TD Bank Senior IT Architect - Information Security in Wilmington, Delaware

Auto req ID 198305BR

Job Title Senior IT Architect - Information Security

Job Status Full Time

Country United States

Province/State Delaware

City1 Wilmington

Location Wilmington - Market Street

Business line TD Bank AMCB

Job Category - Primary Technology Solutions

Job Category(s) Technology Solutions

TD Description About TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing more than 8 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at approximately 1,300 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD Bank and its subsidiaries offer customized private banking and wealth management services through TD Wealth®, and vehicle financing and dealer commercial services through TD Auto Finance. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J. To learn more, visit at Find TD Bank on Facebook at and on Twitter at .

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is a member of TD Bank Group and a subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion Bank of Toronto, Canada, a top 10 financial services company in North America. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges under the ticker symbol "TD". To learn more, visit at .

Department Overview

Building a World-Class, Diverse and Inclusive Technology Team at TD

We can't afford to be boring. Neither can you. The scale and scope of what TD does may surprise you. The rapid pace of change makes it a business imperative for us to be smart and open-minded in the way we think about technology. TD's technology and business teams become more intertwined as new opportunities present themselves. This new era in banking does not equal boring. Not at TD, anyway.

TD IT Architecture covers TD's overall technology strategy, direction, standards for designing and/or developing an architecture framework including technology architecture strategy, policies, guiding principles and standards to govern how technology solutions will be developed and implemented across the organization. Architects typically develop and maintain any combination of the following: solution and application architecture, infrastructure environment architecture, technical integration architecture, data strategies and models, security and enterprise architecture.

There's room to grow in all of it.

Job Description

About This Role

Reporting to the AVP Enterprise Security Architecture will be responsible for securing TD across the enterprise, driving the qualities of security throughout the environment and data life cycle.

As an Enterprise Security Architect, you are required to be a self-directed, motivated security professional and have responsibility over setting direction on your domain and assisting in other domains as appropriate. The role will drive new and strategic target state architecture, security principles and roadmaps relating to various security domains. In addition, the successful candidate must work strategically and transparently within the security organization as well as our partners in Architecture and Technology Services.

More specifically this role will:

Affect and consume business vision, producing Enterprise level architectural artifacts from which solution architectures can be derived, in the assigned security domains.

Be responsible for producing security architecture artefacts to drive strategy in their primary security domain and other security domains (Data Protection, Application Security, Endpoint, Network & Infrastructure Security, Threat & Fraud Management, SIEM/Auditing/Analytics, Identity and Access Management)

Drive the creation and maintenance of Target State Security Architectures, Security Roadmap, Security Architecture Principles that ensure the qualities of security are maintained in derived solutions for assigned Security Domains

Contribute to security system design and architecture frameworks including technology architecture strategy, policies, ‘guiding principles’ and governing standards for security the assigned domain.

Apply industry/technical knowledge to provide solutions that increase business results and minimize risk

Demonstrate expertise in the domain, acting as a Subject Matter Expert and ideally knowledge in one or more of the other security domains

Meaningful work is fueled by meaningful performance and career development conversations with your manager. Here are the essential job functions of this position:

  • Thought leader and expertise in the target domain (or related area) security architecture.

  • Apply knowledge of business requirements and architecture to the maintenance and enhancement of the enterprise-wide and/or project specific architecture frameworks and models

  • Define security standards and patterns by anticipating and mitigating current and emerging threats to information systems in a financial services organization

  • Work with other Architects, Design Leads and stakeholders in peer review to ensure the continued presence, appropriateness and completeness of security qualities in solutions.

  • Participate in the development of requirements to facilitate both business vision realization and security architecture target state creation.

  • Understand the capabilities and limitations of the security components (e.g., technology, operations, and management).

  • Support the development, documentation, communication and execution of a comprehensive strategy, policies and solutions.

  • Influences product direction and integrates technology from a security and architectural perspective within the business environment.

  • Identify enhancements and gaps in architectural frameworks, standards and patterns to raise them for consideration for inclusion in the future versions.

  • Participate in knowledge transfer with senior management, the team, other technical areas and business units

Other duties as assigned

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Job Requirements

What can you bring to TD? Share your credentials, but your relevant experience and knowledge can be just as likely to get our attention. Here are the minimum requirements for this position:

  • Undergraduate Degree or Technical Certificate.

  • Graduate Degree preferred.

  • 10+ years relevant experience.

  • Ability to serve as the top technical individual expert who can impart knowledge of architecture related to specific domains or broad range of architecture frameworks, technologies, tools, processes, procedures and broader technologies and relevant issues.

  • Advanced and highly specialized knowledge of TD applications, programming languages, industry best practices, the business and associated standards, infrastructure and architectural design and solutions and governance.

  • Interest and proven ability to work autonomously as an architectural specialist on high profile, complex and high risk technology projects with significant organizational impact.

  • Demonstrated experience in providing technical leadership, consulting and direction to a larger team on all aspects of architecture to ensure advanced learning occurs.

  • Foresight on architectural issues and gaps and can identify emerging industry trends (i.e. future focused).

  • Strength in influencing product direction and integrating technology from an architectural perspective within the business environment, and can fulfill an IT governance role.

  • Proactive thinking when it comes to providing recommendations on value-added architectural improvements and enhancements.

  • Capacity to take on one or more areas of focus (e.g. enterprise, data, application and technology architecture domains).


Preferred Qualifications - Here are the preferred qualifications for this role:

  • 8+ years of experience in an enterprise or solution Security Architecture role or a related field.

  • Experience in Enterprise or solution architecture using a recognized architecture methodology or framework is an asset (SABSA, TOGAF, Zachman)

  • One or more certification in the following areas (or equivalent) would be considered an asset: CISSP, SSCP, CISA, CISM or CIPP.

  • Relevant work experience in security technologies and practices (e.g. Intrusion Detection, Authentication Mechanisms, Enterprise Security tools, penetration testing etc.) with a broad understanding across multiple IT disciplines and emerging trends

  • Knowledge of Security Management frameworks (e.g. ISO 27002, COBIT etc.)

Hours Day Hours


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 in and serve, and creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach her/his potential.

If you are a candidate with a disability and need an accommodation to complete the application process, email the TD Bank US Workplace Accommodations Program at . Include your full name, best way to reach you, and the accommodation needed to assist you with the application process.

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**Province/State (Primary) Delaware

City (Primary) Wilmington