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Title:  Splunk Solutions Architect (Performance & Capacity Management)




Requisition ID: 79565


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


The team

The Performance and Capacity Management (PCM) team’s mandate is to help minimize production outage.  The team leverages industry’s best monitoring tools and practices and offers full stack end-to-end monitoring services in the Bank, including Canadian Banking, International Banking, and Wealth Management.


The team offers consulting services, deploys monitoring tools, investigates performance bottlenecks, and supports production incidents.


The role

Reporting to Senior Architect - PCM Engineering, the Splunk Solutions Architect will be a Splunk subject matter expert that provides leadership and guidance to the PCM and other application teams in Information Technology & Solutions (IT&S) department.


Is this role right for you?

  • You get to manage and maintain end-to-end performance for all applications, workloads and environments.
  • You will provide technical leadership in the design, development and support of Application Performance Management tools and processes following industry best practices. As well as firefighting production problems that are performance related.
  • You analyze performance data and act on negative performance trends to identify root cause.
  • You get to support and enhance the PCM system as required to support the implementation of new business applications and technology.
  • You will utilize your ability to implement and exploit performance tools from 3rd party vendors; plus participate in the technical assessments of 3rd party tools and vendors.
  • You will consult with the development teams on large projects to provide PCM services, ensuring:
    • There are no monitoring gaps
    • The design has been optimized from a cost perspective
    • The accuracy of the capacity plan
    • The completeness of the stress testing process


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

  • You have at least 3 years of hands-on technical working experience in installing, configuring, troubleshooting different Splunk components.
  • You have at least 2 years of hands-on technical working experience in managing Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Microsoft Azure hosted infrastructure & systems.
  • You have at least 2 years of technical working knowledge of containers technology, such as Docker, PCF, and Kubernetes.
  • You have at least 7 years of technical understanding of the nuances involved in various operating system environments (Windows, Linux, AIX, Solaris), Application Servers (WebSphere, Tomcat) and databases (DB2, Oracle, MS SQL, noSQL)
  • You have at least 5 years of technical knowledge of TCP/IP, DNS, network devices & protocols and their impact on web performance.
  • You have at least 3 years of hands-on technical working experience in performance tuning and capacity planning.
  • You possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A post-secondary education in Computer Science or Math or Engineering disciplines is an asset; as is a Splunk Certified Architect.


What's in it for you?

  • You will stay on the leading edge of cloud technology and adoption as Scotiabank continues its aggressive digital transformation.  The Bank will provide a dynamic, fast-paced, flexible and very progressive working environment that will allow your creativity and energy to prosper and thrive.
  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
  • Our primary office in Scarborough is freshly renovated with a design focus on enabling collaboration through both environment and technology.  Onsite cafeteria plus complimentary hot beverage stations in the workplace.
  • Minutes by TTC bus from Warden subway station on Line 2. Free employee shuttle service connecting the IT campus with nearby GO stations. Sept. 2021 opening of the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit. Birchmount is a stop on this route.
  • Minutes from the 401 & DVP. Free onsite & offsite employee parking with charging stations for electric vehicles onsite
  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world.
  • 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), generous vacation; health/medical/wellness benefits; employee banking privileges.



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. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.


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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