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Senior Systems Reliability Engineer

Requisition ID: 103579Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.



The Team

The Global Enterprise Technology – Systems Reliability team interfaces with senior management, infrastructure, IT Operations, and business partners to continuously improve the stability, reliability and efficiency of our Global systems through Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) based principles and practices. This will include continuous people, process and technology (automating all the things) enhancements in support of our rapidly changing technology product portfolio.


The Role

You will work cross-functionally amongst a variety of teams and be a contributor in all significant engineering services or solutions delivered to Global Enterprise Technology and to the Global Systems Reliability Office and stakeholders.  You will also have an understanding ‘what could go wrong’, help to solve complex problems and have a flare for communicating and participating in discussions with technical and business partners. You will work directly with our Software Engineering teams and Solution Architects to both maintain and operate our existing technology and build our next generation of technologies.


Is this role right for you?

Working closely with global and regional architecture boards, champion the definition and implementation of resilience patterns and policies for new and existing solutions.
Assist owners of Service Level Objectives with senior development and business leads.
Assist and participate in initiatives to continuously refine, build, plan and deploy practices for improved stability, reliability, efficiency, repeatability and security. You will ll help to create plans, collaborate with other SROs and DevOps team members – coordinating activity with development and business leads to increase service levels, lower costs, and support delivery velocity objectives.
Working closely with Development and Operations teams to assist troubleshooting of our most severe incidents – contributing senior stakeholder communication, driving problem-solving (e.g., log analysis, non-invasive tests) and debugging with best practice techniques.
Assisting and contributing to continuous improvement and execution of quality and timely major incident root cause analysis and blameless post-mortem activities to ensure we take action to avoid similar problems in the future.
Participate in prioritization of reliability features and contribute to the design, development and delivery of effective tooling, alerts, and automated responses to identify and address reliability risks.
Play a key role in proactive communication of reliability, stability and efficiency results (based on Service Level Objectives), service health (via dashboards) key reliability risks and issues to senior business and technology stakeholders – to prioritize activity (based on trend analysis) and direct investment and action.

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

Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent experience. ITIL V3 Foundation Cert. in ITSM would be an asset.
8 + years’ experience in IT.
2-3 years professional programming experience in one or more of the following: C, C++, Java would be asset.
1-2 years professional solution architecture experience.
Excellent communication (both verbal and written). The ability to communicate confidently and clearly on conference calls, in meetings, via email, etc. at all levels of the organization is essential.
Mastery of one or more scripting languages for automating systems, eg. Bash, Python, Ansible, Puppet would be asset.
Well-rounded broad knowledge of OS platforms (Linux/UNIX), Networking, Web Systems and IT Ops.
Experience working with large-scale distributed systems understanding of SOA or microservices architecture.
Advanced experience with GCP/Azure/AWS.

What’s in it for you?

We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create beautiful customer experiences
You’ll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world
Dress codes don’t apply here, being comfortable does
Onsite cafeteria
We offer a competitive total rewards package that includes a base salary, a performance bonus, company matching programs (on pension & profit sharing), generous vacation, personal & sick days, personal development funding, maternity leave top-up, parental leave and much more.

Location(s):  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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