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VELOCITY – Technology – Software Engineering Fall 2021

Requisition ID: 104793Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.



Velocity Tech Program- Software Development Fall 2021

4-Month Internship (September – December 2021)

WORK TERM: 4-month Fall 2021 term (September – December)


 What Can I Expect from the Velocity Technology Program?

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 you will gain exposure to both business and technology by having a customized plan for your next internship or co-op. Yes, you read that correctly. After successfully completing your first co-op or internship, we will work with you to establish a learning and mentorship plan which also outlines your future placements. As a result, you will get to learn, grow and experiment within different parts of our technology ecosystem.  



You Will…

Work with a squad of young go getters to deliver clean and effective solutions
Produce workable prototypes to illustrate concepts iteratively and be able to provide detailed specifications for use by the other team members
Deliver high quality implementations by practicing best software development practices 
Be a culture champion pivotal in driving culture change at all levels
Work with global trading, risk and analytics systems that keep our trading floors around the world ticking
Experiment & learn!

You Are?

You are an undergraduate student that gets excited by continuous integration and deployment. You have a passion for innovation and spend your free time problem solving and tinkering with new technologies. You thrive in a fast paced ever changing environment and need to be a part of something BIG. You love to learn and envision yourself working for an international organization that heavily invests in your future.

Throughout your undergrad, you have acquired basic knowledge in the software development life cycle, object-oriented programming, and database programming. You consider yourself an influencer that can translate business objectives into technical priorities. You are logical, and familiar with various development tools. You love being involved in extracurricular activities such as hackathons or tech conferences.  You are not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get things done!



Do you dream in code?
Does continuous integration and deployment make you giddy?
Do you spend your free time tinkering with new technologies or building apps on the side?
Do you want to solve real problems?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, we are looking for you!
Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Database knowledge (Postgres or Oracle)
Basic knowledge in Programming Languages (like Java, C , C++ etc)
Basic knowledge in development tools (like Jenkins/Maven/Artifactory, etc.

How do I apply?

For students, we believe in evaluating you through relationships over resumes, and 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 in order 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 we do not want you to submit your resume.  Instead, we ask that as part of your application, you complete the below:


Complete your PLUM profile: Click Here
Complete  a short one-way video interview: Click Here
Apply to the role through our career site.
Upload a PDF of your PLUM profile and any Githubs or Websites

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. 


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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