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Director, Cloud Deployments - Platform Organization

Date: Jul 30, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Scotiabank



Requisition ID: 67304


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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Scotiabank is well on the way of platform modernization journey by using public cloud services. The Cloud Deployments group builds platforms on the public cloud for the Bank's internal use. We are building our development team with influencers, makers, creators and industry leaders who will drive us forward and enhance the experience of our customers. This is a leadership position to provide ongoing management and direction to a team of cloud infrastructure and software development engineers building Scotiabank's Public Cloud platforms.



•Provide business direction and technical leadership to team of cloud infrastructure and software engineers. •Development of organization to meet project goals and align with strategy. •Maintain highest standards of quality for cloud platforms •Lead interactions with internal clients and technology vendors •Builds a high performance environment and implements a people strategy that attracts, retains, develops and motivates their team by fostering an inclusive work environment and using a coaching mindset and behaviors; communicating vision/values/business strategy; and, managing succession and development planning for the team •Provide honest, respectful and objective feedback to team members regarding their strengths and development opportunities •Well-honed relationship building and negotiating skills •Effective mentor, coach and motivator of teams •Client centric •A partner and team player with a true team work ethic; works effectively and cooperatively with others; intrinsic collaborative approach •Brings a big-picture perspective; has the ability to see how all the pieces fit together and contribute to the achievement of broader organizational goals •A proactive self-starter with a strong work ethic and a high degree of personal integrity; takes ownership and likes to be held accountable for results; able and willing to make decision


Skills required:

•Demonstrated leadership and people management skills and experience •Familiary with agile software development methods •Working familiarity with major Public Cloud offerings (Azure, GCP, AWS) •Working familiarity with Cloud infrastructure, Cloud security, Cloud services and etc. •Understanding of databases, NoSQL systems, storage and distributed persistence technologies.


Education required:


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience


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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