Senior Full Stack Software Engineer (manulife)

manulife    Makati City    2024-07-11

Job posting number: #129757 (Ref:JR24070498)

Job Description

We are a leading financial services provider committed to making decisions easier and lives better for our customers and colleagues around the world. From our environmental initiatives to our community investments, we lead with values throughout our business. To help us stand out, we help you step up, because when colleagues are healthy, respected and meaningfully challenged, we all thrive. Discover how you can grow your career, make impact and drive real change with our Winning Team today. 

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Senior Full Stack Software Engineer

The customer is at the focus of everything we do, and millions of end users rely on our products daily. We believe in the value of empowering engineers with the resources to solve critical problems for the future of the business, which is why we need you.

We are seeking self-motivated engineers, who are obsessed with delivering value, are forward-thinking, love to learn from both successes and failures, and are excited to see the successful implementation of the products they deliver while remaining open to change and continuous improvement!

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We are growing, and we are looking for Senior Full Stack Engineers to complete our team!  Our current opportunity is available in Makati City.

As a Senior Full Stack Software Engineer, you will:

·       Build best in class software solutions to drive our products, including prototyping, building, and testing new functionality.

·       Maintain and ensuring high quality software, with accountability for production reliability and usage.

·       Designing, coding, unit testing and integrating new features and functionality as defined by the PO and team.

·       Leading creative problem solving that bring software designs to life.

·       Promoting agile principles and methodology within the squad.

·       Leading the development of automated test harnesses as necessary to ensure delivery of high-quality code.

·       Updating progress daily through the tracking tool (Jira) or Kanban board.

·       Overseeing and completing any of documentation required e.g. deployment, maintenance, support and business needs.

You will bring and continuously build upon the following skills:

  • Apply organizational and problem-solving abilities that enable you to manage through creative abrasion.

  • Leverage strong verbal and written communication with the ability to effectively articulate and communicate technical vision, possibilities, and outcomes.

·       Collaborate with product managers, software engineers, and operations engineers to uncover pain points and opportunities to deliver new business value through software.

  • Driving the participation in ideation and brainstorming sessions to devise creative and disruptive digital solutions. We need and value fresh ideas!

  • Leading various investigative "Spikes" in order to mitigate technical uncertainty and risk.

·       Be part or lead initiatives to develop and improve standards and methodologies.

·       Working closely with the Product Owner to refine the Product Backlog including providing initial estimates and actively participating with the weekly Look Ahead meetings.

You will be working with (or have worked with any of the following):

·       Languages such as React, Redux, NodeJS, Express GraphQL, Kafka and/or similar technologies, HTML5, CSS3, or Java.

·       Exposure to technologies such as Mongo, CosmosDB, Unit testing frameworks, Selenium, etc.

·       Experience in designing front end components, that are reusable, efficient and easy to maintain; and knowledge of server-side rendering

·       Agile and DevOps principles, test-driven development, continuous integration, and other approaches to accelerate the delivery of new features.

·       Cloud Foundry and Azure Kubernetes as well as other components supporting a highly automated engineering platform

·       Open source! As we accelerate our delivery of world-class experiences, we know embracing open-source technologies will help us get there. Any experience with open source is very attractive to us!

Want to learn more?  Apply today, we are eager to speak with you!

What motivates you?

  • You obsess about customers, listen, engage and act for their benefit.

  • You think big, with curiosity to discover ways to use your agile approach and enable business outcomes.

  • You thrive in teams and enjoy getting things done together.

  • You take ownership and build solutions, focusing on what matters.

  • You do what is right, work with integrity and speak up.

  • You share your humanity, helping us build a diverse and inclusive work environment for everyone.

What can we offer you?

  • A competitive salary and benefits packages.

  • A growth trajectory that extends upward and outward, encouraging you to follow your passions and learn new skills.

  • A focus on growing your career path with us.

  • Flexible work policies and strong work-life balance.

  • Professional development and leadership opportunities.

Our commitment to you

  • Values-first culture
    We lead with our Values every day and bring them to life together.

  • Boundless opportunity
    We create opportunities to learn and grow at every stage of your career.

  • Continuous innovation
    We invite you to help redefine the future of financial services.

  • Delivering the promise of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    We foster an inclusive workplace where everyone thrives.

  • Championing Corporate Citizenship
    We build a business that benefits all stakeholders and has a positive social and environmental impact.

About Manulife and John Hancock

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Asia, Canada, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. We provide financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2022, we had more than 40,000 employees, over 116,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving over 34 million customers. At the end of 2022, we had $1.3 trillion (US$1.0 trillion) in assets under management and administration, including total invested assets of $0.4 trillion (US $0.3 trillion), and segregated funds net assets of $0.3 trillion (US$0.3 trillion). We trade as ‘MFC’ on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges, and under ‘945’ in Hong Kong.

Manulife is an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Manulife/John Hancock, we embrace our diversity. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention, advancement and compensation, and we administer all of our practices and programs without discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, creed, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, genetic characteristics, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status, disability, or any other ground protected by applicable law. 

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 processAll information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and Manulife/John Hancock policies. To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact

Employer Info

Job posting number:#129757 (Ref:JR24070498)
Application Deadline:2024-08-10
Employer Location:manulife
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