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Manager, Engineering


TD Bank

8d ago

  • Job
    Senior & Expert Level
  • Software Engineering
  • Toronto
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  • Undergraduate degree or Technical Certificate
  • Graduate degree, preferred
  • 7+ relevant experience
  • Experience and comfort level acting as a subject matter expert and consultant.
  • Technical Competencies:
  • The ideal candidate would have experience in many of the following:
  • Experience with Web Application Design/Development - JSP, XML, XSL, Java Script, Single-page-applications, AngularJS, Node.js, RWD, HTML 5
  • Experience with JavaEE frameworks (i.e., Spring, Struts)
  • Experience with Tomcat, Websphere, JBoss runtime environments
  • Experience with Web Services Design/Development - SOAP, JAX-WS, JAXB2, JAX-RS, REST, Web API
  • Unix shell scripting (i.e., Bash, Korn), Cloudify, TOSCA Blueprints, Batch Scheduler like Autosys
  • Experience with Agile delivery methodology, particularly Scrum or a derivation (e.g., Product Backlog Definition, User Stories Estimation and Prioritization methodologies, Task Breakdown, Sprint Planning, Sprint Retrospective), and related tools (e.g., Confluence, JIRA)
  • Experience with continuous integration and delivery methodologies and tooling (e.g., Maven, Nexus, Jenkins)
  • Experience with Eclipse, GIT (Stash), Bitbucket
  • Relational DBMS proficiency (i.e., Oracle, SQL Server, and DB2)
  • Proficiency in SQL, PL/SQL, and related query languages
  • Additionally, the following experience and skills would be considered an asset:
  • Cloud Technologies (i.e., Azure, AWS)
  • Experience with big/distributed/non-relational data technologies (e.g., Hadoop, Spark, Cassandra).
  • Integration with vendor products and experience working with Third Party external companies.


  • Manage cross -functional team of IT professionals to support assigned business clients / internal partners / stakeholder needs and requirements
  • Responsible for project delivery for the set of application in their scope, commissioning projects to be executed by Tech PMs
  • Establish day to day management direction and define priorities and strategies consistent with the business goals and aligned to overall direction from Technology Leadership team for own area
  • Communicate business vision / goal and portfolio priorities to team members (e.g. Application Owners / Development Managers, Business Systems Analysis, Platform / Service and/or Technology Project Managers etc.)
  • Develop impact assessments and manage assigned portfolio delivery schedule and periodically perform risk assessments to manage operational processes consistent across the portfolio (e.g. time reporting)
  • Monitor and manage Capacity Forecasting process compliance among Technology Project Managers and report on progress, status, and overall health of the portfolio and the individual applications
  • Assess change requests and issues across the portfolio and identify key items for reporting
  • Manage vendor relationships for own area and ensure timely/accurate communication and resolution of issues; monitor billings/expenses against contracts
  • Assist in the assessment of the scope and risk of projects; work with the client, project managers, and/or 3rd party vendors to ensure the development of broad project plans, budgets, and deliverables
  • Work closely with IT leadership to ensure on-going focus on reusability, scalability, and enterprise-wide solutions, to maximize returns on the suite of products
  • Measure and monitor progress at clearly defined points in the process for all ongoing projects within the portfolio to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, and that projects meet or exceed expectations
  • Assess work plans and schedule impacts across portfolio and identify key schedule issues for reporting, escalate further as necessary
  • Assess and review schedule impacts, and works with stakeholders to resolve, and escalate further as necessary
  • Comply with well-defined enterprise technology delivery practices and standards and project management disciplines - including creation of project documentation of system requirements, estimates of scope and cost
  • Track major project deliverables; communicate up-dates; support initiatives intended at reducing time-to-market and containing costs
  • Ensure operational, reputational, and intellectual risks are understood, and provide advice towards minimizing risk and escalate where appropriate
  • Maintain proficient knowledge of the competition, customer / industry trends and technology innovation; identify opportunities for research and suggest solutions as appropriate
  • Maintain high level of customer service and ensure commitments are met; recommend appropriate actions to enhance service levels, through effective service level management practices/ agreements
  • Keep informed of technology solutions initiatives and IT direction across TDBG in order to provide strong support to the businesses
  • Ensure a full understanding of business requirements and apply knowledge to escalate/prioritize delivery of new and existing projects
  • Prioritize and manage own workload and support workload of team members in order to deliver quality results and meet timelines
  • Support a positive work environment that promotes service to the business, quality, innovation and teamwork and ensure timely communication of issues/ points of interest
  • Work closely with other groups, sharing knowledge of client and customer issues, needs and expectations, and contributing to sound decisions
  • Establish and maintain open and effective communication with clients, the businesses, and other team members
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of the team and business partners by sharing information, knowledge and lessons learned on a regular basis
  • Identify and recommend opportunities to enhance productivity, effectiveness and operational efficiency of the business unit and/or team
  • Participate in knowledge transfer within the team and business units
  • Establish effective relationships across multiple business and technology partners, program and project managers
  • Key role involved in negotiating technology costs and scope in forecasting, planning process with subset of business clients within an overall Segment CIO or within a key technology functional area.
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of assigned business and bank technology standards (e.g., infrastructure, architecture, processes, applications, platforms, services) and managing people / projects
  • Knowledgeable of external competition, industry and/or market trends in relation to own business
  • Responsible for managing multiple teams and/or projects with increasing degree of complexity and broad scope (e.g., multi-function within line of business)
  • Works independently and often autonomously in the management of projects, teams and operational disciplines and develops strategic thinking/ planning in the execution of work plans with a short to medium term business perspective
  • Manages system enhancements, new releases or projects typically focused on a specific product/application of moderate scope and complexity
  • Directly or indirectly manages/Leads a group (e.g., less than 25) of IT professionals (e.g., developers, analysts, specialists, administrators and project managers)
  • Orchestrates the development of resolutions, plans and strategies for operational advancement
  • Generally reports to Sr. Manager or Executive role


Mission & Purpose

Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, the Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group (TD). TD had CDN$1.9 trillion in assets on July 31, 2023. TD also ranks among the world’s leading online financial services firms, with more than 16 million active online and mobile customers. TD offers a full range of financial products and services to over 27.5 million customers worldwide through four key business lines: - Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking including TD Canada Trust, Business Banking, and MBNA - U.S. Retail including TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, TD Auto Finance (U.S.), TD Wealth (U.S.) and TD’s investment in Schwab - Wealth Management & Insurance including TD Wealth (Canada), TD Direct Investing, and TD Insurance - Wholesale Banking including TD Securities and TD Cowen