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M&T Bank DevOps Platform Engineer in Buffalo, New York

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 at our Buffalo, NY Tech Hub.

Primary Responsibilities:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partner with applications teams to design and build highly scalable and reliable infrastructure

  • Partner with applications and infrastructure teams to orchestrate and automate application deployments

  • Build automation and process to enable self-serve production deployments

  • Code, configure, integrate, manage, and enhance various automation tools.

  • Partner with the relevant team members and managers to build out platform observability

  • Participate in application and infrastructure release and deployment activities.

  • Work closely with Technology management, senior Engineers, and support teams on a regular basis to implement and manage the design, development, and execution of technical solutions that meet or exceed current and future needs of the organization.

  • Responsibilities may include infrastructure review, implementation, and design, creation of support and architectural documentation, standards, policies, analysis, and testing.

  • Regularly and independently interact with business partners of varying associate and management levels to ensure clarity of the problem/opportunity and elicit business requirements.

  • Coordinate vendor interactions and/or vendor resources as needed.

  • Mentor and coach less experienced engineers, technicians, and integrators. Review documentation, proposals, and changes proposed by less experienced staff.

  • Seek to expand knowledge and understanding of Financial Services trends, practices, and technologies on a continuous basis.

  • Follow and promote use of industry best practices, standards and procedures.

  • Maintain a strong aptitude and working knowledge of Bank applications, systems, development environments. Maintain a detailed understanding of vendor technologies and services used by the Bank.

  • 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 as assigned.

Education and Experience Required: Combined minimum of 6 years’ higher education and/or work experience in systems design, management and/or architecture

  • Solid knowledge of domain and industry tools (CNCF, DevOps, CI/CD, Secrets Management, Container Registries)

  • Solid experience deploying highly available applications in on-premises environments and Azure clouds

  • Must have demonstrated skills and experience writing Ansible playbooks for automation and building pipelines

  • Experience with infrastructure as code tools (e.g., Terraform, Ansible)

  • Experience working with build, test, and deployment tools

  • Experience working with Source Control Management Systems

  • Experience working with container and container orchestration

Education and Experience Preferred:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

Minimum 6 years’ professional experience in a technical engineering position involving infrastructure design technologies, data management and interchange, system design and/or development for complex applications

Ability to translate complex business and functional requirements into structured high quality implementations using any variety of industry standard approaches

Advanced technical skills

Advanced analytical skills

Advanced troubleshooting skills

Advanced problem solving skills

Advanced knowledge and advanced expertise in industry and/or vendor technologies

Able to solicit, gather, document, and analyze system specification and requirements

Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others in team environment

Ability to use effective facilitation skills and techniques to elicit and review requirements from a diverse range of stakeholders and group size

Understanding of how supported technologies interact with other systems and services

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Effective influencing skills


Logical thinker

Strong knowledge of server/client and virtual technologies


Able to learn quickly in a rapid pace environment

M&T Bank is committed to fair, competitive, and market-informed pay for our employees. The pay range for this position is $93,581.10 - $155,968.51 Annual (USD). The successful candidate’s particular combination of knowledge, skills, and experience will inform their specific compensation.


Buffalo, New York, United States of America

M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, including disabilities and veterans.