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Title:  Senior Java Developer




Requisition ID: 88030


At Scotiabank Digital Factory, the reach and opportunity of a global organization meets the passion and drive of a startup. Reinvention starts here—and it starts with you.

We believe that the pathway to success is paved with user feedback, so we’re constantly asking our customers how they want to bank. When we find an opportunity to make things people will love, we assemble teams of specialists to collaborate in Digital Factories in Canada, Chile, Mexico, Peru, and Colombia. We work fast, and we work smart. Join us to create meaningful experiences and build the bank of tomorrow for our customers around the world.

If you’d like to learn more about our Digital Banking career opportunities, explore our Communities of Practice, or hear from our leaders, check out our Technology at Scotia career page.



You will join a dynamic and energetic team consisting of developers, Architects, delivery leads, and product owners. We focus on supporting front-end applications for mobile, web, content, and testing teams.  We own different microservices that bridge front-end applications with many systems in digital banking. By joining our team, you will have a direct impact on our customers.


Is this role right for you?

  • You will provide technical direction with team input and feedback.
  • You will assist in developing coding standards and testing approaches.
  • You will collaborate with the Architect to realize technical vision and direction.
  • You are proficient in significant applications and technical domains.
  • You will provide expert advice to key stakeholders.
  • You will perform reviews of solution designs and related code.
  • You will mentor and help team members in technical knowledge and best coding practices.

Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed?

  • You have experience building scalable, enterprise-level technology stacks with Java but ideally with a broad set of tools.
  • You are proficient in J2EE to support Enterprise Applications and Services.
  • You have an understanding of Cloud Foundry.
  • You have 5+ years of work experience as a Java developer with a preference for Java 8
  • You have extensive experience working with Spring MVC and Spring boot.
  • You have experience in version control tools, like Git, SVN, Bitbucket.
  • You know a variety of frameworks (server-side, browser side, desktop ) and high aptitude for diving in and picking up new things.
  • You have a well-rounded knowledge of Agile principles and the flexibility to adapt your experience to new and evolving environments.
  • You like to learn new technologies and refine current applications.
  • You communicate well and can distil technical details into simple terms.
  • You have a passion for well-designed products and not afraid to share and explain your ideas.

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!
  • Free shuttle service to and from Union Station, onsite subsidized cafeteria with a chef, and an onsite fitness center *


*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 

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. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.


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.