Requisition ID : 44433
Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.
As Scotiabank’s engine of modernization, the PLATO platform enables technology teams to build software quickly and securely using modern practices.
PLATO is an integrated set of technical capabilities, services and processes that encapsulate critical enterprise functions through standardization, re-use and automation.
The PLATO team is comprised of engineers, problem solvers, agilists and creatives in roles such as Enterprise Platform Engineering and Architecture, Enterprise Data Services, Cloud Infrastructure and Architecture, Product Engineering, and Product Management.
Together, the team provides the platform that enables the Bank to deliver transformative experiences that help our 24 million customers become better off.
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Job Purpose :
Scotiabank has begun the journey to modernize both development practices and tools. One of the areas being explored is the public cloud and the various platform technologies that support both development and operations on the cloud.
The aim is to reduce costs by providing a streamlined process and framework which will allow the development team to focus on building business logic.
We are looking to build our development team with influencers, makers, creators and industry leaders who will drive us forward and enhance the experience of our customers.
Key Accountabilities :
Primarily focused on creating a Global AML architecture in Canada and Internationally.
Develop a detail current state view using a business capability model, include cost to manage systems, complexity and opportunity
Create a target state that drives standardization, optimization and modernization of all banking systems and products
Create detail roadmaps aligned to the banks transformation agenda and help create the business case
Supporting the creation of business / IT strategies, reference architectures & target states with detail patterns
Providing governance and oversight to architecture & design activity in a SVP / CIO portfolio
Participating in design discussions focused on scalability and design and implementation best practices.
Designing architectural technical solutions and strategies for software applications and building detail technical design, deployment & implementation patterns
Present and leverage technical information and solutions in a way that establishes rapport persuades stakeholders and achieves understanding and consensus at all levels.
Assess and analyze business strategy & requirements, the current technical environment and technology options to evaluate solution alternatives that meet business needs and build multi-
year platform / product roadmaps.
Working on breaking-down, scoping and estimating tasks.
Participating in planning, retrospective sessions and leading stand-ups.
Our teams are flexible and fast you will be asked to provide leadership, mentorship, peer review and quality control on a daily basis.
Demonstrated ability to manage conflicts and problem solve
Functional Competencies :
Good Knowledge of finance, human resource systems and AML
Good knowledge of at least one API frameworks, languages, tools, specification, frameworks, development & client tools : API Blueprint, JSON, Swagger, Java, Ruby, Python
Good knowledge of microservices architecture & development tools & frameworks
Good knowledge of Data & Analytics as a Service architecture and technologies for Data Lakes, Big Data technologies & datawarehousing technologies.
Strong technical background (i.e. ability to read / write code).
Knowledge of Azure, Google & Big Data Platform technologies
Knowledge of most common software architecture & design patterns.
Awareness of how scalable, enterprise-level software system is designed (both on code and infrastructure levels).
Understanding of software release process (environments, binary repositories, CI / CD).
Attention to details, high standards for quality.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and influencing skills with ability to build and foster relationships with business users, project stakeholders, strategic technology partners and external vendors.
Education / Experiences :
15+ years of software engineering industry experience
10+ years of software engineering leadership experience.
Bachelor (equivalent or higher) degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline.
2-3 years of banking / financial industry experience.
Experience designing and implementing mobile applications and services.
Experience designing and implementing cloud-based applications, awareness of main public cloud offerings (Microsoft Azure, AWS, GCE).
Experience working in an Agile environment.
Location(s) : Canada : Ontario : Toronto
As Canada’s International Bank, we are a leader when it comes to inclusion. We are a diverse and global team, speaking more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries.
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 as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.