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TIAA CW Sr Lead Application Developer in Virtual, North Carolina

Principal Data Scientist

Provides advisory services and technical expertise on digital transformation consulting initiatives.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Performing advisory and supportive services regarding digital transformation issues to ensure organizational goals could be met leveraging digital technologies.

  • Participating in the digital transformation roadmap design and development; constructing frameworks, standards and guidelines.

  • Interviewing and gathering data and information on organizational business processes and business models; defining and developing detailed technical requirements based on data analyses.

  • Presenting and interpreting digital transformation solutions to management; collaborating to foster the implementation within organization.


  • 5 Years Required; 7 Years Preferred

  • University (Degree), Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Preferred Education

  • University (Degree)

Career Level


This is a Non-Employee Contingent Worker Role providing services for TIAA’s family of companies and will be employed by TIAA's preferred 3rd Party Supplier. As a Non-Employee CW, perform a variety of moderately complex business planning, support, and project-related duties. Demonstrates an exceptional standard of quality and holds themselves accountable to achieving excellent results.

The anticipated term of this engagement will be 12 months. This term could be extended based on company business needs.

This role is located on our TIAA office in Charlotte, NC & Iselin, NJ currently virtual.

Sr Lead Application Developer

Design/Architect, develop, implement and assesses new and emerging technologies, platforms, and services. Analyze existing applications and create future state designs with migration strategies.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Strong technical and design knowledge in implementing enterprise design patterns and migrating on-prem applications to distributed platforms like AWS / Kubernetes

  • Requirement Analysis and coming up with high level and low level design documents

  • Perform data analysis in conjunction with creating flexible data structures for data driven designs

  • Understand legacy applications and re-architect using cutting edge technologies

  • Assessing the technical feasibility of emerging products and technologies and perform proof of concepts to determine the right

  • Collaborate with development and infrastructure teams to implement multi-tier high volume solutions

  • Strong technical and mentor skills to ensure development team deliver scalable quality solutions as per the design

  • Follow Agile development methodology and participating in Scrum ceremonies

  • Monitoring and analyzing application performance and resolving issues, improving performance or modifications to complex situations, as needed.

  • Development of application components in support of new builds, enhancements and support activities


  • 7 Years’ Experience Required; 10 Years Preferred

  • Tech Stack Required: Java, J2EE, Spring, Rest, SOAP, Apache Camel, Tomcat, Message Brokers ( IBM MQ, Kafka , Artermis etc.), Database ( Oracle, NoSQL DBs,..) , Performance tools (Jmeter,wily,..), OpenShift, CI/CD tools,

  • Tech Stack Desired : Elastic Search , BPM , Dynatrace, AWS Offerings

Start Date: 05-Jul-2021

End Date: 30-Jun-2022

Travel Required:Potential Salary: $112.53 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 ( .

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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.