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Lead Software Engineer (Data Streaming)

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

As part of Engineering Software Solutions Delivery team here at Northwestern Mutual, we are seeking a Lead Software Engineer.

As a lead in this role, you will lead team of developers by providing technical direction, managing work and timelines. You will work with business partners to understand application and data requirements, partner with technology teams, architects and other tech leads to design and implement solutions.  There will be active engagement with the vendor for design, development, and implementation activities. You will be responsible for ensuring that project technical deliverables are delivered on time and with high quality. 

Required desired skills for this role: 

  • Solid experience with design and implementation of real time event driven solutions. 

  • Solid experience with API design and development. 

  • 5+ years of experience leading technical teams. 

  • 5+ years of experience with various real time data integration solutions.

  • 3+ years of proficient SQL skills.

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent communication skills. 

Additional skills considered:

  • Experience with Nifi development will be a plus. 

  • 3+ years of experience with cloud platform (Google Cloud, AWS, Azure) 

  • 5+ years of Java or C# development 





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.