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Title:  Security Engineer, Crypto Platform Ops




Requisition ID: 153580

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


Reporting to Senior Manager, the Security Engineer, Crypto Platform Ops will be responsible for automation, and continuous support of crypto platform operations. We are seeking a candidate who is passionate about cryptography, cloud technologies and has firsthand experience implementing large scale enterprise software with strong knowledge in Key and Certificate management, DevSecOps, Azure and Google cloud platforms, Kubernetes, Secure authentication and development.


What will you do?

  • Provides development and L3 production support along with other team members.
  • The typical day includes working with enterprise-wide development teams to provide various security services. The position also includes the creation, implementation, and enforcement of policies and procedures, automation tools, source control, deployment orchestration, and process standardization.
  • Participate in on-site Security activities in the Crypto Production Center located in GTA.
  • Provide support during the implementation from a technical perspective on issues such as: Performance, Scalability, Reliability, Audit, Monitoring and security
  • Builds and maintains dev environments that includes but not limited to ensuring Scotiabank required patching is maintained, ensuring currency on applications including testing, hotfixes and service packs, and support application integrations
  • Creates and updates technical project documentation (ie. technical and configuration runbook, implementation plan, etc.) and defines technical solutions that take into account the enterprise architecture strategies, current state environment and constraints
  • Participates in architecture and design discussions around solutions and enhancements
  • Identifies opportunities for efficiencies by leveraging automation and other techniques
  • Builds and maintains dev environments that includes but not limited to ensuring Scotiabank required patching is maintained, ensuring currency on applications including testing, hotfixes and service packs, and support application integrations
  • Prepares change requests, plans and coordinates all implementations for production and non-production environments
  • Works with architecture and infrastructure SME’s to ensure that all aspects of the cryptographic platform management solution architecture are defined and elaborated
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with team members, stakeholders, and interface groups using a variety of techniques


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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years of development experience with strong knowledge in implementation (installation, configuration, integration) and enterprise application development
  • Working knowledge in Cryptography concepts such as PKI, HSM and Key Management
  • Proficiency in understanding concepts and technologies in DevOps, IT operations, security, cloud, microservices, containers, and scheduling platforms including cloud suite and services experience (i.e. Cloud Foundry, AWS, Azure, OpenStack, Kubernetes, OpenShift, Puppet, Chef and Terraform)
  • 3+ years of development experience in Java, NodeJS, JavaScript, Shell scripting, GO and GIT workflow.
  • Experience with infrastructure and application automation security implementation using SSO, SAML, IDM, OAUTH, Hashicorp
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Able to work independently and manage multiple priorities
  • Quick learner with ability to pick up new technologies/skills and business knowledge
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work independently and effectively


Nice-to have

  • Experience with architecture and implementation of automation solutions using Ansible, Jenkins, Ansible Tower, Git, JIRA, Confluence and CI/CD tools
  • Experience in UI Development using java Script framework such as Angular, React or Vue.
  • DevOps experience with continuous integration/delivery best-practices, technologies and tools such as Jenkins, JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket
  • Agile development practices experience
  • Knowledge of business line(s)’ applications and processes
  • IT standards, methodologies, Cryptographic key management regulations, and audit requirements



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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