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Title:  Senior Software Engineer




Requisition ID: 193720

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


The Senior Java Software Engineer is responsible for design and development using Java stack for complex business and technology initiatives for our various lines of business, day to day operations of Sales and Branch Performance Applications, providing thought leadership, navigating us through production issues and investigations, and being a key advocate of efficiency and continual improvement as we work to modernize.


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


  • Analyze and estimate effort for new scope and requirements.
  • Design and development of user interfaces, web products and API solutions on multiple complex initiatives.
  • Stay abreast of modern technologies and best practices, and recommend introduction of new technology and processes.
  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert for web and API interfaces.
  • Investigate failures, perform root cause analysis, and implement fixes; utilize internal defect tracking tool to create detailed, high quality error report.
  • Work with product owners and test engineers to support QA processes, review test plans, test coverage and help improve test automation.


Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role? We'd love to work with you if you have:


  • Minimum 6+ years of experience as Java Developer in enterprise systems.
  • Extensive experience in building scalable user interface, web and API interfaces using Java 8, J2EE, Spring Boot framework, Micro Services and Restful web services.
  • Extensive experience in object oriented and functional design.
  • Experience with container orchestration technology like Cloud Foundry or Kubernetes.
  • Proficient in deployment processes and release pipelines like Jenkins, Bitbucket/Git, ACCP pipeline.
  • Proficient in designing and implementing codes using best practices to resolve security issues and vulnerabilities.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work in cross functional teams.
  • Experience in agile principles and have the flexibility to adapt to new and evolving environments.
  • Should work with minimal supervision.
  • Possess good problem-solving skills.


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.  
  • 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!


Work arrangements: 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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