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Title:  Senior Development Manager; Digital Factory




Requisition ID: 86456


At Scotiabank Digital Factory, the reach and opportunity of a global organization meets the passion and drive of a startup. Reinvention starts here—and it starts with you.

We believe that the pathway to success is paved with user feedback, so we’re constantly asking our customers how they want to bank. When we find an opportunity to make things people will love, we assemble teams of specialists to collaborate in Digital Factories in Canada, Chile, Mexico, Peru, and Colombia. We work fast, and we work smart. Join us to create meaningful experiences and build the bank of tomorrow for our customers around the world.

If you’d like to learn more about the Digital Factory workspace, our Digital Banking career opportunities, Communities of Practice, and open source projects, check out our microsite:


Would you like to help us reinvent how people bank? At Scotiabank's Digital Factory, we are passionate about transforming the customer experience. We’re looking to fill our team with influencers, makers, creators and leaders who are flexible, curious, adventurous, versatile and responsive; and who are ready to roll up their sleeves in a collaborative and productive environment to get things done. 

By joining our team, you will make an impact on our customers, the banking industry, and ultimately, the world.
As the Senior Development Manager you will contribute to the overall success of the Canadian Digital Banking Engineering unit ensuring specific individual goals, plans and initiatives are executed and delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives.  

Is this role right for you?

As the Senior Development Manager you will…
Manage the development team (15+ individuals) by coaching, mentoring, training and assigning tasks in line with department objectives. 
Champion a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
Promote accountability in the software engineering teams from development to production
Set work direction at an operational level, works autonomously in the management of the unit and collaborates with other business or technology leaders to establish and execute on common goals with a medium to longer term business perspective
Utilize existing capabilities within the architecture and introduce new functionalities to support changing business requirements
Be responsible for timely resolution of internal/external issues, ensuring solutions provided to the business meet best practices, quality and security standards
Understand how the bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of your respective areas, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations 
Champion a high performance environment and implement a people strategy that attracts, retains, develops and motivates your team by fostering an inclusive work environment; communicating vison, values, business strategy and managing succession and development planning for your team. 
Develop systems integration and standards 
Translate ideas into technical and business realities


Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed?
University degree in technology, computer science, engineering OR equivalent experience
7 or more years in progressive roles within Engineering/Technology, which includes at least 2 years leading a team
Previous working experience in Agile/Scrum delivery model.
Must have prior experience as lead on AEM 6.3+
Experience in development and troubleshooting AEM websites and applications
Ability to analyze detailed concepts, design mock-ups and convert them into fully functional online user experience.
Expertise in Git, Jira, Sling, OSGi, Apache, Maven, Java/J2EE
Fluent in HTML, CSS, XML, CSS, Ajax, Javascript, Web Services (SOAP/REST), Sightly, React.js
Familiarity with dispatcher configurations
AEM certification is a plus
Experience in upgrading AEM to the latest version is an asset
Advanced testing and troubleshooting skills (unit, system, integration and performance testing)
Strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; can effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical audience
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment


What’s in it for you? 

We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity and curiosity and celebrates success!
We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create meaningful customer experiences
You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world
We hire you for your talent — not just a job — so you can grow with us. We’ll equip you for success not only in your role, but also in your career as a whole
Dress codes don't apply here: being comfortable does
Free shuttle service to and from Union Station, onsite subsidized cafeteria with a chef, and an onsite fitness center *
Our work from home social channel offers weekly virtual yoga, social events, learning opportunities, and contests to share current experiences & promote wellbeing in our new remote environment
Access to thousands of online and in-person courses so you can hone your current skills, or learn new ones
A competitive rewards package that includes a base salary, a performance bonus, company matching programs on pension and profit sharing, paid vacation, personal & sick days, medical, vision, and dental benefits that start from day one and much more!

*Some of our perks & onsite offerings will be offline as we continue to monitor federal and provincial regulations around COVID-19.


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. 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.