Full Stack Developer

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Date Posted: 8/5/2021

Reference No.: 2021-0232

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Full Stack Developer 

Think working for a life insurance company is nothing but legacy code and stuffy old offices? Think again. At Empire Life, we are transforming a company with a proud Canadian heritage into a FinTech leader. With industry-first apps, we have gained a reputation as the most innovative life insurance company in the country. But we’re not done yet. Join our growing digital development  team where you’ll work on building apps, APIs and microservices to support our digital first strategy. 

You’ll need to have… 

  • Experience with full stack web development experience, including front-end development with React and back-end programming in Python and Django (experience with similar technologies will be considered).

  • Web application and API security with OAuth2.

  • REST API and microservices development with Django Rest Framework, Flask or similar framework.

  • Experience designing SQL database schemas in Postgres or MySQL.

  • Experience with DevOps processes and tools including GitHub Actions or other CI/CD tools.

  • Ability to pivot and adjust work items to match shifting business priorities.

  • Demonstrated experience in providing timely and relevant communications in a professional manner to colleagues and key stakeholders.

  • Experience working on a development team with an agile project management framework such as Scrum.

It would be nice if you had…

  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform (GCP), including Google AppEngine, Pub/Sub, and Cloud Functions.

  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code tools (Terraform).

  • Experience with Event Driven Development (Kafka).

  • Experience with load testing.

  • 12 Factor Principles for application development and delivery.

You’ll be working on…

  • Full design and development cycle of applications and API’s from Proof of Concept to production.

  • Building easy to use applications for our customers and easy to use API’s for developers.

  • Research and development efforts as we evolve our digital platform.

In business for more than 90 years, with our head office in Kingston, Ontario, Empire Life continues to grow with offices across the country. Our success is based on a commitment to being approachable and responsive to the needs of our clients and distribution partners, on consistently solid investment performance and on faith in our employees as future leaders.

For regular full-time positions, Empire Life offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including a bonus plan and opportunities for career development.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Empire Life is an equal opportunity employer.