Software Developer / Software Engineer

5 - 7 years experience  •  Financial Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/15/17
Buffalo, NY
5 - 7 years experience
Financial Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/15/17

Job Description

At M&T, we understand what's important when you're considering a career change: a company with a solid history of responsible growth and
positive earnings. A company committed to the communities it serves.
One that rewards performance and provides employees with opportunities
to direct their own career paths. A company with a focus on the
future.
Find the career you have been searching for at M&T.  Join our team and you will understand the dedication to being the best place our employees ever work. M&T has on going openings across our footprint for Software Developers and Software Engineers and is always looking for top talent. Apply today!
 
Position Overview:
Provides designs, specifies information systems solutions and highly 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 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. May perform day to day support activities and special projects. Often directs and monitors the activities of junior staff.

Position Responsibilities: Performs and oversees basic to complex systems analysis, design and development efforts. Plays a key role as an individual contributor on complex projects.
 
Maintains an excellent functional understanding of the supported application(s).
 
Must be able to direct and monitor junior resources, plus coordinate development tasks on small to large scope projects.
 
Prepares and manages the technical component of project plans.
 
Participates 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 complex interrelationships and effects among programs, interfacing applications and platforms.
 
Provides highly analytical consulting and leadership in identifying and implementing new uses of information technologies to assist business units in meeting strategic objectives.
 
Prepares thorough, clear technical specifications and functional specifications, and updates systems documentation. Prepares charts, tables and diagrams to assist in analyzing problems.
 
Recommends new technology, policies or processes to benefit the organization and improve deficiencies. 
 
The Software Engineer monitors staff performance on assigned projects with regards to their overall abilities and effectiveness in completing projects within schedules.

Required Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
Minimum of 5 years involvement in systems analysis or application development
Requires a complete understanding of the system development life cycle, ability to introduce application development alternatives and an understanding of the client area’s functions.
Requires experience with state of the art application development support software and hardware platforms.
Proficient in multiple development tools and thorough knowledge of application development support software and hardware platforms along with a diverse technical background in computing environments.
Must possess a very good working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and databases.
Demonstrates a high aptitude for complex problem analysis and resolution. Ability to lead or actively participate in technical walkthroughs.
Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively present to the target audience.
Requires excellent analytical, organization, and time management skills, strong judgment, and basic management skills, and the ability to work effectively with clients and IT management and staff personnel.
Detail oriented, uses sound judgment, is proactive and self motivated.
Asserts ideas, encourages teamwork and acts as a role model when leading and directing others. 
 
Ideal Qualifications (not required): Advanced Degree
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.

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