TIAA DevOps Manager in Charlotte, North Carolina



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We are looking for a DevOps Engineering leader capable of leading a team of software developers and engineers. This person must possess the technical aptitude and knowledge of the typical DevOps Toolchain and DevOps principals. Just as important as these skills is the ability to evangelize and drive the adoption of these tools and principals to the development community and their leadership. Of critical importance is a focus on scalability, the user experience, and again adoption.

This individual will leverage knowledge of DevOps best practices to define the vision, and to define the strategy for development processes. Additionally, this role is also responsible for maintaining, supporting, and upgrading existing DevOps systems and applications used by TIAA’s application development community. The ability to communicate the vision and ongoing enhancements via a technology roadmap is paramount.


C Creation of strategy and design for new and existing application development processes (CICD)

· Create and maintain vendor and open-source tool strategies including budget definition, rollout plans, and communications to a wide audience

· Act as SME for Application development team across all LOBs in assisting and guiding through adoption of new CICD pipeline

· Development and delivery of a technology Roadmap

· Direct, motivate and develop staff through coaching and mentoring so as to maximize their individual contributions, professional growth and ability to function effectively as a team

· Directly partner with offshore teams to deliver engineering initiatives

· Build trusted advisor relationship by partnering with clients and across IT to best achieve business and IT priorities and objectives

· Manage vendor relationships that support ability to deliver application components that enhance application delivery.

· Collaborate with technology and business partners to seek opportunities to provide end to end application solutions, increase internal business partner satisfaction and ensure key deliverables are met.

· Lead process improvements, cost reduction efforts, tool development to improve the software development and support process in a way that reduces complexity, improves service, and reduces cost.

Environment: Java, JSP, REST, JSON, Spring, Groovy, Angular, Node.js, Tomcat, Linux, PL/SQL, Docker, Ansible, Jenkins, Gitlab, , Java, RedHat Enterprise Linux, CentOS Linux.



Required Skills:

· 7 or more years of experience with scripting and programming

· 5 or more years of DevOps engineering

· 2 years or more of experience enabling CICD pipelines using tools such as Jenkins, AWS Code Pipeline, Gitlab CI, OpenShift/Docker Containers and others

· Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or any other technical curriculum

Desired Skills:

· 10 or more years of experience with scripting and programming languages including JavaEE, JSP, REST, JSON, Java Spring

· 5 or more years of experience with Linux or Unix systems including monitoring and tuning of app/Webb tier

· Demonstrable understanding of web application servers (JBOSS / WebSphere/Tomcat/Apache)

· Experience with cloud computing and container solutions such as Microsoft Azure, GoogleCloud, or Amazon EC2, Docker, Electric Cloud preferred

· Experience with Message Queues such as (TIBCO EMS, RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, Kafka or similar technologies) preferred

· Experience leading an enterprise IT platform serving a wide variety of consumers

· Experience managing and integrating test automation (Selenium, Cucumber, etc.) into various points in a development pipeline preferred

· Experience with monitoring and log analytics tools ( similar to elasticsearch, LogStash, Kibana, Splunk,) preferred

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Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: NC-Charlotte

Req ID: 1715886