Lead Developer
Charlotte , North Carolina
October 23, 2017
Job Description



Since 1918, it has been TIAA’s mission to serve, our ability to perform and the values we embrace that make us a different kind of financial services organization. We’re dedicated to serving the financial needs of those in the academic, medical, cultural, governmental and research fields, and committed to helping make lifetime financial well-being possible for them.


By building a culture that allows all employees to contribute their unique talents and skills, we’re able to provide our customers with fresh ideas and distinct perspectives to help them achieve their goals.  We believe a diverse and inclusive workforce is one of our greatest strengths and a key measure of our success*.


For more information about TIAA, visit our website.




The Lead Developer will provide hands on coding as well as lead a team of onshore and offshore resources.  This role supports our Client Transactions Hub and Robotics platform and will sit out of our Charlotte, NC.    



•Interpret written business requirements, functional requirements and technical specification documents to design and develop technical solutions that meet business needs
•Collaborate with IT and Business partners to design, develop, and troubleshoot end to end technical solutions
•Perform system design and specification development, program logic and flow-charting that meets the stated project objectives
•Identify resource needs and work with the Project Manager to build project team
•Identifies and manages dependencies and downstream impacts of the project to minimize adverse effects on other projects and / or programs
•Provide status and progress updates to Project Manager
•Identify and communicate technical risks, issues, and changes
•Perform coding to written technical specifications
•Contribute to design review meetings with other members of Application Development
•Perform complex defect verification, debugging, testing and support
•Investigate, analyze and document reported defects
•Create and maintain technical documentation using defined technical documentation templates that meet SDLC standards



Required Skills: 

  • 6 or more years Java development experience in an enterprise environment

  • Experience with Spring framework

  • Financial services industry experience

Desired Skills: 

  • 10 or more years application development experience

  • Atom framework

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This organization is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer, dedicated to maintaining a work environment free of bias, harassment, discrimination and retaliation. As an EEO employer, this organization expressly prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of race, creed, ethnicity, color, age, religion, sex, sex stereotype, pregnancy (including childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions where applicable), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, requesting a reasonable accommodation based on mental or physical disability, medical condition (as defined by applicable law), genetic history and information, citizenship status, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation (collectively referred to here as “protected characteristics”).

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