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TIAA 2022 Early Talent: Technology Rotational Associate in Charlotte, North Carolina

The Information Technology organization at TIAA offers an exciting mix of strategically aligned assignments, professional development, and the ability to experience and gain exposure to many facets of our organization. The environment is challenging, hands-on, and full of growth opportunities.

Associates can expect to work with financial services technology platforms and tools and will learn the techniques, disciplines and processes that deliver the highest quality results to our customers. You will have the opportunity to work in exciting new technology areas including: Cyber Security, Java, .NET development, Cloud computing, Software-based infrastructure, Big Data, Tableau, Angular, JS, Python, Robotics, Automation and many more!


As a Technology Associate in the Early Talent Rotational Program , you will have the opportunity to work within 1 of the 4 concentrations and utilize academic knowledge, skills and experience to apply tactics and strategies to solve real business challenges for a mission-driven organization.

Technology Associate Concentrations:

  • Cyber Security

  • Enterprise Strategy & Data Solutions

  • Global Corporate & Infrastructure services, Financial Services Technology

  • Nuveen Technology

As part of the 2-year program, you will have the opportunity to experience:

  • Up to four professional experiences on a technology team within your concentration

  • Unique networking opportunities and access to IT Senior Leadership

  • Ongoing personal and professional development opportunities

  • Immersive behavioral-based training utilizing technologies vital to the industry and organization


The Technology Associate Rotational Program offers you the opportunity to join one of two distinct tracks in order to build a skillset that will transform your technical abilities into a skillset vital to a successful career in financial services technology.

  1. Analyst Track (Analytics, Systems, Quality, Business, Business Management)

Rotational Associates in this area leverage and further develop their skills in analysis and reporting, working alongside colleagues and Senior Leadership to further TIAA's understanding of structure, policies and to achieve its goals. You will directly contribute to solutions which support sound decision-making. The recommendations you provide will drive achievement of TIAA's technology goals. Rotational Associates responsibilities in this area may include requirements gathering & documentation, financial oversight & control, portfolio management, business performance measurement, process management, and data analysis from various sources .

  1. Engineer Track (Mobile, Web, Infrastructure, Operations, Cloud, Robotics)

Rotational Associates in this area may design, build and test various software technologies and applications programs which align with TIAA needs. Your skills would further develop as you focus your talents in providing critical support as well as efficiency and automation ideas in hardware, software, data or infrastructure components within a specific domain.

Rotational Associates in this area may also provide support with automation modernization by learning, adopting new tools, and technologies that help applications to scale up. Responsibilities in this area may also include operations support for capture & distribution, processing, quality processes and problem resolution. You would work as part of a project team, communicating progress, technical issue reporting, resolution and deployment to production of completed code.


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master's degree

  • Graduation date between August 2021 and June 2022


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Data Analytics, Data Science, Cyber-Security, Engineering and/or Operations Management, and any other STEM related degree

  • Technical skills:

  • Python, Java, Angular, Mobile OS, networking, mainframe technologies like COBOL, CICS and MQ)

  • Microsoft (C#.Net, WPF, WCF, .Net Core)

  • SQL Server (T-SQL) and Oracle

  • Batch and Scripting Languages / Tools (PowerShell / python / Unix shell)

  • Azure Cloud deployments using Azure AD, PowerApps, AI& ML using PowerAutomate, .NET WebApps, Kubernates, Data Bricks, Azure SQL, PostGreSQL and/or MicroServices

  • AWS Cloud deployments using Athena, QuickSight, Terraform, CloudTrail, Kinesis, Kubernates and Kafka

  • CI/CD Pipeline using Jenkins and CloudBees

  • Cyber Security Technical skills:

  • Data: Tableau, SQL, Robotics, Machine learning

  • Analyst: Jira, Archer, MS tool Suite

  • Technology: AWS, Angular, Azure, IOS, Script/Coding (Javascript, C#, C++, Python, R), Splunk

  • Enterprise Strategy & Data Solutions Technical skills

  • Experience in Spark (Python, Java, R) in regards to Data

  • Proficient with Python, SAS, R, or Matlab and working with statistics

  • Economics, Finance or Accounting Course or highly proficient with Excel

  • Proficient with SQL

  • Proficient with Python, Java

  • Knowledge of Kafka, ETL, or DataStage

  • Proficient ability to research, process information, document findings and communicate decisions and thoughts

  • Internship experience is a plus

  • Desire to continuously learn and stay current with technology trends

  • Desire to continuously learn and implement professional development skills

  • Willingness to embrace change and collaborate to foster team success

Please Note: TIAA does not sponsor visas for entry-level/internship positions and, due to program format, will not hire individuals whose work eligibility is based on a F-1 or other student visa status, including, but not limited to, students who receive a STEM OPT extension.

Potential Salary: $65,500.00 USD

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).

Company Overview

TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.

Benefits and Total Rewards

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary ( .

Equal Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

Read more about the Equal Opportunity Law here ( .

Accessibility Support

TIAA offers support for those who need assistance with our online application process to provide an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities.

If you are a U.S. applicant and desire a reasonable accommodation to complete a job application please use one of the below options to contact our accessibility support team:

Phone: (800) 842-2755


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TIAA started out over 100 years ago to help ensure teachers could retire with dignity. Today, many people who work at not-for-profits rely on our wide range of financial products and services to support and strengthen their financial well-being.