Tech) is an organization providing information technology solutions to London Life, Great-West Life and Canada Life. In IC Tech, the Customer is at the centre of what we do.


    Our IC Tech professionals make a significant contribution to the companies' business goals through the effective delivery of value-added services. These services include setting technology direction, project management analysis, system architecture, software development and the provision of operational support services for our Individual Customer business unit.


    The Software Developer will participate in all aspects of software development and maintenance within the IC Tech division.




    Software Developers are responsible for the design and development of software solutions.


    This role involves the following activities:

    • Design, develop, integrate, test, transition to production, and maintain software applications
    • Provide production support and application monitoring and tuning for applications
    • Provide input into the evolution of the software development environment and methods
    • Provide ongoing daily production support and remediation of business applications within the Corporate line of business – including the development and execution of test plans
    • Contribute to the elimination of problems through permanent fixes including the identification of solutions, scoping the work, and executing the changes
    • Task management for themselves as well assisting other group members
    • Trouble shoot application problems, and maintain an inventory of expertise for identified problems
    • Complete development assignments as assigned through your team leader and negotiated with project teams
    • Create and/or update software development best practices and system documentation
    • Occasional after hours and weekend work support will be required

    Qualifications and Competencies:

    • Prior experience developing and maintaining end user applications developed in J2EE and experience with JSF, JavaScript, jQuery, REST, JSON
    • Experience with tools like Bamboo, JIRA, Splunk, SOAP UI
    • Working experience with WAS and Tomcat servers
    • Nice to have: Exposure to cloud technologies and tool stack used in DevOps
    • Degree/diploma in related discipline (computer science) or equivalent combination of training and experience
    • Knowledge and experience with:
      • Software design methodologies and documentation tools
      • Software requirements analysis and design principles
      • Technical infrastructure environments including servers, networks and security
      • Demonstrated ability to analyze and solve problems
      • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, plan and organize your own work, communicate effectively in writing and verbally in person or remotely, initiative, team oriented leadership skills and attention to detailWe offer a challenging, team-oriented work environment, competitive income and benefits, and opportunities for professional and personal development and growth.

    Discover your opportunity….Apply today!


    Great-West Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days not to mention onsite cafeteria and fitness facilities.  If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.


    Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.


    We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.


    Great-West Lifeco would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.


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