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Senior Manager, Development (18 month contract), Digital Factory

Date: Jan 23, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Scotiabank


Requisition ID: 45543



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.

Would you like to help us reinvent how people bank? At Scotiabank's Digital Factory, we are passionate about transforming the customer experience.

We’re looking to fill our team with influencers, makers, creators and leaders who are flexible, curious, adventurous, versatile and responsive; and who are ready to roll up their sleeves in a collaborative and productive environment to get things done. By joining our team, you will make an impact on our customers, the banking industry, and ultimately, the world. As the Senior Development Manager you will contribute to the overall success of the Canadian Digital Banking Engineering unit ensuring specific individual goals, plans and initiatives are executed and delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives. 


Is this role right for you?

  • You will be managing the development team (15+ individuals) by coaching, mentoring, training and assigning tasks in line with department objectives.
  • You will champion a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • You will promote accountability in the software engineering teams from development to production
  • You will set work direction at an operational level, works autonomously in the management of the unit and collaborates with other business or technology leaders to establish and execute on common goals with a medium to longer term business perspective
  • You will utilize existing capabilities within the architecture and introduce new functionalities to support changing business requirements
  • You will be responsible for timely resolution of internal/external issues, ensuring solutions provided to the business meet best practices, quality and security standards


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

  • You understand how the bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
  • You actively pursue effective and efficient operations of your respective areas, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations
  • You champion a high performance environment and implement a people strategy that attracts, retains, develops and motivates your team by fostering an inclusive work environment; communicating vison, values, business strategy and managing succession and development planning for your team.
  • You develop systems integration and standards
  • You can translate ideas into technical and business realities
  • You have a University degree in technology, computer science, engineering OR equivalent experience
  • You hold 7 or more years in progressive roles within Engineering/Technology, which includes at least 2 years leading a team
  • You have previous working experience in Agile/Scrum delivery model.


What's in it for you?

  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
  • We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create beautiful customer experiences
  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world
  • Dress codes don't apply here, being comfortable does
  • Free shuttle service to and from Union station
  • Onsite cafeteria with a chef!
  • Onsite fitness center
  • This isn't your typical "corporate" job. We work hard and we have fun!
  • We offer a competitive total rewards package that includes a base salary, a performance bonus, company matching programs (on pension & profit sharing), 4 weeks of vacation, personal & sick days, personal development funding, maternity leave top-up, parental leave and much more.


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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