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Title:  Solutions Architect - Wealth Management




Requisition ID: 197364

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


Scotiabank’s Global Wealth Engineering team builds and maintains world class solutions to support Global Wealth Management business in Canada and across the world. The team collaborates with business, enterprises groups and its strategic partners to develop end to end solutions that provide premium experience to their clients and advisors. The team continuously strives to deliver innovative solutions for their business partners to service their clients effectively and efficiently.

As Solutions Architect, you will be developing architecture designs for the key Wealth Management systems and supporting the engineering team in deploying them. As a technical leader you will be guiding the engineering team in developing best-in-class solutions by following industry best practices, enterprise standards and guidelines.


Is this role right for you? In this role you will:


  • Provide thought leadership, subject matter expertise to business and technology leaders.
  • Design architectural solutions, roadmaps that are aligned to business and technology strategy, enterprise standards and best practices.
  • Develop and maintain technology target state and roadmap for application portfolios in collaboration with Business Leads, Chief Architect and Application Portfolio Owners.
  • Collaborate with multiple teams Bank-wide on architecture design and follow Bank’s Architecture Review Board governance processes.
  • Present solution design in a way that establishes trust relationships, persuades stakeholders and achieves understanding and consensus at all levels.
  • Maintain a sharp focus on system security and reliability while developing architecture designs for products and services.


Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role? We'd love to work with you if you have:

  • 10+ years of IT experience with clear progression through various roles leading with at least 3 years of experience providing hands-on architectural design for software applications with proven track record of building a product and taking it to market.
  • Bachelor (equivalent or higher) degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline.
  • Experience working in Wealth Management business domain highly desirable.
  • Experience in designing/developing cloud native solutions in GCP, Azure, AWS platforms.
  • Experience in architecting end-to-end solutions involving multiple technology platforms and developing solutions leveraging established architecture/design frameworks.
  • Practical experience in addressing data management challenges as part of architecture solution development.
  • Experience in Security Architecture on the areas of authentication, authorization and auditing.
  • Hands-on experience in Microservices design, Event driven architecture, ETL and data solutions and System resiliency engineering.
  • Proven hands-on experience in leading Proof of Concept / Proof of Technology initiatives.
  • Experience in Agile, DevOps and iterative software development.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and influencing skills with the ability to build and foster relationships with business partners, project stakeholders, strategic technology partners and external vendors.
  • Ability to collaborate across organizational boundaries, build relationships, and achieve broader organizational goals.
  • Must be flexible and ready to adapt to a dynamic environment.
  • Experience on Salesforce architecture design and implementation is preferred.
  • Fluency in Spanish (both verbal and written) is highly preferred.



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.  
  • 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 Ecosystem - Free tea & coffee, universal washrooms, 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!



Working location condition: Hybrid




Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto || Canada : Ontario : Ottawa || Canada : Quebec : Montreal 

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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