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DevOps Specialist

Date: Mar 16, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Scotiabank





Requisition ID: 53540


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




The DevOps Specialist works with the development teams in transforming Risk Management applications to a Continuous Integration/Continuous deployment model, adapt to DevOps operating model & practices and deploy to public cloud as required. 


The transformation will align with Enterprise practice, SaaS model that minimizes application run effort by automating all aspects of the operation of the service, so the candidate needs to come up with automations to replace an manual activity with proactive monitoring, automated patching automated hardening, workflows and deploy to cloud infrastructure.


Key Accountabilities

  • Deploying, automating, maintaining and managing all stages of Technology solution/development life cycle including prototyping/inception, testing, and production.
  • Work collaboratively with software development team in building Test Automation and Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment pipelines, assist team to adopt DevOps practices and supporting the tools/environment.
  • Provide input into solution design, development, build & deployment management and operation processes, and help to automate and streamline our processes
  • Work with development team to provide the solutions and services required to ensure the availability, performance, scalability and security of productions systems
  • Work with development team to transform applications to a DevOps operating model and align with Enterprise solutions in Cloud deployments and Plato


Skills and Competencies


  • Overall 5+  years of software development and release engineering experience.
  • Strong knowledge of DevOps tools and best practices such as CI/CD , Docker, Kubernetes, and an interest in industry trends
  • A good understanding and working knowledge of sever and network configuration both for deployment and at run-time
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Ansible, Chef or an equivalent
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with Google Cloud/Azure is required)
  • Programming experience in one or more of the following: Java, JavaScripts, C#, C++, Scala, Web Services and API development with strong scripting (Python, Perl and/or PHP) and automation skills
  • Strong Linux system administration skills.
  • Ability to analyze and resolve complex infrastructure and application deployment issues..
  • Experience with Agile software development and project management methodologies.
  • Experience with version control systems such as Bitbucket/Git, TFS and other CI/CD tools e.g. Maven, Jenkins, Ant etc.
  • Understanding network topologies and common network protocols and services (DNS, HTTP(S), SSH, FTP, SMTP).
  • Must be flexible to adapt to a dynamic environment, make quick and sound decisions under pressure
  • Experience with test automation tools e.g. Selenium, HP QTP With excellent interpersonal, communication skills that can build rapport with cross functional teams and stakeholders



  • A recognized degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics or related discipline is required

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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