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Title:  Solaris/Red Hat Linux/Middleware System Support Specialist




Requisition ID: 157432

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


Looking for a hybrid role? We have the job for you! Our employees in hybrid roles can alternate between work from home & onsite in the office with the details to be determined, based on business needs.


The team:

Scotiabank’s Global Technology Services (GTS) – Infrastructure Operations’ Application Support Team is responsible for support and project deployments, both on premise Data Centres and the Cloud, to support the Critical Payment Related Applications. We are responsible for supporting and deploying new technologies, following best practices, and consulting and coordinating with the Bank’s many technology teams with the aim of providing a highly resilient Environment as the underlying core of the Bank’s technology infrastructure.


The role:

Reporting to a Team Lead, you will play a critical part in supporting the various technologies within our global environment.


Our team rotates through the following shifts: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., OR 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., OR 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.


You are expected to be a part of the teams’ rotational on-call duties and, when required, to be a part of after-hours project deployments in the evenings or weekends.


Is this role right for you?

  • You are eager to work with leading edge technologies to incorporate complex network solutions, as well as work with other technology teams to contribute to an overall solution.
  • You thrive on being hands-on during mid to complex project deployments into production. This will include the support of assigned systems by acting as an internal consultant on assigned infrastructure and providing suggestions for viable solutions to systems problems of high complexity.
  • You want to be challenged with complex problem solving in time sensitive situations to reduce system downtime and customer impact.


Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role?

  • You possess strong communication (verbal/written) skills. Furthermore, you also have good interpersonal skills to build relationships with internal and external business partners and vendors.
  • You have at least 3+ years of progressive & current hands-on technical working experience with the systems administration of Oracle Solaris (Sun Solaris).
  • You have at least 3+ years of progressive & current hands-on technical working experience with the systems administration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
  • You have at least 3+ years of hands-on technical working experience as an IBM MQ Websphere administrator.
  • You can demonstrate hands-on technical working experience in supporting application / web servers (e.g., Apache Tomcat®, Red Hat® JBoss®, Oracle WebLogic).
  • You possess hands-on technical working experience in the use of korn shell (k-shell) scripting to perform automation tasks.
  • You can demonstrate a technical working knowledge of critical business application support from a systems perspective.


What's in it for you?

  • While our focus is on finding someone to strengthen our team’s technical bench on cloud and software defined data centre technologies, we’re part of a global team with a mandate covering the entire Business Line. As a team we can explore and work with an extensive variety of technologies.
  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world.
  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success! We foster an environment of innovation and continuous learning.
  • We care about our people, allowing them to design how they work to deliver amazing results.
  • We offer a competitive total rewards package, including a performance bonus, company matching programs (pension & Employee Share Ownership), generous vacation; health/medical/wellness benefits; employee banking privileges.
  • While this is a hybrid work model, when required to be onsite, our primary location in Toronto is:
  • Located steps from TTC’s King 504 streetcar stop, which gets you to TTC’s Line 1 subway stops at King or St. Andrew stations, and its connection to GO Transit/VIA Rail hub at Union Station. Also located steps from TTC’s 511 Bathurst streetcar stop, which is a transfer point from TTC’s Line 2 subway stop at Bathurst station.
  • If you really want to drive to work, it’s minutes away from the Gardiner Expressway / Lakeshore Boulevard West.
  • Our location has a lunch room with TV screens, fridges, microwaves & vending machines. It’s also in a dynamic & flourishing neighbourhood that is home to many nearby top Toronto restaurants/bars & fast-food options. Nearby amenities include a running club, florist, pharmacy, convenience stores, supermarket, LCBO, coffee shops.




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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