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Title:  Software Developer in Test




Requisition ID: 188657

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


Contributes to the overall success of Commerce Engineering 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.


If you are an experienced Software Developer in testing with a strong developer-focused mindset, keen interest in microservices and security, and thrive in a fast-moving environment - this is the position for you!


What will you do?


  • Be an advocate for quality in the project lifecycle.
  • Write moderate to complex code/ scripts to test systems. 
  • Design, develop and maintain a modular, extensible, and reusable test automation framework to enable continuous testing in an agile environment.
  • Collaborate closely with other team members to develop test approach that effectively covers the functional performance characteristics of features in the applications.
  • Collaborate with Delivery Lead to plan milestones, successfully execute software delivery, and escalate issues as needed.
  • Report defects and work closely with the team so that solutions can be determined, prioritized, and scheduled.
  • Prioritize testing of projects effectively across various businesses, to drive efficient work.
  • Conduct root cause analysis of post-production issues and plan to prevent them in future.
  • Have in-depth and up-to-date understanding of the organization’s products, applications, systems, environments, processes and tools.
  • Introduce and influence overall process improvements and act as an agent for change to the organization.
  • Champion a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
  • Actively pursue 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.
  • Champion a high-performance environment and contribute to an inclusive work environment.



What do you need to succeed?


  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field preferred
  • 5+ years of test automation experience and in-depth knowledge of programming languages (Must have: Java/ Javascript; Nice to have: Python), frameworks, and utilities.
  • Experience with API testing (preferably using Postman)
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to influence decision making across stakeholders.
  • Effective organization, planning, and time management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work as part of a team and encourage both individual and collaborative innovation.
  • Positive and resilient personality - Able to embrace feedback and have a desire for continuous iteration and improvement.


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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