About Covera

Covera is an InsurTech startup that automates the annual process of re-shopping for home and auto insurance. We are taking on the challenge of re-inventing an unloved product by leveraging technology, new ways of thinking, and alternative go-to-market strategies. We are looking for people who have an entrepreneurial mindset, are self-directed and who have a thirst for continuous personal development.

What you can expect from Covera:

  • A progressive & technology driven environment where team members are expected to contribute to the continuous improvement of company tools, policies, processes and resources;
  • Continuous and high quality personal development opportunities using a structure built on best practices;
  • Encouragement and resources to contribute to the business and incentives to share in its success.

What you should not expect from Covera:

  • An environment to coast by, work under the radar, and keep your head down - we will expect you to have a voice in the organization;
  • An environment where there is strict division of labour - we are a startup, everyone is required to get their hands dirty when needed.

Systems Analyst

To achieve our goals, we need our team to have a talented systems analyst who can critically analyze complex business problems and deconstruct them into elegant solutions.

Daily, our systems analyst will work in a collaborative environment with the other members of the technology and brokerage departments to implement solutions.

Our systems analyst will work across the entire platform to:

  • Be an expert in the capabilities of the Covera platform and become an expert in insurance brokering.
  • Work with the business, product leaders and 3rd party providers to understand business processes and propose innovative solutions to be implemented into the platform.
  • Participate in collaborative design and review sessions with the business and development teams to elaborate on and stress test proposed solutions.
  • Participate in managing the product backlog for the development team.
  • Prepare detailed business logic specifications and domain models to enable the development team to implement the proposed solution.
  • Participate in testing newly implemented features in the platform.
  • Participate in user focus group sessions to understand feedback from end users and propose changes to add new features based on user feedback.

What We Need:

We need our new team member to have:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent collaboration skills.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills.
  • A Computer Science, Information Systems degree or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years of experience in a collaborative agile development environment delivering mobile first, web based software solutions.
  • Demonstrable experience eliciting and documenting user feedback and requirements.
  • Demonstrable experience documenting specifications and use cases to describe new features in detail.
  • Knowledge of domain modelling techniques.
  • Knowledge of agile processes, documenting and elaborating user stories and bugs so they are ready to be worked on.
  • It would be a big plus for a candidate to understand how cloud systems are developed, deployed and hosted, DNS, Nodejs/IIS, JavaScript/C#, DB Connections, SQL Server etc.

What we offer

  • The opportunity to play an essential role in a funded, early-stage startup set to compete in a massive and lucrative industry;
  • Competitive salaries;
  • Equity and stock options to own a stake within Covera;
  • A real and honest commitment towards challenging and developing our people;
  • Fantastic loft offices in the heart of Montreal’s St. Henri neighborhood;