Technical Specialist

SCOTIA BANK (Toronto ON, Canada) 26 days ago

Requisition ID: 96944
Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.

Job Overview:

The main function of the Platform Specialist is to provide solutions architecture oversight for new SAP Cloud & related projects according to timelines and budget while following accepted programming, testing and change control standards, and accepted business intelligence technology best practices. The role is hands-on and requires a thorough understanding of the detailed design of the proposed solutions. Domain expertise is needed in HR, VM, Procurement processes, Category Sourcing; P2P, Invoicing, Contract LifeCycle Management, Global Payments; IT enablers, Procurement digital transformation & Integration methodologies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Excellent client facing skills (ability to articulate value & rationale of proposed solution, both in written, oral or presentation format)
  • Capability to develop solutions within a complex and demanding environment
  • Lead all aspects of implementation and complete all SAP Cloud & related configuration components and Integration
  • Develops architecture which supports SAP Cloud, onboarding & related requirements, including performance, scalability, security, and manageability
  • Sustains the on-going transformation to a Continuous Deployment model through high-level of automation
  • Work with Design Authority and Enterprise Architecture teams to ensure consistency in Design & implementation across Product Capabilities teams
  • Present and defend architecture, design, and technique choices to internal and external audiences
  • Identify strategic opportunities and drive cross-business and cross-functional change
  •  Define and document the structure, connections and relationships of business processes, organizational work groups, data models, applications, user interfaces, applications interfaces, infrastructure and network topology
  • Provide standards, guidelines and direction for system architectures, establishing a framework that constrains the design of systems for the purpose of integration of systems and accessibility of data supporting various business processes and functions
  • Define, design and develop the enterprise systems information architecture to enable cross functional operational reporting and performance optimization
  • Identify strategic opportunities and drive cross-business and cross-functional change
  • Experience in business system application design, development and installation
  • Experience in planning/architecture development and support
  • Experience designing and implementing advanced application architectures

Job Requirements:

  • Must have experience with SAP Cloud & related systems. Preferably some experience in Fieldglass, Oracle products, SmartStream, Coupa/similar procurement, Data management tools, SAP CoWorks
  • Must have experience with Cloud and Cloud offerings, especially Software as a Service (SaaS); knowledge of Azure, AWS, GCP, Oracle cloud is a plus
  • Hands on experience with REST/SOAP APIs, development and integration
  • Experience in the evaluation, weighting, and procurement of industry products and tooling
  • Working knowledge of industry technology trends and best practices related to system interoperability
  • Able to perform data backups and disaster recovery operations
  • Monitor network performance to determine whether adjustments need to be made, and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future.
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware.
  • Thorough knowledge of cloud security, User Authentication, Web-based (Internal & external) Application Authentication
  • Thorough knowledge of authentication to multi-tenant environments Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and understanding to Active Directory Federated Services (ADFS) & understanding of Privileged Account Management.
  • Hands on experience with API security patterns such as (OAuth2, SAML2.0)
  • Experienced in designing and developing integration solutions for cloud-based applications ie. cloud computing, service models - IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and deployment models – private, public, hybrid etc.
  • Experience with ETL tools such SSIS (2 years)
  • Knowledge of Web services – SOAP, REST API
  • Proficiency in data modeling and experienced in using Oracle, SQL Server as a developer /application DBA
  • Previous Financial industry experience is a plus (1-2 years)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field

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. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.
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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