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Associate Software Engineer

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

We are seeking a developer interesting in a variety of modern full stack technologies to assist in design and implementation of applications supporting Field Experience. The role: Develop, test, and deploy business functional changes primarily for the Annuities Worklist application architecture using a modern AWS tech stack.

What are the must haves for this role?

  • Understanding of client-server application and web development is required Basic Node/JS, Javascript and React skills
  • Understanding of TDD and unit testing, e.g. Jest or Jasmine
  • Ability to be coachable and take initiative with your career
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work independently, and receive and provide constructive feedback.
  • Passionate about creating and maintaining high-quality applications from architecture and design through implementation and deployment.

What are the nice to haves for this role?

  • A Strong understanding of or 1+ years of work experience in the above
  • Additional experience with any of: Jira, SonarQube, Checkmarx, Twistlock, Java, RDS, SQL
  • Experience with AWS Cloud technologies, e.g. SNS/SQS/SES and Lambdas
  • Experience with CICD pipeline technologies, e.g. GitLab CI
  • Understanding and prior experience working in a Scrum based project team
  • Understanding of security and compliance principles and implementations

This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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