TD Bank AVP, Practice Area Lead, Software Engineering, Mobile in Toronto, Ontario
AVP, Practice Area Lead, Software Engineering, Mobile
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Want to make an impact on your career and others? Join us as we make strategic investments in our people.
Our vision to be the Better Bank is grounded in our purpose-driven and forward-focused strategy. Amidst a rapidly changing landscape, we know that technology plays a critical role in achieving this vision and delivering on our strategy. It also signals the need to accelerate investment in emerging capabilities to adapt to the changes happening around us and respond to customer needs more quickly. To accomplish this, we're evolving our platforms, introducing key enterprise practices and re-imagining our customer journeys as part of the Next Evolution of Work (NEW).
NEW will empower colleagues to make decisions faster, work more efficiently and quickly identify and address customer and market trends to deliver innovative solutions at an unprecedented pace. NEW will enable us to move with purpose towards common goals, simplify how we work and elevate how we deliver customer value . Having the opportunity to contribute and be a part of one of the largest transformation projects at TD is a unique and critical career experience. NEW provides TD's business with better ways to collaborate, deliver and manage solutions for our customers
Roles within the NEW model are similar to roles in external organizations – it's the way the future of work is heading – in leading global organizations and beyond; you're developing highly marketable skills that TD and industry leaders are seeking. By joining NEW, you'll have the opportunity to be part of a new way of working while making an impact on the future of banking in ways you've never imagined.
By joining the Software Engineering Practice , you'll drive the continuous development and upskilling of its members, as your leadership will result in talent excellence and delivery success across the Enterprise.
Integral to the success of our business, the Practice Area Leader plays a critical role. The Mobile Practice Area Leader will define the strategy and roadmap to improve and expand upon our team's capabilities and skillsets within the mobile engineering practice. You're eager to explore new technologies and advise our team on industry best practices. All members of the growing mobile team will seek your wisdom, advice, and mentorship.
Together with its people management and development of the Practice, this role will encourage you to create a community with TD Bank, aligning to a common vision and expanding the knowledge set across the organization by fostering a work culture that encourages productivity, innovation, process improvement, teamwork and a high level of professionalism. It drives change through positive reinforcement of milestones and successes. It creates an environment where the team freely escalates business challenges.
Qualifications – the successful candidate will demonstrate the following key attributes:
5+ years of engineering leadership experience
10+ years of designing, developing and shipping high-quality mobile software at scale e.g. iOS, Android, React Native, and/or Flutter development
Strong experience with mobile UI design principles, patterns, and best practicesExperience with Continuous Integration concepts and tools
Experience delivering highly available and reliable systems
Experience mentoring other developers
Good communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
Experience working asynchronously on a remote, distributed team
Strong attention to detail, planning, and organization
Experience communicating with high-level stakeholders and executing large initiatives
Passionate about fostering good engineering practices and processes
Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and shifting priorities
Strong verbal and written communication skills both in-person and utilizing a team communication tool
Bachelor's Degree in computer science or a related field, or equivalent experience
Provide technical leadership to your team, advising on current frameworks, languages, etc. and determining what technologies will be relevant in future deliveries
Assist in determining practice priorities and support the development and career growth of members within your team
Lead development of mobile application engineering practices, defining OKRs, what good looks like
Provide advisor-level support to multiple projects simultaneously
Advise on architecture decisions
Lead code and architecture reviews
Work closely with cross-functional team members, including designers, QA engineers and project managers to build excellent products
Contribute as a mobile subject matter advisor on projects especially innovation and new ideas
Communicate directions and decisions effectively with the team and stakeholders
Foster cross-team communication ensuring mobile engineers work closely with the broader engineering team
Ensure that individuals on the team are learning, growing, and advancing in their careers
Cultivate an environment where team members are empowered and demonstrate a strong sense of ownership
Gain deep understanding of our existing platforms
Contribute to technical design and architecture discussions
Participate in code reviews and ensure that development standards are adhered to
Design and implement features of increasing complexity
At TD, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
TD Centre - West - 100 Wellington Street West
Job Category - Primary:
Application Release Engineering
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