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Title:  Solutions Architect - DevOps Tools Engineering (Hybrid)




Requisition ID: 172123

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


Looking for a hybrid role? We have the job for you! Our employees in hybrid roles can alternate between work from home & onsite in the office with the details to be determined, based on business needs.


The team:

DevOps Technology Services & Operations team, as a part of Scotiabank’s Global Technology & Enterprise Platforms’ (GTEP) group, provides services that enable the bank’s global community to plan, develop, build, and deliver software with high velocity, while continuing to meet Scotiabank's change-control & security objectives with the goal to provide best in class banking customer experience. The team plays a major role in Scotiabank’s strategic programs to deliver applications to critical Private & Public Cloud infrastructure.


Overall team’s mandate includes:

  • Service framework design and implementation guided by Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) best practices
  • Architectural Design; Engineering, Administration and Operations; as well as End-User Support and Training on the following:
  • Atlassian’s Data Center (Crowd, Jira, Confluence & BitBucket)
  • CloudBees® Jenkins
  • JFrog Artifactory
  • SonarSource SonarQube


The role:

You will be providing architectural/design services and subject matter expertise to ensure overall DevOps platform’s stability, reliability, performance, and scalability through the following:

  • Plan and lead the implementation of tools’ redesign/improvements/upgrades/migrations, including the underlying infrastructure, guiding the technical team as needed;
  • Creating and maintaining tools’ roadmaps and assist Product Owner and the team in prioritizing the engineering backlog;
  • Proactively engaging and keeping a continuous conversation with the tools’ vendors regarding the best practices and tuning as applied to our Bank’s environments and user community; and
  • Assist and coach the technical team in root cause analysis and problem management for complex incidents and recurring issues including defining preventive measures and tracking their implementation’s completion.


When required, you must be available to respond to 3rd level support during incidents & participate in pre-scheduled implementations during evenings and weekends.


Is this role right for you?

  • You are passionate and curious about all things DevOps, Application Lifecycle Management, Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD), Agile, Lean and Automation while understanding financial industry’s IT specifics such as Regulations, Security, Audit in a hybrid (Waterfall / Agile) environment.
  • You take ownership and drive initiatives through completion, while communicating proactively and effectively with all parties involved.
  • You thrive on leading various initiatives and coach team members, while eager to collaborate with them. This collaboration extends across enterprise departments, building relationships and getting quick assistance from others.
  • You are open to new and innovative approaches; acceptance of different opinions/feedback and leveraging other team members’ work & ideas. You always seek to continuously improve.
  • You are constantly developing yourself by acquiring knowledge from the surrounding teams as well as from self-learning through exploring the Internet, meet ups, conferences, and user communities.
  • You believe that empowering end users through coaching/training, robust and secure automation and easily accessible and practical documentation is the way to achieve success in DevOps Technology area.


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

  • You possess excellent communication (verbal/written) skills. Furthermore, you also have very good interpersonal skills to build relationships with the team; as well as with the internal / external business partners and vendors.
  • You have excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage own’s time and understand the priority of tasks as per team’s goals.
  • You have at least 10+ years of hands-on technical working experience as a subject matter expert (SME)/Architect in the DevOps & CI/CD technologies and tools areas.
  • You have at least 8+ years of hands-on technical working experience with the architecture, administration, and underlying infrastructure design of ATLASSIAN DATA CENTER (Crowd, Jira, Confluence & Bitbucket).
  • You have at least 5+ years of hands-on technical working experience with the architecture, administration, and underlying infrastructure design of CloudBees® Jenkins.
  • You have at least 5+ years of hands-on technical working experience with the architecture, administration, and underlying infrastructure design of JFrog Artifactory.
  • You can demonstrate hands-on technical working experience in leading & implementing High Availability & Disaster Recovery solutions for Atlassian Data Center in a large enterprise technology setting.


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 have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success! We foster an environment of innovation and continuous learning.
  • 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), paid vacation/sick/personal days off; health/medical/wellness benefits; employee banking privileges.
  • As a part of the hybrid work model, when required to be onsite, the Scarborough worksite 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.
  • 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 or from Kennedy subway station on Lines 2/3.  Scheduled 2023 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 : 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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