Business Analyst

Scotiabank - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Requisition ID: 64779

Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.


The Global Wholesale, Wealth, and Risk Technology - Derivatives team is responsible for servicing Global Capital Markets worldwide and delivering system solutions for the derivatives trading desk. The role involves a mix of analysis and programming (largely scripting languages) to support data access and transformation from one of a number of integration technologies. Scripting would involve a mix of data transformation languages (e.g. Python, server side JavaScript).


We are looking for someone who will work closely with project teams, during the software development life cycle, to ensure business and technical requirements have been fulfilled; contribute recommendations and assessments to ongoing project reviews.

Plan & develop Test Strategies and execute testing of medium to large agile labs.
Transfer application and process expertise to other analysts; provide hands on training on systems, hardware, environment, product, standards, and methodology to test team members; coach, motivate and provide feedback on department and project objectives, conflict resolution, and team building.
Maintain a thorough and current understanding of a broad range of assigned banking applications, UAT code configuration, system integration, environment resources and code delivery process; provide technical advice to development teams and external suppliers on integration of specific applications within the UAT environment
Forecast workday estimates based upon project documentation; monitor resource demands and escalate resource shortfalls or conflicts as required
Identify and pursue opportunities to enhance personal breadth and depth of expertise and proactively apply knowledge on the job; identify and recommend enhancements or modifications to UAT processes in an effort to continually improve overall department efficiency and effectiveness


You Have;

Hands on programming skills (Java, Python, server side JavaScript
Strong database integration and transformation skills, experience with SQL (Oracle, or Sybase, or SQL Server) and NoSQL databases (ElasticSearch, Cassandra or similar)
A very good knowledge of capital markets and financial instruments
Nice to have Good knowledge of SOA and messaging bus e.g. Solace or Kakfa
Nice to have Exposure to regulatory, reporting or financial risk based projects would be good.
Nice to have Exposure to market data particularly with respect to derivatives (curves, surfaces etc).
nice to have Knowledge of Python
Superior analytical skills
Testing experience within the financial industry an asset
Diploma or Degree in Information Technology or Equivalent Education / Work experience


The opportunity to join a forward-thinking company surrounded by a collaborative team of innovative thinkers.
A great opportunity to leave your “stamp” as we are undergoing multiple exciting and forward thinking initiatives.
A rewarding career path with diverse opportunities for professional development.
Internal development to support your growth and enhance your skills.
A competitive compensation and benefits package.
An organization committed to making a difference in our communities– for you and our customers.
We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!

Location(s): Canada : Ontario : Toronto

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. 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.