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Title:  Senior Project Leader Development




Requisition ID: 69507


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



The Team

The Branch Teller Systems (BTS) team is looking for an individual who has the technical and strategic experience to build the best products possible. If you are excited about having a hand in building a bank of the future using cloud computing, then join us in making the modernization revolution ubiquitous.


The role:

You will lead a team and drive exciting new initiatives within the Canadian Bank - from building new features, re-platforming old technologies to improving performance, latency, availability and ultimately our Customers experience with Scotiabank. You will be required to wear multiple hats daily and will predominantly play the role of a scrum master.


Is this role right for you?

  • Primarily focused on leading the team in the capacity of a technical Scrum Master.
  • Ability to showcase progress in projects/initiatives/programs, holding people accountable to their commitments and making sure we are on track for successful delivery.
  • Participating in design discussions focused on building the best customer experience.
  • Present and leverage technical information and solutions in a way that establishes trust relationships, persuades stakeholders and achieves understanding and consensus at all levels.
  • Assess and analyze business strategy & requirements, the current technical environment and technology options to evaluate solution alternatives that meet business needs and bank strategy.
  • Partner with multiple teams across the bank to collaborate on strategy and execution.


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

  • Strong technical background (i.e. ability to read code, provide feedback, knowledge of software design patterns).
  • Working experience in an Agile environment, especially in the capacity of a Scrum Master
  • Must be flexible and ready to adapt to a dynamic and ever changing environment.
  • Possess working experience in defining current and future state for products and the associated roadmaps.
  • Understand the software release process (environments, binary repositories, CI/CD).
  • Attention to details, high standards for quality, ability to balance risk with technological advancements.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and influencing skills with ability to build and foster relationships with business users, project stakeholders, strategic technology partners and external vendors.
  • Committed to maintaining a diversified set of skills through continued education and mentoring peers and team members.
  • Bachelor (equivalent or higher) degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline


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 

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak 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. 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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