Senior Back-end Software Engineer
Oakville, ON CA
4d ago

Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.

Job Description

The Wealth Management team is looking for Back End Software Engineers with an engineering mindset and a passion for designing, developing and improving cool software products.

You thrive on delivering resilient and scalable applications, with a focus on continuous delivery and agile principles. Creativity in solving problems is your strength.

You are always learning by using new tools and technologies. Communicating effectively is what you do!

We're not who you think we are!

We're not some stuffy, old insurance company. We're a technology-driven financial institution with a mission : Decisions made easier.

Lives made Better and a new focus - transforming to a digital customer-centric leader. We are all-in with Agile, modern tools and processes.

We have no speed limit for this transformation! Get on board quickly, before this opportunity speeds past!

The Senior Back-End Software Engineer is responsible for designing, developing, testing, maintaining and improving application APIs and Microservices as a member of a team, works across key data, orchestration and transactional stacks through the entire application and system development life cycle.

Job Accountabilities :

  • Translates strategic design into APIs, Microservices, application / system orchestrations, transactions and processing that Front-end, Mobile and Full Stack engineers require to meet goals
  • Designs APIs, Microservices and event streams with which a partner, front end, search and internal applications interacts expecting high availability, low latency and scalability in those interfaces.
  • Develops choices around API design, microservices, rules orchestration and applications interfaces that allow cross-discipline teams to use in order to solve customer pain points and challenges
  • Concepts and implements the messaging, event and API product language; create and advance system-wide integration options
  • Constructs quick API, message and application interface prototypes that illustrate the application capabilities, transactional functions, processes and events as appropriate, that present internal engineers and partners the ability to interface with
  • Presents prototypes to a large internal and external audience as well as key stakeholders of Product as and when required
  • Participates in application interface, transactional, and orchestration problem-solving with product team and relevant stakeholders
  • Collaborates with product management and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, transactions and application capabilities.
  • Conceptualizes original ideas that bring simplicity and ease of adoption to complex design roadblocks
  • Creates Swagger, API storyboards, orchestration flows, rules flows, transaction flows, event flows, data transformation flows and API catalogues to effectively communicate and design ideas
  • Qualifications :

  • Experience in designing APIs for web, mobile or other systems / applications
  • Demonstrable contract driven design skills with a strong portfolio of messaging and event design skills; up-to-date with the latest API, JSON, Rabbit MQ / Messaging, application integration and data transformation trends, techniques and technologies
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively; experience in creating API and Rules prototypes
  • Collaborative attitude, willingness to work with team members; able to coach, participate in code reviews, share skills and methods
  • Constantly learns from both success and failure
  • Good organizational and problem-solving abilities that enable you to manage through creative abrasion
  • Good verbal and written communication; effectively articulates technical vision, possibilities, and outcomes
  • Familiarity with DevOps principles, test-driven development, continuous integration, and other approaches to accelerate the delivery of new features
  • Experiments with emerging technologies and understanding how they will impact what comes next
  • BS degree in a technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience in with API Gateways, Messaging, Data Event Streaming, REST, SOAP, Distributed Tracing, Relational and Document Database Interface / SQL
  • Proficiency with Messaging Frameworks, Data Streaming Frameworks, Data Event Frameworks, Conductor, API Orchestration, API Gateway, BPM, Rules / Constraint
  • Definitions, oAuth Security and Document / Rational Database tools
  • Kafka, Nifi, Hadoop, Sparks, MapReduce
  • SQL, PL / SQL, Shell Scripting
  • CA Workload or other similar job scheduler
  • Bonus points for any of the following :

  • Jenkins, Docker, SonarQube, Artifactory, JIRA, Confluence
  • Git, JIRA, Confluence
  • Azure, Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF)
  • Node.js, React, Modern JavaScript
  • Additional Responsibilities :

  • Promote agile principles and methodologies
  • Participate in ideation and brainstorming sessions to devise creative and disruptive digital solutions
  • If you are ready to unleash your potential, it’s time to start your career with Manulife / John Hancock.

    About Manulife

    Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better.

    We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions.

    At the end of 2018, we had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers.

    As of June 30, 2019, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$877 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $29.

    4 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States are where we have served customers for more than 100 years.

    With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

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