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Title:  iOS Developer, Digital Factory




Requisition ID: 78429


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 the Digital Factory workspace, our Digital Banking career opportunities, Communities of Practice, and open source projects, check out our microsite:


You will be contributing to development of world-class digital products and experiences on the iOS platform that touch millions of Scotiabank customers every day. You will contributes to the overall success of the Digital Banking Unit in Canada, ensuring specific individual goals, plans, initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives.  You will ensure that all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.

Are you the right person for this role?

  • You’re interested in working on a large-scale product and enriching the banking experience for millions of customers
  • You’ll collaborate closely with a team of iOS, Android, and backend developers to work on both new features and incremental improvements to the bank’s flagship mobile app
  • A typical day includes: working with product owners and business system analysts to refine ticket requirements in JIRA and Confluence, reviewing pull requests in Bitbucket, implementing designs documented in Zeplin, reviewing your work with a designer and product owner, resolving any issues our quality assurance testers may find, and communicating closely with the team on Slack throughout the day
  • You have the patience to work on a large-scale product as part of a big organization, comfortable with both new technologies and building on top of legacy systems
  • You understand that software development is a collaborative effort, and enjoy working alongside people with different skillsets

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

  • You have 3 or more years of iOS development (con experienceceptualization, design, and development), including experience with Swift 5 and XCTest
  • You have well rounded knowledge of UIKit, Auto Layout, and building interfaces programmatically
  • You have a familiarity with different software design patterns, with some experience providing hands-on architectural design for native iOS apps
  • You will be directing 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 
  • You have deep knowledge of iOS design best practices and Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines. Willing and able to provide designers with constructive feedback.
  • You have experience building applications that consume RESTful APIs
  • You adhere to and demonstrates good coding conventions and best practices, and helps to maintain the architecture of the project
  • You stay on top of reviewing others’ code, actively contributing suggestions and catching potential issues
  • You  prioritize balancing user experience, performance (client and backend), and security

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
  • Dress codes don't apply here, being comfortable does
  • Free shuttle service to and from Union station, which means more money in your pocket
  • Onsite subsidized cafeteria with a chef, so you can snack all day, every day
  • Onsite fitness center, so you can feel your best 
  • This isn't your typical "corporate" job. We work hard and we have fun!
  • Access to thousands of online and in person courses so you can brush up on skills, or learn new ones
  • Career progression opportunities. We hire you for your talent and not just for the job. We want to see you succeed not just in your role but in your career as a whole
  • 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!


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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