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Lead Software Engineer (Hybrid)

Toronto, ON
Full Time
5 days ago
Requisition ID: 152522

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

The Team

The Commodities Technology team is a crucial part of the Global Banking & Markets Engineering team. This is an opportunity to work in the exciting world of Capital markets - Commodities and Foreign Exchange Technology Line of business to be more precise. We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join this dynamic team.This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office and from home with the details to be determined based on business needs.

The Role

You will get the chance to contribute to the success of the bank's Global Banking & Markets Engineering team by working with Business and technology teams to generate technology solutions. You will be responsible for managing a team of full-stack developers engaged in the development of derivatives trading and derivatives valuation applications. You will have the opportunity to work with the best and be responsible for the design, architecture and final delivery of the solution with an emphasis on code quality and pragmatism.


  • Successful candidate will be responsible for the effective analysis, design, development, and delivery of high availability & reliability applications which utilized different technology stacks
  • Work with team of engineers to lead the development of derivatives trading and derivatives valuation applications
  • Work with diverse set of technologies to implement new systems, or enhancements of existing implementations, and ensure sound integration with surrounding components from end-to-end operational perspective.
  • Design sound solutions that meet the enhanced and new business needs.
  • Ensure that delivery meets the integrity, quality, performance and reliability requirements by building automated testing and regression suites and use of DevOps principles.
  • You will be responsible for the design, architecture and final delivery of the solution with an emphasis on system scalability, availability and pragmatism. Hands-on coding is expected - active contribution to the code base as well as code reviews and walkthroughs.
  • Focus on building out digital experiences for Capital Market systems using industry standard technologies and best practices.
  • Write well designed testing suites for end-to-end testing of business flows.
  • Incorporate modern technologies and practices to reduce operational cost and improve security, availability, reliability of overall business systems
  • Champions a high-performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment.


  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with Java and related framework i.e. (including Java 8 features -Function, Generics, Threads, Collections, Future, Java Frameworks like Spring, Hibernate, etc., Proficient in Server-side Java programming and understanding of Java Memory Model, Transaction management, parallel processing)
  • Experience working with SQL/PL (Oracle) - 5+ years of hands-on experience
  • 4+ years' experience in developing, deploying and maintaining large scale applications with complex integration
  • 2+ years of experience working with fluency on Linux environment with Linux command line
  • Good understanding of object-oriented design and design patterns, micro services architecture and high performance, and multi-threading techniques
  • Knowledge of Capital markets and financial instruments. Market risk or financial risk experience
  • Experience with DevOps and continuous delivery and deployment methodologies based off bitbucket, Jenkins is Nice to have

Nice to have

  • Strong working experience with either in-house built Commodities systems or vendor Commodities trading systems such as Triple Point CommodityXL or OpenLink Endur - 2+ years of hands on experience
  • Exposure of Market Risk as it relates to Derivatives products in the Commodities space
  • Experience with derivative products (IR, Credit, and Equity) and foreign exchange
  • Skills- Python, Pandas, Analytics, Flask, Kafka

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
  • Onsite cafeteria.
  • Dress codes don't apply here, being comfortable does.
  • We offer a competitive total rewards package that includes a base salary, a performance bonus, company matching programs (pension & profit sharing), generous vacation, personal & sick days, personal development funding, maternity leave top-up, parental leave and much more.
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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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