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Title:  Technical Specialist (Solaris/RHEL/Middleware Administration) - Hybrid




Requisition ID: 169661

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


Looking for a hybrid role? We have the job for you! Our employees in hybrid roles can alternate between work from home & onsite in the office with the details to be determined, based on business needs.


The team:

Scotiabank’s Global Technology Solutions (GTS) - Infrastructure Operations Environment Support Team is responsible for support and project deployments, both on premise Data Centres and the Cloud, to support the Critical Payment Related Applications. We are responsible for supporting and deploying new technologies, following best practices, and consulting and coordinating with the Bank’s many technology teams with the aim of providing a highly resilient Environment as the underlying core of the Bank’s technology infrastructure.


The role:

You will play a critical part in supporting the various technologies within our global environment & provide technical leadership on projects & P1/major incident management.


You are expected to be a part of the teams’ rotational on-call duties for 3rd level support and, when required, to be a part of after-hours project deployments in the evenings or weekends.


Is this role right for you?

  • You embrace P1/major incident management & technical leadership on application projects.
  • You are eager to work with leading edge technologies to incorporate complex network solutions, as well as work with other technology teams to contribute to an overall solution.
  • You thrive on being hands-on during mid to complex project deployments into production. This will include the support of assigned systems by acting as an internal consultant on assigned infrastructure and providing suggestions for viable solutions to systems problems of high complexity.
  • You want to be challenged with complex problem solving in time sensitive situations to reduce system downtime and customer impact.


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

  • You possess strong communication (verbal/written) skills. Furthermore, you also have good interpersonal skills to build relationships with internal and external business partners and vendors.
  • You can demonstrate you have provided technical leadership on a project(s).
  • You have at least 7+ years of hands-on technical working experience with:
    • Systems administration, configuration & troubleshooting of Oracle Solaris (Sun Solaris) versions 10/11
    • Hardware associated with Solaris-Oracle environment
    • Solaris Zones, Solaris Containers & Solaris Logical Domains (LDoms)
    • Solaris ZFS (previously Zettabyte File System)/Veritas File System
  • You have at least 5+ years of hands-on technical working experience with the systems administration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
  • You have at least 3+ years of hands-on technical working experience as an IBM MQ Websphere administrator.
  • You can demonstrate hands-on technical working experience in supporting application / web servers (e.g., Apache Tomcat®, Red Hat® JBoss®, Oracle WebLogic).
  • You possess hands-on technical working experience in the use of korn shell (k-shell) scripting to perform automation tasks.
  • You can demonstrate a technical working knowledge of critical business application support from a systems perspective.
  • You possess the ability to judge relative urgency of multiple issues appropriately.
  • You have advanced analytical & problem-solving skills & can work productively with limited supervision.
  • Hands-on working experience from supporting SWIFT environments is an asset.
  • Post-secondary education in Computer Science, Engineering or in a technology-related major.


What's in it for you?

  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world.
  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success! We foster an environment of innovation and continuous learning.
  • We care about our people, allowing them to design how they work to deliver amazing results.
  • We offer a competitive total rewards package, including a performance bonus, company matching programs (pension & Employee Share Ownership), generous vacation; health/medical/wellness benefits; employee banking privileges.
  • As a part of the hybrid work model, when required to be onsite, the downtown Toronto worksite is:
  • Located near the TTC’s Line 1 King subway station & is located minutes from GO Transit/VIA Rail hub at Union Station; as well as the TTC’s King 504 streetcar line.
  • Just minutes from the Gardiner Expressway & the DVP.
  • You have card access to The Commons, a dining space at Scotia Plaza for employees where breakfast & lunch are served. Also, The Bean serves hot/cold beverages & snacks.
  • Directly accessible to The PATH & its many food courts, restaurants, grocery stores, LCBO, hairdressers, pharmacies, gyms, clothing stores & services.






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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