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Senior Java Developer - Toronto

Date: Mar 9, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Scotiabank



Requisition ID: 49506


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

Job Purpose:

This position belongs to a development team that develops and supports applications within the funding technology team. The incumbent is responsible for providing specialized technical contributions in the analysis, design, development, and support of Wallstreet Money Market related systems and other technology modernization initiatives. 

The candidate must exhibit strong leadership skill, be driven to self-manage and take project initiative, and efficiently interact with various people like Development Manager, Business Analysts, Users, and Production Support groups.

The incumbent will have at least 6 years of progressive IT experience and strong technical capabilities. The individual must thrive on challenge, be proactive and dynamic, and demonstrate initiative and eagerness to learn.


Key Accountabilities:

Reporting to the Manager, the individual will be responsible for:

  • Take a leadership role withing the development team, take initiative in designing technical solutions and addressing issues when any arise.
  • Participate in development of cost effective and robust applications.
  • Provide technical support to applications in production and during user acceptance testing.
  • Participate in systems implementation, planning, and documentation development.
  • Provide technical guidance to other team members.
  • Apply agile development methodologies, and work within an agile environment


Functional Competencies:


General qualifications:

- Leadership skills, ability to organize and provide direction to the team for ongoing initiatives

- Strong technical design skills, ability to see a complete solution and divide the related work accordingly

- Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ideas must be able to be understood and given easily

- Strong technical leadership skill in architecting new solutions or solving business-related requests

- Strong analytical skills

- Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills.

- Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

- Strong ability to work on several concurrent assignments involving various technologies and environments.

- Experienced and comfortable guiding the development of a large, multisystem solution. Able to see the connections and impacts small changes may have on other portions of the overall solution.

- Comfortable in enforcing team standards for technical excellence.

- Disciplined approach to development methodology and software development technologies and concepts.

- Extensive hands-on experience with all phases of SDLC, experience working in an agile environment.


Required  technical qualifications:

- 8+ years experience with PL/SQL and RDBMS, Oracle is preferred

- 8+ years of experience working with Java/J2EE. Java 8 experience preferred. Familiarity with multiple external Java frameworks is a plus (Spring, Struts, Log4J, etc)

               working on data transformation.  Experience using Talend is ideal

- 6+ years experience using Linux or Unix, including related scripting

- 5+ years hands on experience supporting production applications. Willing to be on-call, on a rotating basis, if needed in the future.

- 3+ years experience working with modern continuous deployment pipeline - Maven, Git, Jenkins, Artifactory, etc

- 3+ years experience with front-end development - Javascript, REST apis, persistence frameworks

- Strong configuration skills, very comfortable working with complex data pipelines

- Familiarity with major transport protocols: FTP, SFTP and other SSH connectivity tools.

- Experience working with and configuring vendor applications is a strong plus

- Must be able to demonstrate ability to see technical overview of system and impact analysis of changes to overall system.


Desired business knowledge:

-Knowledge of financial instruments.

-Experienced in application / solutions architecture



A recognized under-graduate degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics or related discipline



Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto

As Canada’s International Bank, we are a leader when it comes to inclusion. We are a diverse and global team, speaking 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. 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 as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.

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