Full Stack Developer at m&t

Posted in Other 24 days ago.

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Location: Buffalo, New York





Job Description:
Overview:
Seeking a Full Stack Developer. 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. Serves as a principal application designer for major modifications effectively using analytical and technical skills and available technology and tools in the evaluation of client requirements and processes. Provides solutions that are technologically sound. May complete day-to-day support activities and special projects. Often directs and monitors the activities of less experienced personnel.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • UX/UI solution developer working closely with UX designers and business stake holders
  • Work closely with designers and follow the standards and industry best practices for advanced UX/UI technologies
  • Understand M&T bank Architecture principles and apply that on project solutions
  • Work with business and other IT stakeholders and influence on best practices and most optimal technology and tool selection and adoption
  • Complete and oversee basic to complex systems analysis, design and development. Play a key role as an individual contributor on complex projects. Maintain an excellent functional understanding of the supported application(s).
  • Direct and monitor less experienced resources and coordinate development tasks on small to large scope projects.
  • Prepare and manage the technical component of project plans.
  • Participate with other Development, operations 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 complex interrelationships and effects among programs, interfacing applications and platforms. Provide highly analytical consulting and leadership in identifying and implementing new uses of information technologies to assist business units in meeting strategic objectives.
  • 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. May lead or participate in technical evaluations of vendor software.
  • Follow and promote use of development standards and procedures.
  • Maintain a good understanding of the business being supported and its functions, processes, operations and strategic direction.
  • May assist in developing expense and capital budgets.
  • 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 the Technology Team Lead. 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 a project basis for small to large scope efforts and may lead project activities. The jobholder monitors staff performance on assigned projects relative to their overall abilities and effectiveness in completing projects within schedules. 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 on to serve as a technical representative on committees, ad-hoc projects, etc.
Education and Experience Required:
Minimum of an Associate's degree and 5 years' systems analysis/application development experience, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 7 years' higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 5 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

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

Strong organizational and time management skills

Detail-oriented

Strong lateral thinking skills

Experience coordinating between Applications and business units

Experience recommending and implementing systems solutions

Experience driving project milestones and delivery dates

Technical Experience Required:
Must have deep knowledge of JavaScript, JSON, HTML5 & CSS3.

Must have familiarity with UX/UI application design and development using any of the frameworks such as Bootstrap , React, Foundation etc

Must have experience developing applications using Angular, CSS, HTML 5 .

Familiarity with source control solutions such as Git , SVN or similar

Must have experienced with working within an agile SDLC environment, utilizing scrum-based projects and user stories to define & work development tasks and ability to work within a multi-disciplinary development team, including UI/UX designers, front-end developers, and business product owner

Familiarity with tools such as (Jenkins, Hudson, Team City)

Familiarity with leveraging configuration management systems as well as cloud automation (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, salt)

Education and Experience Preferred:
Minimum 3 years of UX/UI technical solution design and development for service industry or digital commerce

At least 2 years of Hand-on Experience in UI development on a Web platform preferably on cloud

Minimum 2 years of continuous experience working with one or many JavaScript libraries such as AngularJS, backbone.js, Node.js, jQuery, ES6, micro-service

Direct work experience with wealth and investment Management firms is preferred

Understanding of wealth Management and FSI ( Financial Services Industry Domain) is preferred

Experience server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS and proficiency in application development using Web API's REST/RESTFUL/JSON/XML etc.

Good understanding of the Bank's application framework

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

Advanced understanding of applications supported with a sound 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

Action-oriented

Pro-active

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