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Technical Lead

by Canada Life

Reference #: 60
Position Type: Regular
Remote work options: No
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: Feb 20, 2024
Canada Life

Job Description

Welcome to Canada Life!


Role description 

The Technical Lead is responsible for leading the development of software product and integrated solutions that meet customer expectations. You will oversee and make decisions on the overall design and development of the platform as well as the end-to-end lifecycle, aligning to best practices in collaboration with product and architecture. You will maintain a high degree of technical and business acumen related to your product to effectively contribute to the architecture and overall lifecycle of the solution.  


The expected salary range for this position is: $65,000 - $114,500


What you will do 

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to other team members and vendor partners
  • Collaborate closely with business and vendor partners to deliver solutions 
  • Provide direct people leadership to a cross-functional team tasked with a mandate to develop, modify, configure and integrate solutions to meet business requirements and engineering specifications 
  • Collaborate with the business PO to plan product work, prioritizing tech debt and other technical vitalization items 
  • Maintain and enforce technology best practices, policies and procedures regarding coding standards, versioning, quality,?and?configuration 
  • Drive product improvements that will accelerate delivery, increase quality, and reduce maintenance 
  • Build strong and trusted relationships with internal and external vendor partners 
  • Hold yourself and your team accountable to contribute to the overall digital modernization of the organization 


What you will bring 

  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in business or computer science or an equivalent combination of training and experience 
  • Hands on Mainframe Software Development experience 
      • Solid understanding of the Mainframe Development environment and tools: 
        • DB2, IMS DB, IMS/TM or CICS, PLI, COBOL, JCL 
        • Changeman, Compuware tools, CA tools, File-Aid tools 
      • Strong debugging and investigation skills 
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience delivering software, integration or platform engineering solutions following a SDLC 
  • Proven ability in partnering and guiding the work of external vendors 
  • Be a technical thought leader, overseeing development and quality standards, including code reviews, code management, documentation, testing and product/platform-based monitoring and alerting 
  • Experience coaching and mentoring software developers on requirements analysis, design patterns and development best practices 
  • Agile delivery experience 
  • Strong understanding of industry best practices  
  • Able to pivot and quickly change direction in response to changing priorities 
  • Ability to communicate, verbally and in writing, complex concepts to a non-technical audience 


Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today!


Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.


You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.


Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.


Canada Life serves?the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.?


We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee?has the opportunity to?reach their potential.?


It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will work with applicants who request a reasonable accommodation during the application process. All information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and Canada Life policies. To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact


Canada Life?would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

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