Job Information

Nuveen Investments Senior Associate - SMA UI Engineer in Mumbai, India

Senior Specialist - User Interface - IN

Professionals in this group are accountable for designing, implementing and unit testing the front-end application code for custom software applications and web pages. They develop and execute solutions to optimize functionality and design, focusing on site properties, including user interface, contextual navigation, site architecture and interaction design.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • They establish the standards for page consistency and design page mock-ups, interaction, and navigation. The scale of activity ranges from micro details to the macro overview. They develop and execute interface design solutions including: site layouts, site maps, navigation design, content inventories, information organization models, error handling and icons. Use extensive background in user interface, multimedia design, scripting and knowledge of prototyping and multiple platforms to develop software interfaces.

  • They work on all the elements that comprise the page, determining the flow and relationship of pages, and making each product or feature easy to use.

  • They are well versed with industry standard applications/tools/technology such as HTML 5, React JS, Angular JS, FDO, HTML, Flash etc.

Educational Requirements

  • University (Degree) Preferred

Work Experience

  • 5+ Years Required; 7+ Years Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level


SMA UI Engineer – Product Technology

A SMA UI Engineer will be reporting to the SMA Engineering Lead (UI), the role is responsible for executing UI design and development for all applications under product technology group.

This person would be part of a team of UI engineers to build a standards-based scalable design framework which supports consistency of business user experience. Special focus would be on building re-usable components using industry best practices and aligned to enterprise standards which also support quick time to market.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Support the global product technology leadership to increase market-share and margin through adoption of technology

  • Implement a process for continuous improvement, lower costs to serve and improving efficiency.

  • Develop and deliver scalable solutions that can be applied to clients and the business

  • Support modernization of platforms to align with the firm’s tech strategy.

  • Lead a team of experienced UI engineers focused on building a new stack of applications for supporting product launches, SMA platforms, Advisor portal

  • Drive a passion and core competency across the organization for technology transformation.

  • Coordinate comprehensive changes to update how we work or develop new ways of working.

  • Set the priorities and focus for local and regional teams to support global engineering and delivery of core internal and client products and services.

Required Skills:

  • 6+ Years of experience in UI technologies like JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS and JavaScript libraries like React, React Native.

  • Experience in UI design principles and frameworks

  • Prior experience of designing micro frontend products

  • Experience in navigating across large, complex matrixed organizations

  • Hands on experience on React, React Native and other JavaScript libraries like Angular, NodeJS etc.

  • Proficient in Agile methodology

  • Exposure to enterprise architecture, solution architecture, cloud, data engineering

Preferred Skills:

  • Cultural alignment: unwavering ethical standards; drives excellence and innately collaborative

  • Operated in an environment of unprecedented, rapid change, where innovation and quick responses yielded success

  • Exposure to multiple infrastructure, cloud, mobile and network technologies

  • Global outlook and mindset

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

Company Overview

TIAA Global Capabilities was established in 2016 with a mission to tap into a vast pool of talent, reduce risk by insourcing key platforms and processes, as well as contribute to innovation with a focus on enhancing our technology stack. TIAA Global Capabilities is focused on building a scalable and sustainable organization , with a focus on technology , operations and expanding into the shared services business space.

Working closely with our U.S. colleagues and other partners, our goal is to reduce risk, improve the efficiency of our technology and processes and develop innovative ideas to increase throughput and productivity.

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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