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Director, software development


This is a Full-time position in Saint-Hyacinthe, QC posted January 15, 2020.

At Intact, insurance is not about things.

Its about people.

Its what we believe, and it shapes everything we do.

Its why we strive to provide a second-to-none experience for our customers and create an inspiring workplace for our employees to thrive in.As Canadas largest provider of property and casualty insurance, were not only leading our industry, but were redefining what it means to work for it.

As a recognized top employer, were committed to living our values and supporting our dedicated people who bring their best to work each day because they know their work matters.

Your Job #IntactCareersOur ideal candidate is a selfless and passionate advocate for our developers, our customers, the success of our team, and the usability of our software applications they deliver.This candidate should have a proven track record of delivering powerful yet intuitive applications that exceed the expectations of the users.

The Director will balance their time between leading the development teams, focusing on execution, influencing improvements (across productivity, innovation, quality, and predictability) and driving change.Hiring Manager: Nathalie GirouxWorkplace: Saint-Hyacinthe (2450 Girouard West)Your role: Contribute to a great work environment by providing exemplary leadership and by mentoring our emerging leaders and managers within our Billing Software development team, located in Saint-Hyacinthe.

Collaborate with executive management and development team in defining the product vision and roadmap and ensuring successful execution and great product releases.

Evolve the existing software applications and architecture leveraging forward thinking methodologies and opening up innovative and programmatic ways for our customers to consume our products and services.

Manage a large portfolio of projects in a variety of technologies.

Hire outstanding talent that can work in high performing teams.

Communicate effectively across the organization to ensure that the team is completely aligned to the business objectives.

Build strong inter-personal relationships with peers and other key stakeholders that can help smoothen execution.

Your Skills B.S.

degree in Software Engineering or equivalent experience At least 10 years of experience in software development with experience on an Agile/Scrum team and at least 5 years of experience managing one or more software development teams Deep understanding of software engineering principles and process along with the ability to apply this knowledge to execute projects and optimize strategies Strong project management skills Strong skills in critical thinking, decision making, problem solving, and attention to detail Proven success in budget management of large projects/portfolios and people/team resources Proven success in improving software reliability and release predictability Strong understanding and experience in a SOA, APIs and web service concepts such as MASA Architecture, REST, SOA and XML/JSON.

Bilingual in both French and English would be a strong asset Knowledge of the Guidewire Billing software is an assetHere are a few reasons why others have joined our team: An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work (Canadas Top 100 Employers, Aon Platinum Best Employers, LinkedIn Top Company, Glassdoor Best Place to Work & Top CEO, Indeed Top-Rated Workplaces) Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career Flexibility in how and where you work A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success An extensive, flexible benefits package An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased A casual dress for your day culture that encourages you to be yourself A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle Closing Statement We are an Equal Opportunity EmployerAt Intact, our values guide everything that we do.

We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities.

Thats why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees.

If you need a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide.Background ChecksAs an employer and publicly traded financial services company, the best interests of our customers, employees and shareholders are important to us.

We want Intact to be a great place to work!

This means that youll be asked to consent to background checks so we can learn more about you.

Please note that for positions with access to financial data or funds, your credit must be in good standing.Internal CandidatesFor internal candidates, you can apply for a posted position if you have been in your current position for at least 12 months and are performing at a satisfactory level.

Please note we may have identified other internal candidates through our Employee Development Program, and that the selection process may also be opened to external applicants.EligibilityIts important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made.

You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.About usAs Canadas largest provider of property and casualty insurance, were not only leading our industry, but were redefining what it means to work for it.

As a recognized top employer, were committed to living our values and supporting our dedicated people who bring their best to work each day because they know their work matters.Our people are at the heart of what we promise getting people back on track and helping them prosper in good times and be resilient in bad times.

We have over 13,000 employees who live our values every day and strive to deliver legendary service to our millions of customers across Canada and the U.S.

We have many brands that are a part of the Intact family.In Canada, Intact Insurance and Brokerlink distribute insurance through a wide network of brokers, while belairdirect delivers products direct-to-consumer.

In the U.S., OneBeacon Insurance Group handles our specialty insurance line of business.