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Title:  Head, Engineering and Innovation

 

 

 

Requisition ID: 171774

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.

 

Scotiabank’s Global Technology Applications 'GTA' is changing the way we think about software development and how we manage and maintain a complex, mission critical technology portfolio, while allowing for growth and differentiation in a highly competitive environment.

 

The Role:
We are looking for a talented Director & Head, Engineering and Innovation who can help us transform and modernize Global Finance and Risk Functions.

Join our excitement by being a key contributor in architecting a bank of the future using cloud computing and highly available, large-scale, API enabled applications. You will help to ensure we are building a cohesive, future forward bank that leverages enterprise technology assets and best practices surrounding the use of modern software development, deployment, and operations principles.
Clear, professional communication with peers, clients, executives and supporting team representatives is paramount for the position. We assure you that your work will be deeply interesting, leading edge and challenging.

 

Key Accountabilities include:
•    Maintain in-depth knowledge of strategic business plans that will be used to create business visions and objectives
•    Assist in the development and maintenance of current and future state Business Reference Architectures
•    Work with Segment Leads to create and maintain IT Reference Architectures that are aligned to
•    Business requirements and Enterprise Standards
•    Work will all areas to create and reuse Global Products
•    Initiate and deliver technology evaluations and recommendations to modernize GFRT applications
•    Manage and mentor a team of senior technologist including platform, data and innovation
•    Develop and enforce best practices for master data management and integration
•    Ensure that Operational Resiliency and Risk issues are addressed all phases of development
•    Maintain in-depth knowledge of IT industry best practices, technologies, architectures, and emerging technologies
•    Review new and existing program/project architecture for compliance with IT standards, policies, and architectural plans.
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What You Will Bring to Succeed:

•    15+ years of software engineering industry experience.
•    Bachelor (equivalent or higher) degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline.
•    Experience with structured Enterprise Architecture practices, hybrid cloud deployments, and on premise to-cloud migration deployments and roadmaps.
•    Experience building, architecting, designing, and implementing highly distributed global cloud-based systems. Experience in network infrastructure, security, data, or application development.
•    Knowledge of technology solutions and ability to learn and work with emerging technologies, methodologies, and solutions in the Cloud/IT technology space.
•    Experience in modernizing legacy systems or similar transformational initiatives
•    Excellent interpersonal, communication, and influencing skills with the ability to build and foster relationships with business partners, project stakeholders, strategic technology partners and external vendors.
•    Commitment to maintaining a diversified set of skills through continued education and mentoring peers and team members.
•    Experience in high volume, high complexity online systems needing integration across multiple technologies and consumers.
•    Hands-on technical working experience in the system analysis, design, architecture of complex, multitier development & production environments
•    Ability to collaborate across organizational boundaries, build relationships, and achieve broader organizational goals.
•    Must be flexible and ready to adapt to a dynamic environment.

 

Nice to have experience:
•    3-5 years of banking/financial industry experience.
•    Experience designing and implementing highly available, extensible APIs.
•    Experience designing and implementing public cloud-based applications with experience in either Google Cloud Platform or Microsoft Azure
•    Experience working in an Agile environment


The Workplace

This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office and from home with the details to be determined based on business needs.
We are technology partners who help the business transform how our employees around the world work
We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
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 (on pension & profit sharing), and generous vacation

 

Scotiabank

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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Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  

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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