• Associate Software Developer, Co-Op Student

    Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
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    Job Category (EN)
    Information Technology
  • Job Description (EN)

    We are looking for Co-op students to join us for a term position from January to April 2019.

    At Great-West Life we offer:

    • An opportunity for you to make a difference in helping find solutions to business opportunities with application systems in a coast to coast distributed network
    • An orientation program including a supportive buddy system and rookie meetings
    • A competitive salary, plus opportunities to earn additional rewards through our popular and innovative recognition programs
    • Training in a variety of formats
    • Recreational activities/teams (hockey, soccer, baseball, skiing/snowboarding), recreational and fitness facilities, and workplace wellness programs


    The role of the Software Developer involves the following specific activities:

    • Implement and support changes to production applications and databases
    • Design, develop and test software to specifications
    • Run application scripts and other operational support tasks
    • Analyze problems and provide solutions
    • Support production and ad hoc requests 


    • Studying toward a degree or certificate in related discipline (Computer Science) or equivalent combination of training and experience;
    • Ability to use office productivity tools;
    • Demonstrated core competency abilities, with emphasis on problem solving, communication, initiative, and teamwork;
    • Knowledge of software design, design methodologies, and design documentation tools;
    • Ability to learn, be self-motivated and work both individually and as part of a team;
    • Experience with mainframe programming (e.g. PL1, SQL, DB2, JCL & CA7) would be an asset.

    Discover your opportunity….Apply today!


    Great-West Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days not to mention onsite cafeteria and fitness facilities.  If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.


    Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of more than 13 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.


    Great-West Lifeco would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.


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