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Lead Software Developer

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

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Implements holistic solutions utilizing working relationships across the enterprise.

  • Designs, organizes, and executes high impact solutions across teams both within and outside their division.

  • Establishes, aggregates, and shares enterprise standards and best practices.

  • Mentors and guides junior engineers within respective division.

  • Ensures production stability, monitoring, and root cause analysis is executed for their products.

  • Must have Full Stack Tech Stack Skill set ( Java, React, NodeJS, DB2, Sybase, Databricks, MySQL)

  • This role requires to work with junior engineers hands on to learn the landscape and work across the enterprise on strategic efforts.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

  • 10+ years of professional experience required

  • 8+ years of experience leading teams using modern engineering tools, languages, and practices.

  • Proven track record of successfully designing and delivering significant and impactful technology solutions.

  • Experience developing and leading solution delivery using agile methods.

  • Expert for the organization in one or more technologies: [insert as applicable when posting].

  • Successfully deals with ambiguity.

  • Recognized as the go-to expert within the division or department.

  • Ability to effectively communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences in varying forms and levels of detail.

  • Solid understanding of design patterns and architecture.

Skills-Proficiency Level:


Agile Methodologies - Advanced
Automation Processes - Advanced
Cloud Technologies - Advanced
Code Analysis - Advanced
Containerization - Advanced
Continuous Integrations - Advanced
Continuous Learning - Advanced
Cross-Functional Partnerships - Intermediate
Data Solutions - Intermediate
Deployment Strategies - Advanced
Engineering Practices - Advanced
Production Monitoring - Intermediate
Programming Languages - Expert
Resource Management - Intermediate
Root Cause Analysis - Advanced
Software Development - Expert
System Architecture - Advanced
Systems Architecture Design - Intermediate
Technical Communication - Advanced
Technical Design Documentation - Advanced
Technical Solution Development - Advanced
Technology Strategy Development - Intermediate

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We a re 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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