Application Developer / Senior Application Developer – Innovation Lab

  • Company:
    Wawanesa Mutual
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    IT & Software

Post Date
Date de publication
7/17/2018
Title
Titre
Application Developer / Senior Application Developer – Innovation Lab
City
Ville
Winnipeg
Province
MB
Description
Wawanesa Insurance is a policyholder owned mutual insurance company that offers employees great stability and opportunity for growth.
We are currently looking for
dedicated, driven, and enthusiastic
individuals who thrive in an environment that welcomes change and are looking for an opportunity for diverse experience, advancement on a growing team.
Our
Innovation Lab
solves problems by using modern approaches, bringing an entrepreneurial way of thinking using lean, human-centred methods. We conduct
research and development by getting hands-on experience with leading edge technology
that can be leveraged as part of solutions to business problems. Our team is comprised of people who are technology generalists that can pivot quickly to adapt to emerging trends.
Position Summary
Working on a small team of full-stack developers and students, this job contributes to Wawanesa’s success by discovering how technology can be used to improve our customer experience and as a competitive advantage. This job provides an opportunity to mentor
students from local co-operative programs. Participating on innovation projects, to provide a technical perspective, will also be an important part of this role.
Job Responsibilities
Design, develop, and test software.
Exploring new technologies and trends in Machine Learning & AI
Develop lean applications (mobile apps, web apps & APIs) to demonstrate usage of Machine Learning models
Application prototyping and development using AI techniques such as NLP, Deep Learning and AWS Services
Work with internal teams to gather data, understand current process, systems and integrations
Work with multiple programming languages and tools as needed
Participate in planning activities.
Create and update relevant documentation.
Keep current with relevant technologies.
Mentor other Application Developers.
Qualifications
Completion of Post-secondary degree or diploma in software development or equivalent experience.
Minimum three years practical experience performing an application development role building software using current programming languages and working with relational database systems and structure query languages.
Hands-on code development using Java, Python or Scala and relevant libraries, with an ability to quickly translate ideas to efficient code
Strong understanding of API development and microservices.
Experience with Cloud Platform Services, such as Amazon Web Services
Exposure to mainstream AI libraries, such as TensorFlow, Caffee, Theano, CNTK, scikit-learn, numpy, scipy is considered an asset
Detail oriented with analytical and problem-solving skills to recognize and identify issues and take proper action to resolve them.
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner with style fitting for the audience and message.
Strong planning and organizing skills, with the ability to develop and implement plans by prioritizing and multi-tasking.
Good leadership skills, with the ability to facilitate high team morale by encouraging and coaching team members.
Effective decision-making skills, with the ability to direct team members to achieve goals through clear instruction.
Experience using software development tools, such as JIRA, Confluence, Source Code Management and TeamCity is considered an asset.
Certifications in relevant technology or processes is considered an asset.
Knowledge and experience in Insurance industry is considered an asset.
Wawanesa provides its employees with a
respectful, challenging and rewarding
environment where they can maximize their potential while contributing to the company’s goals. Our employees are provided with
highly competitive compensation packages
(salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, profit sharing, premium free benefits and a pension plan).
Wawanesa provides a
stable and rewarding
environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets.
Apply today to join our team!
If you are interested in this exciting, challenging position with Wawanesa, please submit your
résumé and cover letter
at
www.wawanesa.com .
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