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Entry Level DevOps Engineer

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

To support our growing team, we are looking for an Associate Engineer to work with 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 CICD Platform team providing enterprise CICD capabilities to application development teams. We manage products and tools that directly contribute to the quality and security of the company’s diverse application portfolio. Our work helps enable 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.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 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 must 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.
  • 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.
Your Background and Skills:
  • Proficient in at least one programming or scripting language (Java, Javascript, Python, GO, Groovy, Bash, PowerShell).
  • Linux experience.
  • Source Control Management – Git.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Use of a CI tool (Jenkins, GitLab CI, Travis, CircleCI).
  • Public Cloud Experience (AWS) is a plus. Certifications preferred but not required.
  • Containerization with Docker is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Infrastructure Automation (Ansible, Terraform, Puppet, Chef) a plus.
If any of this excites you, we want to hear from you!

Our Benefits!

  • Highly competitive compensation, including annual bonus opportunities
  • Medical/Dental/Vision plans, 401(k), pension program
  • Tuition reimbursement, commuter plans, and paid time off
  • Extensive Professional Training Opportunities
  • Excellent Work/Life Balance
  • Hackathons/Dedication to Innovation

Grow your career with a best-in-class company that puts our client’s interests at the center of all we do. Get started now!

W e 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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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.