Software Engineer - Platform Organization

Requisition ID: 39510


Scotiabank’s Platform Organization (PLATO) is a development platform, which drives velocity, service enablement and reusability. It’s an integrated set of technical products encapsulating critical enterprise capabilities, automated processes, and social architecture to enable high-velocity application development.
The PLATO team is comprised of engineers, problem solvers, agilists and creatives in roles such as Enterprise Platform Engineering and Architecture, Enterprise Data Services, Cloud Infrastructure and Architecture, Product Engineering, and Product Management. Together, the team provides the platform that enables the Bank to deliver transformative experiences that help our 24 million customers become better off.
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Job Purpose:

The front end web developer will be responsible for designing user experiences to support automation solutions for a variety of tools and projects within Global Finance Technology.  

Key Accountabilities:

  • Working within a cross functional team of Business Analysts, Product Owners and technical experts to understand requirements that drive the design of technical solutions.
  • Provide support for testing efforts and defect resolution.
  • Create and maintain detailed design documents.
  • Ability to quickly ramp up on and apply new technologies and processes.
  • Provide leadership, mentor-ship, peer review and quality control on a daily basis.

Functional Competencies:

  •  3+ years of software development experience in web.
  • Has expert knowledge with HTML 5, CSS3, JavaScript, Typescript, Angular, RxJS, as well as other client-side technologies.
  • Experience with front-end build tools, such as NPM, Yarn, Gulp, etc.
  • Proficient with source code versions tools (BitBucket/Git).
  • Hands on experience in following the iterative and agile SDLC.
  • Familiarity with SQL Server database is an asset.
  • Familiarity with a NoSQL like MongoDB database is an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and deliver technology based deployments.
  • Good knowledge of micro services architecture & frameworks.
  • Experience designing and implementing cloud-based applications.
  •  Strong organization and planning skills. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field or equivalent work experience. 
  • Portfolio of work nice to have.

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto

As Canada’s International Bank, we are a leader when it comes to inclusion. We are a diverse and global team, speaking more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. 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. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly.  If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.

Full time
Toronto, 08, CA