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Posting Date: Sep 8, 2022

Location: New Brunswick, CA Prince Edward Island, CA Quebec, CA CA ON, CA Nova Scotia, CA NL, CA

Company: Medavie Blue Cross

What makes us a different kind of employer?


As a national health solutions partner, Medavie is committed to improving the wellbeing of Canadians — and in our digital-first culture, technology is key to providing the products, services and solutions that increase access to care and improve health outcomes.


Our technology team is the backbone of our organization with over 500 employees and growing. We are constantly creating, testing, and learning to enable personalized, digital experiences in all we do.


When you join us, you’ll be part of an in-house, innovation led team focused on cutting edge digital health solutions that help provide the best care possible, when and where it’s needed.


Job Title: Programmer/Analyst
Department: Application Development
Competition: 84847
Internal/External: Internal/External
Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent
Location: Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI, Newfoundland, Quebec, Ontario - Remote
Salary: Competitive Compensation and Benefits 
Reports To: Team Leader

Your every day with us:

We believe that our technology should truly connect with people. To that end, we adapt systems and technology to human behavior, with our clients at the center of all we do. 

There is never an “every day” here and that is what keeps life here exciting.  You will need to use strong problem-solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication to have successful outcomes in your every day. You will also be using a balance of highly analytical as well as highly creative ideas to software design & development activities.  We have a team who thrives in a fast-paced and innovative development environment where business and technical experts collaborate to deliver the best digital health solutions that our clients have come to expect.
What you need to succeed:

  • 2 or more years’ experience building enterprise grade or web-scale software using Java and Open Source technologies
  • Due to security clearance reason, you need to be in Canada for at least 5 years and your current work status should be either Permanent Resident or Citizen.
  • You have earned a post-secondary diploma or degree and/or relevant working experience in business, technology or relevant field.
  • Strong conceptualization ability, excellent ability to translate abstract ideas into working, high quality code
  • Highly collaborative and capable of working in a fast paced and dynamic team environment
  • Develop and maintain applications using Java, Spring Framework, Oracle, XML, JSON, Junit and numerous JavaScript libraries
  • Familiarity with commonly used IDE tools like Eclipse/ Intellij, Database tools like PL-SQL Developer
  • Working knowledge of Github or other version control tools.
  • Participating in requirement analysis, design and code reviews with a focus on ensuring your solutions are high quality, secure, reliable and performant
  • Strong collaboration skills demonstrated through the ability to work effectively with stakeholders, quality control analysts and security experts, as examples
  • Excellent troubleshooting and communication skills


What’s in it for you?

What makes us a different kind of employer? Our award-winning culture, a team who really cares, unmatched training and support are all dedicated to ensuring you are set up for success.  


What we offer:

•    Permanent full-time position with opportunity to grow in a well-established organization 
•    Flexible work arrangements and emphasis on work-life balance 
•    Remote and hybrid work options
•    Comprehensive health, vision and dental plan that is 100% employer paid effective on your first day
•    100% employer-matched Defined Contribution Pension Plan
•    Annual Incentive Bonus which recognizes your contribution to our success.
•    In addition to paid vacation, we offer a gifted week of vacation in your first year and an optional Vacation Purchase Program.     
•    An organization where we encourage personal learning and growth with opportunities for career development and advancement
•    Emphasis on work life balance, providing wellness benefits, health resources and fitness center discounts


You thrive in and environment that advances fast and continuously:

  • Enterprise integration patterns using REST
  • Containerization and Orchestration (Docker/Kubernetes)
  • Public/Private cloud
  • Continuous integration and delivery
  • Build automation & deployment
  • Agile practices and tools 

Bonus Experience:


  • Operational excellence
  • Quality control
  • Feature driven development
  • Experience with Finance (Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable)





We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Medavie Blue Cross strives to foster a culture where everyone is enabled to achieve their full potential - a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) where we live our values every day in the way we treat each other, our members and the communities we serve. Accessibility is a top priority.


For applicants with disabilities, we provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Medavie Blue Cross Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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