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Title:  Senior Programmer Analyst (Microsoft Technologies)




Requisition ID: 146327

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


The team:

Scotiabank’s Global Technology Solutions (GTS), Solutions Integration & Delivery (SI&D) organization is rooted in understanding our Scotiabank business lines and technologies and collaborating with our global CIOs and business lines to deliver high quality, reliable enterprise solutions in an agile and cost-effective manner while complying to the bank’s security standards and policies.


The role:

As part of the technology support team for the Bank’s Real Estate Department, you will be responsible for the maintenance of web-based applications and technology support for various department functions.  Potential projects will range in scope from improving existing applications and processes to creating entirely new systems as required.  Working in a collaborative activity-based work setting, the role also carries the responsibility of ensuring clients’ needs are met by providing technology support functions.


Effective, April 11, 2022, you can expect to be in a hybrid work model with a blend of days working from home & days working onsite in downtown Toronto.


Is this role right for you?

  • You are eager to expand on your existing technology background by being able to work with leading edge technologies to incorporate complex application solutions, as well as work with other technology teams to contribute to an overall solution.
  • You thrive on being hands-on during mid to complex project deployments into production. This will include the support of assigned systems by acting as an internal consultant on assigned infrastructure and providing suggestions for viable solutions to systems problems of high complexity.
  • You want to be challenged with complex problem solving in time sensitive situations to reduce system downtime and user impact.
  • You are highly motivated to stay current with software development tools and software applications.
  • You are interested in getting great technology support and development exposure supporting a large user base.


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

  • You can demonstrate strong communication (verbal/written) skills in English & the same in Spanish is an asset. Furthermore, you have good interpersonal skills to build relationships with users and deliver guidance, training and instruction.
  • You possess superior problem solving and decision-making skills to resolve technology issues with the ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment.
  • You have at least 3+ years of hands-on technical working experience with using C# and VB.NET for the development of applications.
  • You can demonstrate hands-on technical working experience in the use of LINQ (Language Integrated Query) in .NET.
  • You have at least 3+ years of hands-on technical working experience to read & write complex SQL queries.
  • You have at least 3+ years of hands-on technical working experience with database management of MS SQL Server by creating/modifying database tables/functions & by performing stored procedures.
  • You have at least 3+ years of hands-on technical working experience with Visual Studio Integrated Development Environment (IDE) & Azure DevOps Server (formerly Team Foundation Server - TFS).
  • You also possess a strong foundation of knowledge on the software development life cycle (SDLC).
  • Post-secondary education in Computer Science, Engineering or in a related technology field.


What's in it for you?

  • This is a great opportunity to become part of a global team with a mandate supporting the entire technology portfolio of the Real Estate Department. As a team we will work collaboratively to deliver an exceptional technology support experience.
  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world.
  • 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.
  • Renovated with a design focus on enabling collaboration through both environment and technology.
  • Located in the heart of Toronto’s financial district, the work site is located right above the TTC’s Line 1 King subway station & is located minutes from GO Transit/VIA Rail hub at Union Station; as well as the TTC’s King 504 streetcar line.
  • Just minutes from the Gardiner Expressway & the DVP.
  • You have card access to The Commons, a dining space at Scotia Plaza for employees where breakfast & lunch are served. Also, The Bean serves hot/cold beverages & snacks.
  • Directly accessible to The PATH & its many food courts, restaurants, grocery stores, LCBO, hairdressers, pharmacies, gyms, clothing stores & services.



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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