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Senior Software Engineer (Java)

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

What's the role?

Northwestern Mutual (NM) has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for 165 years. Through a distinctive, whole-picture planning approach including both insurance and investments, we empower people to be financially confident. We combine the expertise of our financial professionals with a personalized digital experience and groundbreaking technology to best serve our clients.

We are seeking hard-working senior software engineers with a desire to build Northwestern Mutual’s future through modern software applications. Our team is searching for a senior engineer proficiently skilled in a variety of Java technologies to assist and lead in design and implementation of the application and services.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Proficient coding skills in Java and Java Spring Boot

  • Proven understanding of micro service design patterns and implementation.

  • Working knowledge of Kubernetes, Docker and containerization concepts

  • Working Knowledge of Cloud Concepts like Serverless, Computing, Storage and Cloud Native Application Design. AWS Stack is preferred.

  • Working knowledge of Event Driven Architecture and eventing patterns. (Preferred but not mandatory)

  • Demonstrates technical leadership to team.

  • Establishes, aggregates, and shares team standards and best practices within department.

  • Applies working relationships across teams within their division.

  • Assesses and provides solutions to system-wide architectural problems.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience

  • 4-5 years professional experience required

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

  • Proven 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 presenting between product, engineering, and the business units

  • Manages own time to meet objectives

  • Ability to perform peer reviews on code and design

  • Proven understanding of design patterns and architecture

Benefits:

  • Tuition reimbursement, commuter plans, and paid time off

  • Highly competitive compensation that include base salary plus bonus

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

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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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