Solutions Architect (ottawa hub)

August 10 2022
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Bank, Insurance, Financial Services, Engineering, Information Technology, Programming, Development, Systems architect, Design
Ottawa, ON

Requisition ID: 159109

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

The Team

Scotiabank’s Global Wealth Engineering team builds and maintains world class solutions to support Global Wealth Management business in Canada and across the world. The team collaborates with business, enterprises groups and its strategic partners to develop end to end solutions that provide premium experience to their clients and advisors. The team continuously strives to deliver innovative solutions for their business partners to service their clients effectively and efficiently.

The Role:

As Solutions Architect, you will be developing architecture designs for the key Wealth Management systems and supporting the engineering team in deploying them. As a technical leader you will be guiding the engineering team in developing best-in-class solutions by following industry best practices, enterprise standards and guidelines.

Where will you work? This is a hybrid position.

Is this role right for you?

  • Provide thought leadership, subject matter expertise to business and technology leaders.
  • Design architectural solutions, roadmaps that are aligned to business and technology strategy, enterprise standards and best practices.
  • Lead architectural design discussions.
  • Collaborate with multiple teams Bank-wide on architecture design and follow Bank’s Architecture
  • Review Board governance processes.
  • Present solution design in a way that establishes trust relationships, persuades stakeholders and achieves understanding and consensus at all levels.
  • Maintain a sharp focus on system security and reliability while developing architecture designs for products and services.

What you will bring to succeed

  • 10+ years of IT experience with clear progression through various roles leading with at least 3 years of experience providing hands-on architectural design for software applications with proven track record of building a product and taking it to market.
  • Bachelor (equivalent or higher) degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline.
  • Experience working in Wealth Management business domain desirable.
  • Experience in Agile, DevOps and iterative software development.
  • Practical experience in many technologies and platforms like REST/SOAP Protocols, API & Service Integration development techniques, Java/Node JS frameworks and components.
  • Experience in designing/developing cloud native business solutions in Azure, GCP, AWS platforms.

Global Wealth Engineering – Solutions Architect

  • Practical experience in addressing data management challenges as part of architecture solution development.
  • Experience in Security Architecture on the areas of authentication, authorization and auditing.
  • Hands-on experience in Microservices design, Event driven architecture, ETL and data solutions and System resiliency engineering.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and influencing skills with the ability to build and foster relationships with business partners, project stakeholders, strategic technology partners and external vendors.
  • Ability to collaborate across organizational boundaries, build relationships, and achieve broader organizational goals.
  • Must be flexible and ready to adapt to a dynamic environment.

What's in it for you?

  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
  • We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create beautiful customer experiences
  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world
  • Dress codes don't apply here, being comfortable does
  • Onsite cafeteria
  • We offer a competitive total rewards package that includes a base salary, a performance bonus, company matching programs (on pension & profit sharing), generous vacation, personal & sick, personal development funding, maternity leave top-up, parental leave and much more.



Location(s): Canada : Ontario : Ottawa

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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