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Senior Technical Lead/Systems Engineer (.Net/Java )
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Information Technology
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Boston, MA US
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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 and a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.

Manulife/John Hancock is an innovative global financial services company with offices throughout North America, Asia and Europe. Our John Hancock Insurance IS Technology team develops innovative solutions to complex business problems that add value to our business and for our customers. Using the latest processes & technology, and helmed by a technology-obsessed leadership team, we create and deliver leading-edge systems, products and services that propel our business forward.
The Senior Technical Lead/Systems Engineer in John Hancock Insurance will lead the technical design and development of complex solutions, ensuring they are delivered on time, within budget, and meet quality targets. An ideal candidate will possess strong analytical/problem solving skills, Insurance domain knowledge and hands on development experience building Cloud Native applications. To be successful in the role, the candidate will possess not only deep technical expertise, but also superior relationship management, communication, coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Communicate with business and IS personnel at all levels, to build effective teamwork and deliver business value to the clients
  • Analyze, design, lead development effort and take full technical ownership of the delivered solutions
  • Ensure the developed solutions are scalable, maintainable, resilient and fully testable
  • Apply technical and business knowledge to identify, analyze and solve production problems.
  • Coach and mentor junior engineers to hone their skills and deliver quality, business valuable solutions
  • Contribute to geographically and culturally diverse cross-functional teams.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related field, or equivalent IT experience
  • 5+ years of experience developing .NET or Java based web applications/services
  • 3+ years of experience developing rich and responsive UI with HTML 5/CSS 3, utilizing one of the JavaScript frameworks (AngularJs, ReactJs, etc.)
  • 3+ years of experience leading a team of software developers (mentoring and coaching employees)
  • Experience in the design/development of Cloud Native applications and the integration of existing solutions to Cloud based platforms using REST/SOAP web services
  • Application deployment experience in TOMCAT or IIS or Websphere 
  • Solid experience working with an Agile methodology (Scrum) and iterative development
  • Experience with practices such as test driven development, continuous delivery
  • Insurance Domain
  • Micro services architecture
  • DevOps operating model
  • Cloud Platforms
  • Relational/NoSQL DBs

About John Hancock Financial and Manulife

John Hancock is a division of Manulife Financial Corporation, 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 primarily as John Hancock in the United States, and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. Assets under management and administration by Manulife and its subsidiaries were over $1.04 trillion (US$829.4 billion) as of December 31, 2017. Manulife Financial Corporation trades as MFC on the TSX, NYSE, and PSE, and under 945 on the SEHK. Manulife can be found at

One of the largest life insurers in the United States, John Hancock supports approximately 10.7 million Americans with a broad range of financial products, including life insurance, annuities, investments, 401(k) plans, and college savings plans. We also offer advice through Signator, a network of independent financial advisors. Additional information about John Hancock may be found at


Agency submissions and contacts are by invitation only and must be initiated by John Hancock's Recruiting Department only.  Unsolicited agency submissions will not be honored.




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