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Systems Admin Spec I - 3DJTE in Cheektowaga, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 7/17/2018

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Job Description

This position could also be available in Lancaster PA and Albany NY.


Basic Function
The Systems Administrator Specialist will oversee the software and system administration for specific business required tools and/or vendor supplied systems. They will be responsible for updates to the software, coordination with other M&T server or IT groups for patch upgrades or server upgrades, and will maintain a licensed user count. In addition, they will have the responsibilities for individual server-level maintenance and administration.
Top Responsibilities
Audit report validation process on an exception basis
Daily process verification on an exception basis
Daily termination process of employee access on an exception basis
Assignment of work queue on an exception basis
User access provisioning for complex/highest risk systems
Table maintenance in complex/highest risk systems
Communication and distribution of internal and external communications specific to dept-related issues (external are subject to additional review)
Real-time validation that work is properly completed
Second level escalation point for customer calls related to systems and communications
Handle complex re-certifications
Respond to Audit/SOX inquiries and fulfill requests based on those discussions
Run and analyze management productivity reports to ensure reasonableness of information
Develop an in-depth understanding of the business and its functions, processes and operations
Adhere to applicable compliance/operational risk controls in accordance with Company or regulatory standards and policies
Follow up on requests until completion
Develop and update procedures as necessary
Triage/troubleshoot production issues - escalation for second level reps
Develop test scripts and coordinate testing situations (i.e. disaster recovery, new release, system upgrades, etc. testing)
Identify process improvement opportunities
Handle custom job requests
Represent System Administration interests on projects
Education & Experience
Minimum of 4 years combined higher education and/or experience or equivalent.
Excellent PC skills with knowledge of Microsoft suite of products
Ability to be primary support to management
Support cross training activities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently or function as a member of a team
Complex analytical and problem solving skills
Decisiveness with a strong work ethic
Ability to interact with all levels of personnel
Ability to make decisions using good judgment and/or based on information provided


We encourage candidates with relevant military experience to apply.

About M&T
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.
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M&T Bank Corporation has policies and procedures in place to promote a drug free workplace.