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Title:  Solutions Architect



Requisition ID: 44489


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



Scotiabank’s Canadian Banking Technology (CBT) is changing the way we think about software development and how we maintain a technology portfolio to differentiate ourselves in a highly competitive environment.


The CBT Modernization team is looking for talented Architects who can help built the bank of the future. As a Solutions Architect, you will own and help drive new and exciting initiatives such as building new applications, re-platforming old technologies to improving performance, latency, availability and have a large impact on our overall Scotiabank customer experience.


If you are excited about building global applications used by millions across the world by using the latest cloud technologies and highly available microservice architecture, then join us in making the revolution ubiquitous.



  • Primarily focus on initiatives for modernizing core banking applications using Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
  • Provide development expertise, architectural designs, solutions, and reviews for major business applications. This includes responsibility of the delivery of complex initiatives across multiple technologies.
  • Present technical solutions in a way that establishes trust, persuades stakeholders and fosters understanding and consensus at all levels.
  • Oversee existing applications, understand interdependencies and formulate road-maps strategically aligned to the bank’s strategic priorities.
  • Liaise with Senior Solutions Architects as well as the Information Technology & Solutions (IT&S) Enterprise Architecture Office with regards to the strategy and direction on design and architecture.
  • Ideally, you will spend significant time coding, conducting code reviews and walk-throughs; mentor and coach other team members to ensure best technical practices are implemented.
  • Lead architectural design and review sessions. Work on breaking-down, scoping and estimating complex tasks in a team environment.
  • Develop and review documentation such as security design documentation, solution architectural review, etc.
  • Work with senior management to translate high-level vision into tangible assets for the bank.



  • You have at least a combined and progressive work experience of 6 years as a developer and architect in the technologies mentioned below.
  • You have hands-on technical work experience in conducting system analysis, design, and the architecture of complex highly available enterprise applications.
  • You have strong software development experience with Java, AngularJS, Spring and Springboot.
  • You have experience in designing highly secure and extensible microservices architecture.
  • You have an awareness of how scalable, secure, enterprise-level software systems are designed, in terms of code, architecture and infrastructure
  • You possess the ability to confidently articulate the benefits & drawbacks of a solution or strategy to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • You have a commitment to maintain a diversified set of skills through continued education, and, as well, mentoring peers and team members.
  • Your work experience in modernizing legacy systems or similar transformational initiatives is an asset.
  • Your working knowledge of DB2 (mainframe & LUW), Azure SQL, and Google database offerings are a strong asset.
  • Having a strong software development experience with C++ and/or C# is a strong asset.



  • Completion of a post-secondary education in Computer Science, Engineering or technical equivalent


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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