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Title:  Senior Manager Development - Platform Organization



Requisition ID: 72360


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

As Scotiabank’s engine of modernization, the PLATO platform enables technology teams to build software quickly and securely using modern practices. PLATO is an integrated set of technical capabilities, services and processes that encapsulate critical enterprise functions through standardization, re-use and automation.

The PLATO team is comprised of engineers, problem solvers, agilists and creatives in roles such as Enterprise Platform Engineering and Architecture, Enterprise Data Services, Cloud Infrastructure and Architecture, Product Engineering, and Product Management. Together, the team provides the platform that enables the Bank to deliver transformative experiences that help our 24 million customers become better off.

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Purpose of the Job

The role of the Senior Manager - Cloud operates within the Cloud Engineering team supporting both the Azure and GCP platforms and PLATO products therein. This valuable member of the team will be responsible for managing a team of engineers to develop the PLATO products that will be key to the transformation of Scotiabank to a cloud-first organization.


Key Accountabilities

Ensure the development team is working effectively and meeting delivery commitments - Champion the development of our products to improve the effectiveness of the team - Manage the department including recruitment, retention and staff performance - Build strong working relationship with peers within business lines and partners - Negotiate IT project requirements such as scope, schedule, cost, resources, integration, change, quality, etc - Evangelize PLATO cloud products throughout the organization and drive adoption and change - Be a progressive thought leader and innovator, while challenging technology norms - Promote self-service, scalability and security in cloud development


Skills, Experiences and fucntional competencies

- Knowledge of cloud best practices, product principles and related disciplines - Technology savvy with a good understanding of current IT practices, systems development techniques, including automated testing and deployment methodologies, agile software development methodology, experience in google cloud/azure - Strong proven technical leader with ability to manage and coach a team of technology experts in a performance oriented culture that is focused on the end customer, continuous learning, teamwork and the ability to manage multiple projects and resources concurrently preferably in the financial services industry - Must have good interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills in order to effectively build relationship with business users, strategic technology partners, management, and stakeholders - Must be flexible to adapt to a dynamic environment, make quick and sound decisions under pressure


Education and other requirements

Minimal educational requirement is a bachelors degree in computer science or engineering/mathematics discipline.




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.


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