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TIAA Sr Lead Development Manager for Data Engineering in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina


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.


We are seeking a Sr. Lead Application Development Manager for Data Engineering who will provide leadership in the ETL and Data Integration space for web based projects, from the requirements phase through delivery, with preferred financial industry experience. In this role, the person will be responsible for meeting development schedules and delivering high quality solutions that meet technical specifications and design requirements as well as the Strategic direction of the Digital Data Engineering platform.

Manage and provide guidance to the team in the areas of; specification and software design phases of the software development life cycle, performing and aiding in quality assurance testing, performance testing, troubleshooting, environment issues, and production support.


  • Responsible for the Strategic direction andadvancement of the Digital Data Engineering platform to the public cloud and inline with public cloud technologies

  • Communicate Expectations, Roles andResponsibilities to team members and hold them accountable to meet theexpectations

  • Collaborate with IT partners to devise capacityplan and ensure appropriate infrastructure for the end to end system delivery

  • Manage the technical delivery of multipleprojects on-time, on-budget and with targeted zero defects

  • Managing Dev Managers and Technical Leads on webdevelopment projects from requirements through delivery

  • Provide guidance and oversight on planning,estimation, scheduling, prioritization and coordination of technical activitiesrelated to system development

  • Ensure system alignment to EnterpriseArchitecture policies and best practices; ensure that process methodologies arefollowed in system development

  • Accountable to business and technology managementfor end to end application scoping, planning, development and delivery thatmeets and exceeds quality standards

  • Oversee creation and approval of technicaldocumentation including the Solution Definition document and Technical Designdocument; ensure documentation is aligned to the Functional Requirements anduses document templates that meet SDLC standards

  • Identify and manage dependencies and downstreamimpacts of the project to minimize adverse effects on other projects and / orprograms

  • Manage day to day technical challenges andcommunicate to project manager any risks or issues associated with thedevelopment activities

  • Ensure coding and unit testing phases of systemdevelopment and facilitate Code Reviews

  • Identify opportunities for system reuse andsystem simplification


Required Skills:

  • 3 or more years in a team management role

  • 8 or more years of experience in ETL or PL SQL

  • 8 or more years of IBM Infosphere Datastage 8x orhigher (11x)

  • 8 or more years of Oracle experience version 10g orhigher (11g, 12c)

  • Experience working on Cloud technologies; AWS, Azure, etc

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience Unix shell scripting and Autosys is ahuge plus

  • Strong understanding of relationaldatabases, oracle functions, procedures, triggers and packages

  • Experience in performance tuning and resolving performanceissues both batch processing jobs

  • and SQLqueries

  • Strong experience in building the reusable ETLcomponents in DataStage

  • Extensive experience gathering data requirementsand building ETL Data Mapping Documents

  • Knowledge of Data Management Strategies (ETLFrameworks, Data Modeling concepts)

  • Strong understanding of clean, reusable ETLdesigns and techniques

  • Strong problem solving abilities, the ability tohelp troubleshoot code

  • Experience in Teradata and any NoSQL DB’s wouldbe nice to have

  • Experience withintegration using Kafka would be nice to have

  • Working experience of Scrum / Agile Methodologiesand fast development

  • Experience working on Cloud technologies in thedata space; AWS, Azure, etc

  • Strong communication skills, analytical thinkingand problem solving

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Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 1723238

Company: TIAA

Post Date: Jan 21, 2020