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TIAA Lead Systems Analyst in Hartford, Connecticut

Lead Systems Analyst

The Lead Systems Analyst oversees the installation, configuration and maintenance of the organization's operating systems. This job approves information systems designs and ensures they are appropriate for users' needs and are consistent with the overall design of the organization's information systems architecture. This job manages large projects and is recognized as the Systems expert on the team that solves complex issues that arise.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Approves of system scope through existing knowledge and fact-finding that informs the development or modification of complex information systems. groups, aiming to improve business results.

  • Oversees changes to existing system logic difficulties and documentation as necessary.

  • Approves flow charts, models, and procedures and feasibility studies to design possible system solutions.

  • Approves technical documentation to guide system users and to assist with the ongoing operation, maintenance, and development of the system.

  • Evaluates all system constraints, implications and consequences of various proposed system changes.

  • Creates procedures to solve complex problems that considers items such as computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results.

  • Estimates the costs of system solutions and prepares project plans to provide input into decisions about prioritizing projects and allocating IT resources.

  • Coaches and delegates work to lower level professionals.

Educational Requirements

  • University (Degree) Preferred

Work Experience

  • 5+ Years Required; 7+ Years Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level

8IC

TIAA is looking for a Lead Systems Analyst to join a Production Support team for supporting our institutional retirement application portfolio. This role is expected to scale up quickly and join an existing production support team in supporting critical applications. The scope of support is growing fast and the candidate will need to be able to Lead, guide and mentor a support team. This role requires to interface and collaborate with multiple teams in day to day work. The ideal candidate will be highly organized with good communication skills so as to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and to be able to respond to and manage unplanned priorities.

Required Skills:

  • 5 or more years of hands on Oracle and/or Mongo DB experience. Adept at complex data models and writing complex SQLs

  • 5 or more years of hand on experience of programming in core Java and Advanced Java

  • 5 or more years of hands on UNIX experience.

  • Experience with tools like FileZilla, SQL Developer, Core, Putty

  • 5 or more years of experience working in application Production Support environment

  • Experience with handling flat files, comparing and making changes to them

  • Communication skills and ability to work with a large team

  • Acumen to understand business logic and product offerings.

  • Experience with SPLUNK helpful or other logging and monitoring tools

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience working in Financial services industry and Retirement industry domain knowledge

  • Experience with SPLUNK helpful or other logging and monitoring tools

  • Experience with Mule soft, Mongo DB helpful

  • Experience with Retirement Industry

  • Experience with Payroll processing

  • Experience with Web services

  • Experience with Sterling Integrator file management systems

  • Experience working in a virtual team environment

  • Experience with ServiceNow/Jira

  • SQL optimization skills and experience

Potential Salary: $142,100.00 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).


Company Overview

TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.

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 (https://www.tiaa.org/public/pdf/benefits-at-a-glance.pdf) .

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.

Read more about the Equal Opportunity Law here (https://www.dol.gov/general/topics/posters) .

Accessibility Support

TIAA offers support for those who need assistance with our online application process to provide an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities.

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

Email: accessibility.support@tiaa.org

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