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Senior Manager, Data Architecture & Analysis (4811643)

Banking, Mortgage, Investment

Branch Manager



Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Senior Manager, Data Architecture & Analysis

Requisition ID: 89900

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


The Customer Insights, Data & Analytics (CIDA) team at Scotiabank is at the forefront of the journey to transform the Bank into a data centric organization through impactful customer insights, innovative analytics, and well governed data. One of the main areas of transformation is the way data is produced, consumed, and managed at an enterprise level to drive business value. The aim is to provide a truly productized offering of re-usable data that can be delivered iteratively through a streamlined process and framework in order to meet the velocity that will allow data consumers to focus on delivering business value. We are looking to build our delivery team with influencers, makers, creators and industry leaders who will drive us forward.

As part of the Data Architecture team within the Data Office, the candidate will identify and prioritize opportunities to leverage data effectively, and take a leading role in project-based initiatives to drive innovation and digital transformation throughout the Bank and Global Risk Management. The Data Architect role requires strong data skills on Cloud and Big Data environments as well as a drive for innovation, flexibility, collaboration, and effective teamwork.

The candidate will work closely with other data architects, data analysts, data modelers, analytics teams, technology teams and other development/engineering teams in the bank to design and develop the technical solutions for enterprise data pipelines and services.


+ University degree in relevant STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

+ Deep experience with data: modeling, analysis, metadata and data consumption

+ Strong analytical and quantitative skills, consistent with a customer focus and a deep understanding of the content and of business needs.

+ Hands-on experience with big data ecosystem tools such as Hive, Pig, Sqoop and Spark; and experience with NoSQL databases would be an asset

+ Subject area experience with Financial Industry products and services preferred: Retail Banking/Lending, Commercial Banking/Lending, Capital Markets, and Wealth Management

+ Subject area experience with anti-money laundering compliance, RDARR, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, and regulatory compliance is an asset

+ Tools skills/experience: Data modeling or architecture software (e.g. ERWin), BI visualization software (e.g. Qlikview, Tableau), Data catalog software (e.g. IBM Information Governance Catalog), and Industry Data Models (e.g. Financial Services Data Model – FSDM) , Full-text Search (e.g. Elasticsearch)

+ Experience in data project implementation lifecycles

+ Ability to understand and suggest solutions to data design on an enterprise level

+ Experience using and implementing visualization tools like D3, Tableau or Qlikview

+ Experience with collaboration tools such as Confluence


+ Leads data analysis team to develop Enterprise Re-Usable Data Set spanning various business domains

+ Leads the data analysis team to register all data sources that are used to build the enterprise reusable data set and capture technical metadata of each source

+ Analyzes data sources and work with business partners to write Business Source to Target Mapping (BSTM) document

+ Assists in special high priority projects that require data analysis service at the enterprise level

+ Assists in the selection of data architecture tools and technology decisions

+ Assists in cross-domain collaboration on data architecture initiatives across the organization

+ Works in an Agile environment to develop Data Office capabilities

+ Drives consensus across domains to achieve enterprise consistency

+ Defines enterprise data architecture standards for the Bank

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 at [Register to View] . 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.