Architect

    M&T Bank
    Buffalo, NY 14201
    Full-time
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    Job Description

    At M&T Tech, we're a team of makers, doers, and builders, working to create the most advanced technology solutions in banking. We're not your stereotypical suit and tie bankers: we're an innovative team of leading tech experts, pushing boundaries, and taking risks. We're building an agile team of the most skilled and creative workers to solve complex problems, architect solutions, write high-performance software, and chart our new path, all to make the lives of our customers, and the communities that we serve, better. Join us and be part of something new as we build tomorrow's bank, today.

    Overview:

    Develops and maintains a moderately complex to complex integration/solution architecture under direction of more experienced personnel, for projects and/or domains that support the most efficient, reliable, scalable and secure solutions to meet the business needs and technology strategy; this includes planning, evaluating, recommending and designing solutions to ensure technology projects are cost- effective, compliant with enterprise policies and corporate technology standards and do not diverge from business and technology strategies.

    Primary Responsibilities:
    • Understand business drivers and business capabilities (future and current state) related to assigned projects/lines of business (LOBs) and determine corresponding enterprise system designs and change requirements to drive the LOB or domain's targeted business outcomes
    • Contribute to design of a solutions architecture for identified medium complexity projects or domain research efforts, or projects based on enterprise business strategy, business capabilities and business requirements; obtain peer reviews for feedback and consensus
    • Contribute to developed roadmaps and reference architecture patterns
    • Provide consulting support to application architects within projects to ensure the project is aligned with overall enterprise architecture
    • Understand cybersecurity principles; identify and address impacts to ensure solutions architecture designs comply with Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) best practices
    • Understand Corporate Technology standards and ensure solutions fully comply; recommend exceptions where appropriate
    • Understand technology trends and the practical application of existing, new and emerging technologies to enable new and evolving business and operating models
    • Analyze the technology industry, competitors and market trends, and determine their potential impact on the enterprise
    • Support and contribute to the principles, guidelines, standards and solution patterns related to assigned domain or LOB to ensure solution decisions are aligned with the enterprise's future-state architecture vision
    • Support governance activities associated with ensuring solutions architecture assurance and compliance
    • Participate in evaluating and selecting software product standards and services, as well as the design of standard and custom software configurations
    • Document all solution architecture design and analysis work, leveraging appropriate Enterprise Architecture tools
    • Complete other related duties as assigned
    A successful candidate will have:
    • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 4 years' operational/technical experience, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 8 years' higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 4 years' operational/technical experience
    Education and Experience Preferred:
    • Graduate degree in a business or technical discipline
    • Experience in at least two Information Technology solution development disciplines, including technical architecture, infrastructure, application development, cybersecurity, database management and/or Information Technology operations
    • Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments
    • Relevant certifications in Enterprise Architecture discipline, or other domain-relevant disciplines
    Company:

    M&T Bank is a Top 20 US bank holding company and one of the best performing and financial stable regional banks in the country, we offer our technology employees a wide range of performance-based career development opportunities. We have a strong commitment to our customers and the communities we serve, and we continue to grow with a focus on the future. So, when looking to advance your career, look to M&T. Grow with us.

    LocationBuffalo, New York, United States of America

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