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Nuveen Investments Senior Associate - SMA Backend Engineer in Pune, India

Senior Specialist - Full Stack Development - IN

Full Stack Development are involved in full stack development and implement end-to-end components of custom applications. Their job involves designing and developing the UI, business logic, data & integration layer along with testing and maintenance of these layers.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • They are adept in the use of tools and technologies across tiers, and are proficient in working with systems infrastructure, creating, querying & manipulating databases, APIs and integration, Front-end code (HTML/CSS, bootstrap, React JS, Angular JS) and web stack back-end technologies (PHP, Python, Java, ruby on rails etc.).

  • They have a sound understanding of CI/CD processes, agile development.

  • They possess deep understanding of programming fundamentals and can learn new frameworks, languages and tools as required on projects.

Educational Requirements

  • University (Degree) Preferred

Work Experience

  • 5+ Years Required; 7+ Years Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level


SMA Backend Engineer – Product Technology - Job Description

A SMA Backend Engineer will be reporting to the SMA Engineering Lead (Backend), the role is responsible for executing backend application design and development for all SMA applications under product technology group. This person would be a part of a team of backend engineers supporting building core services supporting the applications under the product technology group. This work would entail building applications on a scalable micro services-based architecture using industry best practices, as well as aligning these to enterprise design frameworks.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Execute rigorous processes to support unit-testing and peer reviewing code working with all members of the team to drive successful execution of user stories supporting business requirements.

  • Integrate, deploy, maintain, and improve software continuously.

  • Responsible for quality solution deliverables – support QA and business testing to ensure high quality deliverables.

  • Deep knowledge of coding best practices and ability to drive Proof of concepts to drive innovation in the team.

  • Support the global product technology team 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.

  • 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.

  • Execute 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 technology experience building high performance multi-threaded applications/micro services using the Java/J2EE technologies.

  • 6+ years experience in Spring framework, Spring Boot, Rest Services and API gateway.

  • 6+ years experience in Database environment - SQL, PL/SQL programming, No SQL.

  • Hands-on Experience with Container Platform like OpenShift.

  • Hand-on Experience with containerization tools like Docker, Kubernetes, etc.

  • Experience using system tools, source control systems like Git/SVN, and utilities.

  • Good understanding of cloud providers and services – AWS (ECS/EKS, EC2, S3, NoSQL Database, IAM, IaaS, Cloud formation/Terraform etc.,)

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

  • Agile proficient

Preferred Skills:

  • Global outlook and mind set.

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

  • Experience in navigating across large, complex matrixed organizations.

  • Strong cultural alignment: unwavering ethical standards; drives excellence and innately collaborative.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (engineering or computer science or engineering discipline)

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

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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