Updated: February 15, 2022

We know insurance can be complicated, that’s why at Mitchell & Whale our mission is to make insurance not suck.

We think we’re doing a pretty awesome job at this and others do too, which is why we were voted the #1 insurance brokerage in the province by the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) in 2018 and named one of Canada’s 2021 Top Growing Companies by The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business magazine.

If you’re a Developer that can build, code, deploy and maintain innovative software systems and products in your sleep – we want you on our team.

What You’ll Do

We’re a fast-growing company where every day is going to be different. In this dynamic environment, you’ll report to our Chief Innovation Officer and work collaboratively within our matrix structure to write clean scalable code, develop testing protocols, fix bugs and deploy programs and products that will create exciting opportunities for our organization, business partners and customers.

Problem solving is in your DNA and you’ll work with stakeholders and project sponsors to design application scoping documentation, provide solutions to business challenges, identify areas to improve system performance and upgrade interfaces. You’ll also integrate software components and third-party programs. Detail-oriented in everything you do, you’ll keep the entire team updated by preparing reports on programming project specifications, activities and status.

You understand why it’s important for everyone to love what they do and believe in open and collaborative work environments where employees feel valued, empowered and are encouraged to have fun.

Your Qualifications

You have a degree in computer science or a related field and at least four years of experience in developing both Agile and Waterfall methodologies. You have significant full-stack developer experience and a solid understanding of all concepts of software engineering. You also have a solid working knowledge of the software development lifecycle.

Your technical game is on point and you’re well versed in all of the following competencies:

  • Python 3
  • Python-Flask API’s
  • JavaScript
  • VueJS
  • jQuery
  • Bootstrap
  • MariaDB/MySQL
  • REDIS
  • Git
  • Gitlab
  • Linux
  • Bash Scripting
  • Nginx

You’re also a motivated self-starter that loves taking initiative and absolutely thrives in a fast-paced environment managing multiple deadlines. You’re creative and love thinking outside the box. And on top of all that, you have top-notch communication and active listening skills.

Where You’ll Work is Up to You

We believe in providing a flexible work environment where our employees have the option to work wherever makes the most sense for them.

For anyone based in or near the Durham Region that’s excited to work in an office, our headquarters is a REALLY fun place loaded with arcade games, a putting green, the most Nerf guns you’ll ever see at an insurance brokerage, an in-house gym and much more. But it’s completely your choice if you work at home, in the office or a bit of both!

Come Join Us

We have some very big plans and are on an exciting path to the future. If you want to help bring game-changing ideas to life and make a difference, then join us on our mission to make insurance not suck.Mitchell &Whale is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re committed to building an inclusive, diverse and inspiring environment for all employees. If you require any specific accommodations during the recruitment process, please let us know and we’ll be happy to work with you to meet your needs.



M&W is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to building an inclusive, diverse and inspiring environment for all employees. If you require any specific accommodations during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to work with you to meet your needs.