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Nuveen Investments Sr Lead Application Developer in NYC-Investor Center, United States

The Senior Lead Application Developer job is responsible for overseeing the analysis, programming, and configuration of information technology systems software. This job develops complex software components and advises developers on best methods of software development and code creation. While working with the leadership team, this job provides project leadership for software development activities.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Monitors development work to ensure resulting software meets established goals.

  • Identifies and analyzes business needs, conducting requirements gathering, and defining scope and objectives for the information technology system.

  • Oversees the configuration, customization, diagnoses, and enhancements for operating systems software.

  • Designs, codes and develops, and unit tests applications in accordance with established standards.

  • Performs detailed design and code reviews and addresses findings appropriately.

  • Coaches, reviews and delegates work to lower level professionals.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree Required

Work Experience

  • 5+ Years Required; 7+ Years Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level


Required Skills

  • ETL tools: Microsoft SSIS, AWS Glue, Talend

  • Database: Microsoft SQL, Aurora PostGresSQL, Oracle

  • Database Programming Languages: SQL, PL/SQL

  • Batch scheduling tools: Autosys, Active Batch, AWS Batch

  • Reporting tools: Tableau, Microsoft SSRS

  • File Transfer: MoveIT, Sterling Integrator

  • Experience with Big Data/Hadoop, Amazon S3, Data Warehouse and Data Lake applications

  • Experience with migrating on premise applications to Amazon cloud

Preferred Skills

  • Programming Languages: Python, C#

  • Domain Knowledge: Asset management domain knowledge, understanding of IBOR data (Holdings, Transactions, Cash activity, Prices etc.) and reference data (Security Master, Account Master, Market Data)

  • Strong written and verbal communication

  • Comfortable with varying daily responsibilities

  • Ability to work independently, inquisitive nature, and ownership mentality.

  • Highly motivated with the ability to work on multiple tasks independently and as part of a project team

  • Able to break down business problems into solvable components to recommend and build solutions

  • UI Technologies and Framework: Dot Net, React, Angular

  • Cloud Technologies: Amazon Lake Formations, AWS SQS/SNS

  • Familiarity with Investment Risk Management domain

Potential Salary: $188,000.00 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).

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

COVID-19 Vaccination

TIAA requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide documentation of full vaccination, unless you qualify for an accommodation as determined by TIAA consistent with applicable law.

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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If you are a U.S. applicant and desire a reasonable accommodation to complete a job application please use one of the below options to contact our accessibility support team:

Phone: (800) 842-2755


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