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Information Technology RLDP - Data and Business Intelligence

Oct 14, 2018
Competitive
North York, Ontario
Entry Level

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:

Opportunities for upcoming Engineering, Computer Science and Business Graduates – 2019

Embark on a bright future!

We are looking for talented new graduates 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.

What is 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! Sun Life is a socially responsible employer, supporting the communities in which we live and work, with a globally recognized commitment to the environment and sustainability.

Program Details

The Sun Life Information Technology Rotational Program, under the Rotational Leadership Development Program (RLDP) umbrella, provides a unique opportunity to gain specialized experience in an accelerated development manner. Through three eight-month rotations within one of the four practice areas outlined below, you will gain critical technical and business skills, use the latest technology and practices in growing fields, gain knowledge of the financial services industry and a broad understanding of Sun Life's products, clients and business strategy.

Data & Business Intelligence

You will 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.

Career Development

The accelerated nature of this program provides individuals with early leadership opportunities and interaction with the IT Executive Team and other senior leaders in the company. Upon completion of the two-year program, we expect your next role in the organization to be in your area of specialization, however, this will depend on your career aspirations, the needs of the organization and your standing over the duration of the program.

Competencies

  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in an accredited Engineering, Computer Science or business undergraduate program, with expected completion by September 2019
  • A passion for learning, taking initiative and working collaboratively across various cultures to achieve results
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter with a drive to succeed
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Analytical, problem solving and conceptual thinking skills
  • Balanced experiences in academics and extra-curricular activities
  • Strong work ethic and professionalism

For more information about the Information Technology Rotational Leadership Development program, please visit us at www.sunlife.ca/students/

If you are interested in a position, please submit a resume, record of marks, and cover letter.

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.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to 'thebrightside@sunlife.com'.

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