at M & T Bank in Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Provides designs, specifies information systems solutions and highly technical direction in the development of new or existing applications to solve basic to complex problems or enhancements. Serves as a principal application designer for major modifications effectively using analytical and technical skills and available technology and tools in the evaluation of client requirements and processes. Provides solutions that are technologically sound. May complete day-to-day support activities and special projects. Often directs and monitors the activities of less experienced personnel.
+ Complete and oversee basic to complex systems analysis, design and development. Play a key role as an individual contributor on complex projects. Maintain an excellent functional understanding of the supported application(s).
+ Direct and monitor less experienced resources and coordinate development tasks on small to large scope projects.
+ Prepare and manage the technical component of project plans.
+ Participate with other Development, operations and Technology staff in overall systems development direction from technical analysis to user acceptance testing.
+ Prepare and review test data and execute detailed test plans. Complete any required debugging.
+ Evaluate and understand complex interrelationships and effects among programs, interfacing applications and platforms. Provide highly analytical consulting and leadership in identifying and implementing new uses of information technologies to assist business units in meeting strategic objectives.
+ Prepare thorough, clear technical and functional specifications and update systems documentation. Prepare charts, tables and diagrams to assist in analyzing problems. Review documentation prepared by less experienced staff.
+ Prepare and review assessments to include required tasks, estimated time frames and effort for any scope project.
+ Maintain efficient operation and effectiveness of supported applications.
+ Recommend new technology, policies or processes to benefit the organization and improve deficiencies. May lead or participate in technical evaluations of vendor software.
+ Follow and promote use of development standards and procedures.
+ Maintain a good understanding of the business being supported and its functions, processes, operations and strategic direction.
+ May assist in developing expense and capital budgets.
+ Understand and adhere to the Company’s risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company’s Risk Appetite. Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management.
+ Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand.
+ Maintain M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable.
+ Complete other related duties or projects as required, which may include playing a lead role in due diligence, cost/benefit analysis or business study activities.
Scope of Responsibilities:
The position works under supervision of the Technology Team Lead. The jobholder is competent to work independently on all high level systems analysis and technical phases of development. The position is capable of managing the activities of others on a project basis for small to large scope efforts and may lead project activities. The jobholder monitors staff performance on assigned projects relative to their overall abilities and effectiveness in completing projects within schedules. The position interacts with senior management, other technology personnel, clients and vendors. The jobholder provides backup to higher management as required and may be called on to serve as a technical representative on committees, ad-hoc projects, etc.
Education and Experience Required:
Minimum of an Associate’s degree and 5 years’ systems analysis/application development experience, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 7 years’ higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 5 years’ systems analysis/application development experience
Familiar with application development software and hardware platforms
Proficiency with personal computers as well as pertinent project management, word processing and spreadsheet software
Capable of working on multiple projects of a complex nature
Excellent problem-solving skills to assist in issue resolution
Strong verbal and written communication skills, with prior experience presenting to the target audience
Strong organizational and time management skills
Strong lateral thinking skills
Experience coordinating between Applications and business units
Experience recommending and implementing systems solutions
Experience driving project milestones and delivery dates
Education and Experience Preferred:
Good understanding of the Bank’s application framework
Subject matter expert in business with knowledge or experience utilizing application/system being supported
Advanced understanding of applications supported with a sound knowledge of interfacing/integrated applications
Ability to work in a team environment as well as autonomously
Ability to multitask for various components of complex projects
Advanced knowledge and focus of the entire system to work on projects outside of normal business-as-usual (BAU)
At M&T Tech, we’re a team of makers, doers, and builders, working to create the most advanced technology solutions in banking. We’re not your stereotypical suit and tie bankers: We’re an innovative team of leading tech experts, pushing boundaries, and taking risks. We’re building an agile team of the most skilled and creative, workers to solve complex problems, architecting solutions, writing high-performance software, and charting our new path, all to make the lives of our customers, and the communities that we serve, better. Join us and be part of something new as we build tomorrow’s bank, today!
We support our team members with generous benefits.
+ Competitive compensation
+ Health, welfare, and retirement benefits
+ 401(k) match at 5%
+ Work-life balance and flexible work arrangements
+ Banking Officers start with 25 days PTO plus 12 paid holidays
+ 40 hours paid volunteer hours per year
+ Much more. For details, see: M&T Benefits Overview (https://www3.mtb.com/content/dam/mtb-web/mtb-migration/pdfs/health-care-benefits-overview.pdf)
Wilmington, Delaware, United States of America
At M&T Bank, we make a difference in people’s lives . For more than 160 years, we’ve been providing our customers with guidance and financial solutions, leading our communities through challenges and growth opportunities, and empowering our employees to build purpose-driven careers.
Our talent and culture set us apart. Our core values drive the work we do – integrity, ownership, collaboration, curiosity, candor. We seek to further build upon our record of success by bringing in diverse talents and fresh skill sets while supporting the growth and development of all team members. At M&T, we are a talent and people driven organization. Take a peek inside M&T’s Human Capital Report (https://www3.mtb.com/homepage/careers/why-work-at-m-and-t) to learn how it feels to be one of our 17,000+ employees.
We are constantly renewing. Our future success relies on our ability to understand what’s important to our customers and use that understanding to build new and innovative customer experiences.
We support our employees every step of the way.
+ Competitive compensation
+ Full medical & dental benefits, Heath Savings & Flexible Spending Accounts, and life/disability insurance