Director Platform Engineering and Project Delivery

September 19 2023
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Engineering,
Toronto, ON • Full time

Requisition ID: 183847

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

Role Purpose:

Director Platform Delivery, Platform Engineering - Global Banking and Markets Engineering is responsible for overseeing the delivery of key projects in relation to DevOps and Platform Engineering's wider mandate. The Director will be a key part of the GBME Platform Engineering leadership, focusing on interfacing with application teams and contributing to the strategy and success of the wider teams mandate.

The incumbent will also work closely with our technology architecture and infrastructure teams to remove barriers through automation, process simplification and identifying ways to enable app teams to deliver faster. You will leverage your technical knowledge with proven project management skills to manage a broad range of tasks and deliverables, enabling positive cultural change through automation.


  • Responsible for the delivery of key initiatives within Platform Engineering, leading small to medium size teams as required.
  • Ability to work with executives from across the technology spectrum, winning support for ideas and influencing positive change.
  • Defining and delivering strategy for the simplification of existing processes, through automation.
  • Ability to leverage technical expertise to aid in the decision-making process and help application teams in the delivery of modern, stable and secure systems.
  • Work across GBME Platform Engineering to help establish standardized processes, KPI's and SLA's.
  • Willingness to deep-dive into datasets to understand a problem and provide meaningful insights with minimal direction.
  • Prior experience running Software Upgrade programs, addressing technical debt or other application maintenance programs at scale.
  • Financial and Vendor Management.

Education and Experience

  • Strong background in automation of manual or repetitive tasks.
  • Broad technology background, with in-depth expertise in at least 1-2 areas.
  • Strong project management skills, comfortable working with PMO tools and frameworks.
  • Prior experience of on-prem, private cloud and public cloud (GCP, Azure, AWS) an asset.
  • Passion for driving teams towards high performance and a deep pride in quality engineering.
  • 7+ years in a senior technology or engineering field.
  • Team leadership and people management experience.

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

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 days, maternity leave top-up, parental leave and much more.




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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