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Title:  Lead Programmer Analyst (Agile)


Requisition ID: 26646

The Digital Factory is an innovation hub with a clear and well-supported mandate to transform the way banking technology is delivered, by re-imaging the customer experience, to deliver new digital value propositions. We have the support and experience of one of the world’s largest banks behind us and a talented, and growing, team of industry leaders driving us forward.
Do you want to help us reinvent how people bank? At the Scotiabank Digital Factory, we are passionate about transforming the customer experience.

We’re looking to fill our team with influencers, makers, creators and leaders who are flexible, curious, adventurous, versatile and responsive; and who are ready to roll up their sleeves in a collaborative and productive environment to get things done.

By joining our team, you will make an impact on our customers, the banking industry, and ultimately, the world.



The Lead Programmer Analyst is responsible for leading and executing Automated Data Validations tasks for agile projects in big data environment. Candidate is expected to have strong hands-on scripting experience. Also, as part of this role, candidate is expected to provide leadership and guidance to offshore team, hands on work on managing and executing scripts and SQL queries deliverables, use and develop test cases and execute them leveraging automation framework.
Working closely with developers, DBA's, data analysts, solution architects, the specialist will look for eve


Key Job Accountabilities:


• writing validation strategies based on project requirements.
• writing and executing validation cases using the automation framework
• providing sign offs for project / release tasks
• extensively work with Jira
• validate Tidal schedules
• being a part of the project demos and presenting the QA activities to product owners
• promote a culture of success, pride, performance, discipline, and creativity
• lead offshore team
• coordinate on-boarding activities
• be an effective spokesperson and champion for Data Engineering team
• working daily with the onshore team of developers, data analysts, dba-s, solution architects, scrum masters etc.
• reporting status of all activities weekly, daily


Skills, Experiences and Functiona Competencies:


• 5+ years of software development and release engineering experience
• 3+ years of test and deployment automation with 2+ years of experience in one or more of the following areas:
   • BitBucket/Git, Subversion, TFS, Mercurial
   • Agile SDLC competency leveraging tools like JIRA, Git and Jenkins (Nice to have) HP ALM
   • Atlassian stack experience will be preferred
   • Python,  Java, JavaScript, JQuery, VBA (nice to have)
• Understanding data models and data flow
• Hands on knowledge of Shell scripting
• Hands on knowledge of Hadoop ecosystem
• Extensive experience with SQL
• Strong grasp on automation



  • Bachelors degree or higher






Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada’s international bank, we are a leader when it comes to inclusion. Scotiabankers hail from over 120 countries, speak more than 100 languages and serve over 23 million customers globally. As a highly diverse company, we know that an inclusive environment for employees and customers helps everyone achieve their best. 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. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly.  If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide a positive recruitment experience.

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