Marsh Canada Limited

MMC Corporate


What can you expect?

We are creating a center of expertise with the mandate of driving up the quality and value of software delivery and implementation across the enterprise. The COE will contain a small number of experts in Agile software engineering, test automation, technical training, development tooling and metrics management, along with development teams to support the creation of central API based services, and centralized security patching.

We expect the team to drive success across our development organizations through a combination of coaching, best practice development and direct assistance. The team will additionally be responsible for increasing overall code quality, reduce time to market and support required for applications. The group will work in collaboration across MMC Business Units helping to guide software development doing so in a way that embodies the best practice principles they have developed.

The Development Engineering Lead focuses on the processes and disciplines around software creation. Drives consistency of code generation, documentation, a focus on disciplines such as “secure by design” and drive code reuse across the enterprise. This role will report into the Development COE Leader.

What is in it for you?

MMC Canada offers competitive employee benefits and a thriving culture to bring your authentic self to work

  • A company with a strong Brand and strong results to match
  • Culture of internal mobility, collaboration and valued partnership with HR from the business.
  • Employee Resource Groups which provide access to leaders, relevant volunteer and mentoring opportunities and interactions with counterparts in industry groups and client organizations.
  • Competitive pay (salary and bonus potential), Full benefits package – starting day one (medical, dental, vision, STI/LTI, life insurance, RSP (Retirement Savings Plan or TFSA (tax free savings account.)
  • Generous Parental Leave and Tuition Reimbursement plan per year and participation in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (regional specificity required)
  • Entitled to 17 days of vacation, 2 floating holidays, time off to give back to your community, 10 sick days, and nine company holidays (with early dismissal).
  • Multiple medical, dental, and vision plans with choices to fit all needs and budgets

We will count on you to:

  • Recruit the new engineering / SDLC team working in collaboration with the other COE leads. (Agile coaches, training, test engineering, and Devops)
  • Establish standardized delivery processes for SDLC to include both Agile and waterfall methodologies.
  • Develop and maintain best practice development frameworks and establish standards including modern development tools
  • Accelerate developer on-boarding, increase overall code quality and reduce time to market. Simplify support.
  • Develop practices and guidelines to improve consistency and reuse of code
  • Provide technical guidance and educate team members on development practices
  • Have a passion for and ability to work with software development teams releasing production-ready software on a regular basis. Be Expert developer in an Agile environment, highly technical
  • Be able to own the SDLCs and to improve them in partnership with other COE leaders bringing better quality software to market faster
  • Assist divisional development teams with filling open roles and skill sets that will evolve the organizations development practice, achieve lower cost, and promote faster delivery
  • Assist the COE lead in analysing the development capabilities within the firm and identify opportunities to centralize and consolidate common development activities such as RTB support and minor enhancements

What you need to have:

A senior development leader that has significant experience of software delivery using Agile methodologies at scale. Must have systematically and effectively transformed development teams and lead them on the “Agile journey”. They must be a thought leader in the Agile space and be able to gain the respect of the Heads of Development across the business units.

The holder of this role must be a strong leader, able to sell a vision, communicate well and motivate. They must be able to engage with senior stakeholders, understand their challenges and influence through compelling outcomes.

Must haves:

  • Has run development teams / delivery for 10+ years
  • Broad experience across multiple programming languages and frameworks with in-depth skills in JavaScript, Node and .NET or Java.
  • Expert in contemporary application development stacks including MEAN, MERN, Microsoft and other emerging open source technologies.
  • Experience designing and deploying applications on cloud infrastructure with providers such as AWS, Azure, or Google. Experience building cloud native software architectures.
  • Experience working with Agile, Lean and Continuous Delivery approaches, such as Continuous Integration, TDD, Infrastructure as Code etc.
  • Experience with container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Practiced experience refactoring, design patterns, design driven development, continuous integration, system and application design, application security.
  • Industry experience in end-to-end solution design and development of Microservices, service-oriented architecture (SOA) and object-oriented programming (OOP) models
  • Sound knowledge of various security models and best practices including but not limited to Application security, Authentication, Authorization, SSO, database level security, encryption schemes & standards
  • Strong experience working with SQL and No-SQL databases.
  • Working knowledge of networking, firewalls, load balancers etc.
  • Experience with large-scale, high availability server architectures
  • Experience in CI/CD pipeline to deploy applications, preferably in the cloud
  • The ideal candidate is an excellent communicator and has experience working with both technical and non-technical colleagues in a cross-functional environment.
  • Able to work collaboratively with peers from all divisions across MMC, able to lead discussions, build consensus and encourage adoption.
  • A lifelong learner with an appetite for change.

What makes you stand out:

  • Financial Services / insurance experience preferred
  • Work in large International firm with both On-Shore and Off-Shore development teams

Marsh & McLennan Companies is a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and people. Marsh is a leader in insurance broking and risk management; Guy Carpenter is a leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; Mercer is a leader in talent, health, retirement and investment consulting; and Oliver Wyman is a leader in management consulting. With annual revenue of $13 billion and approximately 60,000 colleagues worldwide, Marsh & McLennan Companies provides analysis, advice and transactional capabilities to clients in more than 130 countries. The Company is committed to being a responsible corporate citizen and making a positive impact in the communities in which it operates. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: Visit for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @MMC_Global

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at: We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at:

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliatesare EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliatesare EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.

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