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Title:  Technical Product Manager


Requisition ID: 1812

The Digital Factory is an innovation hub with a clear and well-supported mandate to transform the way banking technology is delivered, by re-imaging the customer experience, to deliver new digital value propositions. We have the support and experience of one of the world’s largest banks behind us and a talented, and growing, team of industry leaders driving us forward.
Do you want to help us reinvent how people bank? At the Scotiabank Digital Factory, we are passionate about transforming the customer experience.

We’re looking to fill our team with influencers, makers, creators and leaders who are flexible, curious, adventurous, versatile and responsive; and who are ready to roll up their sleeves in a collaborative and productive environment to get things done.

By joining our team, you will make an impact on our customers, the banking industry, and ultimately, the world.

You will be a key driver behind initiatives of the software team.  This entails not only being the founding member of the technical product management team, but also innovating the process and development strategies to support growth. This is not the standard product management role, as this role is building this development support structure from the ground up which means getting in the trenches and participating in activities across the board.


What you'll do

Work with a fully Agile development environment (JIRA and related tools)

Set priorities of the development team

Develop storyboards, product backlogs, user stories, wire frames, and acceptance criteria to deliver working technology platforms, complying with high quality and usability standards 

Coordinate with business stakeholders and continuously make sure your team is delivering according to the constantly growing needs of the business.

Help the engineering team navigate obstacles and own the final product deliverables, as well as, the overall roadmap for your area of responsibility.

Responsible to define and drive the team towards the vision of the digital payments platforms

Responsible to explore the market and industry for better solutions and positively differentiate the Scotiabank offering in that space

Communicate and collaborate with internal and external customers to identify product improvements, analyze user needs, identify project scope, and document features/high level functional requirements 

Work with subject matter experts, data scientists, and software engineers to develop methodologies for turning user and product data streams into product health analytics 

Leverage product and user data to develop and test hypotheses on how to best optimize the user experience 


What you'll need

3-5 years experience in an agile development environment 

3+ years experience serving in a Product Owner or Product Management role 

Deep knowledge and understanding of Agile best practices 

The ability to work in a fast-paced startup-like environment 

Self-Starter attitude with strong, structured, and creative approaches to problem solving 

Outstanding ability to constructively challenge requirements to increase overall value to the business 

Team player who thrives in a team environment 

Excellent presentation and communication skills 

Perform business requirements analysis and design

The ability to prioritize goals and roadmaps for multiple teams

Identify and mitigate development risks

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering is an asset



Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 



As Canada’s international bank, we are a leader when it comes to inclusion. Scotiabankers hail from over 120 countries, speak more than 100 languages and serve over 23 million customers globally. As a highly diverse company, we know that an inclusive environment for employees and customers helps everyone achieve their best. 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. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly.  If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide a positive recruitment experience.

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