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Title:  Architect




Requisition ID: 121214

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


The Team:

Scotiabank’s Canadian Banking Technology (CBT) is changing the way we think about software development and how we maintain a technology portfolio to differentiate ourselves in a highly competitive environment. If you are excited about building enterprise applications used by millions across the world by using the latest cloud technologies, then join us in making the revolution ubiquitous.

The BTS team is looking for talented solutions architect who can help built the bank of the future. You will own and help drive new and exciting initiatives such as building new applications, re-platforming legacy technologies to improving performance, latency, availability and have a large impact on our overall Scotiabank customer experience.



  • Primarily work in the capacity of a senior developer modernizing core banking applications using Java, Spring, Spring boot, Type Script and Angular on Microsoft Azure platform.
  • Oversee existing applications, understand interdependencies and participate in building architecture roadmaps that are strategically aligned to the bank’s strategic priorities.
  • Showcase progress in projects/initiatives/programs, holding people accountable to their commitments and making sure we are on track for successful delivery.
  • Lead architectural design discussions and implementation of best practices/processes and collaborate with other architects.
  • Present and leverage technical information and solutions in a way that establishes trust within relationships, persuade stakeholders and achieve understanding and consensus at all levels.
  • Partner with multiple teams across the bank to collaborate on strategy and direction.
  • Coach and mentor junior developers assist them in technical challenges and ensure best practices are followed.
  • Assist senior management to enforce standards and mentor the technical team members on a project to project basis.



  • Strong progressive work experience of at least 4 years as a Java developer.
  • Knowledge of how scalable, secure, enterprise-level software system are designed and implemented.
  • Experience software development in microservice architecture, C++ and/or C# is a strong asset.
  • Experience in Spring, Javascript, JSON, REST web services, JDBC, Azure SQL, Redis Cache, Angular and Typescript would be considered a strong asset.
  • Experience in tools such as Jmeter, PowerMock, Jest, Junit, Protractor and Jasmine would be considered a strong asset.
  • Experience in monitoring tools such as Fortify, SonarQube, Webinspect, Splunk is an asset.
  • Experience in modernizing legacy systems or similar transformational initiatives is an asset.
  • Experience working in an agile environment.
  • Attention to details, high standards for quality, ability to balance risk with technological advancements.



  • 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 

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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