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Senior Software Engineer (AWS, JavaScript, Node.js) REMOTE

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. Software Engineer to help maintain existing applications and services as well as deliver new capabilities for our Client Website, where users are able to see a comprehensive picture of their products and information. You will be immersed in modern tools and technologies to get the job done, such as AWS Cloud infrastructure and platform services, NodeJS micro-services, and a robust CI/CD pipeline. As an engineer, you will work in an agile and innovative environment, solving complex problems and collaborating with both architects and designers to deliver software our users will love.

Bring Your Best! What this role needs:

  • 3-5+ years of professional software development experience.

  • Strong JavaScript experience building Node.js microservices.

  • Experience working with AWS infrastructure and services (Lambda, S3).

  • Experience working with DevOps, Automation, and CI/CD Pipelines.

Further impress us with:

  • Experience working with Apache Kafka for data streaming on AWS.

  • Experience working with Kubernetes.

  • Experience working with logging, monitoring, and debugging applications such as Kibana, Pager Duty, or New Relic.

  • Experience working with GitLab CI.

What you'll get to do:

  • Provide technical leadership to the team.

  • Establish, aggregate, and share team standards and best practices within your department.

  • Utilize working relationships across teams within your division.

  • Assess and provide solutions to system-wide architectural problems.

  • Build day-to-day like a start-up - incrementally and iteratively, but with the resources and security of an enterprise company.

  • Release to production early and often - you won't be working on a project for a year before it sees the light of day, we believe in MVPs.

  • Work with a passionate, hardworking, and fun-loving team who values your input and individuality.

Our Culture:

  • Empowered Engineers

  • Technical Curiosity

  • Casual, Challenging, and Collaborative Environment

  • Outstanding Products

  • Hackathons / Dedication to Innovation

  • Conferences and Meetups

  • Work-Life Balance

  • Free Lunch


  • Tuition reimbursement, commuter plans, and paid time off.

  • Highly competitive compensation that includes base salary plus bonus.

  • Medical/Dental/Vision plans, 401(k), pension program, and more!


Grow your career with a best-in-class company that puts our client’s interests at the center of all we do. Get started now!

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.