At Sun Life, we help our Clients achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier, happier lives. As a leader in Group Benefits, Group Retirement Services, and Individual Insurance and Wealth, we offer a full range of trusted products and services that put our Clients’ needs first.

In Ireland, Sun Life is based in the vibrant city of Waterford in the sunny South East. Employing over 550 people in the areas of Information Technology, Service Desk Technical Support, and Business & Finance Administration which support Sun Life businesses.

Best Workplaces Ireland 2023

Sun Life has been recognised as one of the Best Workplaces in Ireland™ in 2023. The prestigious award is based on direct feedback from employees, provided as part of an extensive and anonymous survey about the workplace experience.

Employees stated they are proud to work at Sun Life, giving the company a 91 per cent approval rating with high marks for trust, fairness and camaraderie.

Sun Life is proud of its recognition by the Irish Centre of Diversity with its achievement of their Gold Award.  The Irish Centre for Diversity works in partnership with organisations across Ireland at all stages of their Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Journey.  Sun Life are the first Company in the South East of Ireland to be awarded the Gold accreditation as well as being only one of 11 companies in the country to be awarded at that level.   Learn more about the award here.


As a diverse, global business, Sun Life has a wide range of career paths that may be right for you.

Working at Sun Life

At Sun Life, we offer wellness programs, competitive benefits, and learning and development opportunities.

Why Sun Life?

Our goal is to attract and keep the best people in the industry by empowering our employees to do the right thing for one another and for our customers.

Sun Life’s roots run deep, beginning more than 150 years ago with the sale of insurance and expanding to offer wealth solutions and customised health programs to our Clients. Today we are an industry leader touching the lives of millions of individuals and thousands of companies around the world.

Sun Life is a strong, well-capitalised company with solid financial ratings. We are committed to the highest standards of business ethics and good governance. We practice sound risk management and strive to build sustainable, healthier communities for life. Our strength also comes from the diversified nature of our business, as we operate in a range of financial services businesses and in many countries around the world.