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Title:  Senior Software Engineer (Java, React), Scotia Digital




Requisition ID: 128881

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


Contributes to the overall success of the Scotia Digital in Canada ensuring specific individual goals, plans, initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives.  Ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.


Is this role right for you?

  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • Provide guidance and advice for day-to-day software development, as well as the interfacing and integration with other external development teams.
  • Train and mentor junior engineers to further develop competencies and skills.
  • Participate in requirements meetings with product teams, business teams, and customers to propose usable designs and solutions.
  • Create implementation plans from requirements and designs that the rest of the team can implement.
  • Implement solutions from team's designs.
  • Support our teams with the evolution of software architecture, and in designing the Engineering Roadmap.
  • Plan, introduce, and contribute to the implementation of larger architectural changes.
  • Help in technical requirements analysis and effort estimation.
  • Communicating and explaining designs to the engineers from both inside and outside of the team.
  • Lead and organize Agile ceremonies such as planning, grooming, retro, demo, and scrums.
  • Contribute clear, tested, and maintainable code to a shared codebase.
  • Documentation: updating and creating documents for team and customers.
  • 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 his/her respective areas in accordance with Scotiabank’s Values, its Code of Conduct and the Global Sales Principles, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational, compliance, AML/ATF/sanctions and conduct risk.
  • Champions a high performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment.


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

  • Object Oriented Programming: Java or similar (5+ years experience).
  • Experience working with Cloud Services: Azure, GCP, or AWS (3+ years experience).
  • Experience with holistic DevOps and system design.
  • Experience with DevOps tools: Docker, Shell script, Jenkins, CI/CD.
  • Experience designing and implementing web applications and services: NodeJS, JavaScript/ES6+, HTML/CSS, React.
  • Experience of Design Patterns and Best Engineering Practices.
  • Experience working with database (5+ years experience).


What's in it for you?

  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity and curiosity and celebrates success!
  • We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create meaningful customer experiences
  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world
  • We hire you for your talent — not just a job — so you can grow with us. We’ll equip you for success not only in your role, but also in your career as a whole
  • Dress codes don't apply here: being comfortable does
  • Our work from home social channel offers weekly virtual yoga, social events, learning opportunities, and contests to share current experiences & promote wellbeing in our new remote environment
  • Access to thousands of online and in-person courses so you can hone your current skills, or learn new ones
  • A competitive rewards package that includes a base salary, a performance bonus, company matching programs on pension and profit sharing, paid vacation, personal & sick days, medical, vision, and dental benefits that start from day one and much more!
  • Free shuttle service to and from Union Station, onsite subsidized cafeteria with a chef, and an onsite fitness center*

*Some of our perks & onsite offerings will be offline as we continue to monitor federal and provincial regulations around COVID-19.


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto || Canada : British Columbia : Vancouver 

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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