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Senior Full Stack Engineer (JavaScript, React, Node)

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. 

We’re looking for an experienced Sr Full Stack Engineer to build the next generation of digital tools (both front-end and back-end components) in support of our company’s strategic objectives. As a member of our scrum team the role requires an agile engineering mindset, patience and persistence to solve complex problems, ability to get things done quickly but thoughtfully, and strong engineering skills.  The ideal candidate is a problem solver that enjoys coding including unit and automation testing. They are excited by the ideas of continuous integration and continuous delivery. They are driven to constantly improve and refine not only their own abilities but their organization as well. 
Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 
•    Perform analysis, design, build and maintain responsive web applications and services
•    Apply sound software engineering processes, including iterative development, unit testing, source code control, peer reviews and documentations
•    Develops software using established development and continuous integration practices
•    Learn the business while growing your technical skills
•    Utilizes established monitoring and automation processes
•    Mentor junior engineers on a collaborative Agile team to deliver code on an ongoing basis
•    Participates in setting team standards and best practices

Qualifications :

  • Experience with engineering best practices to include analyzing, designing, developing, deploying and supporting software solutions
  • JavaScript expertise (Node, React, etc.)
  • Experience with Git or other source control management
  • Experience developing and maintaining automated tests 
  • Strong sense of ownership and the ability to drive assignments to completion
  • Effective communication skills: explain technical solutions to both engineering and non-technical teammates.
  • Enjoy fast-paced environments and working in teams 
  • Team player: brings out the best in fellow engineers and plays well with product owners and designers
  • HTML/CSS mastery, competency with CSS preprocessors (LESS, SASS)
  • Mentoring junior developers
  • 4+ years of full stack development experience
  • Nice to haves: background with large enterprise projects, familiarity with Docker & Kubernetes

Our Benefits:

  • Casual, Challenging and Collaborative Environment 
  • Extensive Professional Training Opportunities
  • Excellent Work/Life Balance
  • Hackathons/Commitment to Innovation
  • Free Lunch
  • Highly competitive compensation, including annual bonus opportunities
  • Medical/Dental/Vision plans, 401(k), pension program
  • Tuition reimbursement, commuter plans, and paid time off

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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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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.