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Software Engineering Rotational New Graduate Program 2024

John Hancock

John Hancock

Software Engineering
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, August 19, 2023

We are a leading financial services provider committed to making decisions easier and lives better for our customers and colleagues around the world. From our environmental initiatives to our community investments, we lead with values throughout our business. To help us stand out, we help you step up, because when colleagues are healthy, respected and meaningfully challenged, we all thrive. Discover how you can grow your career, make impact and drive real change with our Winning Team today.

Working Arrangement


Job Description

Why you’ll love working here

Ready to be a future leader of tomorrow? We have just the opportunity for you! Step into your potential with our exciting New Graduate opportunities where you’ll be empowered to make progress for yourself, our colleagues and our customers around the globe! Join a supportive team and experience a values-first culture where your career development and wellbeing are just as important as the impact you’ll make on the job.

Program Overview

  • 2-Year rotational program with two 12-month rotations in Software Engineering and Data Engineering

  • Formal support provided through a mentorship program. Mentors will provide participants with exposure to other areas of the company and an opportunity to develop and diversify their skills and knowledge

  • Professional Development opportunities via classroom training as well as on-the-job training, including hands-on practical skill building through each rotation as new graduates are exposed to business unit specific systems and various functional areas

How you’ll make an impact

  • Contribute to the design and development of system components (e.g., API, microservice, application) per defined architecture and platform specifications

  • Analyze business requirements and contribute to design specifications for system components

  • Create and execute unit tests ensuring system components operate as specified

  • Track, communicate and suggest solutions for managing defects

  • Interface with other dependent systems for scheduling and planning

  • Clearly document system component modifications

  • Perform basic analysis and debugging functions on existing system components

  • Develop competency with supporting tools such as ServiceNow, JIRA, MicroFocus ALM, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Fortify, Contrast, Sonarqube, XL Release

What you’ll bring to the team

  • Graduating in 2024 from an accredited university with an undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline

  • Passion to be a professional software engineer/coder

  • Understand object-oriented software development frameworks and design patterns

  • Understand DevOps, Web and Mobile development and testing, Test Driven Development, Pair Programming, Data/Database technologies, Cybersecurity, microservices

  • Understand Software Development Lifecycle approaches, especially Agile/Scaled Agile/Scrum development practices

  • Understand current web technology standards and emerging technologies

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Future-oriented technical leadership skills

  • Aptitude to solve business problems with technology

Application Instructions:

  • Please submit a resume and cover letter

About Manulife and John Hancock

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Asia, Canada, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. We provide financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2022, we had more than 40,000 employees, over 116,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving over 34 million customers. At the end of 2022, we had $1.3 trillion (US$1.0 trillion) in assets under management and administration, including total invested assets of $0.4 trillion (US $0.3 trillion), and segregated funds net assets of $0.3 trillion (US$0.3 trillion). We trade as ‘MFC’ on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges, and under ‘945’ in Hong Kong.

Manulife is an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Manulife/John Hancock, we embrace our diversity. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention, advancement and compensation, and we administer all of our practices and programs without discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, creed, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, genetic characteristics, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status, disability, or any other ground protected by applicable law.

It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will work with applicants who request a reasonable accommodation during the application process. All information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and Manulife/John Hancock policies. To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact

Salary & Benefits

Manulife/John Hancock offers eligible employees a wide array of customizable benefits, including health, dental, mental health, vision, short- and long-term disability, life and AD&D insurance coverage, adoption/surrogacy and wellness benefits, and employee/family assistance plans. We also offer eligible employees various retirement savings plans (including pension/401(k) savings plans and a global share ownership plan with employer matching contributions) and financial education and counseling resources. Our generous paid time off program in the U.S. includes up to 11 paid holidays, 3 personal days, 150 hours of vacation, and 40 hours of sick time (or more where required by law) each year, and we offer the full range of statutory leaves of absence.

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Company: John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.)