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Cloud 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?

Are you looking for a role with huge organizational impact? Northwestern Mutual is looking for a hardworking Cloud Engineer to join our Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery team. You're the right fit if you love to solve problems and are always striving to learn new things. We're looking for self-motivated and self-driven engineers who are passionate about what they do and love technology.

You will be working on the DevOps/CICD team building automation for delivery pipelines for applications in a largely containerized/public cloud environment and legacy systems as well. These systems support the future development of the client and planner experiences for Northwestern Mutual. The team is located in Milwaukee and New York but has the opportunity to travel across campuses.

Bring your best! What this role needs:

  • Knowledge of continuous integration and continuous deployment practices

  • Fast learner and self-starter. The people you will work with are incredibly kind and extremely willing to share knowledge and a helping hand, but you have to be willing to take ownership of the outlined goals and make things happen.

  • Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision, yet actively interact with other team members.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with application developers on CICD capabilities. The CICD team not only strives to build out the best capabilities that they can but also to help teams leverage that tooling.

  • Bring new ideas and new ways of solving problems to the team.

  • Source Control Management – Git, ideally experience administering GitLab.

  • Experience deploying, updating and maintaining GitLab-CI runners and Jenkins.

  • Administering Artifactor Management tools such as JFrog Artifactory and Nexus.

  • Public Cloud Experience (AWS) is a plus.

  • Experience with Infrastructure Automations such as Terraform and CloudFormation.

  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible.

  • Experience with containerization such as Docker. Docker Certifications a plus.

  • Proficient in at least one programming language (Java, JavaScript, Python, GO, Groovy).

  • Linux experience. Windows server experience as well is a plus.

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.

If any of this excites you, we want to hear from you!

Beyond base salary, NM offers the following benefits; pension, 401k, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision, FREE lunch, annual bonus opportunity, and much more!


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.