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Scotiabank Principle Software Engineer in Toronto, Ontario

Principle Software Engineer

Requisition ID: 197177

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

The Team

Global Banking and Markets Engineering (GBME) is the fast-moving, award-winning technology engine that powers Scotiabank’s Corporate, Investment Banking and Capital Markets businesses.

The Role

GBME is searching for a Principle Software Engineer who iseager to boost capabilities of capital markets products and analytics platforms.

The successful candidate will have to be a seasoned technical and engineering mindset. You will work closely with business teams and cross functional engineering leaders to develop and implement market leading solutions for the various projects within Global Banking and Markets Engineering (GBME).

Do you thrive when faced with challenges? Like using fresh technologies to solve problems? Looking to work in various projects across the organization, collaborating with great teams and inspiring leaders? Then this is the right team for you! In this exciting role, you’ll apply your analytical skills to design, and develop applications that deliver excellence, effectiveness, and value to ourbusiness partners andcustomers.

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

  • Leverage your seasoned technical expertise to continuously help drive the technology strategy and roadmap of the department, building and maintain a strong working relationship with technology partners, management, and business stakeholders

  • Lead complex transformational solutions and integrations, end to end across various projects in GBME, producing actionable and complete specifications, writing production quality code, and production implementation(s)

  • Advocate for professional-level solutions, code quality, and modern engineering practices

  • Independently develop, test, and deploy complex custom components using vendor APIs in Java or relatable technology.

  • Design test sets (automate where possible) using vendor and in-house developed tools; enhance testing tools as needed.

  • Write deployment scripts, and leverage tools such as Accelerator pipeline to promote code.

  • Design, deliver and enhance new and current solutions and applications, being committed to writing the most efficient, scalable code possible, and continuously find improvements.

  • Continuously partner with Architecture on the design and integration of scalable solutions

  • Improve the end user experience by finding scalable solutions and addressing complex ad hoc queries.

  • Proven experience and mentoring and guiding other developers

  • Effectively communicate with technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Coach and train end users (as needed).

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

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in enterprise application development using 2 or more modern development languages (Java preferred).

  • Knowledge of Capital Markets workflows and products; experience interfacing directly with Front Office users like traders and sales.

  • Experience with DevOps tools, such as Kubernetes, Rancher, different build/deploy pipelines.

  • Experience with Messaging Bus technologies like Kafka, MQ, JMS, or Solace.

  • Experience with SQL and/or other query languages and DB design; experience with tick DB (eg. KDB) would be a strong advantage.

  • Good working knowledge of design patterns and best practices.

  • Excellent communication skills to varying audiences including executive leadership and non-technical resources.

  • Team player, able to efficiently interact with different business and technology groups.

  • Computer Science degree or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Cloud or Kubernetes computing is a plus.

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.

  • Remote-friendly work environment will provide you with the flexibility to perform at your best.

  • 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.

  • 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!

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.