• Senior Fullstack Developer

    Job Location CA-ON-London
    Posted Date 1 day ago(3/22/2019 3:30 PM)
    Job ID
    Great West Life
    Job Category
    Digital Services
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Financial Services and Banking, Insurance
    Career Level
    Posted End Date
  • Job Description

    We are looking for bright and passionate people to be founding members of Great-West Life’s new Digital Labs. Do you have a passion for creating compelling and meaningful digital experiences? Do you ALWAYS think about the customer first? Are you a creative problem-solver and communicator? Do you want to help lead the transformation of a company and an industry? If you answered a wholehearted yes to all these questions, we want to talk to you.




    Great-West Life is embarking on a transformation that will change the way we work and how we help our customers. In our Digital Labs, we are designing, coding and delivering new products improving the lives of millions of Canadians. We are changing the way a trusted institution operates by acting as a start-up, bringing human centered design, agile and modern web development practices to life. Our multi-functional teams of Designers, Developers, Scrum Masters and Product Owners all huddle together because we have an open, innovative and inclusive culture which is focused on us – talented individuals.




    As a Full Stack Developer, you are responsible for transforming the design and product vision into a seamless and engaging product. You work hard to stay on top of fast changing technology and invest a lot of energy to learn new tricks. You are current on industry trends in client development frameworks and anticipate what the near future will bring. You love clean code, clean interfaces and have a real passion for problem solving. As a Full Stack Developer, you will also have deep understanding and proven grasp of end-to-end programming and you are eager to write APIs that deliver a great product.



    • Design and build applicationsand provide designers with feedback and suggest trade-offs when required
    • Ensure the code follows latest coding practicesand industry standards
    • Work closely with other developers to understand and properly use the systems APIs
    • Write both unit and integration testsand develop automation tools for daily tasks
    • Challenge ideas and opinionsto avoid pitfalls and inefficient solutions
    • Help and mentor other members of the team


    • Highly experienced in developing in Java, .Net or any other server language
    • Skilled in working with one of the modern JavaScript frameworks (React or Angular)
    • Expert level experience with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and AJAX & responsive design
    • Understanding of APIs and how to use them in practice
    • Experience with tools like JIRA, Bitbucket, Bamboo and Confluence
    • Knowledge with unit testing, test automation tools and frameworks like Selenium, Cucumber, and Jasmine
    • Docker or Kubernetes experience is a plus
    • Ability to work in an Agile environment
    • Bachelor’s degree or College Diploma in Computer Science, or equivalent experience


    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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