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GAML Solution Architect II

Toronto, ON
Full Time
7 days ago
Company Overview

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Department Overview

Architecture 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.

Architecture at TD Bank covers the overall technology strategy, direction, standards for designing and/or developing an architecture framework including technology architecture strategy, policies, guiding principles & standards to govern how technology solutions will be developed and implemented across the organization. An Architect at TD typically develops and maintains any combination of the following:
  • solution and application,
  • infrastructure environment,
  • technical integration,
  • data strategies & models,
  • security,
  • and enterprise architecture.

There's room to grow in all of it.

Job Description

About This Role

The Solution Architect for GAML (Global Anti Money Laundering) provides solution architecture and technology guidance to project delivery teams as they develop client solutions. The incumbent will have key involvement in architecting solutions that will support the GAML business initiatives and provide architectural expertise & counsel to ensure technology teams and business areas understand the architectural options and technology choices. The Solution Architect will be accountable for the recommended solutions that account for total cost of ownership and risk, leveraging and/or advancing strategic Enterprise Architecture guiding principles, enterprise solutions and/or assets, and enterprise technology standards.

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:
  • Solution Architect with specialized knowledge related to architecting solutions for the Global Anti Money Laundering line of business.
  • Architectural specialist that can work autonomously on highly complex, visible and diverse programs, including multiple related projects and workstreams.
  • Be a big-picture thinker, with the 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
  • Through collaboration with Enterprise Architect and Senior GAML Solution Architect, influence product direction and integrates technology from an architectural perspective within the business environment.
  • Possess exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to formally document and present complex architecture solutions.
  • Is very familiar with architectural governance to ensure solutions meet architecture boundaries and characteristics.
  • Collaborates with Enterprise Domain Architects to provide details of technology solutions to the business partner, including annual plan input and Business and Technology Target State (BATTS) collaboration, that aids the development of future LOB initiatives.
  • Works with external vendors and service providers as needed to ensure compliance with TD Architectural, Security, Cloud, and Data standards.
  • Works closely with project stakeholders (IT Managers, Project Managers, Business & Technology Solution teams, etc.) to complete projects.
  • Provides recommendations on value-added architectural improvements / enhancements.
  • Develops end-to-end (cross platform/LOB) solution architecture for projects to address concerns/issues impacting technology areas within the Enterprise.
  • Proven leadership and organizational awareness skills and desire to contribute to and drive business strategy considering changing technologies.
  • In-depth knowledge of regulatory rules and / or restrictions as they relate to Anti Money Laundering.
  • Strong research capabilities to find best of breed software, technology and solutions,
  • In-depth knowledge in developing mission critical enterprise systems that support the 24x7 nature of our business environment.
  • Deep awareness, knowledge and experience of controls & governance issues affecting LOB and IT.


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:
  • 3+ years in the role of a Solution Architect with experience architecting large and complex initiatives that have significant impact to the organization.
  • Considered an expert in architecting solutions for the Financial Crimes domain; specifically, in Global Anti Money Laundering. This includes experience working with major AML vendors that provide enterprise grade solutions such as Oracle, BAE, NICE, FeatureSpace, SAS, etc. It also includes experience in architecting solutions for Transaction Monitoring, Customer Risk Rating, Negative News, & Customer Screening.
  • 5+ years Technical Experience implementing software packages, especially those used to support the detection of money laundering.
  • Experience in data analytics, model development, data mining, data exploration, statistics, identity linking, and artificial intelligence for use within financial crimes detection.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of TD applications, programming languages, industry best practices, the business and associated standards, infrastructure and architectural design and solutions and governance.
  • Proven ability to work autonomously as an architectural specialist on high profile, complex and high-risk technology projects with significant organizational impact.
  • Ability to translate complex Business and Technology Strategy into a meaningful Architecture and document.
  • Experience architecting solutions for different target topologies: virtualized, private cloud, or public cloud (preferably with Microsoft Azure).
  • Strong working understanding and experience in Microservice and Event Driven Architecture.
  • Strong working understanding of relational database systems: Oracle and MS SQL.
  • Good understanding of BI Tools such as Tableau, PowerBI, and SSRS.
  • Knowledge in Security Architecture (Cloud security [specifically with Microsoft Azure], PCI, Data Encryption, Data Obfuscation, SAML, OAUTH2, Vulnerability Management, Data Security, etc.).
  • Strong understanding of micro service architecture.
  • Understanding of Hadoop, HDFS, & Hive.
  • Solid understanding of Architecture frameworks, methodologies, boundaries, and tools.
  • Deep awareness, knowledge and experience of controls & governance issues affecting LOB and IT.
  • Strong research & investigative capabilities to find best of breed software, technology and solutions.
  • In-depth knowledge in developing mission critical systems that support the 24x7 nature of our business environment.
  • Banking and Regulatory experience.
  • Skilled at working with Vendors and experience assessing products and risk scoring for transaction monitoring and customer risk rating.
  • Architecture Governance.
  • Case Management and Workflow Management as it relates to investigation of financial crimes.
  • Ability to analyze and scrutinize Business and Technology Strategy in support of the overall architecture.
  • Solid understanding of Infrastructure, network, telecommunications, Disaster Recovery, Load Balancing, High Availability, Network Resiliency.
  • Integration technologies: Message bus, Kafka, MQ, API, Web services, etc.

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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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.
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