Manager, Software Development

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City : Montréal

Category : Information Technology

Industry : Insurance

Employer : Intact Financial Corporation

At Intact, insurance is not about things. It’s about people.  It’s what we believe, and it shapes everything we do.  It’s why we strive to provide a second-to-none experience for our customers and create an inspiring workplace for our employees to thrive in.
As Canada’s largest provider of property and casualty insurance, we’re not only leading our industry, but we’re redefining what it means to work for it.  As a recognized top employer, we’re committed to living our values and supporting our dedicated people who bring their best to work each day because they know their work matters.  

Your Job

Hiring Manager: Kevin Hernandez
Workplace: Montreal (2020 Robert-Bourassa Blvd)
Your mission:

Develop productive and engaged software development teams, fostering the development of personal and technical skills, as well as collaboration.
Master all the facets of software development.
Manage projects by understanding the business partner’s strategies, priorities and challenges. Assess capabilities to come up with appropriate solutions and deliver the expected value.
Manage stakeholders and maintain good relationships.
Divide the project into achievable tasks and establish a functional organization chart with roles and responsibilities.
Develop strategic requests and keep them up to date.
Build, direct and coordinate, in direct/indirect supervision mode, the activities of multidisciplinary teams.
Write reports on the entire project while respecting the key performance indicators established.
Anticipate problems and difficult situations and take the necessary measures to resolve them.
Bring leadership and vision to the project. Formalize processes and quality control.
Cultivate change and initiate innovation.
Remain on the lookout for new technologies and question the status quo.
Master Agile/Scrum/Scaled Agile development and ensure that processes and tools are well adapted.

Your Skills

Fluent in both English and French.
Passionate about the quality of applications and technological innovations.
Passionate about challenges and the implementation of major projects.
A leader with excellent communication skills.
An expert in the software development cycle.
Excellent at making complex information accessible and explaining your ideas to various stakeholders.
A visionary with a good understanding of the challenges of the IT world.
Organized, results-oriented, proactive and a driver of change.
A servant leader who knows how to create an open, dynamic and participatory environment.
Comfortable working in a complex and ever-changing technological environment.

What you have:

A bachelor’s degree in Information Technology/Software Engineering or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
At least 2 years of experience managing resources and projects.
Significant experience delivering software engineering products using the Agile/Scrum approach.
Experience with object-oriented development and software debugging.
Experience with web applications (Java, JavaScript, SOAP, REST).
Experience in continuous delivery management.
Experience in Scaled Agile with several agile teams.

Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team: 

An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work 
Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
Flexibility in how and where you work
A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
An extensive, flexible benefits package
An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
A casual ‘dress for your day’ culture that encourages you to be yourself
A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle

Closing Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
At Intact, our values guide everything that we do.  We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities.  That’s why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees.  If you need a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide.
Background Checks
As an employer and publicly traded financial services company, the best interests of our customers, employees and shareholders are important to us.  We want Intact to be a great place to work!  This means that you’ll be asked to consent to background checks so we can learn more about you. Please note that for positions with access to financial data or funds, your credit must be in good standing.
Internal Candidates
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.
It’s important that you are legally 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.

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