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Title:  Senior Business Systems Analyst (Bilingual Spanish)




Requisition ID: 181200

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


As a Sr. Business Systems Analyst, you will be the bridge between our business partners and our developer's engineers, responsible for delivering exciting products in the Digital Banking Unit. We are investing heavily in order to become the leader in digital banking space, and we are launching multiple initiatives to do so. You will have a unique chance to help one of the fastest-growing business units to become a leader. You will help scale, enable, and drive online & mobile development excellence as our team continues to deliver innovative solutions to Scotia customers.


What will you do?


  • Collaborating with product owners, stakeholders, and development teams to understand business needs, goals, and requirements.
  • Facilitating requirements gathering sessions, workshops, and meetings with stakeholders to elicit, analyze, and prioritize requirements.
  • Providing estimates for incoming projects at both high level and detailed level requirements for small to medium-sized projects.
  • Creating and maintaining product backlogs, user stories, and acceptance criteria using agile techniques and tools.
  • Refining and prioritizing product backlog items based on feedback, business value, and technical feasibility.
  • Providing guidance and support to development teams during sprint planning, grooming, and review sessions.
  • Analyzing and documenting complex business processes and system flows to identify gaps, redundancies, and opportunities for optimization.
  • Collaborating with UX designers, architects, and developers to design and implement solutions that meet business needs and align with technical standards and guidelines.
  • Conducting testing and validation of software features and functionalities to ensure they meet business requirements and are free of defects.
  • Facilitating problem-solving discussions and general communications between the business and IT and within IT itself.
  • Ensuring consistent and accurate translation of requirements through all SDLC phases.
  • Helping improve and drive engineering practices by providing valuable inputs and suggestions on what works well and what can be done better.
  • Communicating project progress, risks, and issues to stakeholders and management to ensure timely and effective decision-making.
  • Contributing to a collaborative team environment by information sharing and team cooperation.
  • Demonstrating strong personal values and a commitment to our mission and customers.


What do you need to succeed?


  • You have 4+ years of experience involving in progressively more challenging responsibilities as a Business Systems Analyst in IT system solution development.  You are also an agile and lean evangelist.
  • Ideally, you have an Engineering or Computer Science degree, and pride yourself on analysis, logical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • You notice all the little details for every document/ requirement/conversation that comes across you, and it drives you crazy that others cannot keep everything consistent.
  • You do good work, and lots of it …the drive to deliver quality work is just a part of you.  You are also able to simplify complex situations and navigate ambiguity.
  • You are great at making sure everyone's speaking the same language and are on the same page, and sometimes that involves some give and take. 
  • You are able to multi-task and work on multiple initiatives at the same time.
  • You stay current on the tools and approaches that work best. And you are excited about working on new projects because every project is a new learning opportunity!
  • You enjoy collaborating with, learning from, and teaching others so we all become better.
  • Must be bilingual / fluent in English and Spanish


What's in it for you?


  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity and curiosity and celebrates success
  • We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create meaningful customer experiences
  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world
  • We hire you for your talent — not just a job — so you can grow with us. We’ll equip you for success not only in your role, but also in your career as a whole
  • Dress codes don't apply here: being comfortable does
  • Our work from home social channel offers weekly virtual yoga, social events, learning opportunities, and contests to share current experiences & promote wellbeing in our new remote environment
  • Access to thousands of online and in-person courses so you can hone your current skills, or learn new ones
  • A competitive rewards package that includes a base salary, a performance bonus, company matching programs on pension and profit sharing, paid vacation, personal & sick days, medical, vision, and dental benefits that start from day one and much more


Work conditions: Hybrid/

Some of our perks & onsite offerings will be offline as we continue to monitor federal and provincial regulations around COVID-19






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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