• Software Developer Co-op Student

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
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  • Job Description (EN)

    This is your opportunity to help transform one of Canada's largest and most trusted companies!


    The Application Development team, within our Strategic Customer Marketing unit is looking for a talented co-op student to join our team as a Software Developer, in London or Toronto this Winter (January – April 2019).


    We operate like a start-up within one of Canada's largest Financial Services Institutions, having recently opened collaborative new spaces in London, ON and Toronto, ON. It’s a great space which we share with our Digital Services and the Innovation teams!


    The Work

    • Build new and enhance applications and technology solutions
    • Participate in migration of existing applications to new digital stack
    • Enhance/secure/upgrade solutions to evolve the roadmap
    • Ensure high quality delivery
    • Aid in the process to drive productivity improvements in areas such as process, procedures, tools, and practices


    • Participate and support a high-performance culture for varying SCM teams and promote culture changes within the organization.
    • Influence self-goal clarity; role and accountability clarity.
    • Participate and support teams working together to drive performance and deliver to high expectations
    • Identify opportunities (processes, training, systems) to enhance individual and team effectiveness  


    • In the process of completing relevant post-secondary education in an Information Technology discipline
    • A team player, with the ability to think outside of the box and challenge new ideas
    • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills
    • Self-motivated and hungry to learn new technologies and applications
    • Ability to manage and report on the status of individual tasks
    • Communicate effectively, both verbal and written communications
    • Comfortable working in a flexible, dynamic and changing environment
    • Have relevant work, school, and/or volunteering experience (an asset)

    Apply with cover letter, transcript and resume today!


    Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of 12 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.


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