Technology Team Lead

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M&T Bank Corporation
Agile, Analysis, Analytical Skills, Business Requirements, Development, Hardware, Java, Manager, Management, Oracle, Programming, Project, Project Management, Python, Research, SAS, SOAP, SQL, SQL Server, Testing
Full Time, Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Technology Team Lead

Buffalo, NY, Wilmington, DE

Function: Mid level technologist with experience in analyzing, designing, implementing solutions for RISK & REGULATORY TECH in M&T. The applicant is expected to closely work with senior developers in implementing solutions as per the requirements. Ability to work independently and to take ownership of task delivery is critical for success in this role. Understand and evaluate alternative options, architectural and technical choices.

Leads 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 leading client relations and expectations. Leads the project queue for their area. Strives to achieve individual and organizational objectives at minimum cost.


Lead and participate in consults with client management in the analysis of short-range business requirements and recommend innovations that anticipate future impacts of changing business requirements. Responsible for building positive client relationships.

Monitor technology direction of the industry and vendor applications. Research and initiate change when necessary. Responsible for vendor/product analysis and recommendations. Lead application development/supports testing efforts/technology infrastructure/project management and other technology domains. Serve as subject matter expert in assigned area of responsibility.

Build rapport within the organization. Develop a professional level of communication and collaboration. Maintain relationships with vendors and professional organizations.

Control activities of the teams, assign personnel to various projects and direct their activities. Ensure completion of schedules. Responsible for short-term FTE (full-time equivalent) planning.

Implement technology consistent with Division's standards and long-range plans. Ensure consistency to all department and technology standards and procedures, including all documentation requirements.

May translate requirements to assist staff in preparing detailed specifications for system improvements. Lead recommended designs based on business requirements and technology requirements. Identify issues and concerns.

Monitor project plans; may coordinate major project activities. Stay ahead of activities outside the team that may impact the team or client environment.

Develop and lead multiple cost center budgets.

Recommend and initiate new policies and procedures designed to 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.

Complete other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications :

Associate's degree and a minimum of 8 years' technology and/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 and/or systems management/leadership experience 5+ years of strong development experience building applications using core development languages like Java/C++/C#/Python/ SQL Server &/OR Oracle or other OO Programming languages in financial services industry.Hands-on experience in Java/C++/C#, Python, WebServices (REST/SOAP)5 years' experience working on enterprise applications Experience with enterprise applications in financial services industry Experience with Agile Methodology/Development Prior Finance or Capital Markets experience big plus Desired Skills 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 analytical 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

Solid project management skills

Strong presentation skills

Prior experience supporting collaboration 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

SAS experience is a big plus

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

Ambitious and able to motivate others

We support candidates with relevant military experience to apply


Buffalo, New York, United States of America

Company Information

Times like these call for a financial services partner that has stood the test of time. Established in 1856 as Manufacturers and Traders Bank, today we're the M&T Bank Corporation, one of the 20 largest independent bank holding companies in the U.S., with current assets of $68.2 billion (as of June 30, 2010) and more than 750 branches, free account access at more than 1,800 M&T Bank ATMs and nearly 14,000 employees located in New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Virginia, West Virginia and Delaware.

You can count on us because, more than 150 years after being founded, M&T Bank is one of the best performing regional banks in the nation today. With a longstanding tradition of careful, conservative and consistent management, we've generated positive earnings and positive capital despite the ongoing turbulence in the economy. And we continue to grow with a focus on the future.
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