Application Developer
Sun Life Financial
Montréal, QC
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Job Description:
Business Process Automation and Application Development is recruiting a full time developer who will be joining a team of highly skilled technical professionals who focus on delivering solutions to the various business areas within Sun Life Financial.

Business Process Automation and Application Development delivers desktop applications and solutions targeted at providing value to Sun Life Financial through innovation and collaboration. Our solutions span a range of technologies including Pega Robotics, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft SQL Server. We partner closely with groups and individuals throughout Sun Life Financial to provide products and services that deliver business value.

The successful candidate will be encouraged to take advantage of the opportunities for both personal growth and continuous learnings provided by the team and by Sun Life Financial. We strive to provide a work and home balance for all our employees by providing flex hours and periodic work from home options.

Work with business requirements to design, code, test and deploy software
Participate in the software development process to help ensure the solutions meet design requirements, performance, maintainability and stability
Collaborate with developers, business analysts, lead designers and project managers/scrum masters
Produce design and supporting documentation
Troubleshoot and fix technical issues

Essential Skills and Qualifications:
Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent disciplines
Strong with Microsoft SQL and relational databases
Strong with Microsoft Access development including coding with VBA
Well versed working in an Agile environment
Strong analytical, problem solving and process improvement skills
Ability to breakdown high-level business requirements into more detail by questioning and probing for clarification
Lead analysis and activities to estimate feasibility, cost and time
Highly motivated individual who is able to learn quickly and execute independently

Additional Assets:
Working knowledge of source code control
Skills with Automated Testing, in particular with HP UFT
Reporting and analysis with Microsoft Excel
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Notes/Unique Requirements:
Some project work may be required outside of regular office hours to support critical time lines and/or critical deliverables
The Base Pay range is for the primary location for which the job is posted. It may vary depending on the work location of the successful candidate or other factors. In addition to Base Pay, eligible Sun Life employees participate in various incentive plans, payment under which is discretionary and subject to individual and company performance. Certain sales focused roles have sales incentive plans based on individual or group sales results.

Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.

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We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Salary Range:
55 000/ - 90 800/

Job Category:
IT - Application Development

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