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Title:  Senior Software Developer, Scotiabank




Requisition ID: 181470

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


Is this role right for you?

  • Quickly analyze the available data and find the root cause of the problem during production
  • issues.
  • Suggest improvements to supported applications and systems as needed
  • Suggest improvements to supported applications and systems as needed
  • Translate ideas into technical and business realities, and to map technology to business
  • problems.
  • Understanding of software quality assurance principles
  • Candidate will be passionate about driving teams towards high performance and a deep pride
  • in quality craftsmanship that delights users


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

  • 6+ years of experience in software development and supporting complex large-scale
  • customer facing platforms
  • 6+ years experience as a Java developer with a preference for Java 8/Spring, web-based
  • information technology principles, and system integration methodologies and standards.
  • 6+ years of experience in building public and internal REST APIs
  • Strong experience with APM tools, such as Dynatrace, Splunk, etc. – 2 recent projects
  • Strong experience using Jira, Confluence, Jenkins, Bitbucket, Launch Darkly, etc. – 2 recent projects
  • FI / Digital banking experience is preferred but not required
  • Well-rounded knowledge of Agile principles and the flexibility to adapt your experience to
  • new and evolving environments
  • Knowledge of a variety of frameworks (server side, browser side, desktop etc.) as well as high
  • aptitude for diving in and picking up new things
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills are essential
  • Excellent communication skills including ability to distil technical details into simple terms;
  • ability to influence decision making across stakeholders
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple complex initiatives
  • Natural Problem Solver
  • The role requires leadership skills, hands-on technical experience, and a can-do approach
  • towards environment automation / management and continuous improvement for efficiency
  • and cost effectiveness

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.
  • Dynamic Office - Fully equipped gym, showers, games room, bowling alley, micro market, free tea & coffee, universal washrooms, wellness rooms, and lots of space for team collaboration.
  • 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!

Working location condition: Hybrid 


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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