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Data Security Site Reliability Engineer

Requisition ID: 100530Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.


The team:

Scotiabank’s Global Technology Services (GTS) Technology Operations & Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) is responsible for the operations engineering required to provide highly available and resilient systems.  In GTS Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) & Reference Data Management (RDM) TechOps & SRE, we are responsible for providing critical data platform services, following SRE and data governance best practices, as well as consulting and coordinating with the Bank’s technology teams to meet business expectations.


The role:

You will contribute to the growth and delivery of EDW & RDM SRE services by integrating security into all aspects of development and operations ensuring the security through data loss prevention controls, monitoring and remediation, and the use of security tools to identify areas of improvement and prevent problem recurrence.
You will partner with the Product Owner, development teams, and the Security Advisor to deliver a high-quality product by integrating security into the full development lifecycle and creating security artifacts using best practices within the Bank’s Security Standards and SRE framework.
You will identify opportunities to improve data security recommending and implementing solutions that ensure data protection, least privilege access, traceability, and monitoring.
You will identify opportunities for quality improvements recommending and implementing automation to prevent vulnerabilities, problem recurrence, and reduce deployment times.
You will continuously improve service monitoring including privileged access, security scans, access and event monitoring, and data usage.
You will implement, measure, and gather insights from key Operational Level Indicators identifying areas for service improvements related to security.
You will create and maintain security artifacts working with ensuring all findings are tracked and scheduled for remediation.
You will provide after hours support as required.

Is this role right for you?

You are a skilled software engineer with a passion for operations and a broad knowledge of security who enjoys contributing to indicatives spanning people, processes, and development.
You thrive on the challenge of supporting critical systems requiring a high level of trust, resilience, and security.
You enjoy looking for opportunities to be proactive, automate, and solve for problems before they happen.
You want to be challenged with complex problem solving taking the learnings forward as continuous improvements.
You understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.

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

You have strong communication (verbal/written) and good interpersonal skills to build relationships with internal and external business partners and vendors.
You can demonstrate you are a strong team player with a proven ability to collaborate on solution designs, development, and testing.
You have at least 5+ years of hands-on technical working experience do you have as a Software Engineer in an Engineering or Operations environment that supports a complex Data Warehouse.
You have at least 3+years of hands-on technical working experience in creating and maintaining application security artifacts.
You have at least 3+ years of hands-on technical working experience in designing solutions or authoring technical specifications for the security components of a solution.
You have at least 2+ years of hands-on technical working experience in investigating and remediating hardening and vulnerability findings.
You can demonstrate solid technical knowledge on and experience in application, code, data, and access event security.
You can demonstrate experience in implementing, monitoring, and reporting on security standard compliance.
You have a broad understanding of and experience with firewalls, network, secure transfer protocols, and cryptographic standards.
You possess excellent problem-solving skills, prefer to identify and resolve issues before they become a problem, and can work under pressure in a dynamic environment.
You can demonstrate the ability to lead complex incidents that cross application and technology boundaries.
You have completed a post-secondary education in computer science, engineering or in a related technology field.

What’s in it for you?

You will be a part of a Site Reliability Engineering team that will help you grow & you will have an opportunity to bring valuable and long-lasting contributions to the bank.
We are technology partners who help the business transform how our employees around the world work.
You’ll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world.
We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success! We also 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 currently work remotely from home, when it is deemed safe to return physically to work, our primary location in downtown Toronto is:
Design focused on enabling collaboration through both environment and technology.
Located in the heart of Toronto’s financial district, the work site is located right above the TTC’s Line 1 King subway station. This location has access to The PATH & is located minutes from GO Transit/VIA Rail hub at Union Station; as well as the TTC’s King 504 streetcar line.
Minutes from the Gardiner Expressway & the DVP.
Located next door is The Commons, a dining space for employees, where breakfast & lunch are served.  Also, The Bean server hot/cold beverages & snacks with plenty of room to lounge & recharge.  Also, many meal/snack options + shopping & services for your everyday needs in The PATH without venturing outside.


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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