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Specialist, IT Applications Development
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Information Technology
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PHHO-Manulife Philippines, Makati City PH
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Full Time
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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 Summary:

Responsible for developing and maintaining applications software.Designs, codes, tests, and installs application programs. Prepares and maintains system and program documentation. Assists in the analysis and design of applications programs and databases. Modifies and troubleshoots application programs. Able to work independently with occasional guidance.

Job Description:
  • Development of all types of software, with focus on complex, components of business systems. 
  • Assist in gathering, analyzing and management of user requirements and provide consultation on their technical implementation. 
  • Maintain and develop applications through performance of analysis, design, programming, testing, documentation and deployment activities.
  • Assess application architecture impact and follow sound systems design principles
  • Anticipate and keep tabs on programming developments that may impact design and recommend alternatives or points for adapting.
  • Maintain systems development standards and ensure compliance. 
  • Prepare and maintain full documentation of development tasks and deliverables
  • Troubleshoot system errors reported by users
  • Value-add to business users by providing technical advice on appropriate technology  
  • Work with Business Analyst / Team Lead / Solutions Architect / AD Manager on developing system solutions
  • Provide technical support on after office hour standby duty as needed
  • Provide backup support to other Software Developers and Dev Team Lead as needed.
  • Provide over time work on as-needed basis to support project deliveries and production implementations
  • Conduct impact analysis on application change request to ensure that appropriate solutions are defined
  • Apply change management principles where appropriate in the IT process to effectively deliver solutions
  • Ensure IT operational SLA and operational efficiency of IT processes in support of business goals, which includes: 
    • Managing relationship and service delivery of outsourced partners including Data Centre partner (CSC), in an important vendor management role 
    • Reviewing, analyzing and evaluating service outputs of outsourced partners to assess and recommend improvements required

  • Graduate of BS IT, CS or related course 
  • Programming knowledge in software development using Salesforce Platform
  • Preferably with experience in Insurance Industry 
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and strong work ethic 
About Manulife

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people achieve their dreams and aspirations by putting customers' needs first and providing the right advice and solutions. We operate 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 2016, we had approximately 35,000 employees, 70,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving more than 22 million customers. At the end of 2016, we had $977 billion (US$728 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made almost $26 billion in payments to our customers. 

Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States 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.

Manulife is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility across the organization.   It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment.  A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request an accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.
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