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Title:  Lead Software Engineer




Requisition ID: 85520


Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.


The incumbent must be a a dedicated self-starter with a strong programming background.  


The incumbent will lead development streams within the Credit360 project to bring the application to Production and then maintain, support, and enhance the application according to user specifications with a high degree of accuracy and functionality. 


Design of stable, flexible and scalable solutions, root cause problem solving and proactively identifying gaps will be a key function of the role in the future. 


Unit Testing, coding, debugging, automating manual activities, scripting and implementing code will be performed on a month-to-month basis.


Understanding business systems and the credit adjudication business flow.


The incumbent will also work closely with other internal groups, production support teams and business users in order to maintain support and generate new services. The application will be integrated with and dependent on upstream applications and has downstream regulatory dependencies, so the incumbent is required to maintain constant communication lines with all appliction in Credit360’s ecosystem.




Key Accountabilities:


  • Directing the development team in the design, development, coding, testing and debugging of applications.
  • Maintain and Support production support for existing regulatory reporting processes. 
  • Develop and maintain a strong relationship with business stakeholders and various production support teams.
  • Conduct periodic reviews of productionalized IT processes to identify streamlining opportunities and promote continuous process improvement methodologies.
  • Provide technical leadership to teammates through coaching and mentorship.
  • Maintain high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits.
  • Collaborate with other software developers, business analysts and software architects to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain Credit360.
  • Assess opportunities for application and process improvement and prepare documentation of rationale to share with team members and other affected parties.


Skills, Experiences, and Functional Competencies:


Functional Competencies


  • Must have at least 7 years of progressive technical working experience in application programming, system analysis, design, unit testing and debugging
  • Technical working experience in an Agile environment
  • Must have technical working experience (back end) with SOAP and RESTful Web Services, Server-side language (Java, SQL), Unit Testing (Junit), Oracle/Postgres Database, Operating Systems (Linux Redhat, Solaris, Windows), Tools (Jira, Confluence, Artifactory, BitBucket, SonarQube, GIT).
  • Must have working experience in the use of Jenkins or similar tool(s) for building Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines
  • Must have excellent communication (verbal/written) skills in English in order to communicate efficiently and effectively with the different stakeholders




  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, engineering or a technology related discipline



Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.


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.