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Java Technology Team Lead - 3DJI7 in Cheektowaga, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 9/5/2018

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Java/TibcoTechnology Team Lead
Buffalo, NY
FUNCTION:
Manages the activities of several Technology Team Leaders or units and is responsible for each Team’s/unit’s development and systems support efforts.  Provides day-to-day direction for the units and applications in line with the goals of department and the clients they support.  Responsible for managing client relations and expectations.  Manages the project queue for their area.  Strives to achieve individual and organizational objectives at minimum cost.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage and participates in consults with client management in the analysis of short range business requirements and recommends innovations that anticipate the future impact of changing business requirements.  Responsible for building a positive client relationship.
Responsible for monitoring the technology direction of the industry and vendor applications.  Researches and initiates change to the status quo, when necessary.  Responsible for vendor / product analysis and recommendations. Oversees application development/supports testing efforts/technology infrastructure/project management and other technology domains.  Subject matter expert in assigned area of responsibility.
Builds rapport within the organization. Develops a professional level of communication and cooperation. Maintains relationships with vendors and professional organizations. 
Controls the activities of the teams, assigns personnel to various projects and directs their activities. Ensures completion of schedules.  Responsible for short term FTE planning.
Responsible for implementing technology consistent with division’s standards and long range plans. Ensures adherence to all department and technology standards and procedures, including all documentation requirements.
May translate requirements to assist staff in preparing detailed specifications for system enhancements.  Manage recommended designs based on business requirements and technology requirements.  Identifies issues and concerns.
Manage monitoring project plans; may coordinate major project activities.  Keeps abreast of activities outside the team that may impact the team or client environment.
Must be able to develop and manage multiple cost center budgets.
Recommends and initiates new policies and procedures which will improve the performance and effectiveness of the department.
Adhere to applicable compliance/operational risk controls in accordance with Company or regulatory standards and policies.
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.
Exercise usual authority of a manager concerning staffing, performance appraisals, promotions, salary recommendations, performance management and terminations.
Technology skills
At least 10 years of hands-on experience in the financial services sector.
•  Preferred experience with TIBCO BW Plugins like MQ, CICS, TIBCO Adapters
•  Good understanding and knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture, WSDL, schemas, SOAP and RESTful services.
•  Working knowledge on TIBCO Admin, scripts, deployments, debugging features, security certificates
•  Expertise in performance tuning TIBCO BW/BE applications
•  Participate in requirements gathering and design meetings with internal customers; evaluate requirements and propose best solution.
•  Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•  Experience and full understanding of System Development Lifecycle
•  Knowledge and experience of application development best practices
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum of an Associate’s degree and 8 years’ technology or systems management/leadership experience, or in lieu of a degree a combined minimum of 10 years’ higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 8 years’ technology or systems management/leadership experience.
Capable of working on multiple projects of a complex nature.
Effectively use project management, word processing and spreadsheet applications.
Complete understanding of the system development life cycle.
Excellent problem-solving skills to assist in issue resolution.
Familiar with application development software and hardware platforms.
Understand business(es) supported and its’ terminology.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent analytical and decision-making skills.
Strong project management skills.
Strong presentation skills.
Encourage teamwork and serve as role model when leading and directing others.
Understand technical, business and operational impacts of a project or problem
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
Bachelor’s degree and with 10 years’ technology management or large program leadership experience, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 14 years’ higher education and/or work experience.
Extensive application and product knowledge experience with skills, application(s) and functions of technology area led.
Subject Matter Expert understanding of applications supported with an advanced knowledge of interfacing/integrated applications.
Understanding of multiple business area’s functions.
Proven mentoring and leadership capabilities.
Experience with skills, application(s) and functions of technology area.
Good understanding of the Bank’s application framework.
Aware of the Bank’s business plan and strategic objectives with the ability to shape direction.
Self-motivated and able to motivate others.
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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.