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Software Engineer (Surrey, BC)

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Join GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions® today and become part of an organization that istransforming the way Canadian's experience benefits.

Our mission is simple;We develop and deliver the most cost-effective employee benefits solutions to Canadian businesses.

GroupHEALTH is accelerating - and you provide the fuel.

We are currently looking for aSoftware Engineerto join our team in Surrey, BC. The Software Engineer will work with a team of passionate people that value everyone's opinion. We have a very diverse team that are working towards an agile methodology in an Continuous Delivery environment, and are aimed at being a disruptive force in the insurance industry.


Within the first 30 days you will
  • Setup and understand the current development environment with Vagrant and Chef
  • Setup workstation for development
  • Learn to have a good understanding of our processes and systems
  • Be introduced to theIT Team and start to build relationships.
  • Be introducedto the organizations current Project Managers and Business Analysts.
  • Review and understand the current Project Governance Process and our SDLC.

Within the first 6 monthsyou will
  • Start contributing to Project and support items
  • Be able to identify key systems and the technologies used
  • Learn, understand and use the SDLC at GroupHEALTH
  • Grow to become a key and valuable member of the team.

Within the first 12 months you will
  • Be able to to handle support tickets
  • Be ableto handle project tasks
  • Be able to handle 2 or more technologies used at GroupHEALTH
  • Be able to lead a code review and contribute to other reviews
  • Sign up for a development course to continue to learn
  • Grow to become a key and valuable member of the team.
  • Work with theDevelopment Manager to develop goals and objectives for the coming year.

In addition to joining a team that is focused on delivering the"WOW!" factor daily (while enjoying weekly yoga stretches, fresh fruit &vegetables, and lots of cake!), yourKey Responsibilitieswillinclude:
  • Working withProject Managers and Business Analysts to plan and develop solutions in PHP, JavaScript and MySQL.
  • Performing maintenance, or enhancement of existing programs to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements
  • Working in a Continuous Development environment utilizing the Atlassian suite of products, Jira, Bamboo and Bit Bucket.
  • Designing and developing proprietary internal business applications
  • Executing project responsibilities in a collaborative agile team environment
  • Communicating with end users, Project Managers and Business Analysts to determine project specifications
  • Applying quality practices to code, database, and architecture design
  • BeingExcited by technology and keeping up to date on the latest and greatest.

Must Haves
  • 5 years building web applications in PHP
  • 5+ years PHP / JavaScript / MySQL experience required.
  • 3 years Object oriented programming experience required.
  • Diploma/Degree in Computer Systems or demonstrated experience is required.

Good to have:
  • Experience with Web API programming
  • Experience with refactoring legacy code
  • Strong Angular/React front-end development experience
  • Strong Agile experience
  • Continuous Integration / Deployment knowledge /experience

The Perks

In addition to becoming part of a creative, challenging, and stimulating work environment, we also offer:
  • a competitive salary & benefits program
  • paid time off, including flex time
  • education assistance
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) with employer matching
  • participation in our Happy Friday program

Want to be part of a rapidly growing company that is transforming the way Canadian's experience benefits? Apply now!

We thank everyone who applies to the Software Engineer role; however, due to the volume of applications we receive, we are only able to contact candidates who have been selected for an interview.
We are currently looking for aSoftware Engineerto join our team inSurrey, BC.The Software Engineer will work with a team of passionate people that value everyone's opinion.

Posted: April 18, 2019
Closes: June 17, 2019