Application Architect

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City : Montréal

Category : Information Technology & Intact Lab

Industry : Insurance

Employer : Intact Financial Corporation

How do you imagine life at an insurance company - its people, its culture, its offices? We bet that if you swing by Intact Lab, you'll be in for quite the surprise! With offices in downtown Toronto and Montreal, the Lab is a digital innovation hub tasked with creating cutting-edge insurtech products that improve the lives of millions of Canadians.
The Lab merges the best of two worlds: the speed and culture of a start-up, with the resources and means of a large enterprise (you'll have access to all the tools you've ever dreamed of!). With a dynamic team, exciting challenges, beautiful offices, inspiring colleagues and a great work culture (we rank as one of Canada's top 100 places to work), Intact Lab offers an amazing environment to develop your skills and grow your career.

Your Job

We are currently looking for an Application Architect to join out Intact Lab and play a crucial role in our growth.
Hiring Manager : David Falardeau
Job location: Montreal (2020, Robert-Bourassa Blvd.)
Your responsibilities:

Conduct a permanent technology watch.
Lead the elaboration of the technological roadmap with the tech leadership practice
Ensure consistency with the technological vision and architectural quality of the lab products .
Ensure compliance with the rules governing design and development.
Define and document the application architectures, jointly with the product tech lead and taking into account the demands of the projects.
Act as a mentor and technical leader with software engineering teams.

Your Skills

You are:

A Software Craftsman
Driven by challenges
An agent of change who is not afraid to question the status quo
Excellent at making complex ideas accessible to various stakeholders
Organized, proactive and a catalyst for change
Comfortable working in a constantly evolving technological environment
An excellent team player who demonstrates leadership
Very active in terms of technology watch and software engineering

You have:

Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology/Software Engineering or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proven experience in technical leadership and software development architecture.
Minimum 5 years of experience designing and delivering distributed systems based on the principles of SOA, WOA and micro-service architecture.
Good knowledge of UML.
Good knowledge of application security and its mechanisms.
Previous experience in agile development, continuous delivery and DevOps culture.
Excellent knowledge of Software and Enterprise Design Patterns.
Excellent knowledge of Spring.
Good knowledge of containers and orchestrators such as Docker, Kubernetes (OpenShift).
Excellent knowledge of object-oriented development.
Good knowledge of Reactive Programming, Event Sourcing.
Good knowledge of one of the following frameworks: React, Angular.
Experience working on a RESTful project using JWT, OAuth 2.0.

Closing Statement

A career in Insurance has never been this exciting.Evolving consumer expectations and technology have helped to shape a new vision for our industry – and we are leading the way. Our Technology teams are reshaping the way we do business and setting new industry benchmarks. Our Claims representatives are helping customers to get back on track after they experience a loss.  Our product teams are developing products that protect people and businesses so they can focus on what matters to them most. Our success story is written by our passion for living our values and creating a better tomorrow.  We’re re-writing the future of insurance - are you ready to be a part of the story?
Excellent benefits are offered: competitive salary, flexible benefits, flexible work arrangements, flexible leave, pension plan defined benefit, etc.
For internal candidates, you can apply for a posted position if you have been in your current position for at least 12 months and are performing at a satisfactory level.Please note we may have identified other internal candidates through our Employee Development Program, and that the selection process may also be opened to external applicants.
This posting closes on August 9th, 2019.

Referral Bonus

This role is eligible for employee referral bonus. #RightPeopleRightRole

Eligibility to work in Canada

It’s important that you are eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made. You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.
Background ChecksPrior to receiving a job offer, you may be asked to consent to background checks if it’s a requirement for the role. These checks could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence and driver’s license record.

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