Java Developer in Toronto, Ontario


Java Developer

Requisition ID: 201852

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

The role:

Contributes to the overall success of the Retail Customer Platform Technology applications ensuring specific individual goals, plans, initiatives are executed and delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives. Ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.

Is this role right for you? In this role you will:

  • Champion a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.

  • You will provide system analysis, object-oriented design / programming, technical documentation, and support for existing and new applications and systems.

  • You will provide recommendations on best practices and enhancements that are in line with the bank’s technology road map.

  • You will work with project team to refine technical requirements and provide technical design and guidance based on industry best practices.

  • You will perform coding, unit testing, debugging, documenting, and implementing of applications and scripts.

  • You will participate in estimation and planning of development efforts required for various projects and enhancements.

  • You will maintain, support, and enhance existing applications.

  • You will participate in regular code reviews for release activities.

  • You will lead the implementation efforts for implementations of code to non-production and production environments.

  • You will participate in production issue analysis and perform root cause analysis for production issues and implementation issues.

  • You will assist the product owners and business analysts in discovering the current system behavior and provide recommendations on improving the current system.

  • Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.

  • Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas in accordance with Scotiabank’s Values, its Code of Conduct and the Global Sales Principles, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational, compliance, AML/ATF/sanctions and conduct risk.

  • Champion a high-performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment.

Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role? We’d love to work with you if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline is preferred.

  • You have at least 3-5 years of technical working experience in systems analysis, design, development, unit testing, and debugging.

  • Must have technical working experience with Core Java (Version 8 or higher)/Java

  • Proficient in SQL & relational databases.

  • Knowledge or experience in the use of GIT, Gradle, Jira, Confluence or a similar tool(s) for building Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines.

  • Technical working experience in an agile environment.

  • Working experience with Spring Boot, Spring Security and Spring Data Repositories, Spring Batch. At least one. Spring framework works.

  • Technical working knowledge of Web Services, SOAP/REST, STS Spring Tools, or Eclipse Integrated Development Environment (IDE).

  • Knowledge of SSL and setup of secure handshake between applications. It could be implicit. Technical knowledge of Microsoft Azure Cloud/Google Cloud and Splunk

Nice to Have:

  • Oracle Certified Java Developer certification.

  • Technical Knowledge of event driven architecture (Kafka, Kafka connectors, Kafka brokers).

  • 2-3 years of working experience in the banking/financial services industry.

  • Working knowledge of SoapUI.

What’s in it for you?

  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Allyship – We strive to create an inclusive culture where every employee is empowered to reach their fullest potential, respected for who they are, and are embraced through bias-free practices and inclusive values across Scotiabank. We embrace diversity and provide opportunities for all employee to learn, grow & participate through our various Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that span across diverse gender identities, ethnicity, race, age, ability & veterans.

  • Accessibility and Workplace Accommodations – 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. Scotiabank continues to locate, remove and prevent barriers so that we can build a diverse and inclusive environment while meeting accessibility requirements.

  • Upskilling through online courses, cross-functional development opportunities, and tuition assistance.

  • Competitive Rewards program including bonus, flexible vacation, personal, sick days and benefits will start on day one.

  • Community Engagement – no matter where you choose to work from; we offer opportunities for community engagement & belonging with our various programs such as hackathons, contests, cooking with friends, Humans of Digital and much more!

Work arrangements: Hybrid


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, pleaseclick 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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