software developer in Regina, Saskatchewan

Position Overview:

The Software Developer will participate in all aspects of software development and maintenance within the Corporate & Reinsurance Technology division. The primary focus of this role is to support the functions related to the Reinsurance business.

We currently have an opening for a developer working in Microsoft based tools including Visual Studio, ASP.NET, SQL Server. Experience with Oracle databases and LINUX shell scripting is also desired.

Accountabilities:

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
  • Participate in project planning
  • Provide input into the evolution of the software development environment and methods
  • Provide leadership

This role also involves these additional specific activities:

  • Provide ongoing daily production support and remediation of business applications within the Corporate line of business – including the development and execution of test plans
  • Being part of the rotation for monitoring incidents
  • Contribute to the elimination of problems through permanent fixes including the identification of solutions, scoping the work, and executing the changes
  • Complete scheduled maintenance, legislative changes and changes required to optimize and streamline the existing application inventory
  • 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
  • Liaise and provide consulting support for applications to project teams
  • Occasional after hours and weekend work will be required

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Degree/diploma in related discipline (computer science) or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Training or knowledge and experience with:
  • Software design methodologies and documentation tools
  • Software requirements analysis and design principles
  • Technical infrastructure environments including servers, networks and security
  • Quality assurance and testing of purchased applications
  • One or more of the following application development environment languages and tools: ASP.NET, SQL Server, Visual Studio, Oracle and LINUX.
  • 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 detail

We offer a challenging, team-oriented work environment, competitive income and benefits, and opportunities for professional and personal development and growth.

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Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of 12 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.

Candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Category:  Information Technology  |  Address:  Regina Saskatchewan


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