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Technical Lead

Requisition ID: 101844Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.


The Derivatives Technology team is leading the way in developing modern systems to support our Global Capital Markets businesses worldwide. We are looking for creative, self-starting, results-oriented, highly motivated individual with attention to details and excellent problem-solving skills. In this role you will be required to multi-task and work in a fast paced and agile environment

Is this role right for you? 

In this role, you will:


Develop and support of a front-office trading system used for trade booking, trade execution and pricing of derivatives trades
Conduct proof of concept on new technologies or solutions around Microservices
Participate in design discussions on scalability, performance, security, Microservices best practices
Delegate work and assignments to team members
Guide team members through technical issues and challenges
Act as the Subject Matter Expert/Mentor and holds overall accountability for technical requirement review and the implementation of projects involving integration
Proactively partner with business line representatives to drive improved technology solutions that support business strategy
Work together with Solutions Architect to implement bank standards
Proactively design, cost, business case and strategize solutions to propose to the department and business line management 
Participate as technical or business consultant in design, development, coding, testing, and debugging new packaged solutions or significant enhancements to existing applications


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

We’d love to work with you if you have:


8+ years of service side development experience with Java, Spring, Hibernate, Spring Boot with an emphasis on REST services
5+ years of experience with relational or no sql databases
3+ years experience with JavaScript and Angular frameworks
Excellent Computer Science Fundamentals; Object Oriented Design; Java Design Patterns
Proficiency in using Git for source code repository; Maven and Jenkins for build
Previous experience designing mission critical systems
Strong experience of supporting high availability mission critical applications
Experience working in an Agile Environment.
Previously worked as a Lead Developer or a Technical Lead

Preferred knowledge and experience


Experience with REST, Microservices Architecture, Event Driven Architecture
Experience with ElasticSearch, Kafka, Cassandra, RabbitMQ, Sql Server, Redis, Kibana, Grafana, Prometheus, Logstash, Ansible, Docker.
UI/Full Stack Development experience in Angular/JavaScript.
Experience with multithreading.
A very good knowledge of capital markets and financial instruments
Experience working on front office trading applications
Understanding of cloud-based deployment

What’s in it for you?



An inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
Work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world
Opportunity to make a significant impact, as you will contribute to viable solutions to design products and applications that will be used by over 21 million customers globally
Tools and technology needed to create beautiful customer experiences
Learning and development – free access to Pluralsight membership to upskill and develop your skills

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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