Data Solution Architect Lead (Buffalo, NY) – M&T Bank

  • Computer & IT
  • Fulltime
  • 2 years ago
  • Buffalo

Job Information

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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 10-15+years
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    Job Qualifications Bachelors

Job Description

This role offers a hybrid work schedule; offering the flexibility to work remotely two days a week, while providing the opportunity for in-person collaboration.

This position is available in Buffalo, NY or Wilmington, DE

About the Team

Our team is on a mission of unleashing the power of data to support decision making. Our team builds enduring data products, provides platforms to access & derive insights from data, enables confidence in decision making with appropriate data governance, delivers actionable insights through use of data science and activates value for the business by innovatively solving problems with data. We love translating data, insights, and anecdotes into action, we operate with a sense of urgency, have a startup mentality, build data analytic products at scale, and innovate solutions on behalf of our customers. We work hard but value the need for downtime to unplug and recharge. We embrace our differences and view them as a key driver of innovation. We are Data@M&T


Develops and maintains integration/solution architecture designs and sets enterprise standards. Provides guidance for projects and/or domains that support the most efficient, reliable, scalable, and secure solutions focused on integrating data from disparate systems to meet the business needs and technology strategy. Plans, evaluates, recommends, and designs solutions to ensure technology projects are cost-effective, compliant with enterprise policies and corporate technology standards and aligns with business and technology strategies. Works with senior management to set the technology direction for Data.

• Own the technical design and data integration for high complexity data projects involving multiple technologies that span various domains up to enterprise wide.
• Manage and produce the design artifacts that account for different data frequencies and ensure Service Level Agreements (SLA) are documented and accounted for in the design.
• Identify strategy gaps in existing solutions and work with team members and senior management to develop plan to rectify gaps in a phased approach.
• Work with senior management to set the technology direction for Data.
• Ensure designs are cloud ready and portable with minimum rework by documenting any transition state architecture and incorporating multi cloud components.
• Define reference data architecture, and work with agile teams to ensure the documented best practices are used in data platform development and addressing identified training gaps.
• Establish non-functional standards in designs; design, refactor, optimize, and establish interaction of multiple flexible frameworks to maximize reusability across value chain capabilities to streamline efficiencies.
• Work with agile team leadership, technology leads and senior management in release train discussions to determine key dependencies for stories and align solutions to add business value across multiple domains or enterprise wide.
• Drive technology request for proposal (RFP) processes for strategic technology purchases and direction shifts.
• Develop data architecture standards to ensure consistency across implementations.
• 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.
• 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 as assigned.

• Number of Staff: 5-8

• Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 7 years related experience, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 11 years higher education and/ or work experience, including a minimum of 7 years related experience
• Minimum of 2 years managerial, supervisory and/or work leadership experience
• Experience with leading an initiative that spans across multiple technology practices and business verticals
• Experience creating componentized scalable designs
• Experience in driving the design, refactor and optimization of frameworks
• Experience with multiple programming languages and tools and how they integrate
• Experience in containerization technologies
• Experience implementing scalable designs on at least one mainstream cloud provider platform
• Experience implementing data architecture and integration concepts

• Minimum of 5 years’ data solution architect experience
• Experience implementing initiatives that have impact enterprise wide
• The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), Cloud Solution Architecture on Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Certification
• Experience in pertinent data modeling platforms
• Experience with multiple Not Only Structured Query Language (noSQL) platforms
• Experience with data lake and data warehousing design
• Experience with real time data processing and high-volume low latency systems

Hiring Immediately.

We support our team members with generous benefits.
• Competitive compensation
• Health, welfare, and retirement benefits
• 401(k) match at 5%
• Work-life balance and flexible work arrangements
• Start with 25 days PTO plus 12 paid holidays

About M&T

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.

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

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Buffalo, New York, United States of America

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