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Technical Team Lead/Sr Developer/Architect - 3DK5R in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 7/31/2018

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M&T Bank

Technical Team Lead/Sr Developer/Architect

BUffalo, NY



Responsible for the management of all activities related to the successful planning, documenting, testing and implementation of all work performed by the team, whether by the request of the client, internal to the department or the result of a problem relating to an application. Provides detailed direction and performs specialized analysis and research of systems modifications to solve any scope problem or enhancement.


This candidate will have demonstrated experience with Web, Mobile, Database, Linux, Security and Network technologies. They will lead 5 developers and a team of 5-10 contractors. Developer, architect and technical delivery experience is critical to the success of this individual.

Manages and oversees the execution of project plans for any scope; ensures adherence to all department and technology standards and procedures, including all documentation requirements.
Assigns resources and monitors progress of all assignments; ensures completion of schedules. Responsible for short and long term FTE planning.
Performs and oversees application development and supports testing efforts, including the review of specifications, preparation and execution of testing; may be called upon to coordinate the completion of integrated testing efforts.
Translates requirements to assist staff in preparing detailed specifications for system enhancements.

Recommends designs based on business requirements. Identifies issues and concerns.
Ability to act as a client liaison to review priorities and manage the overall client queue.

Builds rapport within the organization.

Effectively communicates and develops a professional level of cooperation across the organization.
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.
Completes status reports and must be able to present projects, status or activities to senior management.
Demonstrates a strong understanding of the business environment and needs within the area of responsibility. Ability to understand technical, business and operational impacts of a project or problem.
Responsible for the job growth and career development of staff members by providing training plans, guidance and sharing knowledge.
Responsible for performance appraisals, promotion and salary recommendations.
Must be able to contribute to the development of a cost center budget.
Recommends and initiates new policies and procedures which will improve the performance and effectiveness of the department.
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 may be called upon to serve as a technical representative on committees, ad-hoc projects, etc.
The Technical Team Leader manages a team of approximately 3 employees.
Required Qualifications:
Associate’s degree and a minimum of 8 years’ technology and/or

a developer, architect or in a technical delivery or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 10 years’ higher education and/or work experience as a developer, architect or technical delivery leader.
Prior experience working on multiple projects of a complex nature
Prior experience using pertinent project management, word processing and spreadsheet applications
Complete understanding of the system development life cycle
Proven problem-solving skills to assist in issue resolution
Familiarity with application development software and hardware platforms
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
Strong project management skills
Strong presentation skills
Prior experience encouraging teamwork and serving as role model when leading and directing others
Understanding of technical, business and operational impacts of a project or problem
Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and 10 years’ technology management or large program leadership 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 businesses’ supported and corresponding terminology
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
Awareness of the Bank’s business plan and strategic objectives with the ability to shape direction
Self-motivated and able to motivate others


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.
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.