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Title:  Senior Manager Development




Requisition ID: 125931

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


The team:

Scotiabank’s Global Technology Services (GTS) -  EDL & Data Management Services is responsible for the operations engineering required to provide highly available and resilient systems.  We are responsible for providing data management platform services, following SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) and data governance best practices, as well as consulting and coordinating with the Bank’s technology teams to meet business expectations.


The role:

  • You will be responsible for leading a team of application data engineers providing application and platform support.
  • You will be focused on the stability, security, and resilience of a set of platform applications, managing incident response and recommending and implementing solutions that drive automation, problem resolution, enhance stability, and reduce recovery times.
  • You have a keen interest in uncovering root causes through blameless post-mortems and acting on findings.
  • You will partner with the Product owner, business, and technology partners to maintain and prioritize the product backlog, coordinating delivery through release planning, solution design, development and delivery.
  • You will manage product quality through functional and non-functional test planning, design, and execution.
  • You will manage staff recruitment, retention, development, and performance.
  • You will manage vendor relationships, managing and tracking financials against budget, and ensuring compliance with bank standards.
  • After-hours support is required for the triage and resolution of production incidents.


Is this role right for you?

  • You thrive on the challenge of modernizing critical systems to provide the high level of trust, resilience, and availability required of an enterprise data warehouse, as well as partnering with other technology teams that contribute to the overall solution.
  • You are an engineer with a passion for operations and want to help drive the roadmap and SRE practice.
  • You thrive on being hands-on during complex initiatives. This will include leading and/or contributing to assigned projects providing viable solutions to problems of high complexity.
  • You want to be challenged with complex problem solving in time sensitive situations to reduce system downtime and customer impact.
  • You understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
  • You have a passion for data engineering operations and are committed to providing a trusted, highly available, and resilient platform.


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

  • You have at least 5+ years of hands-on technical working experience with the IBM Infosphere Product Suite (DataStage, Information Analyzer, Fasttrack, Information Governance Console, IMAM)
  • You have at least 3+ years of hands-on technical working experience with general Operating System (OS) support on any Linux and/or flavour of Unix OS.
  • You have a solid understanding of and experience with security, firewalls, and network protocols.
  • You possess superior problem solving and decision-making skills to resolve work issues with the ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment.
  • You can demonstrate an ability to manage in highly ambiguity situations.
  • You can demonstrate experience in leading major incidents that cross application and technology boundaries.
  • You have completed a post-secondary education in computer science, engineering or in a related technology field.
  • You have strong communication (verbal/written) and good interpersonal skills to build relationships with internal and external business partners and vendors.
  • You have a track record as a strong team player with a proven ability to lead a performance-oriented engineering team, set standards, and provide development opportunities.
  • You have at least 3+ years of working experience in the people management of technical resources, directly and/or indirectly.
  • You have working knowledge  in supporting, deploying, and interconnecting various technologies (e.g., Hadoop - HDP/CDP, Linux servers, Kubernetes, compiling code, applications, libraries, monitoring) at an enterprise scale.


What's in it for you?

  • You will be a part of a team that will help you grow & you will have an opportunity to bring valuable and long-lasting contributions to the bank.
  • We are technology partners who help the business transform how our employees around the world work.
  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success! We also foster an environment of innovation and continuous learning.
  • We care about our people, allowing them to design how they work to deliver amazing results.
  • We offer a competitive total rewards package, including a performance bonus, company matching programs (pension & Employee Share Ownership), generous vacation; health/medical/wellness benefits; employee banking privileges.


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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