CLOAS Developer CLOAS Developer …

Canada Life Limited
in Potters Bar, England, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 11 Nov 20
Competitive
Canada Life Limited
in Potters Bar, England, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 11 Nov 20
Competitive
Posted by:
James McHarg • Recruiter
Posted by:
James McHarg
Recruiter
We now need a developer to support the migration of data from our existing legacy mainframe application, extracting, transforming and loading the data on to the new modern platforms.

Job title:  Developer (CLOAS)
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 migration of data from our existing legacy mainframe application, extracting, transforming and loading the data on to the new modern platforms

Job summary
The Developer is responsible for the extract, transformation and loading of data from the existing applications, ensuring that requirements are met, best practices are followed and that all migration activities are delivered within the timescales of each phase of the project.

Working with Project Managers, Product Owners, Architects, Business Analysts and Testers the successful Developer will share responsibility for the successful migration of policy, customer and financial data on to the new systems. They will need to work positively and effectively within teams of mixed abilities and experience and be adaptable within changing environments.

Required Skills:

  • Commercial experience of migration projects.
  • Knowledge of CLOAS, PLANN and associated mainframe environments
  • SQL Server
  • Good analysis, problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Excellent time and self-management through effective planning & prioritisation of tasks


Desirable Skills:

  • Mainframe environments
  • Experience with distributed systems (SOA,  Microservices)

What you will do

  • Develop migration routines.
  • Build reusable, well-documented, extensible code including unit tests.
  • Identify risks.
  • Participate in technical design and review
  • Support acceptance testing
  • Participate in problem analysis and help resolve technical problems
  • Provide regular information on progress to project management and team leaders to allow regulation and reviewing of tasks.
  • Participate in mentoring, code reviews and pair programming
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies: Sprint Planning, Regular Scrum, Show and Tell, Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives. Estimate task complexity.
  • Contribute to the Scrum Artifacts by keeping the Product and Sprint backlog up to date.
  • Complete or contribute to company standard documentation.
  • Take part in continuous learning and professional 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.

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