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TIAA Sr Lead Data Engineer in Charlotte, North Carolina

Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Its affiliates offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies. For more information about the firm please visit our website at

Sr Ld Eng & Architecture

The Senior Lead Engineer & Architecture oversees the development of multiple types/categories of technical architecture and operating systems for running end user applications. Working in partnership with other leaders, this job develops and implements new products, processes, standards and operational plans that directly impact the department. This job is a recognized master in the Information Systems Architecture field.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Leads complex architecture requirements analysis to convert end user needs into technical solutions.

  • Audits systems design and technology constraints in accordance with compliance requirements.

  • Oversees development of key capabilities and performance requirements when developing system architectures.

  • Approves technical specifications and standards for layered and multidimensional models.

  • Delivers solutions requiring integration of multiple platforms, operating systems and applications across the enterprise.

  • Communicates the design of the technical architecture clearly to other leaders within the organization.

  • Develops complex data modeling and implements advanced project management processes.


  • 5 Years Required; 7 Years Preferred

  • University (Degree), Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Preferred Education

  • University (Degree)

Career Level


Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of data engineering experience in the financial services industry

  • Experience working in or developing a DataOps culture; familiar with automated testing systems, continuous integration / continuous delivery approaches and building data quality into data pipelines

Preferred Skills:

  • Asset management functional domain knowledge

  • Understands and can articulate the short and long term benefits and consequences of architectural decisions.

  • Advise teams on relational and dimensional modeling practices

  • Experience with cloud-based database technologies (e.g., AWS, SQL, Hadoop)

  • Experience developing reference architecture, principles and standards

  • Taking business and functional requirements to architect an effective enterprise client data mart platform

Minimum Pay: $142,600.00

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 ( .

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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.