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Hacker X - Toronto - May 15, 2018

Jun 01, 2018
Toronto, Ontario
Summer, Internship, Work While Studying, Entry Level, Co-op, Early Career

Our student and new graduate programs offer a chance to explore Sun Life from the inside. You'll make a difference in the lives of our customers and communities, while building the skills and experience that allow you to grow in a meaningful and rewarding way.

Job Description:

We are happy to have met you at Hacker X – Toronto on May 15, 2018.

Thanks for showing interest in Sun Life. We are always looking for talent to join Sun Life Financial for a fulfilling career.

Our ideal candidate has a desire to learn, embrace challenge and change, and is eager to explore different roles and business areas. Natural leadership skills and an ability to work independently while thriving in a team setting are key attributes for success.

To get the ball rolling drop off your resume by applying to this role. We'll review your experience and qualifications and if we feel there's a close enough match to what we're looking for, we'll reach out to you to move things along.

What's it like to work at Sun Life Financial?

We strive to hire only the best, so you will be working with bright people in a dynamic and highly-professional work environment. You will find a collaborative and supportive environment in which career mobility is encouraged!

Here is a glimpse of possible opportunities within our IT shop.

Areas of focus for Sun Life IT:

Data & Business Intelligence

Gain exposure to our Big Data Centre of Excellence by working with large and complex data sets of both structured and unstructured data, using technologies such as HIVE, PIG, Lumaria, SAS Visual Analyzer, SAP Mobile BI. Building on this practical foundation, you will work with our Data Architects to develop your capacity to design, create, deploy and manage our corporate Data Architecture.

Digital Technology

Looking to be a difference maker; are you ready to help us achieve new heights, with a passion for creating, designing, and developing cutting edge digital solutions, while working with a dynamic team that is talented and collaborative. This team, comprised of highly skilled individuals, innovates and leads the design and development of digital solutions (Web, Mobile, Contact Centre) across various lines of business and strives to be the industry leader in digital.

Information Security

Cyber-security is the number one risk that all companies, governments and individuals face on a daily basis. We need intelligent, ambitious, risk-conscious and collaborative employees, with different skills and abilities to fulfill security roles such as advisory and consulting, forensic investigations, incident and vulnerability management and the development of global awareness campaigns. Our environment is fast paced and challenging, requiring you to learn quickly.

What makes you stand out if you're considering an opportunity in Digital Technology

  • o Understanding of the difference between UX and UI design and development with an emphasis on maximizing usability
  • o Solid UI interface development (Typography, Photography)
  • o Utilizes storyboarding and graphic pre-designs where appropriate
  • o Front-end skills utilizing HTML5, CSS4, JavaScript and jQuery, Parsley, Mustache, LESS, Ajax, with some basic understanding of how back-end development works
  • o Experience with the ADOBE Suite, especially Illustrator and Photoshop
  • o Exposure or understanding of Weblogic or equivalent application server, and Eclipse IDE
  • o Experience with application software testing tools & techniques
  • o Application development using JAVA technologies - JAVA, JDBC, J2EE frameworks
  • o Object Oriented Design & Development
  • o JavaServer Pages (JSP)

Enterprise Services, Working better together.

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

To learn more about Digital Innovation and career opportunities at Sun Life, visit

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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