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Title:  Senior Development Manager, Digital


Requisition ID: 15221


We are an innovation hub with a clear and well-supported mandate to transform the way banking technology is delivered, by re-imaging the customer experience, to deliver new digital value propositions. We have the support and experience of one of the world’s largest banks behind us and a talented, and growing, team of industry leaders driving us forward. Do you want to help us reinvent how people bank? At the Scotiabank Digital Factory, we are passionate about transforming the customer experience. We’re looking to fill our team with influencers, makers, creators and leaders who are flexible, curious, adventurous, versatile and responsive; and who are ready to roll up their sleeves in a collaborative and productive environment to get things done. By joining our team, you will make an impact on our customers, the banking industry, and ultimately, the world.

As the Senior Development Manager you will contribute to the overall success of the Canadian Digital Banking Engineering unit ensuring specific individual goals, plans and initiatives are executed and delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives. 


Is this role right for you?
As the Senior Development Manager you will…

  • Manage the development team (15+ individuals) by coaching, mentoring, training and assigning tasks in line with department objectives.
  • Champion a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • Promote accountability in the software engineering teams from development to production
  • Set work direction at an operational level, works autonomously in the management of the unit and collaborates with other business or technology leaders to establish and execute on common goals with a medium to longer term business perspective
  • Utilize existing capabilities within the architecture and introduce new functionalities to support changing business requirements
  • Be responsible for timely resolution of internal/external issues, ensuring solutions provided to the business meet best practices, quality and security standards
  • Understand how the bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
  • Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of your respective areas, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations
  • Champion a high performance environment and implement a people strategy that attracts, retains, develops and motivates your team by fostering an inclusive work environment; communicating vison, values, business strategy and managing succession and development planning for your team.
  • Develop systems integration and standards
  • Translate ideas into technical and business realities


Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed?

  • University degree in technology, computer science, engineering OR equivalent experience
  • 7 or more years in progressive roles within Engineering/Technology, which includes at least 2 years leading a team
  • Previous working experience in Agile/Scrum delivery model.


What’s in it for you?

  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
  • We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create beautiful customer experiences
  • We want you to feel comfortable, dress codes don't apply here
  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world
  • This isn't your typical "corporate" job. We work hard and we have fun!

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada’s international bank, we are a leader when it comes to inclusion. Scotiabankers hail from over 120 countries, speak more than 100 languages and serve over 23 million customers globally. As a highly diverse company, we know that an inclusive environment for employees and customers helps everyone achieve their best. 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. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly.  If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide a positive recruitment experience.

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