About the Role
Documents, visualizes, and articulates overall technical health, current and target states of Enterprise Architecture in collaboration with domain leadership. Develops roadmaps with domain leadership to incorporate industry trend data for a targeted domain / function, and connect them with the broader Enterprise technology landscape, including alignment to industry Enterprise Architecture standards building a pathway to achieve target state goals.
Leverage expertise in technical and business strategy to collaborate with Technology domain leadership to support strategic decision making.
Provide consultation services to domain leadership to improve technology delivery and operational efficiency.
Research and communicate fact-based recommendations to Master Architects to support the domain in the Enterprise Architecture governance process.
Provide thought leadership and build strong stakeholder partnerships to articulate current state, target state and domain roadmap.
Partner with delivery teams and domain leadership on architecture areas to include business, application, data, Cloud/infrastructure, security, integration, operations, and support in preparation for S1/S2 leadership meetings and architectural peer group meetings.
Research, understand and apply existing, new and emerging technologies and trends to determine their potential impact on technology domains.
Translate the enterprise's technology future-state architecture vision into principles, guidelines, standards and patterns to ensure alignment with broader strategic goals.
Identify opportunities and approaches for solving domain problems from a broad enterprise perspective that may include new products, new platforms, or system enhancements for Agile teams and domain leadership to help promote the reuse of existing technical investments and capabilities.
Create and maintain reference materials for use by the technical delivery team to ensure consistent and compliant solutions for enterprise level architecture patterns.
Participate in the planning and design of strategic initiatives that require architecture guidance.
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.
Additional duties as assigned.
NATURE AND SCOPE:
This position will interface with senior leaders, and will require excellent communication skills along with basic knowledge of new and emerging technology trends, and the practical application of those trends for strategic use
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of relevant work experience, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 11 year's higher education and/or relevant work experience
7 or more years of experience in developing and integrating applications using relevant software architecture principles and patterns
Working knowledge of architectural frameworks
Working knowledge of enterprise architecture tools
Work experience in software engineering, software delivery and/or solution architecture