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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.

Northwestern Mutual (NM) has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for over 161 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 leading-edge technology to best serve our clients.

The Field Learning Software Engineering team at Northwestern Mutual is responsible for creating and improving systems that ensure the company's field representatives are trained and prepared to meet the evolving needs of existing customers and potential customers. These systems provide the learning ecosystem to engage our financial representatives with best practices, product rollouts, and practice opportunities. The applications are varied and involve working in close partnerships with technical peers and business partners. You’ll be part of a team that plays a crucial role in ensuring this great company continues to do great things for its customers.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates technical leadership to team.

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

  • Utilizes working relationships across teams within their division.

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

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

  • 6-8 years professional experience required

  • 3+ years of experience working with modern engineering tools, languages and practices (i.e. NodeJS, ReactJS, HTML5, CSS)

  • Containerized development experience (Docker/Kubernetes)

  • Familiarity with SCM Tools (GitLab)

  • Cloud (AWS) development experience

  • Demonstrated critical thinking, ownership mindset and continuous learning

  • Experience developing solutions using agile methods

  • Mentor for the team and department

  • 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

Nice To Have:

  • Experience designing microservices

  • Experience with Java

  • MySQL or another relational database experience

  • NoSQL or another non-relational database experience

  • Experience with browser test automation

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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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