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Title:  Senior Manager, Software Engineer




Requisition ID: 151717

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


Scotiabank’s Information Technology and Solutions provides global technology solutions support to each of our core businesses - Domestic Banking, International Banking, Global Banking & Markets and Global Wealth & Insurance. Our technology-based solutions enable Scotiabank to achieve sustained profitable growth and a competitive advantage.

Market Risk team under the Global Wholesale, & Risk Technology, is responsible for supporting and delivering system solutions for Global Risk Management. 

We are made up of high performing, energetic, result oriented and collaborative individuals who thrive in our dynamic and agile environment to deliver best solutions for our customers that meet their needs.

We are looking for a Senior Manager – Software Development & Engineering to join our team to help move forward our strategy and vision.


The role:

As a Leader in risk Technology, you will be in a high-impact role, leading a group of technology professionals responsible for technical design, development and delivery of market risk management solutions to resolve complex, multi-dimensional business problems to support business needs.  We are looking to fill our team with forward thinking individuals who embrace change, are passionate about their profession, are flexible, curious, continuous learners and who want to achieve challenging goals and have long-lasting impact on our customers and the Bank.

You are a hands-on leader with a result oriented and curious mindset, and deep technical skills.  You will provide leadership and technical guidance to a team of software engineers to enable effective delivery of solutions.  Ensuring the solution is delivery on time on budget and with high quality.   


Is this role right for you?

  • Help drive strategy to transform current market risk management platforms using new technologies and tools available that best support the business need. 
  • Responsible for the design, architecture and the successful implementation of effective and quality solutions that resolve highly complex business problems and support business needs.   Accountable for delivery according to pre agreed timelines and budgetary constraints. And ensure that delivery meets the integrity, quality, performance, and reliability requirements.
  • Effectively manage a team of technical professional including software engineers and developers by setting performance expectations, monitoring performance, and providing counsel and coaching.  This includes assisting in the recruitment of talents and building high performing teams.  And Champion a high-performing and inclusive work environment
  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen business user and stakeholder relationships
  • Perform hands-on analysis and solutioning as needed
  • The role requires interaction with business and technology leadership, consequently effective communications commensurate with the audience and the ability to promote an idea and gain consensus is critical  



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

  • 10+ years of relevant software development and IT industry work experience, with clear progression through ranks, and 3+ years leading and building high performance teams
  • Must be a strong leader with excellent interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills to build consensus and obtain co-operation from both stakeholder groups and other technology teams.
  • Disciplined in development methodology and familiar with software development technologies and concepts.  Practical experience with systems design and specification for large scale applications.
  • Strong programming skills in Python and Java, and experience with a wide spectrum of technologies including Cloud development/deployment (Azure/Google)
  • Practical expertise on agile delivery with deep understating of core agile concepts and practices, and DevOps & continuous delivery and deployment methodologies
  • Knowledge of Risk Watch a plus
  • Knowledge and Experience in Capital Market, and risk management would be an asset



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
  • We offer a competitive total rewards package that includes a base salary, a performance bonus, company matching programs (on pension & profit sharing), generous vacation, personal & sick days, personal development funding, maternity leave top-up, parental leave and much more.




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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