Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.
The Platform Engineer role is a cross-functional role within Software Engineering team with involvement at all phases of our application and service release lifecycle that embraces the DevOps method of communication, collaboration and integration.
Platform Engineers are responsible for design, implementation, and ongoing support of the production services, applications and platform components that comprise our backend. In this role you have the opportunity to leverage your technical skills in systems management, software development and devops to provide best-practices guidance and provide tier-3 support.
Is this role right for you?
Work closely with software engineering teams to design and implement scalable and high performance solutions for our platform as a service and internal management tools.
Drive automation of application deployment for production and pre-release environments.
Define monitoring requirements and implement automated incident resolution solutions.
Design, implement and manage continuous integration, build management and deployment scripts and systems.
Provide tier-3 troubleshooting and break-fix support for production services.
Quickly and efficiently troubleshoot simple and complex issues in order to provide outstanding support for internal service level objectives.
Identify areas for process and efficiency improvement within Platform Services Operations; recommend solutions and assist in overseeing implementation. Actively facilitate continuous improvement.
Ensure all necessary operational processes and procedures are carried out with a high level of attention to detail, expediency and on-time delivery.
Define and document standard run books and operating procedures. Create and maintain system information and architecture diagrams.
Monitor various systems capacity and health indicators and trends; provide analytics & forecasts for added or reduced capacity as required.
Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role?
Strong fundamentals in distributed systems design and operations
Familiarity with Kafka or similar high-scale distributed data systems
5+ years of software development experience in a commercial environment.
Experience working in a DevOps environment. Experience with Java Build Tools: Maven or Gradle, Ansible, Puppet
Preferred proficiency with Python/Java, shell scripting, system diagnostic and automation tooling
Experience building automation to operate large-scale data systems
Solid experience working with large private or public clouds
A self-starter with the ability to work effectively in teams
Excellent spoken / written communication
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar field or equivalent.
What's in it for you?
We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity and curiosity and celebrates success!
We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create meaningful customer experiences
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.
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. 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.