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.
For more information about PPI visit: www.ppi.ca
To maintain PPI’s exacting level of service, we are looking for an Infrastructure Developer. This position may be located in any of our PPI locations, including Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey, Calgary, Ontario, Quebec and Halifax.
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)
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.
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.