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IT Analyst - Student

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 400-988 Broadway West
  • City: Vancouver
  • Province: British Columbia
  • Job category: Internships and Student Employment
  • Job ID: JR10009572
  • Job type: Student Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2021-07-30

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.


Sector: Special Market Solutions; Working Environment: Telecommuting; Location: Vancouver; Status: Student/Co-op (Temporary 8 Months); Start Date: As soon as possible or in accordance with Co-op terms

At iA Financial Group, you will have all the tools you need to reach your goals and take part in an internship that meets your expectations. 

You will start your career in a fast-growing company and you will work with a multitude of technological tools and team members who will be happy to be your mentors.

At iA Financial Group, there are over 1000 employees in the information technology (IT) team.

You think that working for an insurance company is dull and lacks challenges?

Think again and read the following!

The duties would include: 

  • Understand, analyze, document and support partners/users in clarifying their needs.

  • Conduct comprehensive, fully documented, evidence-based analyses.

  • Formulate pragmatic professional opinions and recommendations, all in accordance with established standards, rules and guidelines.

  • Analyze data and reports for underlying trends and significant variances and identify root causes.

  • Support partners/users throughout the delivery process by ensuring the quality of the service provided.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Participate in the definition of the required functions, services or technical elements.

  • Participate in the design of the solution, in collaboration with the team, by staying in the "just enough -- just in time", using the best practices supported by the Centers of Excellence.

  • Rigorously apply functional, organizational and technical rules and standards for solution design and delivery

  • Actively contribute to ensuring that the documentation required for the sustainability of the designed elements is present, valid and maintained in the knowledge base

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

  • Actively contribute, with other industry experts, to the implementation of solutions and to the realization of the following activities (examples): description of functionalities, evaluation of efforts, testing strategy, testing, operations and use documentation, training and knowledge articles, etc.

  • Participate in or conduct testing at various levels of detail, both functional and technical. Support partners during acceptance testing.

  • Participate in the evolution plan of applications and technological systems.

  • Participate in the realization of proofs of concept and system prototypes.

  • As needed, perform certain technical, development, configuration or quality assurance activities when required.


  • Current: Bachelor's degree (BAC) in computer science, administration or any other relevant training at the same level.

  • Experience with programming languages, databases or other technologies and approaches, depending on the context.

  • Be looking for an eligible internship that will be credited towards your training.

SALARY: Curious? It will be specified during the interview, as it is adjusted according to the number of internships you have completed.

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