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Senior Developer

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 2200 McGill College Avenue
  • Location: Montreal, Quebec
  • Other Possible Location(s): Oakville, Ontario
  • Job category: Information Technology
  • Job ID: JR10012133
  • Job type: Permanent Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2022-05-30


Position : Senior developer

Type : Permanent

Location : Remote, open to candidate anywhere in Canada


· 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:

  • Using 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.

  • Guide the team’s technical choices based on the best practices and the corporate standards to which he/she will be called on to contribute

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

  • Code coverage and test automation

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

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

  • Implementing or using a continuous integration and deployment pipeline

· Communicate and discuss technical choices with peers.

· Actively participate and initiate discussions between team members regarding design choices related to best practices and corporate standards

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

· Promote the validation of the code produced by the team and help implement best practices

· 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.  

· Support the team for the documentation strategy and promote best practices

· Take responsibility for complex tasks and set the standard in his/her area of technical expertise.

· 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.

· Depending on the need, seven [7] years 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, Enterprise Integration Patterns.

· Experience with programming languages, databases or other technologies and approaches, depending on the context (see NOTE below).

· Strong ability to identify and resolve issues.

· Desire and ability to learn new technologies

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

Application development

· Development languages and tools:

  • Java, Spring & SpringBoot, Apache Camel, Apache Kafka

  • C#, .NET

  • MSSQL, Mongo DB

  • GIT

· Experience in object-oriented programming and SOLID principles.

· Experience with unit testing and test-driven development (TDD).

· Knowledge of Behaviour-driven Development (BDD) practices.

· Knowledge of Domain-driven Design (DDD)

· Infrastructure as Code:

  • Docker, Kubernetes, helm

  • Kong and Istio (desired)

  • Terraform (desired)

  • Unix and Bash

  • OWASP, Security, encryption, OpenID, OAuth2

Development of interapplication and intersystem integration solutions

  • Understanding of integration strategies using enterprise applications, data integration requirements, APIs and event-driven architectures.

  • Experience delivering solutions and integrating applications and information.

  • Understanding of various integration patterns (e.g. Pub/Sub, CQRS, Event Sourcing, eUnderstanding of various integration patterns [e.g. Pub/Sub, CQRS, Event Sourcing, etc.].

  • Integration languages and tools: Apache Camel and Apache Kafka, as well as MS Azure ecosystem, which are considered assets.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

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.