Senior Software Engineer Hands on full stack Developer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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.

Institutional Client Services (ICS) Team Overview

The ICS team delivers and supports all the technology used in Global Capital Markets, Retirement & Institutional Client Services and M&T Insurance Agency. We deliver innovative, secure, compelling technology solutions rapidly to enable our global clients to conduct business quickly and efficiently while delivering business value to the company. This has been one of the fasted growing businesses within our Company.

Overview: Tech Stack
Hands on full stack developer with the following technical and professional skills:
  • C# or Java
  • Angular
  • API development experience
  • Relational DB experience - transact SQL
  • Full system integrator (data layer, services, UX)
  • Can architect, design, and develop
  • Has led a technical team
  • Has worked in an agile space
  • Has a strong desire to learn new technologies, and be an innovator
  • Reporting toolsets (SSRS, Tableau, etc.)
  • ETL toolsets
  • Data Management experience

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Complete and oversee the most complex systems analysis, design and development efforts. Play a key role as a leader and individual contributor on complex projects. Provide 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.

    Direct and monitor less experienced resources and coordinate development tasks for any scope project. Prepare and manage the technical component of project plans.

    Confer with other Development, operations staff and Technology staff in overall systems development direction from technical analysis to user acceptance testing.

    Prepare and review test data and execute detailed test plans. Complete any required debugging.

    Evaluate and understand highly complex interrelationships and effects among programs, interfacing applications and platforms.

    Prepare thorough, clear technical and functional specifications and update systems documentation. Prepare charts, tables and diagrams to assist in analyzing problems. Review documentation prepared by less experienced staff.

    Prepare and review assessments to include required tasks, estimated time frames and effort for any scope project.

    Maintain efficient operation and effectiveness of supported applications.

    Recommend new technology, policies or processes to benefit the organization and improve deficiencies. Lead or participate in technical evaluations of vendor software.

    Follow and promote use of development standards and procedures.

    Maintain high level of technical aptitude and expert working knowledge of the supporting application(s), development environments and the supported client environment.

    Assist in developing expense and capital budgets.

    Monitor employee performance and may prepare annual appraisals.

    Understand and adhere to the Company's risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company's Risk Appetite. Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management.

    Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand.

    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.

    Complete other related duties or projects as required, which may include playing a lead role in due diligence, cost/benefit analysis or business study activities.

Scope of Responsibilities:
The position works under supervision of Technology management. The jobholder is competent to work independently on all high level systems analysis and technical phases of development. The position is capable of managing the activities of others on any scope project and often leads project activities. The jobholder monitors staff performance on assigned projects related to their overall abilities and effectiveness in completing projects within schedules. The position participates in the development of less experienced staff. The position interacts with senior management, other technology personnel, clients and vendors. The jobholder provides backup to higher management as required and may be called upon to serve as a technical representative on committees, ad-hoc projects, etc.
Education and Experience Required:
Minimum of an Associate's degree and 6 years' systems analysis/application development experience, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 8 years' higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 6 years' systems analysis/application development experience

Familiar with application development software and hardware platforms

Proficiency with personal computers as well as pertinent project management, word processing and spreadsheet software

Capable of working on multiple projects of a complex nature

Excellent problem-solving skills to assist in issue resolution

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with prior experience presenting to the target audience

Excellent organizational and time management skills


Strong lateral thinking skills

Experience coordinating between Applications and business units

Experience recommending and implementing system solutions

Experience driving project milestones and delivery dates

Proven mentoring and leadership capabilities from a project management perspective

Education and Experience Preferred:
Good understanding of the Bank's application framework

Subject matter expert in business with knowledge or experience utilizing application/system being supported

Mastered understanding of applications supported with an advanced knowledge of interfacing/integrated applications

Ability to work in a team environment as well as autonomously

Ability to multitask for various components of complex projects

Mastered knowledge and focus of the entire system to work on projects outside of normal business-as-usual (BAU)

Associated topics: c, c/c++, design, expert, lead, perl, senior, senior software engineer, software architect, software engineer lead

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