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Title:  Technical Business Analyst




Requisition ID: 167487

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


The Team:

We are part of the Global Derivatives and Structured Products technology team, responsible for designing, developing and maintaining the bank’s in-house built Over-The-Counter derivatives trading application.

The Role:

The Technical Business Analyst will be responsible for the effective analysis, design, development, implementation of reporting for Scotiabank's compliance with OTC Derivatives Reforms such as Dodd Frank, EMIR and similar rules in Canada, and Asia.

The candidate will need to interact with various stakeholders including Business Analysts from other systems, business stakeholders, developers, vendors, infrastructure and Compliance. The incumbent will influence the technological solution in relationship to architecture, design and development and leverage common components and enterprise technologies as part of delivering the solution.


  • Strong technical knowledge on systems and infrastructure in order to lead the design of reporting initiatives.
  • Contribute to projects being on schedule and meeting regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Identify user requirements by working with a number of key individuals from the business and IT, producing high-level business requirements and liaising with development to take these through to a detailed functional specification.
  • Follow the Software Development Life Cycle methodology and prepare test plan and test cases for IST testing
  • Manage business testing through the quality assurance team for key projects.
  • Build relationships and communicate effectively with colleagues in all regions.



  • Have knowledge of OTC derivatives products and related regulations
  • Experience of managing projects that span change in multiple front-office systems and teams
  • Familiar with databases like SQL, Oracle PL-SQL
  • Proven ability to translate business requirements into technical specifications and deliver working results.
  • Understanding of regulations and implementation of regulations
  • A recognized under-graduate degree in business, mathematics, computer science or a related discipline.
  • An understanding of the Bank’s application system and software from a business/technical viewpoint is required to assess the impact of development and/or changes to the overall data processing environment. 
  • Working knowledge of Agile Project Management, Risk Management and Change Management skills


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.




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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