Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.
The Group Benefits team is looking for a seasoned software engineer with a passion for troubleshooting and improving cool software products. You enjoy collaborating with platform reliability engineers, Product Owners, and engineering leadership to uncover pain points and opportunities to accelerate the delivery of new value through software. You thrive on delivering resilient and scalable applications, with a focus on continuous delivery and operational insight. Creativity in solving problems is your strength. You are always learning by using new tools and technologies. Communicating effectively is what you do!
We're not who you think we are!
We're not some stuffy, old insurance company. We're a large financial company with a mission; “Decisions made easier. Lives made Better” and a new focus - transforming to a digital customer-centric leader. We utilize Agile methodologies, modern tools and processes. We have no speed limit for this transformation! Get on board quickly, before this opportunity speeds past!
We need someone who:
Is responsible for monitoring, analyzing and optimizing software architectures and maintaining software environments to best support testing and deployment under continuous integration/continuous delivery
Resolves persistent platform issues when surfaced by technical support teams
Maintains and manages platform systems
Documents and executes simple software components of larger architectures
Takes ownership of operational & support activities
Addresses incidents and problems, with rotational accountability for on-call support
Collaborative attitude, willingness to work with team members; able to coach, participate in code reviews, share skills and methods
Constantly learns from both success and failure
Builds, codes, tests and maintains high quality platforms
Good organizational and problem-solving abilities that enable you to manage through creative abrasion
Good verbal and written communication; able to effectively articulate technical vision, possibilities, and outcomes
Experiments with emerging technologies and understanding how they will impact what comes next
Has experience working with enterprise data movement systems & tools such as Apache NIFI, Informatica PowerCenter, SQL Server Integration Services, or similar
Responsible for designing, developing, testing, maintaining and improving application APIs, works across key data, orchestration, rules and transactional stacks through the entire application
Familiar with technologies such as:
API Gateways, Data Event Streaming
REST, SOAP, Distributed Tracing
Relational and Document Database Interface/SQL
Has experience working with enterprise messaged-based solutions such as MSMQ or Kafka
Has experience with application servers such as IIS or similar
Has knowledge of C#, .NET or Java
Is familiar with JSON and/or XML data formats
Has experience with some of the following (i.e. nice to have):
Cloud-based technologies such as PCF and/or Azure SQL Server PaaS
GitLab, Jenkins, Artifactory & automated build and deployment pipelines
Jira, Confluence, Sharepoint, Outlook, Skype
Am I Right for the Job?
We're looking for passionate, motivated individuals to join our team's exciting journey as we grow, pioneer, and innovate. Experience with any or all the tools and technologies we use is a huge plus, but don't let one of those list items deter you! If you're excited by the notion of joining a team that is going to disrupt, make a name for itself, and have fun doing it, we want to hear from you!
Why is this job Important?
Our team deals with companies who want to provide great benefits packages to keep their employees healthy and happy. We make this a reality by providing a customized onboarding experience allowing companies to offer what THEIR clients want.
What Will I Learn on this Job?
You will learn about working in a large organization, all the tools and technologies mentioned above and thanks to a supportive company, with a culture of continuous learning and improvement, whatever else you want! Tell us what you want to learn and we'll help you get there!
What about Perks?
Manulife has lots of perks including, but not limited to:
Retirement Savings Accounts including a RPP (Pension Plan), RRSP (Retirement Savings Plan), and TFSA (Tax Free Savings account)
Manulife Share Ownership Program with employer matching
Customizable Benefits Package including Health, Dental, Vision, and 100% of Mental Health expenses
Financial support for ongoing training, learning, and education
Wearing jeans to work every day
An abundance of career paths and opportunities to advance
A flexible work environment with flex hours, work from home arrangements, distributed teams, and condensed work week arrangements
Ok, I'm Sold. Now what?
We're excited to hear from you! Please send us a resume.
If you are ready to unleash your potential, it’s time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.
Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2018, we had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers. As of June 30, 2019, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$877 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $29.4 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States are where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.
Manulife is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention and advancement and we administer all of our practices and programs based on qualification and performance and without discrimination on any protected ground. It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request any accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.