Architect III - MTBJP00000925


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About the Role

Consumer Enterprise Architect


Collaborate with domain technology leadership to create an end-to-end vision for the overall technology landscape for a targeted domain / function as well as how it connects to the broader Enterprise technology landscape, including aligning to the enterprise Architecture standard.


• Understand both enterprise and domain vision and roadmap, and articulate their implication to the technology capabilities, and overall technology landscape for that specific domain
• Support alignment of architectural / technology principles and standards for domain with enterprise guidance
• Identify, analyze, review, and evaluate ideas and opportunities to support the product roadmap with technologies for the targeted domain
• Participate in the planning and execution of strategic initiatives that require architecture guidance
• Provide architectural oversight within the domain / function across architecture areas – application, data, Cloud and infrastructure, cybersecurity, and integration
• Develop domain-specific technology / architecture roadmaps based on specific needs
• Conduct analysis to determine best path / opportunities for solving domain problems that may include new products, new platforms, or system enhancements
• Engage with initiative delivery teams to communicate and promote alignment with the domain architecture
• Consult with delivery teams regarding the most critical or complex domain architecture areas
• Participate in and support the governance process including artifact reviews, presenting to the Architecture Peer Review Group and the Architecture Review Board to ensure compliance
• Understand business capabilities (future and current state) and determine corresponding enterprise systems and application and gaps to drive future state roadmap
• Contribute to reference architecture patterns
• Understand cybersecurity principles; identify and address impacts to ensure solutions comply with 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 and determine their potential impact on the domain
• Identify the principles, guidelines, standards, and patterns related to assigned domain to ensure decisions are aligned with the enterprise’s technology future-state architecture vision
• Facilitate the evaluation and selection of new enterprise software product and platforms
• Document all Enterprise Architecture conceptual and logical designs leveraging appropriate Enterprise Architecture tools.
• Understand and adhere to M&T’s risk and regulatory standards, policies, and controls in accordance with the company’s risk appetite; identify risk-related issues needing escalation
• Support an environment that promotes diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand
• Complete other related duties as assigned
Required Skills

• Knowledge of core banking platforms, branch and teller platforms, mortgage lending, customer service systems, card, payments, web/mobile channels
• Knowledge of small business & business processes
• Breadth of knowledge across business, application, data, Cloud and infrastructure, cybersecurity, and integration architecture
• Strong strategic planning capabilities with a consulting mindset and proven architecture modelling skills
• Ability to connect across disparate parts of the organization and understand domain implications of enterprise priorities
• Good understanding of strategic and new and emerging technology trends, and the practical application of existing, new, and emerging technologies
• Strong organizational skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Excellent analytical skills like technical translator, abstraction, pattern recognition, logical and holistic thinking
• Excellent technical skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong understanding of commercial and institutional banking processes

Works With

• Solution Architects, Enterprise Architects, Release Train Engineers, Product Owners, Technical Managers, Executive Leadership
Required Education

• Bachelor’s Degree

Required Experience

• Experience working in two or more technical roles related to consumer banking
• A minimum of 6 years’ operational/technical experience, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 10 years’ higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 6 years’ operational/technical experience