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Senior Java Developer

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 988 Broadway West
  • Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Other Possible Location(s): Toronto, Ontario
  • Job category: Information Technology
  • Job ID: JR10014211
  • Job type: Permanent Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2022-10-31



iA Auto Finance (IAAF), a wholly owned subsidiary of iA Financial Group, is a broad-spectrum lender that provides automotive loans to Canadians who need to buy a car but can’t obtain traditional bank financing.

For their dealer partners, IAAF prides themselves on delivering the fastest loan approvals in the business and an exceptional service experience.

For their borrowers, their Rate Reducing Loan allows them to save money, pay their loans off faster and improve their credit score.

The Team:

You will be part of a small and dynamic delivery team to help maintain and enhance Auto Finance’s assets. You will be able to work with new technologies and participate in designing solutions with your team and Solution Architects. Our delivery team is growing so you will also be able to contribute in our continuous improvement process and more.


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • At least 2 to 3 years of experience as a Software Developer.
  • Experience 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.
  • Strong ability to identify and resolve issues.
  • Willingness to learn and develop skills.
  • Knowledge of the financial services and insurance industry (asset).
  • Working knowledge of French (verbal and written) (asset).

Application development

·Programming skills:

  • Java, Spring & SpringBoot, Apache Camel, Apache Kafka
  • C#, .NET
  • MSSQL, Mongo DB
  • GIT  
  • Understanding of design pattern GoF and Enterprise Integration Pattern
  • Experience with technology: Kafka, Apache Camel (or a derivative of), , MSSQL, Terraform (IaC), Kubernetes, Azure cloud, Azure DevOps.
  • Experience in object-oriented programming and SOLID principles.
  • Knowledge of test-driven development (TDD).
  • Knowledge of Behaviour-driven Development (BDD) practices.
  • Knowledge of Domain-driven Design (DDD) (asset)
  • Cloud Native Pattern

Infrastructure as Code:

  • Docker, Kubernetes, helm
  • Kong and Istio (desired)
  • Terraform (desired)
  • Unix and Bash
  • WASP, Security, encryption, OpenID, Auth2

Development of interapplication and intersystem integration solutions

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