Lead Software Developer, Scotiabank
City : Toronto, ON, CA
Category : Computer Software Engineer
Industry : Financial Services/Banking
Employer : Scotiabank
Requisition ID: 189729
Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.
The Automotive Finance Team at Scotiabank is experiencing a massive transformation and growth with constantly evolving digital journeys and disruptions within automotive ecosystem and financing technologies. Scotiabank is one of the top automotive finance lenders in Canada and the role will be pivotal to drive the growth forward and maintain our leading position in the marketplace through delivering innovative and top notch digital solutions for our automotive partners, business and customers.
We are seeking a talented Full Stack Developer with a strong background in .NET development to join our innovative team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing and implementing scalable, high-quality web applications, utilizing both front-end and back-end technologies with a focus on .NET. If you are passionate about creating exceptional software solutions and have a solid foundation in full stack development, we would love to hear from you.
Is this role right for you?
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather and understand project requirements, and translate them into technical solutions.
- Design and develop robust, reusable code for both front-end and back-end components of web applications using .NET technologies.
- Ensure the performance, scalability, and security of applications through the implementation of best practices and appropriate frameworks.
- Conduct thorough testing and debugging of applications to ensure quality and reliability.
- Integrate user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server-side logic.
- Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability.
- Participate in code reviews, provide constructive feedback, and contribute to continuous improvement in the development process.
Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role?
- 8-10 years of experience preferred
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
- Proven experience as a Full Stack Developer with a strong emphasis on .NET technologies.
- Strong knowledge of server-side programming languages and frameworks, such as Node.js, Python, Java, or .NET.
- Solid understanding of back-end technologies such as ASP.NET, .NET Core, C#, and related frameworks, along with experience in database integration and management.
- Solid understanding of database systems, SQL, and ORM libraries.
- Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git) and collaborative development workflows.
- Experience with RESTful API design and integration.
- Experience with API documentation tools like Swagger or API Blueprint.
- Familiarity with authentication and authorization mechanisms like OAuth 2.0 or JWT.
- Understanding of caching strategies, load balancing, and performance optimization techniques for APIs.
- Experience with agile development methodologies and similar frameworks
- Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically and adapt to new technologies.
- Experience in developing and deploying applications in cloud environments, particularly Microsoft Azure.
- Familiarity with mobile app development and related technologies is a plus.
- Previous experience in optimizing applications for maximum speed and scalability.
- Certifications: Relevant certifications in fullstack development, cloud computing, or related fields, demonstrating a commitment to ongoing learning and professional development.
- Cloud Expertise: Strong familiarity with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform, including experience in designing, deploying, and managing cloud-based applications.
- DevOps Practices: Experience with DevOps practices and tools for continuous integration, deployment, and monitoring in cloud environments, ensuring efficient and scalable software delivery.
- Architectural Knowledge: In-depth understanding of architectural principles, design patterns, and microservices architecture, allowing for the design and implementation of robust and scalable solutions.
- Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders, both technical and non-technical, to articulate complex technical concepts and guide project development.
- Proven Technical Leadership: Previous experience in a technical leadership role, demonstrating the ability to provide technical insights, shape scalable solutions, and drive the adoption of best practices within a development team.
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.
- Remote-friendly work environment will provide you with the flexibility to perform at your best.
- 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.
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, 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.