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Junior Developer (Hybrid) at Acturis Canada

  • Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
CA$58,000 - CA$60,000 per yearCanada

Job description

About Acturis Canada

Acturis is a leading Software-as-a-Service provider for general insurance. Founded in 2000, we have grown exponentially over the past 20 years. To date, more than 95,000 individuals, in over 40 countries, use Acturis solutions to power their business, and our platform manages over $17bn worth of transactions every year. By working closely with brokers, insurers, and MGAs, we have helped to create and shape the insurance market of today. In 2019 we launched our system in Canada with exciting opportunities for growth in a new marketplace and our office is based in Victoria, BC.

At Acturis we invest in recruiting, developing and promoting talent. With us you will:

  • Work with a talented, motivated and friendly group of like-minded colleagues
  • Learn how to combine innovation and technology to create new business models from a management team led by two former McKinsey partners
  • Be supported and encouraged to develop your skills and knowledge through structured training and coaching from experienced colleagues
  • Receive written constructive performance feedback and encouragement every quarter so that you know how to improve – you have no idea how unusual this is!
  • Be given real responsibility for your own projects as soon as you are ready

Why Join the Acturis team?

  • Central location 15-minute walk from downtown Victoria with office patio and quick access to fitness facilities to take care of physical health
  • Receive a competitive salary and annual performance-based reviews
  • 20 paid holiday days each year (this is in addition to BC’s standard paid stats!)
  • 100% employer paid benefits after three months on the job
  • Be eligible to participate in annual bonus and company share incentive schemes depending on performance and seniority
  • Hybrid work schedule: work from home up to 3 days per week. During probation this will be full time in our Victoria Office.

The Position 

As a Junior Developer you will be part of a world-class international team from a wide variety of backgrounds. The key mission of the Integration Development team is to support core application integrations and build internal tools for others on the team (our technical business analysts!). You can expect to be working in a fast paced and highly varied environment amongst friendly and supportive colleagues.

The salary range for this role is between $58,000.00 and $60,000.00.

What do the first three months on the job look like?

You will receive structured targets, regular feedback and an annual performance review. You will start by learning about and working with C# straight, moving onto other tech used on the team as soon as you’re ready!

As a Junior Developer you can expect to be responsible for:

  • Implementing change requests on existing integrations within the application
  • Supporting Technical Business Analysts by providing feedback on technical requirements and requests
  • Working on a regular or frequent basis with the following technologies: C#, .NET, XSLT, XML, SQL and Oracle PL/SQL, React, Python and Java
  • Building new functionality into the platforms working through Jira tickers or project squads within the Integration development team


Acturis believes that a mix of internal and external training allows colleagues to develop rounded skills:

  • A mentor works closely with the new joiner to provide feedback and code reviews on a daily basis
  • Colleagues are encouraged to complete industry standard training in relevant topics
  • More senior colleagues can choose courses with time set aside and the course paid for
  • The Acturis management team run training sessions to pass on experience and best practice

Job requirements

Candidate Profile

The successful candidates will have following attributes:

  • Degree in Math, Physics, Engineering or other technical discipline
  • Demonstrable passion for programming and general experience working with an object-orientated programming language such as, C#, Java, C++, or Python
  • The ability to work well as part of a team, seamlessly collaborating with others
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Eager to take on responsibility and the ability to learn new skills quickly

What happens next?

Think you’ll be a great fit for the Acturis Canada team? Here are what next steps could look like after you apply:

  • A member of our recruitment team will reach out to you to schedule a 30-minute online assessment.
  • A People Operations representative will schedule an introduction call.
  • You will be invited to participate in three case study type interviews.
  • References will be contacted and an offer will be sent your way!

Acturis believes diversity drives innovation. We know that diversity also feeds success, so we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Acturis is committed to providing an accessible recruitment and selection process. Should you require an accommodation in any part of the process, please contact


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