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TD Bank Full Stack Architect in Toronto, Ontario

Work Location:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Hours:

37.5

Line of Business:

Technology Solutions

Pay Details:

We’re committed to providing fair and equitable compensation to all our colleagues. As a candidate, we encourage you to have an open dialogue with a member of our HR Team and ask compensation related questions, including pay details for this role.

Job Description:

This Solutions Architect will be working on our Insurance line of business as part of the broader Solution Architecture Practice department. This is an independent contributor role that will act as the technical advisor to our Claims Journey business partners, create architectural target states, help prioritize product roadmaps, and collaborate closely with Platform technology teams to create solutions that meet business needs.

The Architect will design the solution architecture end-to-end, follow enterprise architecture guidelines, work primarily within projects/products, and will lead project/product architecture blueprints and design specifications at high and low level.

Develop and maintain respective architecture framework / solution that supports the most efficient, reliable, scalable, and secure solutions to meet the business needs and technology strategy; this includes planning, evaluating, recommending and designing architectural solutions in compliance with enterprise standards

Job Description:

CUSTOMER

  • Apply a multi-disciplined expertise with database, application, client, layering of software, build, test and deploy strategies in order to create the overall design of software (including applications, infrastructure, middleware) and guide how the sub-components are developed by different engineering teams

  • Elevate focus on applications and data as differentiators for the customer experience, anchored in sound foundational elements of Infrastructure and Platforms

  • Advise on suitability of technology stacks to define principles / key constraints for solution components; rally the team around these principles to determine security / scalability approach, and impact assessments for future design

  • Monitor and report on progress and collaborate broadly with other practitioners, including architects, designers, engineers, and other applicable business stakeholders to ensure the necessary features for the products and applications are developed within assigned portfolio

  • Collaborate with Practices, actively driving capability creation; mentoring and training junior colleagues to be adaptive, staying on top of expanding technologies and engineering trends and creating highly visual and functional solutions

Job Requirements :

SHAREHOLDER

  • Accountable for developing end-to-end architectural solutions with specific focus on reliability, scalability, availability for highly complex systems​

  • Develop observability standards to ensure that production systems operate under known conditions

  • Work closely with business stakeholders, business architecture, product owners, and platform teams to develop architecture visions that enable business outcomes

  • Lead or contribute to cross-functional / enterprise initiatives as an organizational or subject matter expert helping to identify risk / provide guidance for significant and complex situations

  • Monitor and report on the status of the products / projects and applications within assigned product, ensuring projects are compliant with technology domain architecture, and designs / operates processes to provide ongoing review of in-progress activity against technology architecture and development standards

  • Foresee architectural issues / gaps and identifies emerging industry trends to recommend value-added architectural improvements that will alleviate technology debt and build resilient solutions

  • Maps processes and sub-processes that bridge the gap between business problems and technology solutions

  • Collaborates within practices, platforms or journeys comprised of diverse and complementary skills; inspiring the team to embrace changes and continually advance collective knowledge of technical tools / trends

  • Protect the interests of the organization – identify and manage risks, and escalate non-standard, high risk activities as necessary

  • Keep abreast of emerging issues, trends, and evolving regulatory requirements and assess potential impacts

  • Maintain a culture of risk management and control, supported by effective processes in alignment with risk appetite

EMPLOYEE / TEAM

  • Participate fully as a member of the team, support a positive work environment that promotes service to the business, quality, innovation and teamwork and ensure timely communication of issues/ points of interest

  • Provide thought leadership and/ or industry knowledge for quality engineering best practices and participate in knowledge transfer within the team and business unit

  • Keep current on emerging trends/ developments and grow knowledge of the business, related tools and techniques

  • Participate in personal performance management and development activities, including cross training within own team

  • Keep others informed and up-to-date about the status / progress of projects and / or all relevant or useful information related to day-to-day activities

  • Contribute to team development of skills and capabilities through mentorship of others, by sharing knowledge and experiences and leveraging best practices; may take on the role of Chapter Lead as applicable

  • Work collaboratively with the team and leadership to proactively identify and resolve issues related to product quality

  • Lead, motivate and develop relationships with internal and external business partners / stakeholders to develop productive working relationships.

  • Contribute to a fair, positive and equitable environment that supports a diverse workforce

  • Act as a brand ambassador for your business area/function and the bank, both internally and/or externally

BREADTH & DEPTH

  • Seasoned individual contributor role with expert knowledge of solution architecture as a practice and Insurance industry business domain, and a demonstrated track record working with a broad range of architecture frameworks, technology, tools, processes and procedures

  • Exceptional collaboration, communication and client-facing skills, with both technical and non-technical audiences and across organizational levels

  • Big-picture thinker, with ability to anticipate architectural gaps and identify emerging trends through both advanced business acumen and highly specialized technical knowledge of TD and its applications, programming languages, industry best practices, Bank standards, infrastructure and architectural design / solutions

  • Exceptional problem-solving skills with ability to take initiative, resolve issues proactively, and work autonomously on high profile, complex and/or high-risk technology projects with significant impact to the organization

  • Reports to an Architecture Practice Lead / Practice Area Lead

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION

  • Undergraduate degree or Technical Certificate

  • 10+ years relevant experience owning and developing architectural solutions and architectural strategies for a variety of platforms

  • Working knowledge of Guidewire Suite, Guidewire Cloud Platform, ideally with relevant certifications and previous experience integrating with Guidewire

  • Guidewire Claims Center knowledge an added asset

  • Experience with Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Pair programming and / or Test-Driven Development is an asset (i.e., ability to author Unit, Integration and Functional Tests)

  • Demonstrated experience with leading technical tools integration in a complex environment

NICE TO HAVE

  • Familiarity with SAFe agile methodology

  • Azure/AWS cloud knowledge

Who We Are:

TD is one of the world's leading global financial institutions and is the fifth largest bank in North America by branches/stores. Every day, we deliver legendary customer experiences to over 27 million households and businesses in Canada, the United States and around the world. More than 95,000 TD colleagues bring their skills, talent, and creativity to the Bank, those we serve, and the economies we support. We are guided by our vision to Be the Better Bank and our purpose to enrich the lives of our customers, communities and colleagues.

TD is deeply committed to being a leader in customer experience, that is why we believe that all colleagues, no matter where they work, are customer facing. As we build our business and deliver on our strategy, we are innovating to enhance the customer experience and build capabilities to shape the future of banking. Whether you’ve got years of banking experience or are just starting your career in financial services, we can help you realize your potential. Through regular leadership and development conversations to mentorship and training programs, we’re here to support you towards your goals. As an organization, we keep growing – and so will you.

Our Total Rewards Package

Our Total Rewards package reflects the investments we make in our colleagues to help them and their families achieve their financial, physical, and mental well-being goals. Total Rewards at TD includes a base salary, variable compensation, and several other key plans such as health and well-being benefits, savings and retirement programs, paid time off, banking benefits and discounts, career development, and reward and recognition programs. Learn more (http://www.td.com/ca/en/about-td/who-we-are/benefits-of-working-at-td)

Additional Information:

We’re delighted that you’re considering building a career with TD. Through regular development conversations, training programs, and a competitive benefits plan, we’re committed to providing the support our colleagues need to thrive both at work and at home.

Colleague Development

If you’re interested in a specific career path or are looking to build certain skills, we want to help you succeed. You’ll have regular career, development, and performance conversations with your manager, as well as access to an online learning platform and a variety of mentoring programs to help you unlock future opportunities. Whether you have a passion for helping customers and want to expand your experience, or you want to coach and inspire your colleagues, there are many different career paths within our organization at TD – and we’re committed to helping you identify opportunities that support your goals.

Training & Onboarding

We will provide training and onboarding sessions to ensure that you’ve got everything you need to succeed in your new role.

Interview Process

We’ll reach out to candidates of interest to schedule an interview. We do our best to communicate outcomes to all applicants by email or phone call.

Accommodation

Your accessibility is important to us. Please let us know if you’d like accommodations (including accessible meeting rooms, captioning for virtual interviews, etc.) to help us remove barriers so that you can participate throughout the interview process.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Language Requirement:

N/A.

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