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Title:  NAS Administrator




Requisition ID: 103172

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


The team:

Scotiabank’s Global Technology Services (GTS) - Infrastructure Operations provides technology solutions and platforms supporting various business lines.  We are centred around run-and-build activities for core infrastructure technologies.  This includes our Global Systems Operations Centre (GSOC), cloud operations, data centre operations, critical facilities, storage and mainframe.


The role:

You will be responsible for systems level support for production critical systems, development systems, implementation support and user acceptance environment support on a global basis.  This support comprises of technical assistance, troubleshooting and prevention of all our global Network Area Storage (NAS) devices in a 24x7 production environment.


You will also be expected to perform systems capacity planning and recommendation of solutions to overcome resource constraints, systems level software, patches and firm-code installation and updates.  There is a rotational on-call component for this role.


The primary work location of this position is in Etobicoke.  While we currently work remotely from home, when we can physically go back into the office, the expectation will be a work week split into 2 days in the office and 3 days at home.


Is this role right for you?

  • You will perform NAS troubleshooting and be involved in multiple technical projects.
  • You will collaborate with various teams to come up with optimal solutions and you may take various roles which may include creating detailed design documents, failover and operational runbooks and implementation steps.
  • You will work closely with a team of 5 other resources who are all highly competent in this field of expertise and your role will require you to be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in this field.
  • You are responsible for sending consistent and timely communications to business and IT stakeholders.
  • You will work with the global team to implement global framework to standardize tools, process and technologies related to software deployment.
  • You will be involved in automating routine procedures to improve support efficiency.


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

  • You have strong communication (verbal/written) skills in order to interact with both technical & non-technical stakeholders; and produce written technical documentation for presentation.
  • You have at least 8+ years of progressive hands-on technical working experience in Network Engineering, specific to SAN and/or NAS.
  • You have at least 4+ years of hands-on technical working experience with supporting a Synchronous Metro Fabric Cluster.
  • You have at least 6+ years of hands-on technical working experience with supporting an Asynchronous AFF & FAS technology.
  • You have at least 4+ years of hands-on technical working experience with supporting NetApp SnapVault technology.
  • You have at least 4+ years of hands-on technical working experience with supporting Amazon S3 Object store technology.
  • You have completed your post-secondary education in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or in a related Network Technology focused studies.
  • You have completed your NetApp Certified Data Administrator (NCDA) ONTAP® certification.
  • Hands-on technical working experience in shell scripting with Perl and/or Power Shell is an asset.


What's in it for you?

  • You will have access to cross-learn and gain practical knowledge with multiple cutting-edge technologies like EMC SAN Storage, NetApp, NetBackup, Veritas Cluster, Veritas Storage Foundation, Veritas Enterprise Vault, Attachmate Secured FTP and more.  You will be a part of a team that will help you grow & you will have an opportunity to bring valuable and long-lasting contributions to the bank.
  • 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.
  • While we currently work remotely from home, when we can physically return to work, the worksite in Etobicoke is:
    • Equipped with an onsite employee lunch room with fridges, microwaves & a TV.
    • Minutes away via the TTC’s 123F or 112 bus from Kipling subway station on Line 2.
    • Minutes from Highways 427 / 401 & the Gardiner Expressway / QEW with monthly paid parking available onsite.
    • Home to a Good Life Fitness franchise & a short drive away to many nearby local businesses for snacks or meals + Cloverdale Mall & CF Sherway Gardens+ banking, supermarkets/grocery stores/specialty shops.



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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