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Infrastructure Developer

  • Employer: PPI Management Inc.
  • Office: 210-4370 Still Creek Drive
  • City: Burnaby
  • Province: British Columbia
  • Job category: Not Evaluated (Job Family)
  • Job ID: JR10008268
  • Job type: Permanent Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2021-08-20

Company Overview

iA Financial Group is the fourth largest life and health insurance company in Canada and offers a wide range of products for all stages of life and to meet the needs of clients across its vast sales network. Founded in 1892, iA Financial Group’s stability and solidity make it an employer of choice that invests in its employees and their development over the long term.

With operations across Canada and in the United States, iA Financial Group and its over 5,000 employees work hard every day to offer the best service to over four million clients.


PPI company overview:

Shaping Dreams Into Legacies

PPI elevates independent financial advisors to the next level.

Supporting advisors with market leading expertise and technology, we empower them to build the best solutions for their clients through proprietary tools, a comprehensive product suite, unparalleled life insurer relationships and competitive compensation.  A tireless supporter and advocate for Canada’s insurance advisors, PPI offers national resources through a network of local offices from coast to coast.

Unparalleled resources. At your command.

Our business culture is guided by our core values, grounded in a powerful belief in the enhanced value of life insurance. We are also strong advocates for the essential value of insurance advisors to further the goals of their clients. For PPI, this means doing everything in our power to open new markets for advisors and enable their practices to prosper and thrive.

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To maintain PPI’s exacting level of service, we are looking for an Infrastructure Developer to join our Burnaby Team.   

Infrastructure Developer

The Infrastructure Developer works closely with the Infrastructure, Helpdesk, and Information Security teams to support, maintain, and evolve PPI's advanced IT ecosystem. This primarily includes integrating various IT systems together.

The Infrastructure Developer is responsible for developing and implementing new solutions and technologies; integrating systems together; automation; and troubleshooting technical issues as they arise, ensuring that all duties are performed in a secure, well-documented and reliable manner.

What you will do:

  • Assist with the automation of business and IT tasks, such as:

    • User creation and deletion

    • Reports (Power BI and DAX)

    • Document indexing

    • Software installation scripts

    • Azure service deployment

    • building and maintaining Sql Server Integration Scripts (SSIS)

    • Building and maintaining web APIs (.NET WebAPI 2 web services)

  • Assist with keeping PPI Systems up-to-date and modern

  • Assist with the creation and maintenance of Microsoft SQL Databases

  • Assist with the creation, maintenance, and deployment of an automation and integration environment

  • Develop, maintain, and deploy applications/scripts to integrate systems together

  • Participate on various implementation teams

  • Develop, maintain, and deploy applications/scripts to convert/manipulate data

  • Assist with keeping PPI's IT documentation up-to-date.

  • Develop, maintain, and deploy reports

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair Tier 3 level technical issues.

  • Maintain field expertise through additional training as needed.

  • Additional projects and IT-related responsibilities as requested and assigned.

Who you are:

You are an experienced, qualified Infrastructure Developer with proven skill as a creative problem-solver and an ability to troubleshoot IT technical problems at a Tier 3 level.  You have exemplary interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships and work harmoniously with multiple teams.   

You have excellent written and verbal communication skills with a proficiency in documentation and the ability to handle multiple priorities and move between projects continuously.

You maintain an open-minded approach and have demonstrated flexibility and adaptability in the face of ambiguous situations, shifting demands and challenging work environments.

You maintain exemplary ethical standards and a have a proven ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with the highest level of discretion.

What we are looking for:

  • Degree in computer sciences or related discipline required

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in a related capacity, preferably in a financial services or insurance environment

  • Demonstrated proficiency with scripting, preferably PowerShell

  • Demonstrated proficiency with C# or VB .net

  • Knowledge or experience with DevOps

  • Understanding of and experience with IT Systems such as Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, and Microsoft Skype for Business/VoIP

  • Must be able to travel

  • Bilingualism (English and French) beneficial but not required

We thank all applicants for applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Your resume may be used for other vacancies.

Working at iA Financial Group

We consider our employees to be our most important investment and we have a lot to offer them. Find out more about iA.

Our Commitment

iA Financial Group is committed to having an equal access employment program and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and disabled persons. Any use of the masculine form is to simplify the text and includes the feminine form.

Also, we are committed to fostering a workplace that promotes diversity and inclusion. We can provide accommodation in our recruitment and selection processes to applicants with disabilities where required. Please contact your Recruiter, or send an email to