Software Engineer - Archer
Company: M&T Bank
Posted on: January 17, 2022
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
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
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
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
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)
Buffalo, New York, United States of America
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