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TIAA Lead Developer - Java/Angular in Charlotte, North Carolina

Lead Developer

The Lead Developer is responsible for overseeing the analysis, programming, and configuration of IT Systems Software. This job develops complex software components and advises developers on best methods of software development and code creation. While working with the leadership team, this job provides project leadership for software development activities.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Monitors development work to ensure resulting software meets established goals.

  • Coaches, reviews and delegates work to lower level professionals.

  • Identifies and analyzes business needs, conducting requirements gathering, and defining scope and objectives for the IT System.

  • Oversees the configuration, customization, diagnoses, and enhancements for operating systems software.

  • Designs, codes and develops, and unit tests applications in accordance with established standards.

  • Performs detailed design and code reviews and addresses findings appropriately.


  • 5 Years Required; 7 Years Preferred

  • University (Degree), Preferred

Additional Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Preferred Education

  • University (Degree)

Career Level



  • 6+ years of software development experience

  • 5+ years of building enterprise applications

  • 3+ years REST service development

  • 2+ years of hands on experience with Angular


  • Java 8 or higher

  • Enterprise Development with Automated Builds, Deployment, Automated Testing

  • Spring Framework / Spring Boot (SpringMVC, Spring Security and Spring Batch, Spring Cloud, Spring Integration, etc..)

  • Solid understanding of object-oriented design principles

  • MongoDB or other NoSQL database technologies

  • JSON experience

  • HTML, JavaScript, TypeScript, Angular, CSS other JavaScript libraries

  • Distributed source control systems such as Git

  • Gradle or similar build automation tools

  • jUnit and mocking frameworks

  • Docker, Openshift, Kubernetes, and/or other software containerization experience

  • Agile SCRUM delivery and with preference to SAFe methodologies

  • Design and Architecture with Microservices

Additional Skills:

  • Cucumber and gherkin

  • Experience in Linux/Unix environments

  • CI/CD

  • SOAP services

  • Neo4j or other graph database experience


  • Oracle, PL/SQL, or other SQL database technologies

Potential Salary: $138,000.00 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 ( .

Accessibility Support

TIAA offers support for those who need assistance with our online application process to provide an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities.

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.