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Title:  Lab Leader

 

 

 

Requisition ID: 152010

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

 

Job Title: Lab Leader


The Team 
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The Role 
* Scotiabank is embarking on a major initiative to modernize end to end Payments technology and processes.  The end result of the modernization program will enable the bank to offer enrich information and transparencies to support the rapidly evolving payments community. 
* This position requires a proven leader to manage development resources, technical deliverables and stakeholder relationships.   
* The incumbent must be technologically well-rounded with experiences operating strategy to modernize legacy environment 
* The incumbent will also be responsible for project financials management, career development, performance evaluation and capacity management 

 

Key Accountabilities: 
•Be at the forefront of technology and enable the Lab to be a highly functioning technology power house that enables transformation.
•Provides thought leadership, innovative ideas, and drives toward partnership at the table. Serves as a steward of Lab culture / environment and engineering practices.
•Drives partnerships with key stakeholders (business partners, payments team, PMO, Product Owners, etc.)
•Actively partners with other Lab Leaders and Scrum Masters to ensure resources, scope, lessons learned, etc. are shared and appropriately integrated. 
•Provides leadership over large or complex initiatives. 
•Manage the overall Payments Modernization Portfolio intake process, roadmap and vision.
•Defines Lab metrics at the portfolio, application, and team levels by leveraging agile metrics and practices. 
•Identifies and manages risks, opportunities, compliance issues or other lab concerns.
 
Leadership
•Creates structures and processes that promote an environment of innovation and experimentation for direct reports, peer groups and leaders.
•Is a technology thought leader. Responsible for implementation of strategy including high level planning of work and resources across multi-year timeframe.
•Defines and communicates strategy to the organization so they understand their roles, are motivated to achieve established goals and have line of the sight.
•Applies knowledge and efforts to diverse and complex situations, to drive business solutions.
•Change agent and foster a culture of embracing and initiating changes for continuous improvement.
  
People Management
•Creates and leads change across multiple organizations; catalyst for employees and peers in implementing change.
•Models and creates an environment of accountability for peer groups and senior leaders by setting clear performance objectives in support of business outcomes.
•Coaches and continually motivates the teams actively; drives high levels of performance
•Accountable for creation of environment of open communication and innovation within the Lab.
 

Key Requirements:
•Minimum of 5 years technology development experience in financial industry
•Minimum of 3 years experiences in a technical leadership role
•Minimum of 3 year’s people leadership
•Proven record of transformation leadership
*Experienced in the payments related processes; knowledge on SWIFT and Payments Canada initiatives will be an asset
•Prior knowledge of agile methodology 


Educational Requirements: 
•University degree in an IT related discipline – a technical background is required to understand the many facets of application management and integration complexities:   
•Computer Engineering or Computer Science Degree preferred.
•University or college or equivalent work experience.
•Scrum Master Certification an asset



The Workplace 
•    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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