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Full-Stack Software Engineer

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

We’re looking for an established JS engineer to help us build the next generation of financial planning tools for our clients. The role requires an agile engineering mindset, patience and persistence to solve complex problems, ability to get things done quickly but thoughtfully, and exceptional technical skills. Do you enjoy coding? Do you read tech blogs in your spare time? Is your meme game strong? Then we want to hear from you! 

What  are we looking for?  

  • Technical excellence: JS expertise (Node, React), HTML/CSS mastery, competency with CSS-in-JS (styled-components, emotion) and build tools (Webpack, Parcel).  

  • Effective communicator: can easily explain concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences. 

  • Team player: brings out the best in fellow engineers and works well with product owners and designers. 

  • Strong sense of ownership: takes pride in their craft and responsibility for issues that may arise. 

  • Nice to haves: background with large enterprise projects, interest in mentoring junior engineers, familiarity with analytics tools (Adobe Analytics, New Relic, Heap), understanding of Docker & Kubernetes, hands-on experience with GraphQL server and client. 

  • Experience: 1-3 years 


  • 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, and 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.