Return to search results

Developer - Co-op

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 400-988 Broadway West
  • City: Vancouver
  • Province: British Columbia
  • Job category: Internships and Student Employment
  • Job ID: JR10009156
  • Job type: Student Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2021-06-25

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.


Are you looking for an opportunity to gain relevant work experience in a fun and collaborative environment? iA Financial Group is currently looking for a passionate Developer to join our close-knit team as a fall Co-op student. In this role you will get exposure to leading edge technology while you work on numerous projects. You will be able to make a real impact while being mentored by other professionals.

What will I be Doing?

  • Assist in designing, programming, configuring and integrating solutions

  • Using development best practices and applying the proper design, breakdown and modelling patterns during SDLC.

  • Participate in the whole testing process including writing test automation scripts, perform unit testing and troubleshoot bugs with a focus on quality assurance

  • Apply and participate in the development of functional rules, technical specifications, design and solution delivery standards

  • Provide technical support for the solution once it has been put into production (including maintenance, oversight, troubleshooting etc.)

  • Actively collaborate and contribute in all the team's activities (Scoping and planning for future development, engaging in regular peer reviews, receiving and providing feedback)

Who you are:

  • You’ve completed your second year coursework and are a 3rd or 4th year Computer Science/Engineering student;

  • You have knowledge of Agile, Scrum/Lean and DevOps principles and an ability to apply them in a teamwork context.

  • Experience with C#, ASPNet, Web APIs, SQL Server, html5, CSS Knowledge of React, Redux, Microservices and NodeJS will be a plus

  • Knowledge of cloud, container and virtualization technologies (e.g. Azure DevOps, Docker, K8s) will be an added advantage

Nice to Haves:

  • Working knowledge of French (verbal and written)

  • Knowledge of the financial services and insurance industry

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