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Software Developer

Posting Date: Jun 13, 2022

Location: CA Nova Scotia, CA ON, CA Quebec, CA NL, CA Prince Edward Island, CA New Brunswick, 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: Software Developer
Department: External Facing Applications 
Competition: 84660
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

The Opportunity


We’re looking for an outstanding Developer to join us in maintaining and improving our customer-facing applications. You will collaborate with your team to turn complex business needs and functional requirements into high quality software solutions, while following departmental software engineering processes, methodologies, and standards.


Our ideal candidate is collaborative and team-minded, while also being capable of independent self-direction. You're a great communicator, with a knack for innovative solutions and a keen interest in dynamic and emerging technologies. You see challenges as puzzles to be solved, not roadblocks. You are detail-oriented and organized, able to understand the big-picture goal while focusing on a complex timeline of tasks.


Your everyday with us will consist of:


  • Consulting with colleagues to understand solution scope and vision for assigned work
  • Working with the team to implement appropriate solutions for assigned work
  • Transitioning the detailed design into code and implementing appropriate technical solutions
  • Delivering solutions with a high degree of quality
  • Estimating approximate effort required to produce assigned work
  • Working within Agile development processes such as Scrum and Kanban
  • Managing multiple priorities and activities
  • Communicating and collaborating with teammates and other colleagues
  • Investigating defects, troubleshooting, and proposing appropriate solutions


What you need to succeed:


Education:  University degree or community college diploma in Computer Science or a similar program

Work Experience: 3+ years experience working with Java RESTful services, Spring framework, and RDBMS (Oracle, MySQL, etc.)

Skills: Experience with the following are considered an asset: Git/GitFlow, JUnit, containerization (ie. Docker/Kubernetes), Jira, front-end frameworks (Angular, React, Vue), cloud providers (AWS, Google Cloud), CI/CD and automation frameworks

Language Skills: Bilingualism is an asset for this position.

Other Skills: Strong object-oriented design and analysis skills; High attention to detail; Customer oriented and focused on delivering high value innovative solutions.




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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