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Senior Java Developer

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 2200 McGill College Avenue
  • Location: Montreal, Quebec
  • Other Possible Location(s): Québec, Quebec; Toronto, Ontario; Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Job category: Information Technology
  • Job ID: JR10013264
  • Job type: Permanent Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2022-08-15


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 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:

  • 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
  • preparing his/her development work for the execution of automated tests
  • 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.

  • Minimum 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, breakdown patterns.

  • Experience with programming languages, and specifically JAVA, 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).

  • Bilingual, very good knowledge of English & French, both orally and in writing

���Application development

Development experience in some of the following 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
  • MSSQL or Mongo
  • Other experience, language and tools an asset

  • 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) required

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

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

At iA, we invest,
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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.

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