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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 Application Support covers business segment CIO technology areas or shared services technology functions. These experts interact closely with those within the Infrastructure Technology Solutions space.
With a heightened focus on developing, implementing standard support models and processes using industry best practices, this role is responsible for production support, troubleshooting incident and problem management, service transition, IT change management and deployment and release management.
There's room to grow in all of it.
About This Role
We are looking for someone to provide a broad range of systems and application support, research and analysis, administration, performance availability monitoring and management.
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 :
Perform controlled incident resolution including prioritization and escalation, involving business and technology partners as appropriate.
Service applications and systems, provide application, systems, operational availability levels that meet or exceed standards and service levels already established, while minimizing operational risk.
Promptly schedule packaging and release new applications in a timely manner, reduce change execution times by planning implementations with parallel work streams (while working with stakeholders as appropriate).
Strive to improve production environment stability by working with others to set up, maintain and monitor applications and systems, while meeting availability targets.
Provide prompt, effective day-to-day support, accurately identify and resolve issues, perform controlled and timely incident resolution all while making client satisfaction a top priority.
Deliver effective and defect-free support (application, software and operations), research system issues and opportunities, recommend changes, oversee execution, keep accurate documentation.
Design, review, integrate application requirements (e.g. functional, security, integration, performance, quality, operations).
Address application, cross-capability and cross-release issues.
Gain understanding of technical aspects of project and break-fix development related to the application, advise developers and solution designers.
Assume incident management role (communicator, tracker, escalator, driver, etc.).
Monitor system life cycles, ensure both specs and functionality support business objectives and architecture decisions, re-develop as required.
Use meaningful metrics to monitor environment performance.
Improve performance and resource utilization by assessing and analyzing opportunities to optimize the operational environment.
Follow established processes / standards, business technology architecture, risk and production capacity guidelines; plan, monitor and escalate issues as required.
Comply with both disaster and business recovery plans (and help define, review and test these plans).
Identify / implement process improvements to enhance revenue, customer experience and reduce costs.
Respect TD's technology delivery practices, standards, project management disciplines.
Make effective use of cost management processes in place within your own unit.
Support business case development, RFI / RFP and SLAs with vendors.
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 :
Undergraduate Degree or Technical Certificate.
3-5 years relevant experience.
Experience performing work on all aspects of application and systems support.
High comfort level working with applications, systems and fulfilling tasks that are moderate to highly complex and performed under minimal management supervision.
Readiness to be actively involved in resolving client applications / system issues.
Adeptness at configuring, upgrading, and administering business applications, in co-ordination with appropriate stakeholders.
Strength in developing scripts using appropriate tools to address gaps in the application and system (to simplify and enhance the application / system environment).
Strength in performing problem determination including data gathering and analysis.
Strength in consulting with other functional areas to provide technical expertise on area of specialization by acting as a reference on technology, trends and processes related to your own area.
Strong interpersonal communication skills and can work effectively with vendors to fulfill support requirements.
Possession of effective change management discipline.
Willingness to work effectively as a team, helping others to resolve critical service issues.
Leadership in enhancing knowledge / expertise in TD services, applications, infrastructure, analytical tools and techniques that can contribute to effective solution development / delivery.
Interest and drive to enhance knowledge / expertise by staying abreast of industry and business trends.
Confidence acting as a reference for team members or clients.
Join in on what others in TD Technology Solutions are doing :
Knowledge of Agile methodology and ITIL.
Operations work environment (break fix, new applications, incident and change management, etc.).
Working knowledge of business, standards, infrastructure, architecture and technology in related areas from a support / solutions perspective.
Database experience with MySQL or Oracle is an asset.
Understanding of Hadoop tools & utilities such as Cloudera Navigator is an asset.
Knowledge of IBM InfoSphere Information Server (and related) tool will be a definite plus.
Issue & Project tracking software knowledge (JIRA, Confluence) a definite asset.
Scripting / language experience (BASH, Pyton, PowerShell, Java) is an asset.
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.