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Business Systems Analyst II (BSA/AML) - 3DKD0 in Altoona, PA at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 8/10/2018

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Job Description

Coordinates and consults with internal application owners and/or other Business Systems personnel on application changes to implement new products and services and/or meet internal/external customer needs, within BSA/AML. Writes and executes test scripts for assigned applications or systems. Completes various system testing activities not covered by clients completing User Acceptance Testing (UAT) or other teams.
Under guidance, prepares functional specifications for assigned projects, test plans, test scripts and execution of test scripts and assists in research analysis of more complex data to ensure functional design of assigned projects is accurate.
Meet with internal application owners to discuss requested application changes related to enterprise-wide or business initiatives, compliance/regulatory requirements, system changes due to contractual agreements or system maintenance (business as usual [BAU]), ensuring a thorough understanding of specifications for assigned applications. Develop and write routine specifications for application changes for basic to moderately complex projects; review and revise specifications with client until agreement and signoff are achieved.
Review business requirements with technology team to ensure understanding of project requirements. Prepare test plans and scripts for assigned applications based on functional specifications. Manage and execute test scripts and verify changes and enhancements work and perform as expected and required.
Assist in integrated testing as required to identify any application issues prior to changes being put into production.
Monitor functional specifications and change requests to ensure project stays within scope and meets regulatory requirements, with ensuring adherence to business requirements and Corporate Technology standards. Ensure the Bank process and documentation is followed to comply with Corporate Technology standards and regulatory requirements.
Participate in resolving issues arising from testing or implementation by identifying and documenting the issue, completing appropriate testing and reviewing with more experienced personnel to ensure expected performance.
Participate in post-implementation follow-up related to application changes by getting feedback from application owners and researching and identifying potential solutions to resolve any resulting issues.
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 as assigned.
The position works under direct supervision for more complex projects and independently on projects of basic complexity.


Associates degree and a minimum of 3 years operations experience with a knowledge or experience utilizing application/system in business being supported or in lieu of a degree a combination of 5 years higher education and/or work experience including a minimum of 3 years operations experience with a knowledge or experience utilizing application/system in business being supporting.

Solid PC skills with a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Excel and Word. Good understanding of applications being supported.


Successful performance in Technology Internship program.
Good understanding of the Bank’s application framework.


At M&T, we strive to be the best place our employees ever work, the best bank our customers ever do business with and the best investment our shareholders ever make. So when looking to advance your career, look to M&T. As a top 20 US bank holding company and one of the best performing regional banks in the country, we offer a wide range of performance based career development opportunities for talented professionals. And through our longstanding tradition of careful, conservative and consistent management and a strong commitment to the communities we serve, we continue to grow with a focus on the future.M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
M&T Bank Corporation does not sponsor individuals for the purpose of obtaining H-1 Visas.
M&T Bank Corporation has policies and procedures in place to promote a drug free workplace.