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Mobile Software Engineer - Android

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

At Northwestern Mutual our mobile apps are a key component of our aim to create a remarkable client experience. Do you have a passion for elegant native mobile architecture and engaging apps? Join our team of dedicated mobile engineers as we build the tools to help our millions of customers achieve financial security and independence.

Our mobile development team is distributed across locations in Milwaukee, NYC and anchored by a core team in downtown Minneapolis. We offer a casual, flexible work environment which we believe is essential for our engineers to develop the most creative solutions to demanding problems. Northwestern Mutual is investing heavily in its future and our executive team understands that success will require the help of the brightest mobile developers in the industry. Become a fundamental part of our growing team and help us shape the future!

Position is available for remote work anywhere in the USA.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Codes, tests, debugs, reviews, documents and maintains mobile applications and services (with some mentoring/guidance) using established coding standards and methodologies

  • Executes on scoped tasks, writing clean code, and following best practices

  • Participate in peer code reviews

  • Mentors junior developers


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience. 2+ years of professional experience required

  • At least 2 years of professional software engineering, debugging, analysis, and software documentation experience

  • Professional experience deploying and supporting a mobile application in a public app store

  • 2+ years of experience with either Android platforms, and/or cross-platform mobile frameworks

  • Strong development and debugging skills

  • Competent with key development languages for either Android and/or cross-platform mobile frameworks

  • Familiarity with development patterns on either Android and/or cross-platform mobile frameworks

  • Strong understanding of Computer Science fundamentals

  • Familiarity with reactive programming

  • Full-stack development awareness from front-end to web-services to API design and development

  • Understanding of how a mobile application fits into the larger system's technology stack

  • Experience working in an Agile development team

  • A tenacious self-starter and determined problem solver

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Please note that this is the standard pay structure. Positions in certain locations (such as California) may provide an increase on the standard pay structure based on the location. Please click here for additional information relating to location-based pay structures.

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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.

If you work or would be working in California, Colorado, New York City, Washington or outside of a Corporate location, please click here for information pertaining to compensation and benefits.


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.