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Title:  Cloud Engineer, Scotia Digital (Vancouver Hub)




Requisition ID: 131988

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


About the role


Scotiabank has embarked on the journey to modernize both development practices and tools. One of the main areas of transformation is the public cloud and the various platform technologies that support both development and operations on the cloud. The aim is to provide a streamlined process and framework which will allow the development teams to focus on building business logic.  The platform is used by development teams globally to host hundreds of applications.  We are looking to build our development team with influencer, makers, creators and industry leaders who will drive us forward. 

The role of the Cloud Engineer operates within the Cloud Engineering team. This valuable member of the team will be responsible for creating platform components and services for the broad enterprise use


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


  • Key accountabilities include development and maintenance of cloud platforms, services and components to enable safe enterprise-wide use of cloud common functionality. 
  • Level 3 support responsibilities are required. 
  • Develop software/pipelines for enabling and automating provisioning and maintenance of cloud platform and related components. 
  • Designing, implementing, and refactoring code. 
  • Participating in design discussions focused on scalability, design, and implementation best practices. 
  • Ensuring software, programs and applications are developed and/or configured to meet high availability, integrity, and reliability requirements. 
  • Working with other engineers and architects on breaking-down, scoping, and estimating tasks. 
  • Participating in planning, retrospective sessions, attending stand-ups, etc. 
  • Build and operate the highly available and scalable software and infrastructure. 
  • Supporting application teams on the use of cloud platform including providing guidance on design patterns, best practices, and security considerations. 
  • Our teams are flexible and fast – you will provide peer review and quality control on a daily basis. 


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


  • Enthusiasm for cloud transformation and cloud platform/components/services development. 
  • Strong development experience and breadth of language and framework experience.  (Java, Spring, C#, NodeJS is a benefit). 
  • Full understanding of software development life cycle as well as related technologies. 
  • Understanding of software release process (environments, binary repositories, CI/CD) is required. 
  • Understanding of cloud infrastructure and/or networking is required. 
  • Experience developing and deploying cloud infrastructure is a strong benefit. 
  • Expertise in relational databases. 
  • Experience in NoSQL databases is a benefit. 
  • In-depth knowledge of software architecture, design patterns, and security considerations. 
  • Expertise in cloud platform features and capabilities is a benefit. 
  • Proven experience in cloud development (Microsoft Azure, Google GCP) is a benefit. 
  • Experience with AzureSQL and Pivotal Cloud Foundry is a strong benefit. 
  • Self-sufficient, works under the supervision of a more senior engineer. 
  • Strong communication skills, both written and spoken; of specific importance the strong communication to a technical audience. 
  • Attention to details, high standards for quality. 
  • Writing and maintaining related documentation. 
  • Experience within Canadian financial institutions a benefit. 





  • Bachelor (equivalent or higher) degree in computer science or engineering/mathematics discipline. 


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 : British Columbia : Vancouver || 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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