Solutions Design IT Specialist

Confidential Company  •  Toronto, ON

Less than 5 years experience  •  Financial Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/20/18
Confidential Company
Toronto, ON
Less than 5 years experience
Financial Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/20/18

188270BR

Department Overview

Building a World-Class, Diverse and Inclusive Technology Team

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 Applications & Systems Development covers technical planning, integration, systems analysis, design, development, unit and component systems testing, support-maintenance, and more. Meaningful, effective relationship-building is part of what these highly-skilled experts do best as they work together with technology project managers, delivery partners, business and systems analysts, testing and quality assurance teams, sponsors and so many other stakeholders to clarify requirements.

There’s room to grow in all of it.

Job Description

About This Role

We are looking for someone to lead the creation of a comprehensive end-to-end detailed solution with overall accountability for the technical design and delivery of the System Design Specification (SDS). You’ll be exposed to stretch assignments as you take on large-scale, complex and/or enterprise-wide projects.

Meaningful work is fueled by meaningful performance and career development conversations with your manager. Here’s some of what you may be asked to perform:

  • Develop and document a detailed solution design within SDS, impart your subject matter expertise throughout life cycle.
  • Candidate will be involved in the development, data integration, deployment of a leading vendor platform for Funding and Portfolio Management as well as ABS administration.
    Candidate will be primarily responsible for developing ETL solutions from multiple source data providers to vendor data model.
  • Participate in complex applications and systems development, programming.
  • Propose solution options; generate stakeholder support.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders on project estimates.
  • Produce top-notch functional, technical and user interface designs.
  • Take business, Enterprise Architecture, system performance and development standards requirements, then develop functional, technical and user interface designs for an application and/or system.
  • Consult on development of the System Requirements Specification (SRS).
  • Review technical deliverables for quality throughout detailed design and development phase, identify gaps or redesign as needed.
  • Define metrics and performance goals with technology partners and peers.
  • Respect TD’s technology delivery practices and standards, project management disciplines, business technologyarchitecture, and risk and production capacity – this includes thorough project requirements, documentation, scope estimates and costs.
  • Deliver effective and efficient solutions by meeting milestones and ensuring project deliverables are on time, within budget, and adhere to the corporate quality and security standards.
  • Identify ways to minimize cost, play a role in introducing strategic solutions to support cost effectiveness and enhance stakeholder experience.
  • Conduct code reviews to address quality, standards compliance, reusability and ease of maintenance, Operational Readiness Reviews, and support gating and review sign-offs for solution design.
  • Support knowledge management processes and ensure knowledge is codified, monitored, tracked and managed.
  • Ensure design leverages existing reusable components, traces back to business requirements, and that new modules are designed with reusability in mind.
  • Identify and address any issue that affects the integrity of the application ( e.g. cross-capability/release issues).
  • Provide technical support to promptly resolve escalated incidents/outages.

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. It helps if you have:

  • UndergraduateDegree or Technical Certificate.
  • Graduate degreepreferred.
  • 5-7Years experience with MS SQL (2012preferred)
  • 2-4Years experience with C#/.NET
  • Strong Communication Skills – Written & Verbal
  • Proactive, organized, excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Sound understanding of the SDLC
  • Expert knowledge of the business, broader organization, technical environment, standards, processes, tools, procedures, multiple programming languages, operating systems, solutions design and other relevant technology areas from a design/support/solutions perspective.
  • Readiness and motivation to work autonomously in a lead capacity on a diverse range of activities (e.g. design, support of technical business solutions) and can be relied on to coach, educate and monitor the work of others.
  • Primary subject matter expertise in multiple areas; you’re seasoned in counselling clients and project teams on all aspects of research, analysis, design, hardware and software support, development of technical solutions and testing.


You will be at an advantage compared toother applicants if you’veexperiencewith the following:

  • TAO Solutions products Mortgage Hub and or Secure Hub.
  • Data Analysis Experience
  • Experience with Tableau, SAS, or other BI, analytics, and reporting tools
  • Experience with Git, Jira, Confluence
  • -3-5Years experience working on Agile focused projects

Additional Information

Join in on what others in TD Technology Solutions are doing:

  • Inspire a positive work environment and help champion quality, innovation, teamwork and service to the business.
  • Learn voraciously, stretch your thinking, share your knowledge and educate others.
  • Communicate and collaborate with both technical and non-technical professionals.
  • Cultivate winning relationships by building trust with business and technology partners.
  • Share our commitment to productivity, effectiveness and operational efficiency.
  • Embrace change and witness amazing things happen – from the inside.
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