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Scotiabank Director, Engineering Operations in Toronto, Ontario

Director, Engineering Operations

Requisition ID: 200922

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.

TheDirector of Engineering Operationsis accountable for thestrategy,evaluation, and implementation of technology solutions that supportDigital Bankingproduction environmentas well as securing the compliance with security and bank regulations across ourClient Engineering application tiers.This roleisalso responsible formanaginga team of IT professionals (direct and indirect reports),coachingand groomingthe teamtouphold high performancestandards.

Is this role right for you? In this role you will:

  • Manages a team of IT professionals (direct and indirect reports) and is responsible for systems analysis, application software, development and site reliability engineering.

  • Own assigned application support portfolio and manage relationships with key stakeholders

  • Develop, execute, align, and maintain operational strategies for client facing applications to deliver innovative short, medium, and long term solutions while managing a team that provides core day to day support

  • Provide technical directions on production problem resolution and short to long term resilience plan as well as execution

  • Manages communication and relationship with all areas of the enterprise including technology, front line operations and business partners

  • Participates in budgeting processes and continuous improvement activities for the department.

  • Accountable for managing assigned project and/or departmental budgets.

  • Meets scheduled milestones to ensure project/program objectives are met in a timely manner, are in compliance with engineering roadmap and has an in-depth knowledge of the principles, theories, practices and techniques for managing the activities related to planning, managing and implementing software projects and programs.

  • Collaborates with Release Management and Development teams to ensure successful planning and implementations.

  • Maintain Audit, Security and Accessibility compliance at all times

Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role? We’d love to work with you if you have:

  • 10+ years in senior technology operations leadership

  • Proven track record of large enterprise project delivery, preferably in cloud migration and application transformation domains

  • Agile delivery experience (SCRUM, Kanban)

  • Web application and microservices architecture concepts, components, models, patterns

  • Strong infrastructure knowledge and hands on experience with GCP/Azure

  • Knowledge of a variety of technologies and frameworks (Java, Angular, React, etc.)

  • Deep knowledge of agile principles and project management methodologies

  • Excellent communication skills, with ability to distill technical details into human terms and to influence decision making across stakeholders

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, coach, and mentor team members with differing opinions and levels of experience.

  • Effective organization, planning, prioritization and time management skills

  • Overtime and 24/7 on call support may be required to meet operational situations

What's in it for you?

  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Allyship - We strive to create an inclusive culture where every employee is empowered to reach their fullest potential, respected for who they are, and are embraced through bias-free practices and inclusive values across Scotiabank. We embrace diversity and provide opportunities for all employee to learn, grow & participate through our various Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that span across diverse gender identities, ethnicity, race, age, ability & veterans.

  • Accessibility and Workplace Accommodations - We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. Scotiabank continues to locate, remove and prevent barriers so that we can build a diverse and inclusive environment while meeting accessibility requirements.

  • Upskilling through online courses, cross-functional development opportunities, and tuition assistance.

  • Competitive Rewards program including bonus, flexible vacation, personal, sick days and benefits will start on day one.

  • Dynamic Ecosystem - Free tea & coffee, universal washrooms, and lots of space for team collaboration.

  • Community Engagement - No matter where you choose to work from; we offer opportunities for community engagement & belonging with our various programs such as hackathons, contests, cooking with friends, Humans of Digital and much more!

Working location condition: Hybrid


Location(s): Canada : Ontario : Toronto

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, pleaseclick here (https://www.scotiabank.com/careers/en/careers/technical-support-for-applicants.html) . Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.