Charlotte, North Carolina

Senior Data Analyst

The Data Engineering team at TIAA works to build data solutions and implement tools to help improve data accuracy and reliability so our business can make data driven decisions with confidence. As a Senior Data Engineer, you'll play a key role in the success and growth of the Data Engineering team by mentoring and playing a leadership role within the team. By recognizing the importance of data democratization and leveraging your technical abilities, you'll provide technical leadership in design, development and deployment of the frameworks that support our data ecosystem. You'll report to the Data Engineering Manager.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

What you'll do (Job Description):
As a Senior Data Engineer you'll play an active role in the decision-making process related to selection of all data architecture solutions. You'll focus on partnering on strategy to improve the design and implementation of our data warehouse, ensuring reliable data infrastructure and creating data solutions for business partners. This represents a tremendous opportunity to:
• Drive innovation within Data Engineering by playing a role in technology decisions for the future of our data science, analysis, and reporting needs
• Work with business partners and data engineers to gather, understand, and bridge definitions and requirements
• Drive efficiency gains through improved reliability and stakeholder adoption of self-serve tools
• Leverage research and previous experience to ensure we're up to date and continuously exploring
• Identify gaps and weaknesses in our data stack and continues to drive learning advancements for the team
• Provide technical expertise and leadership to Data Engineering team in all phases of work including analysis, design, and development of architecture
How you'll be measured:
At TIAA, we love data and metrics! More than that, we love measuring the impact of our work on the experience and satisfaction of our teams and participants. As a champion for ensuring quick and easy access to accurate data, measures for this role will include:
• Improvements to company-wide efficiency and effectiveness through implementation of data tools (self-service, data quality, etc.)
• Improvements to performance and reliability of data infrastructure
• Meet project deadlines and requirements
• Ensure end users/business partners have trust in the data and actively promote stakeholder adoption of self-service tools
• Establish strong working relationships with CDO, Teams with TEA (TIAA Enterprise Analytics) ,Project Managers, and other key stakeholders

Qualifications

  • 3 Years Required; 5 Years Preferred

  • University (Degree), Preferred
Additional Education Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree
Physical Requirements
  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work
Preferred Education
  • University (Degree)

Career Level
7IC

Required:
  • 3 years of data engineering experience
  • SAS and SQL

Preferred:
  • 5 years of data engineering experience
  • Ability to think abstractly and recognize when a generic solution can solve many problems rather than just one
  • Exceptional software engineering skills, including an understanding of the risk/reward trade-offs of technical choices
  • Experience with most levels of the data stack (ingestion layer, modeling layer, analytics, etc.)
  • Experience working with both batch and stream data processing
  • Exposure to modern data modeling
  • Familiarity with AWS cloud solutions
  • Familiarity with BI tools (Tableau, PowerBi, etc.)
  • Ability to coach and mentor team members and support team growth and development
  • Able to negotiate and influence changes outside of the team that continuously shape and drive the data vision of the company
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills
  • Machine learning or Predictive Modeling experience is a plus
  • Hadoop, TeraData, SnowFlake, AWS cloud ecosystem
  • Talend, SSIS, Alteryx,Tableau, Python

As a Senior Data & Customer Insights Analyst you'll play an active role in the decision-making process related to selection of all software architecture solutions. You'll focus on partnering on strategy to improve the design and implementation of our data warehouse, ensuring reliable data infrastructure and creating data solutions for business partners. This represents a tremendous opportunity to:
  • Drive innovation within Data Engineering by playing a lead role in technology decisions for the future of our data science, analysis, and reporting needs
  • Work with business partners and data engineers to gather, understand, and bridge definitions and requirements
  • Drive efficiency gains through improved reliability and stakeholder adoption of self-serve tools
  • Leverage research and previous experience to ensure we're up to date and continuously exploring
  • Identify gaps and weaknesses in our data stack and continues to drive learning advancements for the team
  • Provide technical expertise and leadership to Data Engineering team in all phases of work including analysis, design, and development of architecture

Open to any location in the U.S.

Potential Salary: $102,000.00 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).

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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.

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.

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Charlotte, North Carolina

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