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  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 26 Wellington Street East
  • City: Toronto
  • Province: Ontario
  • Job category: Information Technology
  • Job ID: JR10009947
  • Job type: Permanent Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2021-12-31


Our IA Private Wealth Team is currently undergoing a major digital transformation. Among other things, we are looking to provide an outstanding digital experience to our network of independent Wealth Advisors, Capital Markets team and our clients.  To this end, we are looking for a Developer that will reside in the IT solutions and digital experience team supporting iA Private Wealth's Operations, Compliance, Legal, Finance groups, and the Capital Markets business.   You will also collaborate (as necessary) with the client and advisor experience agile pods to bring forward opportunities for the end-to-end experience.


·Understand and validate the needs expressed by the team, in close collaboration with the Product Owner (PO) and/or users.

·Assist in designing, programming, configuring and integrating the solution in a “just enough—just in time” mentality:

ousing development best practices supported by the Centres of Excellence (CoE) and applying the proper design, breakdown and modelling patterns for processing, data and hosting infrastructure, etc.

oshowing constant concern for guaranteeing the security and preserving the confidentiality of digital information

opreparing his/her development work for the execution of automated tests

operforming the required tests throughout the development process until production, avoiding service interruptions

omeasuring the qualities of the developed solution (performance, robustness, functional coverage of the tests, etc.)

oimplementing or using a continuous integration and deployment pipeline

·Communicate and discuss technical choices with peers.

·Assist in validating the code produced by his/her peers.

·Provide technical support for the software solution once put into production (anomalies, maintenance, oversight, etc.).

·Actively contribute to make sure the documentation required for the sustainability of the designed elements exists, is valid and kept up to date.

·Actively collaborate in all the team’s activities (ceremony planning, definition of done, etc.)

Desired profile

·College diploma or bachelor’s degree in computer science or other relevant fields.

·Minimum of (1) year of experience in IT.

·Knowledge of Agile and DevOps (Scrum/Lean) principles and an ability to apply them in a teamwork context.

·Knowledge of cloud, container and virtualization technologies (e.g. Azure DevOps, Docker, Kubernetes).

·Knowledge of design/architecture patterns, breakdown patterns.

·Experience with programming languages, databases or other technologies and approaches (see application development below)

·Strong ability to identify and resolve issues.

·Knowledge of the financial services and insurance industry (asset).

·Very good knowledge of English, both orally and in writing – equivalent knowledge for French will be considered a strong asset

Application development

·Development languages and tools:

  • Excellent experience and knowledge with Java
  • Experience and knowledge with Linux command and Shell script
  • Experience and knowledge with MySQL databases or SQL language
  • Knowledge with PHP
  • Experience in any of the following languages considered an asset:
  • Bash, Pearl
  • Maven, Sprint Boot, Junit
  • Javascript, JQuery, React,
  • GIT, Jenkins, Ansible
  • Tomcat, Apache, HAProxy
  • Microsoft Graph

·Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

Locations (s) Montreal or Toronto; currently working from home

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 8,000 employees work hard every day to offer the best service to over four million clients.

At iA, we invest,
in you.

Our employees are our best investment and we have much to offer them.

Company Overview


iA Financial Group is the strength of a company with a human side, with its over 8,000 employees. Together, we have earned the trust of our more than four million clients and 25,000 advisors who have chosen us for their insurance, savings, and wealth management.

With over $200 billion in assets and half a billion invested in technological innovation, we’re a key player in the financial services industry in Canada and the United States. The secret to our success? Investing in you, one person at a time. Because, for over 125 years, we have believed that it’s by supporting our employees and surrounding ourselves with the most reputable leaders in the industry, we will continue to innovate.

At iA, we’re invested in you.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At iA Financial Group, we support and celebrate diversity. We strive to provide a workplace that is recognized as inclusive for all, regardless of ethnic origin, nationality, language, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family situation, or physical or mental disability.

Please note that if you need help or assistance to make the recruitment process more accessible for you, please contact us here. Someone from our team will be happy to assist you.