Senior PHP Developer – Toronto

November 8, 2018 by  
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Senior PHP Developer

Comma Recruitment are looking for an experienced PHP Developer with a strong understanding of object oriented software development with PHP. Capable of working on the whole stack, you will have experience with both front and back end technologies, and will be able to read, understand, and question design specifications, as well as be able to identify and improve the application.


Job responsibilities:

  • Participate in all aspects of development life cycle
  • Determine development feasibility within identified constraints.
  • Evaluate and recommend options, software and tools which can help to achieve project targets.
  • Create technical specifications based on business requirements
  • Write clean, well designed code following industry best practices
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance to track down and resolve reported issues
  • Coach and mentor junior team members.
  • Contribute and promote software best practices and processes across the team.
  • Participate actively in code reviews.
  • Provide continuous technical support to your teammates.
  • Participate in preparing and deploying product releases

Must Have Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in CompSci, or Mathematics, or Engineering – (5+year)
  • Must communicate with technical and Business users – (7+year)
  • Object Oriented PHP 5/7 – (7+years)
  • Database schema design and optimization (MSSQL) – (5+year)
  • At least 5+ years’ experience developing web applications using PHP 5/7, SQL, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Front-end development, particularly HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • JQuery, AJAX – (5+year)
  • MVC framework – (5+year)
  • Version Control Systems (Git) – (5+year)
  • Custom framework design – (5+year)
  • Familiarity with AWS
  • Good understanding of LAMP (where M is Microsoft SQL)
  • Experience with load balancing, firewalls
  • Some experience in management of Linux servers in virtualized environments (Amazon Linux AMI)
  • Basic knowledge of Linux scripting languages

Other Qualifications

  • Knowledgeable in Responsive Design concepts, CSS3, HTML5
  • Experienced in creating and consuming various API’s.
  • Deep architectural understanding of web applications
  • Ability to understand business needs and communicate with various stakeholders
  • Ability to be organized and work both independently and in teams to meet deadlines and exceed expectations
  • Demonstrated ability to refine and improve existing solutions, providing insight to emerging technologies and practices
  • Exceptional analytical and organizational skills, out-of-the-box thinker
  • Experience with custom framework design
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Passionate about application architecture, optimization and security
  • Able to dive into core mechanism of existing frameworks, understand, and create patches and/or customizations


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Property Field Claims Personal and/or Commercial Lines

October 11, 2018 by  
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Property Claims Adjuster, Personal Lines and/or Commercial Lines Field Claims

Comma Recruitment are looking for experienced Property Claims Adjusters with 3+ years experience investigating, negotiating and settling Property Claims, openings for both Commercial and Personal Lines throughout GTA. Experience with Insurer, independent adjusting firm or TPA.

  • Investigate, appraise/scope, confirm coverage, negotiate settlement and recovery, and conduct reporting and documentation of claims in accordance with established guidelines and meet production targets in line with company expectations.
  • Ensure the accurate and efficient payment of claim.
  • Support company goals by participating in after-hours rotation, back-up needs and/or catastrophe situations.
  • Meet production targets in line with company expectations.
  • Ensure reports are completed with accuracy and within established timelines
  • Mentor and support junior adjusters, as requested by Management.
  • Work collaboratively with Managers on special projects and assignments when required
  • Other duties as assigned



  • 3+ years of property adjusting experience
  • Licensed and CIP, FCIP or CRM or willing to work towards certification.
  • Commercial Property and General Liability claim handling experience an asset, personal lines claims role is also available
  • Strong working knowledge of the principles and practices related to claims settlement, policy wordings, insurance contracts, fraud investigations, serious losses and coverage questions
  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills
  • Ability to plan, organize, and manage multiple demands and changing priorities.
  • A valid driver’s license and safe driving record required.

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Claims Intake Coordinator $45k – $55k

October 11, 2018 by  
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Comma Recruitment are looking for a claims intake coordinator to utilize their knowledge of the insurance claims processes to act as claims triage, manage the intake of new claims and coordinate claims files while liaising with clients and adjusters on the progress of the claim

We are looking for

  • 1-3 years years of insurance adjusting industry or broker claims experience an asset.
  • Working knowledge of Auto/Property adjusting and claim adjudication process preferred.
  • Prior experience in customer service environment required, preference for insurance industry experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (i.e., Email, Word, Excel) and ability to learn various systems

This is a client service role that will interact extensively with various parties involved in the claim process including Brokers, Insurance companies, Insureds, Adjusters as well as corporate office team members. In addition to claims intake and file coordination, this role must represent itself as a Claims Partner and advocate for the Broker client to ensure a successful claim experience. Responsibilities will include:

Claims Intake/Setup , File Coordination and Claims Advisor

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Claims Administration and Support $40 – $50k

October 11, 2018 by  
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Comma Recruitment are looking for a strong administrator with a claims/insurance background to support the claims department with a variety of tasks to assist them with the handling of claims to ensure timely and accurate processing, while delivering high quality customer service. In addition, this role supports the Accounts Receivables function.

• Provide administrative support to the Adjusting team
• Intake all new incoming claims through email
• Gather and coordinate necessary documentation and information related to the claim in order to create a notice of loss and distribute to appropriate reporting channels within established timelines.
• Within 24 hours of notice or receipt of report from the Adjuster, complete the 24-hour report in accordance with client expectations.
• Forward notice of loss and related documentation to insurer or broker via email.
• Upload required information / documentation and diary service
• Scan and upload to applicable file any incoming cheque payable to insureds, contractors, etc.; notify Adjuster of payment received and any pending action required.
• Handle account receivable function
• Follow up on past due invoices; report any invoicing queries or concerns from Examiners.
• Sort through incoming mail.
• Prepare monthly and quarterly reports as requested
• Provide support with PowerPoint presentations as requested

• Post-secondary education and/or a combination of education and related experience.
• Experience in insurance adjusting or broker claims environment preferred.
• Prior experience handling account receivable an asset.
• Experience in a customer service environment an asset.
• Excellent oral and written communication.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (i.e., Email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and
aptitude to learn various systems.
• Proven ability to have an empathetic telephone manner, professional communication
skills and mannerism throughout a telephone call experience.
• Demonstrated ability to manage changing priorities and proven organizational skills to plan, review and follow-up to prioritize tasks. Planning must be done to handle deadlines, peak periods and/or unexpected situations.
• High attention to detail.
• Demonstrated professionalism and work ethic.
• Proven ability to contribute to and work well within a team environment.

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Personal Lines: Regional Director, Alberta  $125k+Bonus

September 24, 2018 by  
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Personal Lines: Regional Director, Alberta  $125k+

Comma Recruitment are looking for a Senior Manager/ Senior Broker with Sales and Underwriting experience, success leading teams while developing broker contacts and industry relationships throughout Alberta, role can be based in Edmonton or Calgary.

As a senior member of the management team, the Regional Director is accountable for the broker distribution channel within their region to sell and underwrite insurance products.

This includes developing, implementing and maintaining a 1 – 2 year business plan for the Region and an optimal organization design to deliver the highest level business plan results and performance metrics.

The successful candidate will accomplish this by:

  • Continually assessing the competition and market opportunities within the region on a regular basis to identify strengths, opportunities, weaknesses and threats, and developing and implementing appropriate action plans.
  • Selecting, developing and managing a capable team.
  • Ensuring high levels of employee engagement by developing employee engagement strategies & employee development plans.
  • Providing input to our strategic and tactical plans and directions
  • Ensuring a clear understanding of all employees on our underwriting approach & philosophy.
  • Ensuring the delivery of optimal regional results within appropriate performance metrics including quality, quantity, timeliness, productivity, customer satisfaction and financial performance.
  • Ensuring the development and maintenance of appropriate policies, practices, selling techniques and continuous development initiatives to provide stability, growth and competitive advantage within the region.
  • Developing and maintaining effective strategic partnerships with brokers in the region.
  • Establishing and enhancing our profile in the industry and in the community by participating in worthwhile business and community events.
  • Supporting retention and growth goals through the development, implementation and monitoring of function specific strategies to enhance policyholder and broker satisfaction levels.
  • Develop & maintain strong, collaborative working relationships with all departments, leveraging the relationships to help deliver on the key deliverables.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • University degree/College diploma and/or CIP designation or active participation in CIP courses.
  • 10 years of progressive business experience includes sales, marketing, underwriting operations and general management.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in leadership and staff development, including proven success in leading a team.
  • Extensive knowledge of the market and the brokers within the market.
  • Excellent influencing, collaboration and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to identify, analyze and provide business-case solutions to complex problems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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