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Title:  Software API Developer, Scotia Digital




Requisition ID: 95818

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


About the role


Contributes to development of world-class digital services providing excellent experiences on the mobile platforms that touch millions of Scotiabank customers every day. Contributes to the overall success of the Digital Banking Unit 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.


Are you the right person for this role?


  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • Work with product owners and business system analysts to refine ticket requirements in JIRA and Confluence, review pull requests, and implement documented designs.
  • Collaborate closely with a team of backend API developers, Android & iOS app developers, business system analysts, and architects to work on both new features and incremental improvements to the bank’s flagship mobile app and provide your technical expertise towards success of the development team.
  • Adheres to and demonstrates good coding conventions and best practices, and helps to continuously bring new & exciting ideas for enhancing the application architecture & performance.
  • Stays on top of peer reviews, actively contributing suggestions and catching potential issues.
  • 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?


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant education/experience.
  • 1 or more years of NodeJS and microservices development (conceptualization, design, and development) experience, including experience with deploying them in cloud (native or hybrid) environments.
  • Strong knowledge of how to design & define REST API using OpenAPI specification
  • Experience with at least one NodeJS framework, preferably ExpressJS, and JavaScript toolsets (ES6+, Webpack, Yarn, Lerna, Linters & Loggers)
  • Knowledge of what is required to create robust, highly available & highly scalable applications serving million plus customers
  • Knowledge of DevOps principles such as CI/CD and have the willingness to get hands dirty with managing Jenkins pipelines & security scanners
  • Comfortable working on a large-scale product as part of a large and complex enterprise, with both new technologies and building on top of legacy systems
  • Knowledge of containerization technologies -Docker & Microsoft Azure cloud platform is a plus


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 Stationonsite subsidized cafeteria with a chefand 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 

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.

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