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Title:  Solution Architect, Scotia Digital




Requisition ID: 147208  



About the role

As a Solution Architect – Notification Services, you will have an opportunity to provide a hands-on technical leadership to a team of engineers for an enterprise communications/notifications product and be part of a group of people changing how the Bank develops applications, consumes services, and manages our IT infrastructure. We are looking to build our Engineering teams with influencers, practitioners, and leaders who will drive us forward and enhance the experience of our customers

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

  • Be hands-on as the day-to-day technical lead, guiding a team of senior developers and engineers. This role will be an expert in design and development of Microservices and reusable components with proficiency in Spring Boot, Spring Core frameworks and advanced Java.
  • Lead design sessions focused on scalability and design and implementation best practices.
  • Design technical solutions and strategies for software applications and building detail technical design, deployment & implementation patterns.
  • Assess and analyze business strategy & requirements, working on breaking-down, scoping and estimating tasks.
  • Our team is a high performing, flexible and fast – you will be asked to provide peer reviews, leadership, mentorship, and quality control daily.

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

  • Solid understanding of networking fundamentals (TCP/IP, Routing, VPNs, VLANs, Peering, Load Balancing, etc.)
  • Knowledgeable in network security procedures and best practices and experience with web security (e.g. OAuth, SSL/TLS) 
  • Experience in multi-vendor network topologies and in designing Networking Architecture across public and private cloud platforms
  • Experience with hybrid cloud architectures (leveraging Azure, GCP) and using various connectivity solutions between cloud providers (Azure, GCP)
  • Cloud solution architect certification in one of major cloud providers (Azure, GCP) preferred
  • Experience in Microservices development using Spring Boot and Spring Core framework and other Spring projects and advance Java, JUnit and other Unit/Integration testing frameworks
  • Experience in designing and building applications using 12-factor Cloud native and Microservices Architecture
  • Expert in using GIT for source code repository and Maven / Gradle for build.
  • Expert in Cloud-native Containerized Architecture and have experience in deploying applications to containerized cloud platforms such as Kubernetes or Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF)
  • Experience with code analysis and inspection tooling for Code Quality (e.g. Fortify, WebInspect, Blackduck)
  • Knowledge of Azure, GCP, Docker, Splunk, Dynatrace is an asset
  • Bachelor (equivalent or higher) degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline
  • 7 to 15 years of experience in Architecting, developing and delivering multiple projects
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment using Agile methodologies for developing software
  • Experience with Enterprise Delivery Model and presenting to review boards, writing Security Design and Threat Risk Assessment documents

What’s in it for you?


  • The opportunity to join a forward-thinking company surrounded by a collaborative team of innovative thinkers.
  • 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.


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, 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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