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Digital – Android Developer

Job ID : 5046
Category : Technology Solutions
Brand : Definity
Regular/Temporary : Regular
Fulltime/Parttime : Full Time
Location : Toronto, Canada

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Economical is part of Definity, which includes some of Canada’s most long-standing and innovative insurance brands, including Economical Insurance, Sonnet Insurance, Family Insurance Solutions, and Petline Insurance. With strong roots that date back to 1871, Definity has grown to become a digital leader in the insurance industry. We’re proud to help our clients and communities adapt and thrive in a world of constant change.

Our promise to you: It’s better here. Why? Because we CARE, and we provide an employee experience that’s collaborative, ambitious, rewarding, and empowering.

Our ambition is to be one of Canada’s leading and most innovative P&C insurers. Come be a part of our journey, and love what you do.

Our Technology Stack:

  • Mobile: Swift (IOS), Kotlin (Android)
  • Web: JavaScript, React
  • Backend: JavaScript, NodeJS, Express, GraphQL
  • Database: PostgreSQL
  • DevOps: GitHub, CircleCI, FastLane, Terraform
  • Infrastructure: Amazon Web Services

What can you expect in this role?

  • Work with a team of skilled software developers creating a rapidly evolving consumer-facing mobile platform.
  • Is responsible for unit testing and system testing their code
  • Proactively identifies technical debt and seeks ways to improve via refactoring of code
  • Deployment, Maintenance & Support of Android mobile applications
  • Develops technical designs that support maintenance and support requirements
  • Works with the Environment Analyst to create and configure environments to meet the requirements of the solution
  • Verifies that solution documentation is complete, accurate, auditable, and is traceable to business and / or systems requirements
  • Expertise with Economical's SDLC (i.e., Lean / Agile Expertise)
  • Assists in the translation of requirements into a story map in collaboration with the Discovery Team
  • Design and maintain re-usable mobile assets

What do you bring to the role?

  • University Degree or college diploma in computer science, information systems or a related discipline
  • 2+ years of Android development (conceptualization, design, and development), including experience with Kotlin, Java, Android SDK/NDK
  • Experience in publishing an application to Google Play Store.
  • Familiarity with different software design patterns, with some experience providing hands-on architectural design for native Android apps
  • Experience building applications that consume RESTful APIs and third-party libraries
  • Proficient understanding of code versing tools such as Git
  • Experience and basic understanding of collaboration tools such as: JIRA, Confluence and Slack
  • Good knowledge of Android/Material UI design best practices. Willing and able to provide designers with constructive feedback
  • Practical understanding of PaaS and micro-service architecture
  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle.

This role can be in Toronto or Kitchener

We also take potential into consideration. If you don’t have this exact experience, but you know you have what it takes, be sure to give us more insight through your application and cover letter.

Go ahead and expect a lot — you deserve it, and we’ve got it: 

  • Hybrid work schedule for most roles
  • Company share ownership program
  • Pension and savings programs, with company-matched RRSP contributions
  • Paid volunteer days and company matching on charitable donations
  • Educational resources, tuition assistance, and paid time off to study for exams
  • Focus on inclusion with employee groups, support for gender affirmation surgery, access to BIPOC counsellors, access to programs for working parents
  • Wellness and recognition programs
  • Discounts on products and services

Our inclusive work environment welcomes diversity and supports accessibility. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting: [email protected]

Background checks
This role requires successful clearance of a background check (including criminal checks and leadership references).

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