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Full Stack Engineer (Remote)

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

With over 4 million requests per month, and consistent month-over-month growth of over 30%, We are looking for a driven, self-starting individual to join our growing team of engineers as we extend our highly-performant, and highly available, search APIs across the enterprise.  On the team, engineers may be engaged in both development and support activities, working directly with consumers to diagnose problems and spearhead new initiatives.


  • Month 1 - while working with engineers on the teams, be able to jump head-first into new applications and ask the appropriate questions / do the appropriate research to identify the general functions and behaviors of the system.  Begin contributing to minor backlog items.
  • Month 3 - have proficient knowledge of the baseline applications and be able to take the reins around backlog items and appropriately spec and develop code to contribute directly to the GIT repositories.  Be able to dive into the overall application distribution architectures and navigate the cloud environments in which they run.
  • Month 6 - be able to navigate the full stack of the applications and supporting components, contributing directly to engineering discussions that affect the current and future state of the applications.  Essentially, contributing to the team at your full capacity.


Creating patterns of automation for CI/CD, infrastructure deployment, maintenance, monitoring, security and compliance using industry and enterprise best practices.

Partnering with other enterprise teams on emerging best practices, patterns and technology.

Continuously improve patterns and workflow by collecting and responding to feedback and key metrics.

Proactively learn emerging platforms and related technology

Required skills:


Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

2 years of professional IT experience ·

2 years experience with CI/CD concepts and tools (i.e. GitLab, testing concepts, change management, blue/green, infrastructure as code)

2 years experience with infrastructure automation tools or coding/scripting (i.e. ansible, terraform, python, JavaScript, PowerShell)

Creative problem solving skills

Proactively learn emerging platforms and related technology

Ability to solve complex technical issues and enable/teach peers to be self sufficient

Experience with Agile methodologies/DevOps environment


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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.