TIAA-CREF Technical Associate program

Company: TIAA-CREF

General Information
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Location: Charlotte, NC
  • Compensation: $70,000
  • Educational Requirements: Bachelors Degree



- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, MIS, or related discipline

-Minimum 3.2 GPA

- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products

- Internship experience a plus



- Leadership skills and a commitment to shared success (i.e., works well in teams)

- Technical skills (e.g., programming, networking, etc.) and the intellectual curiosity to learn and                   

      acquire more in depth expertise

- Strong verbal and written communication skills

- Excellent problem solving/analytical skills

- Adapts and embraces change – especially in exciting and fast paced environments

- Is highly motivated, is a self-starter and desires to continuously learn

- Demonstrates the ability to prioritize tasks and deliver on commitment.


*All candidates must be eligible to work in the United States on a PERMANENT basis.

POSITION:  Technical Associate (Information Technology)

TIAA-CREF is offering a unique opportunity within our Information Technology (IT) department to undergraduate and post graduate candidates with a passion for technology.  Technical Associates (TAs) will be tasked with applying academic knowledge, technical skills and experience to create innovative solutions to solve real business challenges that the firm faces.  Opportunities include: application programming, enterprise infrastructure services (e.g., networking, end user computing, etc.) as well as architecture, risk and information security services.



The Technical Associate (TA) Program offers candidates an exciting mix of strategically aligned technical assignments, professional development and leadership opportunities and the ability to rotate through different areas of a fast-paced IT environment. Candidates can expect to apply technology principles and skills to real-world technology and application issues - gaining valuable, detailed insights into the industry, TIAA-CREF products and businesses. Rotational assignments will be employed during the 18-24 month program to build cross-functional proficiency and enable candidates to deliver the highest quality results. Permanent placement after the program will be based upon business need and the best fit for the TA’s skill set.



- Three to four unique professional experiences within IT as part of the rotational program

- Unique networking opportunities and access to IT Senior Leadership

- Ongoing personal, professional, and leadership development opportunities 

- Two weeks of intensive training in problem solving, critical thinking and decision making 





How to Apply: Please sign up at your Career Services website for an interview. We will be interviewing on your campus on October 16, 2013.