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TIAA Technical Lead – Core Recordkeeping in Albany, New York

Technical Lead, CRK

Develops solution architecture(SA) and resolves complex issues in a variety of projects through the implementation of requirements analysis, expertise support and project supervision.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Designing (SA) in large or complex programs, including system and application designs, software and technical architecture, in accordance with strategies and objectives.

  • Providing expertise for the (SA) team and other IT staff on a variety of issues in software designs, system architecture and solution-oriented technologies.

  • Communicating with clients and analyses business requirements and processes; making recommendations, and leading in shaping future plans in (SA).

  • Overseeing (SA) project outcomes, including hardware and software design; ensuring that each project phase meets overall requirements.


  • 5 Years Required; 7 Years Preferred

  • University (Degree), Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Preferred Education

  • University (Degree)

Career Level


Leads and collaborates with teams on analysis, design, development, and testing of computer programs and / or application components in support of business solutions within an Agile framework

Required Skills:

  • 5 or more years working with SunGard’s Omni DC (OmniPlus) Recordkeeping System

  • 5 or more years working in System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) for the Defined Contribution Industry

  • 5 or more years integrating with Omni DC, including report strings and standard output files

  • Proficiency with Omni DC transaction and batch processing

  • Ability to analyze functional needs and drive the design for positive business outcomes; recommends solutions that are aligned with business / IT strategies and complies with corporate architectural standards

Preferred Skills:

  • Proficiency with Omni Adminweb

  • Proficiency in developing with OmniScript and/or COBOL within a mainframe environment

  • Proficiency working with Unix or Linux versions of Omni DC

  • Proficiency with Omni DC core code modules

  • Proficiency with OmniVBA development

  • Proficiency with OmniAPI (Omni Connect) and Transaction Modeling

  • Proficiency with mainframe DB2

  • Proficiency with OmniPay and payment processes

  • Proficiency with OmniTrade and trading platforms

  • Considerable testing experience with Omni DC

  • Handles complex operational tasks and recommends processing and technology changes

  • Ability to work with multiple business and IT partners in a production support and/or development role

  • Detailed oriented and collaborative

Base Pay Range: $102,000/yr. - $170,000/yr.

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.

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TIAA requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide documentation of full vaccination, unless you qualify for an accommodation as determined by TIAA consistent with applicable law.

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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.