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Title:  Senior Software Engineer




Requisition ID: 184264

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


We are looking for a Senior Developer to work with the Notification Services team in Scotia Digital, who can deliver high quality code, write unit tests, provide UAT support, implementation, and operational support.


What will you do?


  • Lead development activities as the senior member of the scrum team, planning and executing to meet sprint objectives as well as program/project milestones.
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices.
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs.
  • Collaborate with the Scrum team to plan milestones, successfully execute software delivery, and escalate issues as needed.
  • Ensure that requirements are clearly, accurately, and thoroughly documented and understood either for system changes and/or process changes and that there is value and consistency added to the customer experience by:
    • Providing contribution to design/review process
    • Monitoring/reviewing design during development phase.
  • Ensure the timely and accurate completion of projects through:
    • Production/Input to an overall Project Plan, strategy, and implementation
    • Procedural documents completed to support user (guidelines, job aids. etc.)
    • Input provided to preparation and execution of testing.
    • Conducting post implementation measurement review of projects.
  • Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
  • Champion a high-performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment.


What do you need to succeed?


  • University or College Degree in Computer Science
  • 8+ year experience of developing enterprise, cloud native, message driven, test driven, reactive, containerized applications.
  • Previous experience in banking industry/financial services is preferred
  • MS Azure, containerization & orchestration (Kubernetes, Docker), Java 11 & 8, Springboot framework, Junit frameworks (Junit 5, Mockito), build tools and dependency management (Maven, Gradle), noSQL database, template management (Velocity), CI-CD Pipeline (Jenkins)
  • version control tools, like Git, Bitbucket
  • well-rounded knowledge of Agile principles and the flexibility to adapt your experience to new and evolving environments
  • Familiar with software security tools like BlackDuck (vulnerabilities in JARs), Fortify (vulnerabilities/security issues in code), Webinspect (scan REST end points) and SonarQube (Junit coverage for code)
  • well-rounded knowledge different JAVA based framework/libs, such as Spring Boot, Spring Security, JDBC, Junit, Apache-Camel, Azure SDK
  • Strong knowledge of network communications (VPN, Firewall management, Load Balancers), security protocols (SSL), Authorization mechanism (OAuth, JWT) and trouble shooting
  • Hands on experience in developing applications with KAFKA, ActiveMQ/Azure Service Bus, RDBMS, NoSQL, Redis
  • Strong knowledge of programming languages: Java 8+, Unix Shell Script, XML, YAML, JSON, SQL, Apache Velocity, Apache Groovy
  • Strong hands-on programming skills with popular developer utility tool suites like Eclipse/STS, JIRA/Bitbucket/Confluence, Git, Gradle/Maven


 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 offer a competitive total rewards package, including a performance bonus, company matching programs (on pension & profit sharing), and generous vacation.




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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