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Technical Team Lead - 3DED6 in Amherst, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

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Job Description

Technical Team Lead

Amherst, NY



Provides designs, specifies information systems solutions and the highest level technical direction in the development of new or existing applications to solve basic to complex problems or enhancements.


Acts as a principal application designer for critical components and major modifications effectively using analytical skills, technical skills, available technology and tools in the evaluation of client requirements and processes.


Provides solutions that are technologically sound. Often directs and monitors the activities of junior staff.



Performs and oversees the most complex systems analysis, design and development efforts. Plays a key role as a leader and individual contributor on complex projects.


Performs Oracle Database programming


Responsible for the implementation of vendor products


Provides the highest level analytical consulting and leadership in identifying and implementing new uses of information technologies to assist the client areas and Bank in meeting their short term business goals and long term strategic objectives.


Must be able to direct and monitor junior resources, plus coordinate development tasks for any scope effort. Prepares and manages the technical component of project plans.


Confers with other development staff, operations staff and IT staff in overall systems development direction from technical analysis to user acceptance testing. Prepares and reviews test data and executes detailed test plans.

Performs any required debugging.


Evaluates and understands highly complex interrelationships and effects among programs, interfacing applications and platforms. Prepares thorough, clear technical and functional specifications and updates systems documentation. Reviews documentation prepared by junior development staff.


Prepares and reviews technical assessments to include required tasks, estimated time frames and effort for any scope project. Maintains efficient operation and effectiveness of supported applications.


Recommends new technology, policies or processes to benefit the organization and improve deficiencies.


Typically will lead technical evaluations of vendor software. Performs other related duties or projects as required, which may include playing a lead role in due diligence, cost/benefit analysis or business study activities.


Follows and promotes the use of development standards and procedures. Maintains a high level of technical aptitude and expert working knowledge of the supporting application(s), development environments and the supported client environment. Assists in developing expense and capital budgets.


Monitors employee performance and may prepare annual appraisals.


The incumbent works under the supervision of a Systems Manager.

The Technical Team Leader is responsible for managing all aspects of the team’s responsibilities, which could include problem resolution, systems development and day to day activities.

This position assumes responsibility for developing and managing resources and budgets.

The incumbent provides an environment that encourages teamwork and provides opportunities for continued staff development.

The Technical Team Leader provides backup to the Systems Manager, as required.

The incumbent may be called upon to serve as a technical representative on committees, ad-hoc projects, etc.

The Technical Team Leader interacts on a regular basis with IT staff and the client, as well as vendors.
The Technical Team Leader manages a team of approximately 6-8 employees.
Minimum of two years college with at least ten years experience in project related work, systems analysis and a systems development environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Prior management experience required.


Requires a complete understanding of the system development life cycle.
Experience with the skills, application(s) and functions of the technology area being led preferred.
Requires familiarity with application development support software and hardware platforms.
Ability to effectively use project management, word processing and spreadsheet applications.
Very good problem solving skills to assist in issue resolution.
Good understanding of the Bank’s application framework.
Familiar with application development software and hardware platforms.
Able to lead design and specification walkthroughs.
Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively present to the target audience.
Requires excellent analytical, organization, time, and quality management skills, strong judgment, and the ability to work effectively with clients and IT management and staff personnel.
Detail oriented and uses sound judgment.
Must be able to assert ideas and gain support and commitment from others.
Must be proactive.
Ability to handle multiple tasks.
Self motivated and able to motivate others.
Encourages teamwork and acts as a role model when leading and directing others.
Aware of the Bank’s business plan and strategic objectives.
Good project management skills.
Quickly grasps new concepts.
Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Hands on familiarity with NICE Actimize or Detica AML solutions




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