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Staff Software Engineer, Digital Factory


This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted November 2, 2020.




Requisition ID: 88330


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 our Digital Banking career opportunities, explore our Communities of Practice, or hear from our leaders, check out our Technology at Scotia career page.



Job Description

We are committed to investing in our employees and helping you continue your career at Scotiabank.
As Scotiabank’s engine of modernization, the Platform Organisation enables technology teams to build software quickly and securely using modern practices.Platform Organisation is an integrated set of technical capabilities, services and processes that encapsulate critical enterprise functions through standardization, re-use and automation.

The Platform Organisation  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.

Interested in joining an agile team that’s impacting change for our customers around the world? Watch our video.


Job Purpose:

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 Staff Software Engineer operates within the Cloud Engineering team. This valuable member of the team will be responsible for creating Platform Organisation components and services for the broad enterprise use.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Key accountabilities include development and maintenance of cloud platforms, services and components to enable safe enterprise-wide use of cloud common functionality.
  • Level 3 support responsibilities are required.
  • Develop software/pipelines for enabling and automating provisioning and maintenance of cloud databases and related components.
  • Designing, implementing, and refactoring code.
  • Participating in design discussions focused on scalability, design, and implementation best practices.
  • Ensuring software, programs and applications are developed and/or configured to meet high availability, integrity, and reliability requirements.
  • Working with other engineers and architects on breaking-down, scoping, and estimating tasks.
  • Participating in planning, retrospective sessions, attending stand-ups, etc.
  • Be able to build and operate the highly available and scalable software and infrastructure.
  • Supporting application teams on the use of cloud database platform including providing guidance on design patterns, best practices, and security considerations.
  • Mentoring junior engineers.
  • Our teams are flexible and fast – you will provide peer review and quality control on a daily basis.

Key Requirements:

  • Enthusiasm for cloud transformation and cloud platform/components/services development.
  • Strong development experience and breadth of language experience (such as Java and JavaScript).
  • Full understanding of software development life cycle as well as related technologies.
  • Understanding of software release process (environments, binary repositories, CI/CD).
  • Expertise in relational databases.
  • Experience in NoSQL databases is a benefit.
  • In-depth knowledge of software architecture, design patterns, and security considerations.
  • Expertise in cloud platform features and capabilities is a benefit.
  • Understanding of cloud infrastructure and networking is a benefit.
  • Proven experience in cloud development (Google GCP, Microsoft Azure) is a benefit.
  • Experience with SpringBoot, AzureSQL, and Pivotal Cloud Foundry is a benefit.
  • Full-stack development experience is a benefit.
  • Experience within Canadian financial institutions a benefit.
  • Bachelor (equivalent or higher) degree in computer science or engineering/mathematics discipline.


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.