Technology Careers

We’re questioning everything about how we bank today to come up with the right solutions for our customers tomorrow. Together, we drive meaningful change and inspire innovation for every future.

Welcome to the future. Ours and yours.

In Technology at Scotia, we’re questioning everything about how we bank today to come up with the right solutions for our customers tomorrow. Reinvention starts here — and it starts with you. We’re looking for problem-solvers, makers, and leaders who are ready to roll up their sleeves and collaborate to ship solutions to our customers.

You’ll succeed not just in your day-to-day role but in your career through mobility, cross-functional development opportunities, and coaching.

You’ll learn from a wide variety of industry leaders, developing solutions not only locally, but for the global market alongside technology-focused teams in Latin America.

You'll create elegant digital experiences that let employees and customers take charge of their finances and enable Scotiabank to drive meaningful change for every future.

What would my career look like in Technology?

Technology builds the foundation that enables Scotiabank to deliver world-class digital experiences to our customers and employees. You may be working on backend technologies, but you won’t be backstage.

Information Security and Control (Cybersecurity)

We design, implement, and manage security solutions to protect the Bank and our customers.

Global Technology Services

We build technology solutions that ensure our systems and services are always there for our customers and employees.

Global Wholesale and Risk Technology

We build, support, and maintain the technology solutions that support Global Banking and Markets, Group Treasury, and wholesale risk, regulatory, and compliance. 

Enterprise Technology

We work to transform how employees experience technology every day, on a global scale. We deliver IT solutions to our global corporate functions, including: Risk, Finance and Treasury, Human Resources, and Operations. 

Global Business Technology

We deliver the cutting-edge solutions that provide fresh, frictionless banking experiences in every one of our markets. Our team spans Scotiabank’s global footprint and manages the Bank’s entire business technology ecosystem.

International Banking Technology

We support the delivery of technology solutions, technology implementations for M&A activity, and the implementation of large modernization initiatives, globally. We are also responsible for the Global Technology Products function of the Bank, driving the standardization of solutions worldwide.

Canadian Banking Technology

Canadian Banking Technology supports the end-to-end technology needs of Scotiabank’s Canadian banking business, including a broad range of banking products and services from savings and chequing accounts to credit cards and commercial loans.

Global AML (Anti Money Laundering), KYC (Know Your Customer) and Onboarding Technology

We design and develop technology solutions to detect suspicious behaviour so that the money we bank doesn’t fund illicit or illegal activities. Our team of developers and analysts are committed to making our communities safer, while improving the customer experience through industry-leading technology. 

Project Delivery and Support

We support project delivery at Scotiabank by providing our Technology and Business partners with best-in-class project management expertise while building a community of professionals ensuring alignment between project management and governance practices.

What would my career look like in Digital Banking?

At Scotia Digital, we’re co-creating the bank of the future with our customers today by asking how they want to bank tomorrow. Collaborate with us in Digital Factories in Canada and Latin America to design and build digital experiences that all people will love.


We’re scientists, artists, communicators, technologists, and human-centred problem solvers focused on designing things all people will love.

Digital Marketing

We spend our days focused on driving acquisition, growth, and sales through our digital channels — all with a focus on data-driven optimization and personalization.

Digital Product

We take ownership of business objectives and translate them into digital priorities, building excellence in the global digital customer experience.


We work to identify real-life problems and solve them with technology, enabling our teams to change the way our customers bank, one release at a time. 

Get to know the work we do

We are always questioning the status quo to further advance our digital transformation. We invite you to learn more about our industry and how we drive change through innovative solutions.

Focused on dismantling the barriers faced by women

We’re committed to being active allies to women employees, customers, and communities year-round.

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The tech behind Scotiabank’s Global AI Platform

Scotiabank recently launched its next-generation Global AI Platform with the goal of improving the customer experience. Here’s a glimpse into the technology journey that made this possible.

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In 2017, Scotiabank committed to becoming a leader in digital banking; when we commit, we deliver.

We have built a team of more than 1000 top technology professionals, opened 5 Digital Factories in our core markets, and developed an industry-leading mobile banking app.

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Scotiabank Receives’s 2021 Technology Innovation of the Year Award

Scotiabank was recognized for its delivery of the Bank’s new risk engine in Global Banking & Markets.

Find out more, Scotiabank Receives’s 2021 Technology Innovation of the Year Award

Advancing Women in Technology


In Scotiabank’s ignITe! Gender Diversity Program, we look to advance high performing women in technology for leadership positions. Our mission is to educate and empower women in technology by supporting their personal and professional growth. Through ignITe!, we provide both emerging and established women leaders with mentoring, guidance, support, and networking opportunities to help increase representation of women leaders at the Bank.

What is it like to work here?

Listen to what our very own Scotiabankers have to say about their experience.

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Senior Manager – Cloud Delivery

“Our Technology team values a collaborative culture where diverse perspectives, experiences and backgrounds are celebrated, enabling us to design and deliver innovative technology solutions that truly meet the needs of our customers.”

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Director, Release Engineering

“I’m encouraged and empowered to bring my innovative ideas to the team every day. Knowing that I work in an environment that treats me with respect and supports me, is an amazing experience.”

n̓aaswiḥčis (Cat) portrait photo. n̓aaswiḥčis in Nuu-chah-nulth.

ńaaswiḥčis (Cat)

Specialist of People & Culture Initiatives

“I’m proud to work in a team where my language and traditional name are honoured. The culture within Technology is welcoming, encouraging and inspires me to continue creating an environment for future generations to thrive.” 

Read the testimonial from ńaaswiḥčis (Cat) in the Nuu-chah-nulth language:

“nučḥaksiš ʔin ʔiisaak̓ats ciqy̓akukqs mamuukaƛquu taanaquwił. Technology huḥtikšiƛ̓apin ƛaḥiqsakqin.” 

Michael Zerbs portrait photo

“I am incredibly proud to be part of an organization that is delivering outstanding banking experiences to more than 25 million customers globally. Our multi-year technology modernization strategy has yielded industry-leading capabilities that will assist customers with their evolving needs, while building a bank for every future. Our past successes and future ambitions are underpinned by the creativity, innovation, and dedication of our employees, and it’s such a privilege to work alongside these passionate individuals, who continue to make our technology strategy a reality. ”

Michael Zerbs - Group Head, Technology and Operations

Internships and Co-ops

Our Ignition and Velocity programs are designed to offer an exclusive sneak peek into our technology groups after graduation.

Mitchell Intern portrait photo

“The Scotiabank Ignition Program has given me countless opportunities to develop my skills through real-world experience with modern technologies. I love having the flexibility to learn in different areas, all while being given meaningful work and significant responsibility.”

Ignition Program Associate

Start the next chapter of your career with us