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Title:  Team Lead (Java Development)




Requisition ID: 91897


Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.


The Team:
The Structured Notes and Accounting team is mainly responsible for development and support of applications facilitating the trading of complex financial products (structured notes) and also of applications related to accounting and payment processing.


The Role:
The team lead candidate will use her/his technical and business knowledge and skills to ensure the successful completion of all the critical initiatives related to the business lines supported by the group.

Is this role right for you?

Working closely with the Business Analyst and other peer groups, the Team Lead will:

  • Participate in the implementation of applications following Scotia standards and practices ensuring the highest levels of performance and reliability of applications
  • Assist in the development of integrated project plans providing adequate work breakdown structure, key inter-dependencies, milestones and resource allocation
  • Provide best practice project delivery practices and tools, leveraging Agile approach to enable successful outcomes against stated obligations
  • Be in permanent contact with business analysts and users to assist with the specifications for new developments
  • Coordinate a team of developers, providing guidance and leadership
  • Ensure the adoption of new tools, technologies and practices which are beneficial to the company
  • Provide help with the application support


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

  • 7-8 years of working experience in leading large-scale and complex technology transformations
  • Experience in the financial services industry or in a global consulting organization, delivering large complex projects that have significant IT and operational components is a must
  • Minimum education level of a University Degree, or equivalent relevant experience
  • Very strong development experience on Java (Java 8 or higher).
  • Experience with design and development of complex applications using modern technologies
  • Good knowledge of design patterns and best design practices
  • Experience with troubleshooting and code optimization of Java programs and web services
  • Good knowledge of relational databases.  Experience with Hibernate or equivalent.
  • Preferable knowledge:  Docker, Kafka,  Jenkins, Kubernetes, ElasticSearch
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good communications skills, ability to communicate effectively with peers, business analysts and users


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
  • 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 (on pension & profit sharing), generous vacation, personal & sick days, personal development funding, maternity leave top-up, parental leave and much more.


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.


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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