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Lead DevOps Release Analyst (Host Mainframe)

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Scarborough, ON, CA

Company: Scotiabank



Requisition ID: 43557


Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.



Reporting to the Senior Manager, Release & Test Environment Management, the Lead DevOps Release Analyst is responsible for leading the transformation and alignment of release and code delivery processes to industry best practices and DevOps framework.   The Lead DevOps Release Analyst will be directly accountable for adoption of continuous delivery (CD), deployment and risk based change management.

• Support of Continuous Integration (CI)/CD pipeline tools and various build and deploy technologies;

• Support & participate in the development, implementation and adoption of the Enterprise Change & Release management model; and

• Work with peers in a collaborative environment to enable DevOps adoption among within the Canadian Banking Technology (CBT) organization




• Design, build and implement release management processes and solutions that follow industry best practices and DevOps principles.

• Lead and drive transformation of product delivery through modernized methodologies and technologies.

• Provide thought leadership to build foundational edicts for operational efficiency through automation.

• Support migration of Canadian Banking applications from a legacy delivery process to a DevOps model aligned to the Bank’s Enterprise DevOps Platform (PLATO).

• Act as the department’s subject matter expert on host related projects and environment issues.

• Provide technical leadership to the operations and testing groups for host test environments.




• You have demonstrated technical working experience in leading troubleshooting and investigations to resolve complex issues.

• You possess strong analytical skills, and reacts well under pressure.

• You consider yourself to be a self-starter who can handle multiple tasks and areas of responsibilities.

• You have strong communication (verbal/written/presentation) skills.

• You have technical working knowledge with z/OS mainframe platforms, such as Customer Information Control System (CICS), IBM Information Management System (IMS), IBM DB2 RDBMS & UNIX System Services (USS) operating environments.

• You have technical working knowledge with monitoring tools like IBM Developer’s Tool kit.

• You have technical working experience with various Source Code Management and build tools like CA Technologies’ Endevor, Atlassian Bitbucket, Git, SonarQube (formerly Sonar) & Fortify.

• You possess technical working experience with various release automation tools and scripting languages like XebiaLabs’ XL Release, IBM’s Urbancode Deploy, Python, JSON, Jenkins, ServiceNow.




Post-secondary education in Computer Science or in another technical or engineering stream.


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Scarborough

As Canada’s International Bank, we are a leader when it comes to inclusion. We are a diverse and global team, speaking more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. 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. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly.  If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.

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