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Title:  Technical Lead




Requisition ID: 200359

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


As Technical Lead, 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? In this role you will:


  • Champion a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank
  • relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • Apply your development experience to deliver microservices in cloud (Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure)
  • Mentor and guide team members in technical knowledge with best coding practices.
  • Trouble shoot technical issues to identify the root cause of the problem
  • Provide expert advice to key stakeholders
  • Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and
  • decisions.
  • Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas in accordance with
  • Scotiabank’s Values, its Code of Conduct and the Global Sales Principles, while ensuring the adequacy,
  • adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to
  • operational, compliance, AML/ATF/sanctions and conduct risk.
  • Champions a high-performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment.


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


  • You have at least 7 years of work experience as a Java developer with a preference for Java 8.
  • You have experience building scalable, enterprise level technology stacks with Java but ideally with a broad set of tools
  • You have experience in application architecture and API design
  • You are proficient in building Microservices and Springboot
  • You have experience with Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes
  • 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) aswell 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?


  • 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.
  • 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!


Work arrangements: Hybrid




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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