Senior Salesforce Industries Vlocity Developer

Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-ON-London | CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 9 hours ago(11/28/2023 2:45 PM)
Job ID
Job Location 1 : Location
Canada Life Assurance Company
Job Category
Information Technology
Job Type
Full Time
Job Industry
Financial Services and Banking, Insurance
Career Level
Posted End Date

Job Description

About Canada Life’s Digital Hub 


Canada Life’s Digital Hub is a team driven by customer needs. We provide expertise and strategic thought leadership that’s fueling Canada Life’s customer experiences. 


Our team of experts in design, technology, product and agile work collaboratively with our business partners, creating digital tools that improve our customers’ lives. Come join an organization committed to delivering innovative, digital experiences. 


We are looking for a Senior Salesforce Vlocity Developer.


Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located in the following head office locations: Toronto, London, or Winnipeg. This will be a hybrid role, based in one of the 3 offices. The successful candidate will be required in be in-office approximately 2 days/week. 


Role Description


As a Salesforce Industries Vlocity developer, you are responsible for transforming the design and product vision into a seamless and engaging product. You work hard to stay on top of fast changing technology and invest a lot of energy to learn new platform features. You stay on top of the latest Salesforce product developments and anticipate what the near future will bring. You love clean code, clean interfaces and have a real passion for problem solving.  


As a Salesforce Industries Vlocity Developer, you will also have deep understanding and proven grasp of end-to-end programming and an approach to development that focuses on building light-weight re-usable components that can be used to deliver a great product. 


What you'll do 

  • Design and build experiences in Salesforce Communities using the Salesforce Industries Vlocity cloud platform 
  • Ensure the code follows latest coding practices and industry standards 
  • Work closely with other developers to understand and properly use the platform components 
  • Write both unit and integration tests and develop automation tools for daily tasks 
  • Challenge ideas and opinions to avoid pitfalls and inefficient solutions 
  • Help and mentor other members of the team 
  • Be a member of a high performing Agile team 

What you'll bring 

  • 3-5 years of experience in Salesforce application development and administration 
  • 1+ years of experience in Salesforce Lightning Web Components development 
  • 1+ years of experience in Salesforce Vlocity application development 
  • In-depth understanding of Salesforce Lightning Design System (SLDS) and Vlocity Newport Design System 
  • Strong experience using the core Vlocity technologies – Cards, Templates, Integration Procedures, OmniScripts and Data Raptors 
  • Understanding of APIs and how to use them in practice 
  • Strong experience with continuous integration tools like JIRA, Bitbucket (GIT) and Confluence 
  • Knowledge & experience with unit testing 
  • Excellent communication and ability to work in an Agile environment 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience 

Who you are 

  • Excellent Salesforce knowledge and a positive attitude/customer focused 
  • Keeps up to date with platform best practices, processes, and configuration patterns 
  • Supports proactive identification risk and issues 
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, handle and prioritize simultaneous requests 
  • Creative and analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills 
  • Must demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources & reconcile conflicts 
  • Ability to assess the impact of new requirement on and all upstream and downstream applications, systems, and processes 

Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today!


Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.


You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.


Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing. 


Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations. 


We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential. 


It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will work with applicants who request a reasonable accommodation during the application process. All information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and Canada Life policies. To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact


Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. 




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