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Title:  Senior Cloud Engineer (Vancouver Hub)




Requisition ID: 166014

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


About the role


Scotiabank has embarked on the journey to modernize both development practices and tools. One of the main areas of transformation is the public cloud and the various platform technologies that support both development and operations on the cloud. The aim is to provide a streamlined process and framework which will allow the development teams to focus on building business logic.  We are looking to build our development team with influencer, makers, creators, and industry leaders who will drive us forward.

The role of the Senior Cloud Engineer operates within the Cloud Platform Engineering team. This valuable member of the team will be responsible for creating platform components and services for the broad enterprise use.


Is this role right for you? In this role, you will:


  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems, and knowledge.
  • Key accountabilities include design, development and maintenance of cloud platforms, services, and components to enable safe enterprise-wide use of public cloud offerings
  • Technical ownership/leadership of a component of a larger product.
  • Designing, implementing, and refactoring code (typically Go, Python).
  • Ensuring software, programs and applications are developed and/or configured to meet high availability, integrity and reliability, security, and compliance requirements.
  • Working with other engineers and architects on breaking-down, scoping and estimating tasks.
  • Working with application teams for successful onboarding onto the Platform
  • Participating in planning and retrospective sessions, attending stand-ups, etc.
  • Be able to build and operate the highly available and scalable software and infrastructure.


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


Must Have:


•    At least 3+ years of hands-on technical working experience with Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)

•    At least 3+ years of hands-on technical working experience with Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

•    At least 3+ years of hands-on technical working experience with development languages (Go, Python, etc)

•    At least 3+ years of hands-on technical working experience with container-based virtualization technologies (Docker, etc)

•    At least 3+ years of hands-on technical working experience in the use of CI/CD Tools

•    At least 3+ years of hands-on technical working experience with config management tools and Scripting Languages (Ansible, Bash, Groovy)

•    Superior oral and written communication skills


Nice to Have: 


  • Bachelor (equivalent or higher) degree in computer science or engineering/mathematics discipline.
  • Expertise and understanding of Cloud Native Platforms, particularly Kubernetes, and associated technologies (e.g., Istio, Envoy, Anthos, Kustomize).
  • Experience working with monitoring tools such as Dynatrace, Prometheus, Grafana, etc.
  • Full understanding of software development lifecycle and release process (container-native workflow for job orchestration, Git/GitOps, CI/CD, environments, code repositories).
  • Understanding of different database technologies (e.g. CloudSQL, NoSQL, Relational databases)
  • Knowledge of software design patterns, and/or security considerations 
  • Focus on scalable, enterprise-level software system design (both on code and infrastructure levels)
  • Passion for driving teams towards high performance and a deep pride in quality craftsmanship.
  • High level Unix administration skills.



What’s in it for you?


  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity and curiosity and celebrates success!
  • We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create meaningful customer experiences
  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world






Location(s):  Canada : British Columbia : Vancouver || 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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