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Jobs at The Guarantee Company of North America

Technical Lead

Location: Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

Department: IT

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:     

The Technical Team Lead works in accordance with the company’s software development lifecycle to head the design and development both new and enhancements to software applications in a specific area that meet business specifications. Primary responsibilities include guiding team members in requirements analysis, effort estimates, software design and development, unit testing, performing design and code reviews, and development of technical documentation. The successful candidates will manage the technical applications for designated business units, guide team development efforts, provide technical leadership, prepare reports, manuals and other documentation and design, develop, and unit test applications in accordance with established standards.



  • Post-Secondary education in Computer Science or IT related field
  • Minimum 8 years of programming experience with Java or C/C++, XML, SQL/Oracle
  • Fluent in Object Oriented programming
  • Relational Database Experience
  • Fluent in PL/SQL programming
  • Fluent in GOSU an asset
  • Experience with Guidewire PolicyCentre, BillingCentre or ClaimCentre an asset
  • Experience with OneShield Policy and Billing an asset
  • Familiarity with Apache Tomcat, Web Sphere or Websphere J2EE containers
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies including Kanban and Scrum
  • Comprehensive understanding of object-oriented and service-oriented application development
  • techniques and theories
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced, results oriented environment
  • Results and detail oriented
  • Previous P&C Insurance applications and Finance Services experience
  • Ability to understand multiple business lines and processes
  • This position is subject to appropriate background checks that may include, credential, employment, credit, criminal and reference check.
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