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Title:  Programmer Analyst Advisory




Requisition ID: 69365


Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.




The CPCP Technology Solutions team supports and enhances the Cheque Image Hub (CIH) application. This application supports the Bank’s Cheque Image Program & various image delivery channels.

Reporting to the Senior Manager Development, the Programmer Analyst will provide Technical & Cheque processing expertise.The Programmer Analyst will also develop solutions and providing production support, resulting in a positive impact to the team and Bank as a whole.


What we are looking for?

Key accountabilities in this role:


  • Application analysis and design, and development for the Cheque Processing Hub application.
  • Assist technical resources in the analysis of business requirements in order to establish the technical feasibility of proposed initiatives.
  • Responsible for the assessment and scoping of projects (from a development work effort perspective).
  • Ensure a timely delivery of quality products/functions which meet end-user requirements and that are developed following Bank of Nova Scotia’s (BNS) development standards and methodology.
  • Responsible for performance analysis (from an application and environment perspective) and make recommendations to improve operational effectiveness.
  • Work in a development team comprising both BNS staff and external consulting resources as required.
  • Deal effectively with external vendors, external business partners, and internal stakeholders.
  • Must be able to work within tight deadlines and schedules which may result in external work hours to meet project deliverables.
  • Effectively communicate with departmental application development team members, management, and with the wider Information Technology & Solutions (IT&S) Architecture Office.
  • Assist with production support by:
  • Joining bridge calls to address production issues
  • Carrying a production support phone for after-hours support, and
  • Investigating customer support issues.


Are you the right person for the role?

You Have;

  • Must have 5 to 7 years of progressive software development working experience.
  •  Must have excellent communication (verbal/written) skills.
  • Must possess expertise in the following - Windows OS (Windows scripting) / AIX (shell scripts, basic control commands); Core Java (Collection, Inheritance, Concurrency, etc…), XML & related technologies (SAX and DOM Parsers); WebSphere Application Server 8.x.; Build API (ANT to generate/create jar files); Rational ClearCase; Crystal Reports for Java; WebSphere MQ & concepts of Middleware Technologies and Application Integration; DB2 (9.x/10.x) + SQL Knowledge of industry best practices in CRM (Customer Relationship Management)
  • Coding in Java , .NET and Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to participate in team environment
  • Sound knowledge of international branch operations, computer applications and workflows
  • Effective organizational, planning skills in order to manage projects independently


What’s in it for you?


  • The opportunity to join a forward-thinking company surrounded by a collaborative team of innovative thinkers.
  • A great opportunity to leave your “stamp” as we are undergoing multiple exciting and forward thinking initiatives.
  • A rewarding career path with diverse opportunities for professional development.
  • Internal development to support your growth and enhance your skills.
  • A competitive compensation and benefits package.
  • An organization committed to making a difference in our communities– for you and our customers.
  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Scarborough 

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. 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 please click here. 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.

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