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Technology Solutions Associate

Technology Solutions at TD Securities

TD Securities provides a wide range of capital market products and services to corporate, government and institutional clients in the following key business areas: Investment Banking, Debt Capital Markets, Foreign Exchange, Institutional Equities and Private Equity.  The Technology Solutions (TS) group is responsible for partnering with the lines of business on ensuring they remain competitive, profitable and industry leaders by implementing, developing and supporting effective and efficient technology. 

 

The Technology Solutions Associate Program is unique in that it allows summer students to work in a hands-on environment within the dealer.  Associates will have the ability to learn about this complex and rapidly changing business.  Associates will work with our Technology professionals as they work on strategic initiatives to help our business be number one.  Technology is what sets us apart in the industry and staying current and ahead of the curve is critical.  If this kind of exciting work environment appeals to you then you consider this program.

 

At TD Securities, we believe that diversity is the key to our success in the competitive global marketplace.  By embracing people with a wide range of unique experiences and abilities, we embrace the world.  If you are seeking an exciting career in Technology with a top financial services company that places emphasis on opportunity, leadership and the value of a diverse workforce, then this is the right place for you.

 

Technology Solutions Associate

The Technology Solutions Associate Program is unique in that it allows candidates to rotate through two specific technology areas of our business.  Associates will have the ability to learn about this complex and rapidly changing business.  Associates will work with our Technology professionals as they develop and support strategic initiatives to help our business be number one.  Technology is what sets us apart in the industry and staying current and ahead of the curve is critical.  If this kind of exciting work environment appeals to you, then you should consider this program. 

  • 18 month rotational program, that has 3 rotations within 2 main disciplines: Business/Support Analysis, and Development;
  • Each Associate is assigned a "mentor" selected from Technology Solutions Senior Management team. Each mentor will be responsible for providing regular feedback and guidance, tracking achievement of core rotation objectives;
  • The program is ideal for candidates with aspirations of a career within Technology.
  • You will be assigned a placement in one of the following Technology groups: FX Electronic Trading, Global Equities, Derivatives, Commodities, Global Money Market, Bond Trading, Risk Management Technology, Valuation Services, Payments, and Calypso and IT Exotics.
  • Upon completion of the rotations, candidates will apply to opportunities within our Technology space and leveraging a lot of the relationships they will have built along the way. 

How You Will Contribute

  • Participate as part of a team with targeted deliverables, working on initiatives designed to improve processes and applications which support our key business areas;
  • Work independently with minimal supervision, establish priorities, and use your strong communication, analytical and problem solving skills to add value to each project you are assigned;
  • Interact with other Associates to share learning and network within the organization;
  • Apply business requirements gathering techniques to develop business requirements, understand relationships and facilitate the communication between the business and technology areas;
  • Develop effective and efficient solutions by researching/analyzing issues, defining opportunities for business process improvements and making recommendations within assigned area of responsibility;

Qualifications

  • Candidate would have an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Math, Engineering, Business or a Technical Science discipline with high academic standing.
  • Strong conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills; can see the "big picture" in a complex environment;
  • Independent thinker who takes initiative to capitalize on opportunities or minimize problems;
  • Excellent verbal communication (both one-on-one and in small groups) and written communication skills;
  • Ability to develop good business relationships with customers, business partners and stakeholders;
  • Programming and analysis background or experience is considered a strong asset;
  • Experience or exposure to project work (PMLC or SDLC processes) is also a definite asset;

Your Summer as a Technology Associate

The Technology Solutions Associate Program is unique in that it allows summer students to work in a hands-on environment within the dealer.  Associates will be assigned a 4 month placement in one of the following Technology groups: Global Equities, Derivatives, Commodities, FX Electronic Trading, Global Money Market, Bond Trading, Risk Management Technology, Valuation Services, Global Operations & Enterprise, and Calypso and IT Exotics. Tasks may include work in the disciplines of IT Application Development and IT Business Analysis. Associates will work under the overall direction of an IT manager in a group of experienced IT professionals. We aim to identify top performers and extend conversion offers at the end of the summer term for a start date the following August or aligned with degree completion.

 

Location

Toronto

    December 18, 2017
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