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Title:  Senior Manager Development




Requisition ID: 150555

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


The Team

Retail Deposits and Investments Technology within CBT is looking for a Senior Manager who has experienced full scale application development, maintenance and production support. If you are excited to work on a business-critical application suite that demands high quality work in rolling out new applications, enhancements to the existing applications both with the speed, quality and assure production stability, this is the place for you.


The Role:

Reporting to the Director, Retail Deposits and Investments Technology, the Senior Manager as the technology owner will be responsible for the strategic direction, leadership and oversight of the department he/she owns and ensure business and technology strategies, plans and initiatives are executed and delivered in compliance with governing regulations, and internal policies and procedures. The Senior Manager’s role includes application ownership besides building new solutions and maintaining the applications in Production.


 Is this role right for you?

  • Leads and drives a client focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge
  • Delivery and management of highly complex technology program which consist of multiple phases for multiple business partners and stakeholders that involves different technology teams across the enterprise and a mix of old and new Software Product Vendors
  • A Technology leader that has a great deal of experience of having worked on the latest technologies (Microservices, API, Cloud, DevOps) and promotes an engineering culture to build and harness the talent needed for modernizing the Bank’s legacy platform
  • The incumbent will be responsible for managing resources, technology direction, and alignment of business technology roadmaps
  • Passionate for building new solutions and works with the different architects/teams in the Bank to help build modern solutions utilizing the best-in-class software engineering principles
  • A great People Manager that can lead a team efficiently and bring out the best from the team
  • Promotes collaboration and ensures new ideas from the team members and ensure opportunities are provided to the team members to exhibit their potential   
  • Vendor management and engagement for technology solutions ensuring synergistic utilization of vendor partnerships while simultaneously containing costs. Holding Software Product vendors accountable for quality of deliverables
  • Responsible for monthly financials:
  • Reporting, tracking, measuring and monitoring for the supporting Project Management Office, and 
  • Monitoring and integration of contractor pool, and IT&S Operational Budget tracking and monitoring.
  • Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.


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

  • The incumbent must have at least 12+ years of IT and business/industry work experience.
  • Should have delivered projects using Agile Methodology or a Hybrid (waterfall and Agile) that can work for the situation
  • Business knowledge and experience (understanding of vision, financial objectives/how business functions and core processes interact/the strategic importance of projects, how they relate to Scotiabank's goals, how projects interact/impact of change and/or delays in projects).
  • In-Depth Experience of Development and/or Architecture in Java technology area and exposure to others
  • Process knowledge and experience in scheduling, resource allocation, risk management and systems design.
  • Critical thinking, continuous improvement and transformation in leading the group delivering high performance while aligning to group and Bank’s strategic direction.
  • Experience in the project management of highly complex technology projects.
  • Experienced in dealing with Product Vendors including an enriching experience with first-time implementation of the product within the enterprise
  • Experience in collaborating with different stakeholders and different technology teams and ensuring they are aligned at the program level
  • In-depth knowledge of the principles, theories, practices and techniques for managing the activities related to planning, managing and implementing software projects and programs.
  • The incumbent will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering


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
  • 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.




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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