You believe life is about aiming high and making an impact. At Sun Life Financial, we work together, share common values and help each other grow and achieve goals.
With roots tracing back to 1865 in Canada, Sun Life Financial has grown to become an established and trusted name in insurance and financial services, with offices and operations in key markets around the world. We recognize that our growth, success and reputation for excellence are due in large measure to our talented and dedicated employees.
Enterprise Services, Working better together.
Our teams are dedicated to providing the services and technology our business partners need to help customers achieve lifetime financial security. Through innovation and collaboration, we're striving to continually find new and better ways to bring value to Sun Life. Enterprise Services has employees in Canada, Ireland, the U.S. and Asia. We partner closely with groups and individuals throughout Sun Life Financial to provide products and services that deliver business value.
The Vignette senior designer has end to end ownership of the SLF Vignette environment, design of business solutions, underlying infrastructure, and the product roadmap. Working with the account manager, delivery manager and other senior application designers, this role is responsible for providing technical leadership and ensures the proposed solutions align with the defined Vignette design patterns and roadmap.
Definition and implementation of Vignette design patterns and roadmap
Working with the release manager, facilitate the deployment of both business and technical driven enhancement to the Vignette environment
Working with other Vignette technical leads respond to requests & inquires from business partners
Recommendation of business solutions using Vignette product suite and perform review the detailed designs
Implementation of performance monitoring and tuning processes
Initiation of technical and process improvements
Management of infrastructure & capacity planning
Review and enhancements of deployment and change management processes for Vignette environment
Maintain a strong understanding of industry and enterprise-wide trends
Maintain a close working relationship with vendor (OpenText) to understand product features
Team player with strong communication and mentoring skills
Resourceful, organized and independent self starter
Conceptual thinker with ability to understand business objectives, translate the objectives into solutions
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with different levels of technical and management personnel
Proactive and energetic in approach
Configuration planning, testing, change management and support experience
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Strong documentation skills
Extensive experience with entire life-cycle development of web platform using Vignette or other CMS
Hands-on experience in design, development of CMS solutions and its deployment in a clustered and HA environment
Ability to conduct systems requirement analysis and system design supporting enterprise level applications
Expertise in multiple technology platforms/languages such as Java, J2EE, Weblogic or equivalent application server and unix environments
App/Web Server: Weblogic, Apache, JBOSS, Tomcat
Databases: Oracle, MS SQL
Configuration/Version Control: PVCS Dimensions
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field required
Notes / Unique Requirements:
Some travel required between Toronto and Waterloo offices
Sun Life Financial promotes equal opportunity employment.
We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please visit us at
Like to hear what some of our employees have to say about "Working at Sun Life"?
Check us out at:
Sun Life Financial - 2 years ago
Sun Life is a leading international provider of protection and wealth accumulation products and services to individual and corporate custome...