Senior Manager, API Services, Scotia Digital (Vancouver Hub)

June 29 2022
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Bank, Insurance, Financial Services, Digital, Media, Graphic Arts, Information Technology, Programming, Development
Vancouver, BC • Remote

Requisition ID: 148772

At Scotiabank Digital Factory, the reach and opportunity of a global organization meets the passion and drive of a startup. Reinvention starts here—and it starts with you.

We believe that the pathway to success is paved with user feedback, so we’re constantly asking our customers how they want to bank. When we find an opportunity to make things people will love, we assemble teams of specialists to collaborate in Digital Factories in Canada, Chile, Mexico, Peru, and Colombia. We work fast, and we work smart. Join us to create meaningful experiences and build the bank of tomorrow for our customers around the world.

If you’d like to learn more about our Digital Banking career opportunities, explore our Communities of Practice, or hear from our leaders, check out our Technology at Scotia career page.

As the Senior Manager, API Services, you will have an opportunity to provide hands-on leadership to a team of engineers for an enterprise API product and be part of a group of people changing how the Bank develops and consumes APIs and micro services. We are looking to build our Engineering teams with influencers, practitioners, and leaders who will drive us forward and enhance the experience of our customers.

Is this role right for you?

  • Manage a team of skilled engineering staff, aligning business objectives and delivery.
  • Provide mentorship and help leaders grow in the organization.
  • Set clear, measurable quality goals for the team to achieve.
  • Responsible for driving an inner source mindset and collaborating across orgs.
  • Facilitate the design of best practices how application teams develop and consume APIs and services.
  • Manage the Financials and Budgets for the Product Roadmap and delivery of it.
  • Participate in all aspects of the development life cycle.
  • Evaluate new technology options and vendor products.

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

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • The successful candidate must have a minimum of 6 years experience leading software development teams through the full development life cycle.
  • At least 10 years industry experience.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong hands-on design and software development experience, with a track record in development and deployment of Java, JavaScript, REST web services, a good understanding of network firewall and load balancer configuration, cloud computing.
  • Experience in designing and building applications using 12-factor Cloud native and Microservices Architecture.
  • Solid understanding of Agile methodology backed by hands on experience, development techniques and best practices for an enterprise framework.
  • Thrive on fast paced, challenging environment with short learning curves. Must be proactive and dynamic and demonstrate initiative and eagerness to succeed.
  • Anticipate and uncover customer, business, and market needs and opportunities that could shape future digital products and experiences
  • Promote a culture where teams feel comfortable having open dialogue, expressing divergent perspectives, surfacing and debating assumptions, and sharing and testing ideas and hypotheses

What's in it for you?

  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity and curiosity and celebrates success!
  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world
  • We hire you for your talent — not just a job — so you can grow with us. We’ll equip you for success not only in your role, but also in your career as a whole
  • Dress codes don't apply here: being comfortable does
  • Our work from home social channel offers weekly virtual yoga, social events, learning opportunities, and contests to share current experiences & promote wellbeing in our new remote environment
  • Access to thousands of online and in-person courses so you can hone your current skills, or learn new ones
  • A competitive rewards package that includes a base salary, a performance bonus, company matching programs on pension and profit sharing, paid vacation, personal & sick days, medical, vision, and dental benefits that start from day one and much more!
  • Free shuttle service to and from Union Station, onsite subsidized cafeteria with a chef, and an onsite fitness center*

*Some of our perks & onsite offerings will be offline as we continue to monitor federal and provincial regulations around COVID-19.


Location(s): Canada : British Columbia : Vancouver || 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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