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Title:  Application Specialist (Senior Developer)




Requisition ID: 148953

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


Is this role right for you? You will be responsible for:


Work as a developer for Prime Service Data Interface (PSDI) team with strong sense of ownership for system stability and capacity. Candidate will be responsible for deliveries of new functionality, enhancements to systems on behalf of the team. This role requires strong technical and dev ops skills and will require candidate to have hands on development responsibilities. Candidate will be involved in designing of new system functionality and features. Candidate will be required to interact with other teams such as Product Development group, Quality Assurance team, support team and other internal Scotia teams in executing and delivering projects.



Do you have the skills you need to succeed? We'd love to work with you, if you have:

Must have:

  • 8 - 10 years of experience in financial industry (capital markets)

  • Understanding of Software design and software development lifecycle.

  • Strong sense of ownership for system stability and capacity.

  • Good communication skills and ability to work directly with others

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • Technology Skills: 

    • Java,

    • J2EE (Servlets, JDBC, EJB, JSP, JMS)

    • Webservices (Tomcat or Weblogic a plus)

    • Spring framework

    • XML

    • SQL on databases such as Oracle, Sybase etc. (PL/SQL preferred)

    • Unix scripting

    • Dev Ops: Source Code control/Release management tools (GIT, Bitbucket, JIRA, Jenkins, Gradle, Splunk preferred)

    • Message-oriented middleware such as MQ, Tibco etc.

  • Hands on experience in networking security, databases and Linux systems

  • Nice to have:

  • Technology Skills

  • JavaScript (Angular JS is a strong plus)

    • Perl

    • Python

  • Experience with Prime Services a plus such as Securities Lending.

  • Experience in developing STP (straight through processing) solutions a plus.

  • Past experience with system ownership a plus.


Location(s):  United States : New York : New York City 

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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