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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.

What's the role?

Apply engineering standard methodologies in order to analyze, design and develop deploy and support software solutions, and/or infrastructure implementations/upgrades. Develop software and systems on test driven development and continuous integration practices; establish monitoring and automation processes. In a DevOps environment, you move between diverse tasks with cooperation and persistence, helping to bring out the best in those around you.

Bring Your Best! What this role needs:

  • Specific technical requirements/platforms include Javascript, ReactJS, Node.JS, Java.

  • Develops a robust understanding of digital products that you and your team support.

  • Builds, improves, and supports those digital products with the mentorship the of team.

  • Participates in code evaluations.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Strong sense of ownership and the ability to work with a limited set of requirements.

  • Ability to explain technical solutions to technical teams and non-technical teams.

  • 0-4 years of experience


  • Design develop and test program units.

  • Work on improvement/maintenance of existing systems and help us plan for how to take these capabilities into a modern architecture

  • Participate in implementations of new systems or modifications to existing systems to meet Information Systems and client business requirements.

  • Prepare and updates documentation as appropriate.

  • Writing and debugging online and batch applications

  • Work collaboratively on creative solutions with product owners and developers.


  • Tuition reimbursement, commuter plans, and paid time off

  • Highly competitive compensation that include base salary plus bonus

  • Medical/Dental/Vision plans, 401(k), pension program


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.


We’re excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.