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Senior Software Engineer

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

We are looking for Software Engineers skilled in JavaScript technologies to join us in developing the next generation in Application Processing. We are modernizing the application submission process for all risk and investment products by providing a fully digital application and underwriting experience for our users. Due to wide acceptance of our application, we have been challenged by the business to deliver many more features in 2022 and beyond.

Who we are: We are a team of highly skilled and passionate Software Engineers who are excited to be working on the Digital Application. We all enjoy engineering and thinking outside the box to deliver innovative solutions that our users love. We embrace challenges, and deliver features through pair programming and Agile methodologies.

What you'll do:

  • Participate in and contribute to team agile ceremonies.

  • Develop software destined for AWS using JavaScript technologies.

  • Write awesome unit tests.

  • Deploy code using Gitlab pipelines.

  • Containerize applications with Docker.

  • Manage containers with Kubernetes.

Who we are looking for:

  • This role specifically must have experience with modern tech stack; JavaScript, Node js - Java a plus.

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

  • 4-5 years professional experience required

  • 3-5+ years of experience working with modern engineering tools, languages and practices

  • Demonstrated critical thinking, ownership mindset and continuous learning

  • Experience developing solutions using agile methods

  • Mentor for the team and department

  • Advanced skillset in one or more technical platforms

  • Capable of communicating between product, engineering, and the business

  • Manages own time to meet objectives

  • Ability to perform peer reviews on code and design

  • Solid understanding of design patterns and architecture

This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Required Certifications:

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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.

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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.