Junior Developer

Winnipeg, MB

Western Financial Group Insurance Solutions is looking for a Junior Developer to join our Information Technology team. We’re looking for an individual with the ability to deliver excellence in identifying and applying new/emerging technologies, methodologies and products to support our business objectives.

For over 35 years, Western Financial Group Insurance Solutions has grown and evolved into an industry leader in group insurance programs, offering specialized commercial insurance and employee benefits programs to businesses across Canada. Working in partnership with Canadian businesses, associations and buying groups, our group insurance programs provide coverage to thousands of businesses across Canada.

As a member of our Information Technology Department, you will be responsible for the computer systems/network and business applications/software. Our developers analyze, design, code, test, implement and document moderately complex software applications. Information and Technology is committed to providing reliable, accessible and relevant system solutions that allow our business to achieve success.

About You:

  • 2+ years’ experience as a developer ideally in a multi-tiered and web based applications
  • Experience with the following technologies: ASP.NET, C#, IIS, SQL Server, MVC Architecture, and Agile Development
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery, AJAX, JSON, XML
  • Knowledge of SQL and relational databases
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming, design principles and software patterns
  • Superior communications skills
  • Computer Programmer diploma or Degree in Computer Science
  • Demonstrated effective analytical skills with a strong work ethic
  • Team player who brings solutions to problems and encompasses strong time management skills

What We Offer:

  • Vibrant, collaborative team environment
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Extended health and dental benefits, 50% premium paid
  • Three weeks’ vacation plus paid personal days
  • Company-matched investment and saving programs 

Specifics:

  • Winnipeg, MB
  • Full Time – 37.5 hours/week
  • Monday – Friday schedule

 

To apply for this opportunity, forward your resume and cover letter to:  giscareers@westernfgis.ca