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Senior Cloud Engineer - Platform Organization

Date: Jun 13, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Scotiabank



Requisition ID: 59495


Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.

As Scotiabank’s engine of modernization, the PLATO platform enables technology teams to build software quickly and securely using modern practices. PLATO is an integrated set of technical capabilities, services and processes that encapsulate critical enterprise functions through standardization, re-use and automation.

The PLATO team is comprised of engineers, problem solvers, agilists and creatives in roles such as Enterprise Platform Engineering and Architecture, Enterprise Data Services, Cloud Infrastructure and Architecture, Product Engineering, and Product Management. Together, the team provides the platform that enables the Bank to deliver transformative experiences that help our 24 million customers become better off.

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Located in downtown Toronto and reporting to the Director, Cloud Deployments, the role of the Cloud Engineer operates within the Cloud Deployments team supporting both our Azure and GCP platforms. This valuable member of the team will be responsible for supporting existing cloud infrastructure and pipelines employing industry leading DevOps practices and tools.




- Development, management and operations of highly available, secure and scalable cloud platforms to enable safe enterprise-wide use of public cloud systems and services, both internally and externally.

- All platform engineers may occasionally be expected to provide Level 3 operational support when required.




- You have enthusiasm for infrastructure transformation via infrastructure-as-code and automation.

- You possess strong development experience and delivery history in key scripting languages (Python, PowerShell).

- You have strong development experience, delivery history and breadth of language experience (Java, NodeJS, .NET, Go).

- You’ve got proven experience with a major cloud provider (Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, AWS).

- Fundamental knowledge and understanding of containerization and virtualization principles.

- Strong communication skills, both written and spoken.


The ideal candidate will have a strong background in cloud infrastructure and infrastructure as code, with experience in configuration management software (Ansible, Chef, Puppet). Also, strong knowledge of cloud networking and security principles are an asset, as is commercial experience with Kubernetes or Pivotal Cloud Foundry.




Bachelor degree in Computer Science (or equivalent experience).


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto

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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