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Title:  Architect - Data Security Enablement




Requisition ID: 117981

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


The role:

As a Data Architect you will contribute to the overall success of the Canadian Banking Technology data services in ensuring specific individual goals, plans, initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives.  Ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.

Reporting through a director to the Vice President, Revolving Credit, Data and Transaction, Canadian Banking Technology, the Data Architect provides, leadership and expertise in managing the delivery of the solution supplied by the Canadian Banking Technology team in Revolving Credit, Data and Transactions. You will provide technical leadership, management and product ownership leadership across the solution components.


Is this role right for you?

  • Financial project management (including planning, budgeting, forecasting, etc.)
  • Technical issue management (including leadership to propose resolution options and assist in evaluating the options, and driving to resolution)
  • Technical risk management (including proactive identification of risks, development of mitigation strategies, and proactive management)
  • Data capability placement including placement of functionality on solution components (i.e. where transformations, data validation, reconciliation is performed)
  • Data architecture including identifying system of record for attributes
  • Establishing data modelling outline (CDM) and performing LDM and PDM governance / review
  • Data solution design – from new components, to modification of existing components and design patterns.
  • Developing and gaining alignment on roles & responsibilities for delivery & support
  • Performing analysis on existing architecture, data pipelines, processes and developing and influencing teams to implement them
  • Ensure effective design and development in alignment of the Canadian Banking Technology data direction
  • Contributing to the corpus of knowledge, including the leading practices and standards, on-prem and cloud, across technology and process domains


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

  • Demonstrate the ability to work well with others and exhibits leadership
  • An excellent communicator and collaborator, engaging with multiple technical and business stakeholders and leaders
  • Organizationally savvy, with a good understanding of financial institutions and how to navigate
  • Ability to communicate, influence and persuade peers and leadership
  • Ability to quickly understand complex concepts, recognize patterns and simplify
  • Understanding of data integration concepts including metadata management, data quality management, data governance, data manipulation / transformation tools
  • Subject area experience with Financial Industry products and services preferred: Retail Banking/Lending, Commercial Banking/Lending, Capital Markets, and Wealth Management
  • Experience with innovation, design thinking, agile and the application of DataOps / DevOps
  • Experience in data integration projects (ETL/ELT, data design, data governance, data modelling, data analysis)
  • Deep experience in data management, especially of technical projects related to implementation with a minimum of $1MM budget


What's in it for you?

  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
  • We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create beautiful customer experiences
  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world
  • Dress codes don't apply here, being comfortable does
  • Onsite cafeteria
  • We offer a competitive total rewards package that includes a base salary, a performance bonus, company matching programs (on pension & profit sharing), generous vacation, personal & sick days, personal development funding, maternity leave top-up, parental leave and much more.

Canadian Banking Technology supports the end-to-end technology needs of Scotiabank’s Canadian banking business, including a broad range of banking products and services from savings and chequing accounts to credit cards and commercial loans. Joining our team gives you access to great opportunities with a wide range of traditional and emerging technologies while delivering innovative solutions for our business applications and platforms





Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Scarborough 

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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