Associate Back-end Software Engineer

Manulife - Waterloo, ON (30+ days ago)

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Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.

Job Description

The Affinity team is looking for an Associate Back End Software Engineers with, an engineering mindset and a passion for supporting, developing and improving cool software products.

Creativity in solving problems is your strength. You are always learning by using new tools and technologies. Communicating effectively is what you do!

As an Associate Back End Software Engineer, you will be working with:

.NET Core, Java, JavaScript, NodeJS, .NET, HTML5, CSS3
New Relic APM, CA APM, Dynatrace Synthetics and Microfocus APM
Cloud-based technologies, such as PCF and/or Azure SQL Server PaaS
GitLab, Jenkins, Artifactory, and automated build and deployment pipelines
Elasticsearch, Logstash & Kibana (ELK Stack)
ITIL tools such as ServiceNow
Scripting languages such as PowerShell and Python

As an Associate Back End Software Engineer, you will:
Support our Solution Delivery organizations to develop resilient and highly-scalable applications, working closely with our operations staff to support these applications while maintaining a strong focus on application reliability
Champion, promote, and deploy the effective use of leading-edge application monitoring.
Facilitate monitoring and custom instrumentation across our business-critical applications.
Address incidents and problems within the platforms, with rotational accountability for on-call support
Deliver an exceptional user experience to our customers with a focus on reliability

You will bring and continuously build upon the following skills:

An entrepreneurial spirit and comfort working within a rapidly changing startup environment; you love the challenge of working on a small team and being part of a larger movement to change the reliability engineering culture of an enterprise
Advance knowledge skillset and divisional adoption of monitoring platform and machine learning stacks, promoting their effective use and enable data-driven decision making
Understanding of distributed cloud platforms through configuration, deployment, and life cycle management automation tools
Familiarity with agile and DevOps principles, test-driven development, continuous integration, and other approaches to accelerate the delivery of new features
Experimenting with emerging technologies and understanding how they will impact what comes next. Ensuring that the end-to-end pipeline is effectively instrumented for reliability
A capacity for constant learning from both success and failure, remaining open to change and continuous improvement
Excellent organizational and problem-solving abilities
Strong verbal and written communication with the ability to effectively articulate and communicate technical vision, possibilities, and outcomes across all levels in the organization

If you are ready to unleash your potential, it’s time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.

About Manulife

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2018, we had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers. As of June 30, 2019, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$877 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $29.4 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States are where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

Manulife is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention and advancement and we administer all of our practices and programs based on qualification and performance and without discrimination on any protected ground. It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request any accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.