Sun Life Financial .Net Senior Analyst in Montreal, Canada

At Sun Life, we work together, share common values and encourage growth and achievement. We offer many career paths that attract a wide variety of talent and skills. Follow a path that lets your talents shine.

Job Description:

We are looking for an energetic, resourceful person to work within Group Benefits/Group Retirement Applications Services (GB/GR AS). GB/GR AS analysts and developers work together with our project partners to deliver high quality application solutions, while helping to bring forth new technologies into our space such as NoSQL, various DevOps tools and latest Design Patterns.

The successful candidate will work from our Mile End (avenue De Gaspé) office in Montréal.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Produces both high-level and detailed-level designs based on business requirements documentation 

  • Analyzes, defines and documents requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, interface design, internal and external checks, controls, and outputs.

  • Coordinates or performs design, coding, unit testing, debugging and implementation, as required.  

  • Keeps current with trends in emerging technologies and how they could apply to Sun Life.  

  • Interface with other system designers, business system analysts, application analysts and testing specialists to deliver high quality solutions 

  • Participate in various review processes to grow their understanding of the application and provide input into the various deliverables 

i.e. business requirements, test plans, design reviews, etc.

  • Provide guidance in development planning throughout the development life cycle.

Competencies and Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of C# programming and information technology experience

  • Proficient knowledge and experience in:

  • .NET (3.5, 4.5)

  • Design documentation and UML diagrams

  • Data modeling

  • Working knowledge of a number of different technologies such as :

  • SOAP based web services.

  • ASP.NET (Web Forms and MVC)

  • jQuery

  • MSSQL 2008 or later, including stored procedures. 

  • XML, XSLT and schema’s

  • Web server configuration experience in IIS 6.0 and later.

  • Test driven development

  • Design pattern and dependency injection 

  • Excellent problem analysis and trouble shooting skills


  • Experience using an Enterprise Service Bus platform such as SofwareAG WebMethods

  • Experience with Agile development methodology

  • Experience with DevOps tools (Git, Sonarqube, Artifactory, etc)

  • Knowledge of Group Benefits business and administration. 

  • Knowledge of the financial and insurance industries 

  • Experience with performance and memory analysis tools. 

  • Experience with load testing web based application. 

  • Experience with integrating large complex systems 

  • Ability to communicate effectively to technical and non-technical audiences  

Enterprise Services, Working better together.

Our teams are dedicated to providing the services and technology our business partners need to help Clients achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives. 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.

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Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.

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

Job Category:

IT - Application Development

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