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

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


Accountable for a full range of management responsibilities including communication, coaching, mentoring and staff development, performance management, salary administration and staffing decisions. Participant in functional management to ensure optimum efficiency and quality by facilitating and adhering to strategies, goals, budgets, operating policies and procedures as an NM frontline manager!

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Accountable for providing mentorship and escalation avenues for the business unit based on understanding the business values, goals, work processes and workflows
  • Responsible for evaluation, review and approval of risk assessment and risk management strategies and processes in order to establish a foundation for appropriately managing systems and data risks
  • Ensures production stability, monitoring, and root cause analysis for their products
  • Provides technical leadership to team
  • Establish and maintain positive experience within the team
  • Establishes, aggregates, and shares team standards and best methods across department
  • Mentors, guides and coaches’ engineers within their division for technical and leadership growth
  • Responsible for recruiting, hiring and onboarding talent within respective department, ensuring the right mix of talent within team

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Information systems or equivalent work experience in the IT field, with at least a portion of that time in Security related position
  • 4-5 years of professional and validated experience required
  • Certification in security space desired (CISSP, CCSP, etc).
  • 1-2 years technical leadership
  • Experience developing and leading solution delivery using agile method
  • Consistent track record of successfully designing and delivering significant and impactful technology solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to step forward to address difficult issues
  • Ability to communicate across product, engineering, and business teams
  • Ability to successfully communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences in varying forms and levels of detail
  • Experience preferred with Agile methodologies/DevOps environment
  • Strong collaborator communication and leadership skills


  • 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!


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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.