Junior Technical Consultant - 819331

Buffalo, NY

Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: 819331 Pay Rate: Negotiable

Job Description

Serves as junior technologist for an individual technology or set of technologies with our financial/banking client in Buffalo, NY.

Primary Responsibilities:

Work closely with Technology management, more experienced 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 user based documentation, standards, policies, analysis, and testing.

Interact, as part of a team, with technical peers and management on a regular basis to ensure clarity of the problem/opportunity and elicit business requirements.

Facilitate meetings and conference calls with vendors, internal staff and senior professionals.

Create documentation, proposals, and analysis per direction of senior staff, project staff or others.

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 solid understanding of a specific system or service at the department level. Work with senior technical staff and management to modify, update, and change systems as assigned.

Understand and adhere to the Companys risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Companys Risk Appetite. Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management.

Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the brand.

Maintain 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.

Scope of Responsibilities:

Education and Experience Required:

Combined minimum of 4 years higher education and/or work experience in systems design, management and/or architecture

Education and Experience Preferred:

College degree

Minimum 2 years professional experience in a technical position

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

Demonstrated advanced technical skills

Demonstrated analytical skills

Demonstrated troubleshooting skills

Demonstrated problem solving skills

Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others in team environment

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
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