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Title:  Hadoop Administrator (Remote)




Requisition ID: 170071

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


The way we work is changing. This is a fully remote role, where you’ll be working exclusively from the comfort of your own home. You will begin your employment at home and continue working remotely given you meet requirements, which include, but are not limited to a quiet workspace and the required internet bandwidth.


The team:

Scotiabank’s Global Technology Services (GTS) - Enterprise Data Lake (EDL) & Data Management Services is responsible for managing and supporting Scotiabank’s Hadoop platforms covering Canada, Caribbean, Latin America (LATAM) and various other countries. This includes managing and implementing new technology, security patches and software deployment across the bank, as well as collaborating in the process of continuous improvement to the different subsidiaries under the direction of globalization and consolidation of applications and services.


The role:

Based on the work you will do & the access to data, as a condition of employment, you currently have, in good standing, the Canadian Federal "RELIABILITY" Security Clearance OR with the assistance from the bank, you are eligible to successfully apply for this type of federal security clearance status.


You will play a critical role to support and improve user experience for our Hadoop platforms and tools. You are responsible for deploying, monitoring, and supporting this environment, and directly working with developers, business users, and other related support teams.  You will also create test plans /test strategies + perform manual/automation testing. As an active collaborator on end-to-end projects, you will follow up with troubleshooting of any production issues reported and fix, if required, any further enhancement(s) and ensure working product are delivered with quality.


You are a part of a team that works a rotational shift, which includes late afternoons to evenings, or overnights during the work week. The rotational shift would also include weekends, statutory & bank holidays.


Is this role right for you?

  • You are eager to work with new technologies in complex environments, and work with other technology teams to contribute to an overall solution.
  • You thrive on being hands-on during mid to complex project deployments into production. This will include the support of assigned systems by acting as an internal consultant on assigned infrastructure and providing suggestions for viable solutions to systems problems of high complexity.
  • You want to be challenged with complex problem solving in time sensitive situations to reduce system downtime and able to suggest solutions to automate recurrent issues to improve user experiences.
  • You are highly interested in technologies related with big data and large-scale computing like Hadoop and Linux clusters and is comfortable reading and sometimes writing code.


Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role?


What's in it for you?

  • We are technology partners who help the business transform how our employees around the world work.
  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world.
  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success! We also 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 (pension & Employee Share Ownership), generous vacation; health/medical/wellness benefits; employee banking privileges.
  • Although this is a remote work from home role, if you would like to come onsite, this downtown Toronto location is:
  • Renovated with a design focus on enabling collaboration through both environment and technology.
  • Located near the TTC’s Line 1 King subway station & is located minutes from GO Transit/VIA Rail hub at Union Station; as well as the TTC’s King 504 streetcar line.
  • Just minutes from the Gardiner Expressway & the DVP.
  • You have card access to The Commons, a dining space at Scotia Plaza for employees where breakfast & lunch are served. Also, The Bean serves hot/cold beverages & snacks.
  • Directly accessible to The PATH & its many food courts, restaurants, grocery stores, LCBO, hairdressers, pharmacies, gyms, clothing stores & services.







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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