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Title:  Software Developer, API Development




Requisition ID: 186740

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


Is this role right for you?

•    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?

•    Excellent Analytical abilities, problem solving skills and good communication skills required
•    5+ years of hands-on technical experience in software development and supporting complex large-scale customer facing platforms
•    5+ years experience as a Java developer with a preference for Java 8/Spring, API information technology principles, and system integration methodologies and standards.
•    5+ years of experience in building public and internal REST APIs
•    Strong Experience with Transact SQL , XML modeling and XSLT,XPATH,XSD and Web services (WSDL, REST, SOAP)
•    Strong knowledge with APM tools, such as Dynatrace, Splunk, etc. 
•    Strong experience using Jira, Confluence, Jenkins, Bitbucket, GitHub
•    Financial banking experience is required. 
•    Should be able to monitor to queue of incoming issues (raised by other teams) and able to work on it independently
•    Well-rounded knowledge of Agile principles and the flexibility to adapt your experience to new and evolving environments
•    Knowledge of a variety of frameworks (server side, browser side, desktop etc.) as well as high aptitude for diving in and picking up new things
•    Strong trouble-shooting skills to solve the problems.   
•    Experience with Database connectivity (JDBC, JTDC)
•    Good knowledge on transfer protocols (eg: FTP,HTTP,S FTP)
•    Strong Experience with Transact SQL , XML modeling and XSLT,XPATH,XSD and Web services (WSDL, REST, SOAP)


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.  
•    Remote-friendly work environment will provide you with the flexibility to perform at your best.
•    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.
•    Dynamic Office - Fully equipped gym, showers, games room, bowling alley, micro market, free tea & coffee, universal washrooms, wellness rooms, and lots of space for team collaboration.
•    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! 




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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