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TIAA Sr. Data Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

S r. Network Data Engineer

TIAA has an opportunity for a Sr. Network Data Engineer who will develop complex analytics and statistical modeling on large data sets across multiple Network and supporting platforms. This position will offer many opportunities for examination and identification of data patterns and trends that help answer business questions and improve decision-making.

This role will work with a collection of data sources, as well as perform analysis and extraction of key data and information. A focus of this role also ensures that data quality meets the organization's information system needs and requirements.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Analyzes and reviews trends found from modeling to inform other lines of business such as peer Analytical teams, Enterprise Monitoring teams and Business Management Office.

  • Develops data mining models, statistical reporting and data analysis methodologies to identify network  anomalies and enable network optimization trough data driven decisions.

  • Partners with other areas of the business to model outcome of implementing potential business strategies.

  • Collaborate and present data to members of the Senior Leadership Team.

  • Apply customer, market, and strategic research to support strategic planning.

  • Collaborate with other data insights groups, IT and business intelligence units.

  • Manages large, complex projects or processes with limited oversight while working with other team members to ensure accurate findings and results.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree Required

Work Experience

  • 3+ Years Required; 5+ Years Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of business experience in business/product analysis, other analytics, marketing, operations and/or consulting

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience manipulating data in Microsoft Excel

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with SAS, SQL, Python, SPSS, R or other like applications

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Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced statistical analysis skills and Machine Learning modeling, Deep Learning modeling.

  • Experience with Snowflake warehousing platform

  • Experience with Reinforcement Learning (MDP, Policy Optimization algorithm, Dynamic Programming algorithm) is a plus.

  • Advanced SQL skills.

  • Advanced ETL skills (e.g. Kettle, MS SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services), Alteryx, KNIME, etc.)

  • Experience with programming languages skills (e.g. JavaScript, Python, and R etc.

  • Hands-on experience in data analytics and in interpreting statistical models.

  • Experience working with large databases and/or in a data extensive environment.

  • Experience in a matrix structure and communicating with both technical and non-technical people.

  • Minimum of 3 years of financial services related data management and reporting experience.

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, planning, organizational and project management skills.

  • Excellent innovation, interpersonal, and communication skills. Ability to develop and deliver presentations that simplify complex solutions/insights for non-technical audiences.


Base Pay Range: $91,700/yr. - $152,800/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.