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Nuveen Investments Sr. Developer, Operations Technology - AVP in Iselin, New Jersey

The Nuveen Operations Technology team is seeking an experienced Sr. Developer to lead a team providing world-class delivery on all Nuveen Operations Technology applications and processes. A suitable candidate would be someone who is extremely customer focused, who could multi-task and utilize both written & verbal communication skills to provide solutions to a diverse range of complex technical issues, and possesses domain knowledge of Investment Management with special focus on Operations Technology.

Investment Management Business areas supported include Corporate Actions, Trade Operations, Portfolio Accounting, Performance, Pricing, Collateral Management, and Derivatives Trade workflow. Business and Operational knowledge of Equities, Futures, Forwards, Options, OTC and Cleared Swaps, Mutual Funds, Structured Products, ETF, Fixed Income Securities and Alternative Investments like Private Equity & Hedge Funds is a must. Also desirable would be direct experience working with external financial market data vendors like Bloomberg, IDC, S&P, Reuters, & FACTSET.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • The right person will be highly technical, analytical, and have experience in leading and providing solutions to technical teams composed of developers and testers. In addition, this person will have a record of supporting new initiatives, medium to large sized projects or enhancements across Fixed Income, Equities and Derivative asset classes.

  • Liaise closely with all Front & Back Office operations and technology application teams to provide Technical Design, Requirements and review Functional requirement focusing Eagle application by adhering SOP.

  • Improve efficiency by reviewing patterns and identify opportunities for automation.

  • Standardization of tools, processes, reporting across support to drive transparency, efficiency and agility.

  • Manage a team of developers across US and Off-shore sites to provide technical oversight and lead them in a way that they will deliver quality results.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree Required

Work Experience

  • 5+ Years Required; 7+ Years Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level



  • 5+ yrs of Software Development experience

  • Experience in building ETL applications on AWS Platform.

  • 3+ yrs experience in AWS Compute (EC2 , EMR)

  • Experience in Snowflake and Python

  • 3+ years of experience working with in the Financial Services Industry.

  • Degree in Computer Science, Mathematical Finance, Accounting, Math or related technical area.


  • Working experience related to patterns and anti-patterns related to data movement and file movement patterns

  • Proficiency in CI/CD and deployment automation using Cloudebees and Gitlab

  • Proficiency in Cloud infrastructure provisioning using Terraform.

  • Advanced understanding of Container Orchestration Services including Docker and Kubernetes.

  • Exposure to Sterling Integrator and Autosys would be a big plus.

  • Experience leading and supporting junior developers

  • Ability to follow Hybrid Project Management Methodologies using Waterfall and SCRUM across projects and programs

  • Knowledge of ITIL framework and technical controls and written and oral communications skills

  • Experience with the Asset Management and Middle Office experience is highly preferred.


Related Skills

Agile Methodology, Continuous Integration & Deployment, Data Analysis, Debugging, DevOps, Enterprise Application Integration, Operating Systems Management, Problem Solving, Programming, Software Development, Software Development Life Cycle, Web Application Development

Anticipated Posting End Date:


Base Pay Range: $104,300/yr. - $147,000/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

Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Its affiliates offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies. For more information about the firm please visit our website at

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 ( .

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