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Scotiabank Software Engineer in Toronto, Ontario

Software Engineer

Requisition ID: 191012

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


Contributes to the overall success of the Global Payment Technology globally by designing, developing, and implementing applications using Shell Scripting, Python, java technologies (e.g. SpringBoot, Hibernate, JPA, etc.) and majorly IBM Managed File Transfer to support business requirements for payment processing systems.

Is this role right for you?

  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.

  • Having good knowledge on below IBM Suite of Managed File Transfer products: IBM Sterling Integrator, IBM Sterling Secure Proxy, IBM Sterling External Authentication Server, IBM Control Center, IBM Global Mailbox (Valuable add-on)

  • Experience in developing business processes (BPML), XSLT, XSD and custom Java development.

  • Knowledge on DB2 Database and IBM WebSphere MQ concept and functionality would be value add.

  • Proficient in using Linux, AIX, Windows Operating system

  • Knowledge on backend webservices, SOAP and communication protocol (SFTP, FTPS, HTTPS, AS2, Connect Direct)

  • Conduct testing of new software releases to ensure successful implementation with no impact to existing code base

  • Having end to end application maintenance knowledge of the IBM MFT product.

  • Excellent at troubleshooting any protocol related failures and configuration issues during the onboarding on Sterling Integrator.

  • Ability to learn new technology and being able to do production support and off hours pager duty at least one week every month

  • Monitor system performance, troubleshooting and fixing errors

  • Work in a cross functional Agile team to deliver core business and regulatory solutions

  • Having knowledge on Application upgrades and migration is a huge value add.

  • Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas in accordance with Scotiabank’s Values, its Code of Conduct, and the Global Sales Principles, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational, compliance, AML/ATF/sanctions and conduct risk.

  • Champions a high-performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment.

Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role?

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, business, Information sciences or other related field

  • 5+ years of experience in support and development on the Sterling MFT Suite of products.

  • Must have working knowledge of the communication protocols like AS2, SFTP, Connect Direct.

  • Must have working experience building Business process, XSLT, WebServices development

  • Must have extensive knowledge of different data formats like JSON, XML

  • Must be open to do production support and be ready to carry pager for off-hours support for at least one week in a month.

  • Must have experience with software development lifecycle (SDLC)

  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills

  • Team is constantly experimenting with new technologies, so it is important to have high level of tolerance for ambiguity

  • Have working experience with Agile delivery methodologies.

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.

  • 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!

Work conditions: 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.