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TIAA Senior Lead IT Engineering Manager in Charlotte, North Carolina

TIAA is seeking a Sr Lead Engineer Mgr with experience leading a global Middleware organization specializing in Middleware technologies and services. This individual is expected to have in depth understanding of Public Cloud, containerization and orchestration platforms as well as a strong background in Web Application development and hosting technologies.Â

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Lead team to identify and act on new solutions that lead to business value.

  • Leverage CI/CD Pipelines for fast, reliable and consistent deployments.

  • Provide operational efficiency strategies for existing and new solutions for using automation tools and technology that enhance productivity and reduced cost.Â

  • Lead, inspire, coach and mentor the Middleware team while growing their leadership and technical skills.

  • Build trusting relationships with key business stakeholders to align/influence business and IT architecture.

  • Foster cross functional team collaboration to ensure middleware solutions meet the criteria for availability, performance, resiliency, security and operational efficiency.Â

  • Champion an inclusive and diverse global mindset to attract a diverse talent pool within the organization that includes effective coaching and development.

  • Simplify Management of Middleware Security Vulnerabilities and baseline security configuration standards in compliance with industry best practices.

  • Identify and act on new solutions that lead to business value.Â

Educational Requirements

  • University (Degree) Preferred

Work Experience

  • 5+ Years Required; 7+ Years Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level


Required Skills

  • 3 or more years’ experience leading Middleware teamsÂ

  • 3 years’ Experience implementing solutions to run in containers

  • 2 years’ Experience implementing solutions for Public cloud

Desired Skills:

  • Developer skills in one of the languages Java, Java Script (jQuery, dojo)/CSS/HTML, Python, GoLang

  • Application Design skills - Â Microservices, REST, JVM (Java - Spring, Spring Boot, Hibernate), NodeJS

  • Working knowledge of one or more Public Cloud providers: Amazon Web Service, Oracle OCI, Google Cloud

  • Networking concepts: VPC; VPN; Cider Notation; Load Bal; TLS; Cert Management

  • DevOps Tools: Puppet, Docker, Ansible, CI/CD: Jenkins, Nexus, Artifactory

  • Solution Testing: Automated Performance and

  • Regression/Functional Testing

  • API/Security: Mulesoft, Ping Identity, Kong;


Base Pay Range: $138,700/yr. - $231,100/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).Â

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.

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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.