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Nuveen Investments Head of Distribution and Client Services Data Platforms in Jacksonville, Florida

Lead Development Manager, Tech

Manages the research, development, integration and implementation of strategic and emerging technologies.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Developing a strategy for the development and deployment of new and emerging technologies for systems, applications, network infrastructure, hardware and databases.

  • Reviewing and approving the acquisition of selected technologies, while monitoring the budget; facilitating communication, awareness and interaction among departments regarding new selected new technologies.

  • Developing metrics to qualify and quantify criteria for success for new technologies within the business.

  • Overseeing the integration of new technologies and ensuring selected technologies are consistent with business initiatives and technology architecture.


  • 5 Years Required; 7 Years Preferred

  • University (Degree), Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Preferred Education

  • University (Degree)

Career Level


Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience in the asset management industry especially as it relates to front office and middle office data in asset management

  • 5+ years managing teams that are responsible for data and analytics platforms in either investment or distribution technology teams

  • 5+ years of experience in Data architecture, Data operations, Data Lineage, Data quality tools, or meta-data platforms

  • 5+ years of Asset management product data (for e.g. smf, performance, prices, analytics, attribution….)

Preferred Skills:

  • Good understanding of industry analytics platforms like Bloomberg PORT, FactSet and Perform

  • Experience in building strategic solutions for client analytics, product analytics, client reporting and other client facing applications

  • Ability to architect robust systems for the enterprise, with event monitoring, error handling, operational metrics and other areas that overall show operational excellence

  • Good understanding of architecture frameworks especially as it relates to Micro-Services and integration patterns

  • Must have inspiring leadership skills to guide a medium sized team of developers/QA resources (both onshore and offshore) by managing both the day to day operations as well as strategic initiatives. Mentor junior members in relevant technologies and leadership skills

  • Ability to manage multiple initiatives at the same time. Proactively coming to the table with solutions

  • Excellent communication (both written and oral) and interpersonal skills. Ability to keep the team motivated and build strong relationships with stakeholders. Work with the extended team to ensure the creation of cohesive strategies for the tech stack

  • Be comfortable in the implementation of full life cycle enterprise-wide software agile projects across highly matrixed organizations both on the technology and business sides

  • Work closely with business stakeholders to translate business needs to a coherent technology, strategy and roadmap. Deep knowledge of Asset management data including SMF, Analytics, performance, pricing etc

Potential Salary: $153,100.00 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).Â

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

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