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Cloud Engineer - Platform Organization

Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Scotiabank



Requisition ID: 67781


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

As Scotiabank’s engine of modernization, the PLATO platform enables technology teams to build software quickly and securely using modern practices. PLATO is an integrated set of technical capabilities, services and processes that encapsulate critical enterprise functions through standardization, re-use and automation.

The PLATO team is comprised of engineers, problem solvers, agilists and creatives in roles such as Enterprise Platform Engineering and Architecture, Enterprise Data Services, Cloud Infrastructure and Architecture, Product Engineering, and Product Management. Together, the team provides the platform that enables the Bank to deliver transformative experiences that help our 24 million customers become better off.

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Purpose of the Job

The role of the Cloud Engineer operates within the Cloud Deployments team supporting both the Azure and GCP platforms, as well as the associated governance to scale frameworks. This valuable member of the team will be responsible for supporting existing cloud infrastructure and pipelines employing industry leading DevOps practices.


Key accountabilities include: development, management and maintenance of functional governance engines to enable safe enterprise-wide use of cloud, both internal and vendor provided new resources from the cloud provider. Level 3 support responsibilities are included as well.


Mandatory skill requirements are: - Enthusiasm for infrastructure transformation via infrastructure-as-code and automation. - Strong development experience and delivery history in key scripting languages (e.g. Ruby, Python, Powershell, Groovy) - Strong development experience with configuration management tools (e.g. Puppet) - Strong development experience, delivery history, and breadth of language experience (e.g. Java, Scala, nodeJS) - Strong communication skills, both written and spoken. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Ruby, Python, and Java, and experience in configuration management software (Ansible, Chef, Puppet). Strong knowledge of RedHat 7+ and Windows operating systems is also a plus, as is exposure to the Hashicorp suite of products. Experience within Canadian financial institutions is a benefit.


Minimal educational requirement is a bachelors degree in computer science or engineering/mathematics discipline.

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto

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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