Sun Life Financial Developer (New Grad) Full Time in Waterloo, ON

Sun Life Financial

Branch Waterloo ON CA

Developer (New Grad)
Waterloo, ON

Perform systems analysis. Create and maintain systems documentation. Collaborate with architects, designers, business system analysts, and testing specialists…



Recent Grad / entry level application developers sought by industry-leading Canadian financial services company.

We are expanding our team of IT professionals dedicated to delivering high quality solutions that satisfy Sun Life’s growing wealth business. This is an exciting opportunity to get in on the ground floor and grow with us as we expand our Wealth Solutions team. Our solutions empower our sales force to show our clients that “Life’s brighter under the Sun”.

We’re looking for positive, energetic individuals who combine analytical and problem-solving skills, a strong technical aptitude, communication skills, and leadership potential.

We operate in a dynamic world where time-to-market and evolving business priorities drive our plans, so the special people who fills these roles will need to be equally effective in adapting to change as they are following a process.

What You Get

The opportunity to help evolve our brand through projects and initiatives that make us one of the best financial services companies in the world

To be part of a dedicated, dynamic team of professionals in a highly collaborative environment

Opportunities to grow your skills through learning and applying different technologies, participation on a variety of projects, exposure to our multitude of systems, on the job coaching and formal training. As you grow with us you will learn good development practice, application design principles, and leadership skills

To be part of an innovative culture where continuous improvement is valued, rewarded and embedded in what we do

Opportunities to socialize and team build through fun activities with coworkers

What We Get

An enthusiastic new or recent graduate with a passion for applying technology to solve business problems,

A fast learner who brings a strong appetite to learn our systems and the various technologies we use

An analytical thinker with an aptitude for solving problems and who seeks to see both the big picture and the immediate issues

A strong communicator who can write and speak effectively with fellow developers and also project managers, business systems analysts, testers, and other technical partners

A positive, collaborative team member who constantly looks for ways to improve the client experience, our team, and our processes

Ideally, we’ll also get somebody with a college or university education including development background or equivalent experience. Experience with relational databases and java development is desirable, but not required

How to be Successful in this Role

Perform all aspects of application development (review requirements, code, unit test, debug, and implement solutions) in the Sun Life environment

Collaborate with architects, designers, business system analysts, and testing specialists to deliver high quality solutions

Perform systems analysis. Create and maintain systems documentation

Build and maintain successful relationships with members of the IT team and our business partners

Participate in continuous improvement initiatives within the development practice

Take ownership for your professional development

If you’re interested in us, we want to hear from you! We want to know how you can contribute to our mutual success. Tell us what makes you that special person we’re looking for. We look forward to your application that showcases your talent and passion.

Enterprise Services, Working better together.

Our teams are dedicated to providing the services and technology our business partners need to help customers achieve lifetime financial security. Through innovation and collaboration, we’re striving to continually find new and better ways to bring value to Sun Life. Enterprise Services has employees in Canada, Ireland, the U.S. and Asia. We partner closely with groups and individuals throughout Sun Life Financial to provide products and services that deliver business value.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process, or those needing job postings in an alternative format, may e-mail a request to [email protected]

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We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



ITS – Application Development

Primary Location



Sun Life Financial Waterloo

227 King Street South


N2J 4C5

Employee Status




Unposting Date


Apr 12, 2017, 10:59:00 PM

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Waterloo, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-02
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