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VELOCITY – Audit, Technology – Fall 2021

Requisition ID: 105146Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.



VELOCITY – Audit, Technology

4-Month Fall Internship (September-December2021)



Recruitment Timelines: 

Deadline to Apply: June 1st, 2021

Video Interview and Plum Assessment: June 1st, 2021


Why work for Scotiabank?

Scotiabank is among the largest banks in the world and the most international bank in Canada. We are powered by our 100,000 high-performing (and awesome) teammates who make a real difference across the globe as a leading provider of advice, products, digital experiences, and financial services. Together with our Digital Factories around the world, we are dedicated to helping our 25 million customers become better-off.

This is a place where you’ll get to learn and develop your skills, while being recognized for your hard work. At Scotiabank, we’re passionate about bringing our whole selves to work, allowing us to create inclusive work environments for everyone to enjoy. Say hello to a career at Scotiabank.


What Can I Expect from the Velocity Strategic Functions Program?

Let us be the first to tell you, this is not your average internship or co-op! This is a customized experience that focuses on providing you with the development and tools you need to grow your career. In Velocity Strategic Functions, you will gain exposure to multiple business lines across the Strategic Functions of the bank by having a customized plan for your internship. Yes, you read that correctly, a customized plan for YOU. After successfully completing your first co-op or internship with us, we will work with you to establish a learning and mentorship plan that also outlines your next placement with us! Through returning for multiple terms in our program, you will get to learn, grow and experiment within different parts of our Strategic Functions ecosystem and have a clearer view of the business line you hope to join upon graduation.




The successful candidate will have a strong IT background, be able to work effectively in a team environment, have good time management skills, effective listening and communication skills.




Assist in the day-to-day user support and support of Audit in-house built, and vendor purchased Office Automation systems for our Canadian-based and International Audit staff;
Assist in providing administration and control around network, database and application security management, including logical access and process flows for the reporting applications, databases on the various servers, Audit Virtual Office (portal), reports, surveys, and data directories on the servers;
Troubleshoot non-complex hardware and/or software problems. Escalate more complex issues appropriately. Assist in coordinating end user technology support for our staff with the Bank’s Global Technology Services, including pre-acquisition consulting on compatibility and infrastructure requirements, and the resulting development and submission of business cases for new equipment and/or software as required. This includes the coordination and execution of Hardware, Software and Operating System updates/upgrades/deployments for workstation, network printers and servers, as well as Asset Management;
Assist in project work related to the review, assessment, testing and implementation of vendor Office Automation systems. Also, assist in the testing of workstation and/or server updates driven by the Bank and IBM, which will include understanding what will be deployed, determining impact on department laptops and PCs, servers and processes, and participating in pilot testing prior to the mass deployment to the department;
Assist in other duties as assigned



Analytical (with strong problem-solving skills), flexible, driven to succeed, collaborative, able to multi-task, able to thrive in an unstructured environment at times, with changing priorities;
Enrolled in an accredited co-op program with a post-secondary educational institution in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field



Strong IT background (Windows 10, AD, Microsoft IIS, SQL Server, Outlook, Notes R9, VPN etc.);
Programming and database technology (noting there may/may not be some limited exposure to programming over the course of the Co-op term);
Solid experience helping users with the MS Office Suite 2016, 365 (WORD, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), Power BI;
Some knowledge on programming languages like .NET, C#, HTML, XML, JavaScript, XLST etc. and have working knowledge of applications like Visual Studio and O365 SharePoint Designer;
Good knowledge and familiarity with Security policies and Network topologies

How To Apply:


For students, we are focused on learning about who you are and what you’re interested in to uncover your true potential.  In short, we don’t believe resumes will provide us with an accurate depiction of what you’re truly about to properly assess your potential.  Instead we want to get to know YOU and hear about the experiences that have shaped you. We know… this might sound crazy but for students applying to one of our campus programs we are no longer requiring resumes. Instead we ask that as part of your application, you complete the below:


Complete your PLUM Profile: Please Click Here to complete your PLUM
Save your PLUM Profile as a PDF.
Complete a short one-way video interview: Please Click Here for your Video Interview
Apply to the role through our career site.
Upload a PDF of your PLUM profile instead of your resume when applying.

We welcome all applications, but can only respond to candidates selected for an interview. Scotiabank is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to meet your needs.


**In order to be considered for the program you must submit your PLUM Assessment and Video Interview by no later than June 1st, 2021**


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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