Job title: Developer (.Net/ C#/ SQL Server)
Location: Potters Bar
Job type: 24 month Fixed Term Contract
Who we are
Canada Life looks after the retirement, investment and protection needs of individuals, families and companies. We help to build better futures for our customers, our intermediaries and our employees by operating as a modern, agile and welcoming organisation.
Part of our parent company Great-West Lifeco, Canada Life has operated in the United Kingdom since 1903. We have hundreds of respected and supported employees committed to doing the right thing for our customers and colleagues.
Canada Life is transforming to create a more customer-focused business by providing our customers with expertise on financial and tax planning, offering home finance and annuities propositions, and providing collective fund solutions to third party customers.
What we are building
We now need a developer to support the transformation and the future growth of the business, simplifying our IT architecture by removing our legacy systems and delivering new solutions providing market-leading services for our colleagues, customers and advisers.
.Net/SQL Developer to work inside the IT Support function to help deliver, maintain and support systems. The role demands strong technical knowledge, team player attitude and a strong programming background. The .Net Developer with work with the existing developer support team and will report into the UK application Support manager.
Working with the wider team or individually you will be responsible for:
•Developing/supporting systems using C#, .Net, VB.NET, ASP.NET MVC, Angular.
•Developing/supporting systems using SSIS Packages and SSRS reports.
•Developing/supporting systems using SQL database tools and language.
•Developing/maintaining Web Services (SOAP,REST, JSON).
•Creating and supporting current Azure CI/CD pipelines.
•Participate in mentoring, code reviews and pair programming.
•Responsible for maintaining & supporting in-house business applications.
•Completion of program specification, design and coding documentation.
•Provide training & support to developers.
•Degree in a related field (Computer Science, Computing, Development etc.).
•5 years+ C#/VB.net and ASP.net development.
•SOAP, REST and SQL experience.
•Azure CI/CD pipeline experience desirable.
•Strong verbal and written communication skills.
•Good problem solving abilities.
•Committed to self-development.
What you will like about working here
As a Canada Life colleague, you will receive a competitive salary and comprehensive reward package including income protection, private medical insurance and life assurance, along with a generous pension and bonus scheme. You will also receive the support you need with your personal and professional development.
Our focus is to have an engaged, committed and motivated work force, operating in a high performing and collaborative culture. We want to create an organisation that offers opportunities for all our people to develop their skills and talent, and build rewarding careers with us.
Diversity and inclusion
Canada Life is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our role as an employer of choice is to provide the right environment for talented people to do their best work, by respecting, understanding and valuing individual differences.