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Title:  Software Engineer (Hybrid)




Requisition ID: 156497

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


The Team

The Commodities Technology team is a crucial part of the Global Banking & Markets Engineering team. This is an opportunity to work in the exciting world of Capital markets Global Derivatives & Risk Technology team Line of business to be more precise. We are looking for a Software Engineer to join this dynamic team. This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office and from home with the details to be determined based on business needs.


The Role


You will get the chance to contribute to the overall success of the Global Derivatives & Risk Technology team 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 comply with governing regulations, internal policies, and procedures.




  • Champion a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems, and knowledge
  • As a Software Engineer in the GBME – Credit and Derivatives Structured Product Technology team, the candidate will be responsible for or assist in the design, architecture, and final delivery of solutions with an emphasis on system stability, scalability, and pragmatism
  • Hands-on coding is expected along with active contribution to the code base
  • Write code & debug high volume, low latency and modular JVM based Services, write SQL queries and procedures for processing large data sets
  • Work with diverse set of technologies to implement new systems, or enhancements to existing implementations, and ensure sound integration with surrounding components from an end-to-end operational perspective.
  • Work on Solaris, Linux and Windows based platforms interacting with SQL, Oracle, Sybase, Elastic Search and Casandra databases
  • Provide production application support. On occasion this may require after hour support during critical process windows such as end-of-day. Support annual business continuity testing and disaster recovery
  • Understanding the existing purpose of the application and a how the end user is putting the service to use. Design sound solutions that meet the enhanced and new business needs
  • Coordinate with Infrastructure teams and assist actively with documentational requirements covering architecture, security, functional requirements, and operational readiness
  • Proactively partners with business line representatives to drive improved technology solutions that support business strategy
  • Champions a high-performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment
  • Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions
  • Continually acquire and enhance knowledge of the Division's business strategies and policies, risk management practices and methodologies, product offerings, financial markets, financial instruments, regulatory requirements, Back Office processes, and rapidly changing technology to be able to provide effective business solutions and services to the end user business lines




  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, Engineering or Mathematics
  • 3+ Year of practical experience working in capital markets technology. Preference will be given to experience in Derivative product technology
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience working in Java based application development including Java frameworks like Spring, Hibernate etc.
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience working with Oracle and Unix development with experience in shell scripting
  • 3+ years Web development experience with struts framework
  • Experience working with VBA is an asset
  • Experience with Perl, Python an asset


What's in it for you?



  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
  • We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create beautiful customer experiences.
  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world
  • Onsite cafeteria.
  • Dress codes don't apply here, being comfortable does.
  • We offer a competitive total rewards package that includes a base salary, a performance bonus, company matching programs (pension & profit sharing), generous vacation, personal & sick days, personal development funding, maternity leave top-up, parental leave and much more.

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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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