• Front- End Developer - Co-op Student (Winter 2019 Work-Term)

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-ON-London
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
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    Job Category (EN)
    Information Technology
  • Job Description (EN)


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


    The Front- End Technology team in our Digital Services, Strategic Customer Marketing Unit is looking for talented Front-End Developer Co-op students to join us this Winter (January to April 2019) in London or Toronto.


    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. 


    The Work

    • Experience the full life cycle - from requirements to development to deployment
    • Provide Front-End development support to the broader Front-End team
    • Act as a liaison between UX and Infrastructure teams – participate in meetings, work with and get exposure to various stakeholders
    • Test and troubleshoot Front-End integration and some application testing
    • Work with Upper Quadrant Technology Platforms – Adobe, Salesforce, etc.


    The Technology

    What you will be exposed to includes, but is not limited to:

    • JIRA, Confluence
    • Java
    • .NET, C++
    • JavaScript, SASS, HTML
    • Open source tools



    • In the process of completing relevant post-secondary education in a Information Technology discipline
      • Computer Science, Computer Engineering, etc.
    • A team player, with strong collaboration skills
    • 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 your 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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