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Managing Engineer (SALT Automation)

Technology Solutions
Toronto, ON
May 17, 2022

Company Overview

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Department 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 Securities is a capital markets organization and minimizing/reducing latency of our technology equate to whether we make or miss deals. Most of the team are in Toronto, but we have team members in New York, London, and Singapore – and our supported infrastructure is also spread amongst those regions. For our environment – we do it all; build, support, automate, patch, and decom – we engineer the tools to monitor and manage the environment, along with a lab environment to test out new things from our vendors.

Job Description

We are looking for someone to help lead a team of Linux engineering professionals in developing and implementing solutions that align with TD Securities needs. Our team focus is low latency infrastructure, infrastructure automation, and delivering world class support for TD Securities most critical environments.

The candidate we are looking for needs to be able to do the work – automate, design review, build, solve technology problems in a complex environment, and help lead, organize, set standards for our environment, and communicate with our customers.

Here’s some of what you may be asked to perform:

  • Draw on your deep technology expertise to ensure that we meet TD Securities needs, by blending Enterprise design, governance, and tools with the speed of execution our customer’s demand.
  • Execute on our team strategy roadmap by introducing tools, automating.
  • Partner with the Operations team to automatically integrate with the right tools and processes.
  • Act as the expert or lead innovator and ‘change agent’ for programs or services
  • Anticipate internal/external business and regulatory issues; recommend improvements.
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of external development, engineering, and emerging solutions
  • Clearly define and communicate strategies, objectives, and accountabilities with partners.
  • Manage splunk enterprise application cluster (Search Heads, Indexers, Heavy Forwarders, Universal Frwarder agent, etc…)
  • Manage SIEM apps installed on Splunk Enterprise platform like Enterprise Security Suite and User Behavior Analytics.
  • Install and manage various splunk apps from splunkbase and in-house produced.
  • Manage various datasources collecting events via splunk UF, syslog, API, Cribl, etc..


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:

  • University or Post-Graduate Degree.
  • Strong academic background (e.g., computer science, engineering).
  • 7+ years relevant experience.
  • Expert knowledge of a range of server hardware, substantial experience supporting a Red Hat Linux
  • familiar with best practices for resilient low latency server infrastructure (and how that fits with network/storage)
  • experience developing ansible or SALT automation
  • Experience supporting IT audits, and IT compliance governance/reporting activities
  • Familiar with capital markets business applications
  • In depth technical skills and a strong understanding of the team’s product.
  • Leadership acumen; provide mentoring and guidance to others.
  • Can coordinate work outside own area of expertise.

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,

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,




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.