Backend Software Engineer (JAVA - MicroServices)
Manulife
Makati City, PH
3d ago

Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.

Job Description

Individual Accountabilities :

  • Builds, codes, tests, maintain high quality software
  • Participates in Agile sprints and ceremonies; supports rapid iteration and development
  • Translates user requirements into software requirements
  • Responsible for designing, developing, testing, maintaining and improving application APIs as a member of a team, works across key data, orchestration, rules and transactional stacks through the entire application and system development life cycle.
  • Builds code to specifications and standards
  • Builds and codes moderately complex software
  • Contributes code at a BU level
  • Greater positive impact to specific organizational entities
  • Contributes to the success of a team
  • Analyzes, codes, and tests software components as defined by the PO and team
  • Creates and conducts executable tests, continuously integrating code into the overall software framework
  • Reviews current software framework to identify defects and opportunities to improve performance and stability
  • Completes and ensures completion of any required documentation required e.g. deployment, maintenance, support and business needs
  • Researches technical strategies, third party tools, and current and new technologies to deal with emerging technical issues and improve development efficiency
  • Promotes agile principles and methodology
  • Applies disciplined coding practices to enable agility and delivery of high quality code
  • Job Requirements :

  • Familiarity with agile and DevOps principles, test-driven development, continuous integration, and other approaches to accelerate the delivery of new features
  • Understanding of software development lifecycle
  • Understanding of how technology supports Manulife business strategy
  • Familiar with platform technologies
  • Familiar with modern software architectures and API-driven development
  • Familiar with scripting languages
  • Familiar with technologies such as : API Gateways, Messaging, Data Event Streaming, REST, SOAP, Distributed Tracing, Relational and Document Database Interface / SQL
  • Needs class room training for new disciplines
  • Finds his / her own way in tutorials and documentation
  • All interpersonal skills meet requirements for role
  • Strong working knowledge of key aspects of role
  • Staying abreast of developments in own technical discipline and able to recognize and translate these to own working environment
  • Participates in functional demos utilizing new tech; less controls required
  • Sees actions as a series of linked steps
  • Understands informal structure, company culture, cooperation & information sharing within the company
  • Writes clear, readable and maintainable code, takes ownership of the quality and usability of code
  • Understands systems development methodology
  • Strong foundation in design, programming and testing in mainframe and / or client server environments
  • Collaborative attitude, willingness to work with team members; able to coach, participate in code reviews, share skills and methods
  • Constantly learns from both success and failure
  • Good organizational and problem-solving abilities that enable you to manage through creative abrasion
  • Good verbal and written communication; effectively articulates technical vision, possibilities, and outcomes
  • Experiments with emerging technologies and understanding how they will impact what comes next
  • BS or MS in Computer Science preferred or equivalent professional experience
  • Collaborative attitude, willingness to work with team members; able to coach, participate in code reviews, share skills and methods
  • Decision Authorities :

  • Straightforward tasks likely to be completed to an acceptable standard
  • Able to achieve some steps using own judgement; supervision needed
  • Drives less than 30% of the time in paired programming
  • Possesses analytical skills and appreciates complex situations but only able to achieve partial resolution
  • If you are ready to unleash your potential, it’s time to start your career with Manulife / John Hancock.

    About Manulife

    Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better.

    We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions.

    At the end of 2018, we had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers.

    As of June 30, 2019, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$877 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $29.

    4 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States are where we have served customers for more than 100 years.

    With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

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