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Sr. Solutions Architect in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

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Sr. Solutions Architect

Buffalo, NY

Lead the development and maintenance of a complex integration/solution architecture for portfolios, projects and/or domains that supports the most efficient, reliable, scalable, and secure solutions to meet the business needs and technology strategy; this includes planning, evaluating, recommending and designing the solutions to ensure that technology projects are cost effective, compliant with enterprise policies, and corporate technology standards and do not diverge from business and technology strategies.

Manages activities of Technology Managers and Team Leaders. Responsible for the budget of cost center(s) spanning concurrent development streams. Provides long and short-term strategic direction for the functional team for multiple applications and cost centers. Acts as primary contact to the Technology leadership team and business partners. Oversees development and career planning for all team members.

Understand business drivers and business capabilities (future and current state), and determine corresponding enterprise system designs and change requirements to drive the LOB or Domain's targeted business outcomes.

Design and lead the implementation of a solutions architecture for identified LOBs, Domain, or Projects based on enterprise business strategy, business capabilities and business requirements.
Contribute to developed roadmaps and reference architecture patterns. Provide consulting support to application architects within projects to ensure the project is aligned with the overall enterprise architecture.
Understand cybersecurity principles. Identify and address impacts to ensure Solutions Architecture designs comply with SDLC best practices. • Understand Corporate Technology Standards and ensure solutions fully comply. Recommended exceptions where appropriate.

Required Qualifications:
Associates’ degree and a minimum of 10 years’ technology or systems management/leadership experience, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 12 years’ higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 10 years’ technology or systems management/leadership experience

Proficiency with personal computers as well as pertinent software packages
Capable of working on multiple projects of a complex nature
Prior experience with project management, word processing and spreadsheet applications
Experience on large system enhancements, conversions, and production problem resolution
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
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
Prior experience encouraging team work and serving as role model when leading and directing others
Understanding of technical, business and operational impacts of a project or problem
Confidence with leading multiple teams often in different geographic locations and time zones
Experience on large system enhancements, conversions and production problem resolution
Prior experience presenting to senior management

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 12 years’ technology management or large program leadership experience

Extensive application, product knowledge experience with skills, application(s) and function of the technology area being 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 from a project management perspective

Experience with skills, application(s) and functions of the technology area
Understanding of the Bank’s application framework

Knowledge of the Bank’s business plan and strategic objectives with the ability to shape direction

Mastered knowledge and focus of the entire system and support projects outside of normal business as usual (BAU)

Self-motivated and able to motivate others

We encourage candidates with relevant military experience to apply.

About M&T

At M&T, we understand what's important when you're considering a career change: a company with a solid history of responsible growth and positive earnings. A company committed to the communities it serves, one that rewards performance and provides employees with opportunities to direct their own career paths. M&T is a company 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.