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Title:  Infrastructure Architecture Specialist (Design, Planning & Support)




Requisition ID: 102972

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


The team:

Scotiabank’s Global Technology Services (GTS) - Operations and Engineering, Tools & Monitoring is responsible for the deployment, maintenance and support of the bank’s application and infrastructure monitoring and workload scheduling products.  The Tools & Monitoring Workload Automation Team focuses on mainframe and Mid-Tier batch job scheduling products - developing and communicating standards to govern and ensure alignment with the bank’s and industry best practices.


The role:

You will play a critical part in proactively partnering with business line representatives to drive improved technology solutions that support business strategies.  You will provide oversight over project intake and the designs/proposals put forward.  You also push for opportunities for cost reduction & develop Infrastructure strategy and validate that the solution architecture complies with the application architecture/roadmap.


When required, this role will provide 24x7 extended after hours support for engagement in real-time troubleshooting/resolution of P1/Major incidents, software upgrades, patches, installs, configuration updates to application and/or infrastructure components.


Is this role right for you?

  • You thrive in providing technical leadership in the design, development and support of Workload Automation tools and processes.
  • You are willing to explore and stay current with the latest developments in workload automation technologies and can propose cost-effective deployment plans.
  • You embrace overseeing the intake process and can recommend the most effective solutions to satisfy new requirements incurred in new infrastructure
  • You can design the infrastructure for running the workload automations tools.
  • You invest the time to study and recommend the solutions for the connectivity to and/or from other monitoring tools in the bank.
  • You can explore and recommend training approach for the team to prepare to govern new technologies coming on board.
  • You take the initiative to lead the resolution of production problems that are Workload Automation related.
  • You excel in supporting and enhancing the Workload Automation system as required to support the implementation of new business applications and technology.
  • Consult with the development teams on large projects to provide Workload Automation services, ensuring the adoption of DevOps, AI Ops, Infrastructure as Code (IaC) in deployment, Continuous Integration (CI) configuration etc.
  • It’s in your DNA to champion a high-performance environment and contribute to an inclusive work environment.


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

  • You can demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • You have at least 5+ years of hands-on technical working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting of Mid-Tier Workload Automation Tools, such as Control-M and/or Tidal and/or Autosys.
  • You have at least 5+ years of hands-on technical working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting of Mainframe Workload Automation Tool, such as Control-M and/or CA7.
  • You have at least 5+ years of technical working knowledge of the nuances involved in various operating system environments (Windows, Linux, AIX, Solaris), Application Server (WebSphere, Tomcat) and database (DB2, Oracle, MS SQL Server, NoSQL, PostgreSQL).
  • You have at least 5+ years of technical working knowledge of TCP/IP protocols, DNS, and firewall protocols.
  • You possess a strong technical background to adapt & deal with new and traditional technologies in the various platforms.
  • You possess excellent analytical conceptual skills at a level to provide input of value to project plans and design solutions.
  • You also possess the ability to quickly learn mainframe host system tools, processes and job control language (JCL).
  • You must have a completed post-secondary education in Computer Science or Math or Engineering disciplines.


What's in it for you?

  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world.
  • We foster an environment of innovation and continuous learning.
  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
  • We care about our people, allowing them to design how they work to deliver amazing results.
  • We offer a competitive total rewards package, including a performance bonus, company matching programs (pension & Employee Share Ownership), generous vacation; health/medical/wellness benefits; employee banking privileges.
  • While we currently work remotely from home, when we can physically go back to work, our primary location is:
    • Renovated with a design focus on enabling collaboration through both environment and technology.
    • Furnished with an onsite cafeteria that serves hot foods, salads, sandwiches & snacks + a Tim Horton’s kiosk.
    • Equipped for breaks with table tennis, table soccer, pool table & TV’s. Our lounges have fridges, microwaves, complimentary hot beverage stations & water dispensers.
    • Minutes by TTC bus from Warden subway station on Line 2.  Free employee shuttle service connecting the IT campus with nearby GO stations.  2022 opening of the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit with the Birchmount stop that’s steps away.
    • Minutes from the 401 & DVP. Free onsite & offsite employee parking with charging stations for electric vehicles onsite.



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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