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Senior Metadata Integration Engineer

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 believe relationships are built on trust. That our lives and our work matter. These beliefs launched our company over 160 years ago. Today, they're just a few of the reasons why people choose to build careers at Northwestern Mutual.

We're strong and growing. In a company with such a long and storied history, this may be the most exciting and important time to be a part of Northwestern Mutual. We're strong, innovative and growing.

We invest in our people. We provide opportunities for employees to grow themselves, their career and in turn, our business.

We care. We make a positive difference in our communities. Nationally, thousands have benefitted from our support of research and programs to fight childhood cancer. Each year, our Foundation, employees and financial representatives donate time, talent and financial support to causes they're passionate about.

What’s the role?

We are looking for a Senior Management Engineer passionate about Data Management to join our Data Management team. Our team provides critical data management expertise and services to various areas across the organization. The role requires a multifaceted agile mentality, patience and persistence to solve sophisticated business problems, and strong data management skills. You will work to achieve the following goals:

  • Mature enterprise data management capabilities:

  • Implement and manage new enterprise metadata management and data quality solutions

  • Define and manage metadata management tooling strategies and roadmaps

  • Develop metadata management standards, best practices and policies

  • Consult and advise external teams on how to meet specific business unit data management goals

  • Write or consume REST API’s to build integrations to core data assets across the organization

  • Provide data management shared services for enterprise data assets:

  • Build and manage data management components, as needed, to support enterprise data engineering goals and objectives

  • Build out data catalog, data dictionary, business glossary and data lineage components to support regulatory requirements for our most critical data assets

What You'll Get to Do:

  • Work with a talented, hardworking, respected team with deep domain expertise and enterprise savvy to build out the next generation of enterprise data management capabilities

  • Collaborate with engineers and architects across several enterprise organizations to identify data management solutions

  • Build and mature data management capabilities for several top-tier data platforms and services

What skills you'll need to be successful:

  • A solid foundation in core data management skills including direct experience with: data modeling, data governance, metadata management and data quality

  • Solid grasp of DMBoK concepts and domains (CDMP certification desired)

  • An architecture approach with the ability to translate business capabilities into technology solutions

  • Experience with industry standard data modeling, metadata management, and data quality technologies


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related field

  • 7+ years demonstrated ability in data engineering/data architecture with a focus on data management

  • Experience architecting and crafting data management solutions to meet enterprise level goals and objectives

  • Experience with cloud-based SaaS platforms and integration points to On Prem infrastructures

  • Experience with some of the following technology components: Python, Apache GroovyJava, Spring Framework, Maven or Gradle, JMS, JDBC, Docker, Git, Linux.Unix & shell scripting

  • Experience with different operational, BI, and analytical technology implementations (on-prem/cloud, structured/unstructured data, operational/DW/data lake implementations)

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, but be an awesome teammate

  • Experience with Agile methodologies/Dev Ops environments

  • Experience with Collibra, Erwin, and/or Informatica IDQ is desired

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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.