Developer - DevOps


For over 75 years, Medavie Blue Cross has been a leading health and wellness partner for individuals, employers and governments across Canada. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organization dedicated to giving back to the communities where we live and work, and to ensuring our employees thrive in our award-winning, collaborative culture. We are one of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures and are recognized as a Caring Company, a designation for national leaders in community investment and social responsibility.
Our team of 2,100 professionals work across six provinces. We excel by living our shared values of being caring, accountable, responsible, innovative and community-minded. We're committed to ensuring the health and wellness of our employees and their families, along with personal and professional growth, through a variety of programs and support at all levels of our organization.
Along with Medavie Health Services, we are part of Medavie - a national health organization with over 6,400 employees. Together, our mission is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians.
What's in it for you?
What makes us a different kind of employer? In this role, we develop cutting edge Digital Health solutions for our members, partners, advisors, health care providers and group administrators. We are an in-house, innovation led, IT shop that is 300+ strong and growing! Whether you are just starting your career as a new grad or you are an experienced developer, we have challenging and rewarding roles and we are looking for top talent.
Common goals and collaboration to deliver outstanding service is what our team is all about, we offer:
  • A diverse team of colleagues with multiple fields of expertise
  • A stimulating and flexible working environment
  • Comprehensive health and dental plan that is 100% employer paid effective on your first day
  • Emphasis on work life balance, providing wellness benefits, health resources and fitness center discounts
  • An organization where we encourage personal learning, growth and giving back to our communities

Your every day with us
You'll play an integral role working with IT operations and software development teams, supporting software configuration and deployment activities for applications and infrastructure environments. You'll be a key stakeholder of the evolving development workflows towards Agile practices.
We're looking for developers who enjoy collaboration and want to champion DevOps principles and processes.
This position will join our Build and Deploy Operations Team (BDO), and is best suited for those who can build relationships, drive towards repeatable automated processes, and like to achieve collaborative goals.
Key Responsibilities
  • Execute and improve application delivery processes and tools.
  • Administer and maintain tools for CICD and DevOps Pipelines.
  • Maintain standards and automation for build, configuration, deployment & release activities
  • Maintain custom automation solutions and scripts. (such as config/deploy engine)
  • Support development teams with build, configuration and deploy activities of their apps.
  • Assist IT teams with configuration, upgrades and migration of infrastructure environments.
  • Perform daily build, config, test and deploy activities.
  • Build and maintain Infrastructure as Code.
  • Collaborate with application and technical teams to ensure rapid delivery of quality apps & features.

Qualifications
Education: University or college diploma in Computer Science, or similar program, preferred. Equivalent work experience will be considered
Experience: Motivated self-starter with the ability to perform. Available to provide on-call support to application teams for deployments during off-hours as required.
Computer Skills: We work with Linux, Docker, Git, Java (Spring, Maven, Nexus), Python, Javascript, MySQL and Oracle (just to name a few); Experience with scripting in bash is considered an asset. As is working with Gitlab Pipelines, Jenkins, Jira and related tools. Experience in CI/CD, Agile Software Development, Infrastructure as Code, CMMi, ITIL or ISO standards considered great bonus experience.
Analytical Thinking: Learns quickly when engaged with problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change, provide excellent customer service
Communication Skills: Is able to clearly communicate processes and procedures, able to contribute in a group setting
Customer Orientation: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; able to deal with all Medavie teams and external clients in a professional manner
Execution and Organizational Skills: Able to multi-task, prioritize tasks and quickly adjust in a rapidly changing fast paced environment
We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Medavie Blue Cross is an equal opportunity employer.
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About Medavie Blue Cross

Join an exceptional organization!

Medavie Blue Cross is proud to be one of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures. The insurance business is about more than just claims - it's about relationships too. As a not-for-profit health care provider, caring for our employees, our clients and our communities is core to who we are.

Why Work with Us?

Medavie Blue Cross is a leading member of the Canadian Association of Blue Cross plans that collectively provide coverage to over seven million Canadians. As a not-for-profit organization, we provide health, dental, travel, life and disability benefits to individuals and organizations, and administer various government-sponsored health programs. Our shareholders are the employees, clients and communities we serve. We channel an annual social dividend to the Medavie Health Foundation as part of our commitment to helping Canadians live their best lives, both mentally and physically.

Engaging Culture

We've been recognized as one of Canada's Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures, and embrace this honour every day. We are big enough to make a difference but small enough that everyone can have a voice, influence outcomes and see the impact of their work. You'll join a team of talented individuals who have passion, experience and motivation to make a difference in the lives of customers. People stay because of the relationships they form with coworkers and customers.

Total Rewards Package

We offer competitive compensation and great benefits like a comprehensive health and dental plan that is 100% paid by us, pensions with contribution matching, RRSPs, and short and long-term disability and life insurance. We strive to provide a stable work environment dedicated to long-term, healthy employment relationships so you can excel in what you do.

Healthy Work Environment

Our work environment enables employees to be respected and fulfilled both professionally and personally through healthy relationships, work-life balance and meaningful work. We are committed to our employees' health and wellbeing, but we know improving health outcomes starts with us. That's why we believe employees who are given flexibility and are able to balance their career and lives will contribute more.

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