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Title:  Senior Manager Software Engineering | Capital Markets Technology




Requisition ID: 190219

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


The Team 


The Fixed Income & Derivatives Technology team is a crucial part of the Global Technologies Applications Group that supports the Global Banking and Market business. This is an opportunity to work in the fast-moving and exciting world of Capital markets. We are looking for a Senior Manager, Software Engineering to join this dynamic team and take on a challenging and exciting role.


You will be responsible for managing a team of software engineers engaged in the design, development, and delivery of efficient and cost-effective technical solutions across a mix of in-house and vendor platforms to resolve complex, multi-dimensional business problems. You will have the opportunity to work with talent individuals from cross functional teams and be responsible to implement market leading solutions that are scalable, in high quality, deliver excellence, and add value to our business partners and customers.


We are looking for a results-oriented, creative, highly motivated individual with a curious mindset, strong technical and leadership skills, passionate for challenges and want to contribute to the success of the Bank.



Is this role right for you? In this role you will:


  • Help drive strategy to transform current 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.
  • Ensure that delivery meets the integrity, quality, performance, and reliability requirements by building automated testing and regression suites and use of DevOps principles.
  • Effectively manage a team of technical professional including software engineers and developers by setting performance expectations, monitoring performance and providing technical guidance and coaching.  This includes assisting in the recruitment of talents and building high performing teams. 
  • Incorporate modern technologies and practices to reduce operational cost and improve security, availability, reliability of overall business systems. 
  • Champions a customer focused and high performing culture and contributes to an inclusive work environment.
  • 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? We’d love to work with you if you have:


  • 5 - 10 years of progressive software development and IT experience, with strong technical background and experience leading and building high performance teams
  • 5+ years of experience working with Java 8+ and multiple external Java frameworks is a plus (such a Spring).
  • 2+ years of code review / Architecture experience
  • Experience with Messaging BUS/ Brokers like: IBM MQ, Kafka, Redis
  • Experience working with Realtime, high availability and low latency systems.
  • Experience with RDBMS Systems Server (Oracle, MySql)
  • Experience working with K8S and docker, using Linux or Unix, including related scripting
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to manage stakeholder relations, and work with cross-departmental teams – ability to communicate effectively depending on the audience and build consensus with stakeholder groups.
  • Disciplined in development methodology and familiar with software development technologies and concepts.  Good understanding of object-oriented design and design patterns, micro services architecture and high performance, and multi-threading techniques





What's in it for you? 

  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Allyship - We strive to create an inclusive culture where every employee is empowered to reach their fullest potential, respected for who they are, and are embraced through bias-free practices and inclusive values across Scotiabank. We embrace diversity and provide opportunities for all employee to learn, grow & participate through our various Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that span across diverse gender identities, ethnicity, race, age, ability & veterans. 
  • Accessibility and Workplace Accommodations - 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. Scotiabank continues to locate, remove and prevent barriers so that we can build a diverse and inclusive environment while meeting accessibility requirements. 
  • Remote-friendly work environment will provide you with the flexibility to perform at your best. 
  • Upskilling through online courses, cross-functional development opportunities, and tuition assistance.   
  • Competitive Rewards program including bonus, flexible vacation, personal, sick days and benefits will start on day one. . 
  • Community Engagement - no matter where you choose to work from; we offer opportunities for community engagement & belonging with our various programs such as hackathons, contests, cooking with friends, Humans of Digital 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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