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Global Systems Operator (Mainframe, AS/400-IBM System i)

Requisition ID: 94132Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.


The team:

Scotiabank’s Global Systems Operations Centre (GSOC) is an unique area which spans the bridge between development/project support and providing production services.  The key elements of the area focus upon the development and maintenance of operational aids such as output management, code control, and automation of application balancing as well as environment builds and application testing and are seen as key to the continued success and achievement for both batch and online availability targets.


The role:

Reporting to a Senior Manager, Global Systems Operations, you are a part of a team that’s responsible for the consistent delivery and completion of Domestic & International Production batch processing and service and infrastructure monitoring. This include maintaining service to 1000+ domestic branches & 3000+ International branches. We process 65,000+ jobs daily across 200+ applications in 55+ countries.  You will be expected to be a part of the teams’ rotational on call duties and, when required, be a part of after-hours project deployments in the evenings or weekends.


Is this role right for you?

You are eager to perform infrastructure, application and batch monitoring by using best of breed workload automation & monitoring tools to ensure operational risk is mitigated to prevent service outages and monetary impact to the bank.
You thrive on consistently meeting and/or exceeding user expectations pertaining to the delivery of critical Canadian & International online and batch processing through the provision of first-line technical support activities.
When called upon, you want to play a vital role in system recovery; expedient service restoration; and as well, data security & code promotions.
You thrive in providing technical support to various user groups and/or acts as a liaison between various competing interests in the timely processing and completion of high-profile project implementations.
You are fine with rotational work shifts in a 24×7 operations environment, including days, evening, overnights, weekends & banking + statutory holidays. Staff members can be asked to work three 12-hour shifts per week on a rotating basis of days and nights.

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

You have at least 2+ years of hands-on technical working experience in an IT operations-based environment.
You have excellent verbal & written communication skills in English to ensure incidents/problems are understood and documented accordingly. The same in Spanish is an asset.
You are required to have an in-depth and extensive working knowledge of workload automation. Tools may include CA7 Scheduler, Autosys, Sysadmiral (Tidal), Control M (BMS) AS400/iRobot etc…
You can demonstrate working knowledge with Endevor, Data Management, Problem and Change Management, TSO/CLISTS, ACF, BUNDL, APCDOC, JCL, AIX and ServiceNow platforms (Event Management, Incident management, Knowledge)
You possess working knowledge of monitoring tools that feed into the Global Systems Operations Centre ie: SMURF, Dynatrace, Splunk, Aternity, Foglight, AQA-STM etc…
Working knowledge of IMS, CICS, DB2, CMS and VSAM is also strongly recommended as well as a proficiency in being able to configure Personal Communications iSeries Access for Windows, the use of HMC consoles for a multiple LPAR environment, RDARS and Content Management on Demand.
You can demonstrate an ability to work in a fast-paced, high pressure environment and adapt to change.
You have the ability to adapt to change in process/procedure to accommodate our customers while focusing on risk mitigation and customer service.
You have excellent organization and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple problems from simple to complex concurrently.
You can focus on timelines and Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) to ensure they are achieved while working in an operations environment where potentially multiple issues are occurring.
Post-secondary education in Computer Science, Information Systems, or in a related field.

What’s in it for you?

We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
You’ll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world.
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.
While we are currently working remotely from home, you can expect the following when we return to work at our primary office in Scarborough
Freshly renovated with a design focus on enabling collaboration through both environment and technology.  Onsite cafeteria plus complimentary hot beverage stations in the workplace.
Minutes by TTC bus from Warden subway station on Line 2.  Free employee shuttle service connecting the IT campus with nearby GO stations.  2022 opening of the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit with the Birchmount stop by our IT campus.
Minutes from the 401 & DVP. Free onsite & offsite employee parking with charging stations for electric vehicles onsite


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Scarborough 

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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