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TIAA Sr. Technical Lead Engineer in DALLAS, Texas


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 has an opportunity for a Sr. Technical Lead Engineer that will provide support to our critical channels such as Unified Desktop and Web (MyTIAA). This position can be located in our Charlotte, NC, Chicago, IL, Denver, CO, Broomfield, CO, Dallas, TX or Raleigh/Durham, NC.

This role will have the opportunity to define and execute the delivery strategy for applications and technology consuming Middleware technologies and services. Leveraging your background in Java based application hosting technologies such as WebLogic, TomCat, Jboss, Websphere and HTTP Webserver platforms such as Apache and Nginx you will partner with Enterprise Architecture, Engineering & Host Services, Infrastructure Automation & Development and technology leadership to create and maintain an overall enterprise Middleware integration strategy and future state blueprint that aligns with TIAA’s technology roadmap and business plans. Come and join our team!


  • Work directly withengineering teams on emerging application runtime technologies to defineintegration and delivery strategies through the SDLC resulting in a stable andsecure environment

  • Identify automation technology opportunities to rapidlydeliver environments while maintaining configuration management across theenterprise

  • Collaborate on Middleware Engineering strategicroadmaps and execute on technology needs that integrate with the overallenterprise’s technology strategy

  • Leverage and promote the Middleware framework to buildcommon reusable components for core applications

  • Provide guidance for various development teams toensure middleware solutions meet long-term objectives and promotes areusable service orientation

  • Review, engineer and integrate the delivery automationof monitoring and administration technologies that proactively alert onapplication system performance and identify/resolve issues before theybecome service-impacting events

  • Collaborate and provide guidance to applicationdevelopment teams and infrastructure teams to ensure they are kept currenton technology developments, best practices, and new initiatives

  • Develop and maintain strong partnership withApplication Development teams to ensure alignment to TIAA’s applicationdesign strategies needed to meet key business requirements



  • Ten or more years of hands-on technology experience

  • Five or more years of experience leading a team ofengineers

  • Hands-on experience with application hostingtechnologies (such as WebLogic, Tomcat, Websphere, Jboss; Apache,NGinX), DevOps platforms (such as Puppet, Docker, Ansible), and CI/CDtools (such as Jenkins, Nexus, Artifactory)


  • Bachelor’s degree inComputer Science, Engineering or Information Systems

  • Ability to developInfrastructure as code

  • Automation Testing concepts: Automated Performance andRegression/Functional Testing

  • Excellent Written and Verbal Communication: Ability toverbally communicate complex ideas into simple, easy to understandconcepts through conversations, presentations, and discussions

  • Deep knowledge of Application Runtime

  • Developer skills in one or more of the following – J2EEJava Script (jQuery, Nodejs)/CSS/HTML, Single Page Applications(AngularJS, React), Responsive Design

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

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Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 1720016

Field: Technology

Company: TIAA

Post Date: Aug 11, 2019