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Title:  Tech Lead, Digital Factory




Requisition ID: 88564


At Scotiabank Digital Factory, the reach and opportunity of a global organization meets the passion and drive of a startup. Reinvention starts here—and it starts with you.

We believe that the pathway to success is paved with user feedback, so we’re constantly asking our customers how they want to bank. When we find an opportunity to make things people will love, we assemble teams of specialists to collaborate in Digital Factories in Canada, Chile, Mexico, Peru, and Colombia. We work fast, and we work smart. Join us to create meaningful experiences and build the bank of tomorrow for our customers around the world.

If you’d like to learn more about our Digital Banking career opportunities, explore our Communities of Practice, or hear from our leaders, check out our Technology at Scotia career page.



As Technical Lead at the Digital Factory, you will be accountable for designing, developing and implementing applications that support Digital Banking business initiatives. You will focus on the Authentication domain to protect our customers by working closely with the Architect and other SMEs. Your role includes delivering of the solution using Java, SpringBoot, Microservices and other leading-edge technologies, maintaining high level of code quality, creating the detailed design documents, and driving the technical discussions.
Is this role right for you?

•    You have previous experience working in the Authentication and Identity domain
•    You will be joining a high energy team to provide direct impact to the customers
•    You will apply your development experience to deliver microservices in cloud (Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure)
•    You will mentor and guide team members in technical knowledge with best coding practices.
•    You will provide expert advice to key stakeholders
•    You will be trouble shooting technical issues to identify the root cause of the problem
•    You will direct day-to-day activities in a manner consistent with our risk culture and the relevant risk appetite statement and limits, and communicate it throughout the team. 
•    You will create an environment in which your team pursues effective and efficient operations of their respective areas while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to risk and compliance 

Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed?

•    You have experience building scalable, enterprise level technology stacks with Java but ideally with a broad set of tools
•    You have experience in OAuth2 architecture and API design
•    You are proficient in building Microservices 
•    You have experience with Springboot and Cloud Foundry
•    You have 7+ years of work experience as a Java developer with a preference for Java 8.
•    You have experience in developing security systems and analyzing the current systems for vulnerabilities. 
•    You have experience in version control and build tools, like Git, Bitbucket, Jenkin, Maven
•    You have knowledge of a variety of frameworks (server side, infrastructure, browser side, desktop etc) as well as high aptitude for diving in and picking up new things
•    You have well rounded knowledge of Agile principles and the flexibility to adapt your experience to new and evolving environments

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 hire you for your talent — not just a job — so you can grow with us. We’ll equip you for success not only in your role, but also in your career as a whole
•    Dress codes don't apply here: being comfortable does
•    Our work from home social channel offers weekly virtual yoga, social events, learning opportunities, and contests to share current experiences & promote wellbeing in our new remote environment
•    Access to thousands of online and in-person courses so you can hone your current skills, or learn new ones
•    A competitive rewards package that includes a base salary, a performance bonus, company matching programs on pension and profit sharing, paid vacation, personal & sick days, medical, vision, and dental benefits that start from day one and much more!
•    Free shuttle service to and from Union Station, onsite subsidized cafeteria with a chef, and an onsite fitness center *
*Some of our perks & onsite offerings will be offline as we continue to monitor federal and provincial regulations around COVID-19.


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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