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Software Engineer III

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

Our Mission

Northwestern Mutual has 160 years of history providing financial security to millions of people. Continuing that tradition means changing to meet the needs of our clients and financial advisors. We are a strong, innovative, and growing company that invests in people who care and make a positive impact.

At Northwestern Mutual, we strongly believe in internal growth and career development. We're so excited that you are interested in growing your career with us!

We are looking for a Senior Full Stack Engineer to join our team within Managed Investments at Northwestern Mutual. Here you will play a key role in building and supporting technology (both Custom Developed and Vended) for our Publics Investment Team. In this position, you will be working with a group of engineers within the NM’s Publics Investment Technology team building high-quality applications, sourcing and integrating market data, and providing analytic capabilities to our Publics Investment Team that manages over $120B of investments.

To support our growing team, we are seeking a strong developer, who is passionate about developing solutions that meet business needs, is a quick learner, enjoys daily interaction with business and technology teams and is comfortable

with both vended applications and custom development.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Previous Fintech experience
  • 3-4+ years of professional experience required
  • 3-4+ years of hands-on development experience working with modern languages and frameworks like Java, Spring/Spring Boot, TypeScript/JavaScript, ReactJS, API Development and SQL
  • Experience with AWS, Snowflake and PowerBI, and Bloomberg is preferred
  • Experience with writing automated unit tests
  • Experience with Batch Scheduling, ELK, Control-M, Gitlab CI and Terraform is nice to have

You’re the right fit if you:

  • Are a self-starter
  • Bring new ideas and new ways of solving problems to the team
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and continuous learning
  • Are able to take initiative and work with minimal supervision, yet actively interact with other technology and business team members in person or remotely
  • Capable of communication between business users and engineering team
  • Are passionate about creating and maintaining high-quality solutions for business partners
  • Are able to brainstorm and explain technical solutions to technical and non-technical staff
  • Are experienced in mentoring new and junior team members


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Northwestern Mutual pays on a geographic-specific salary structure and placement in the salary range for this position will be determined by a number of factors including the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; the scope, complexity as well as the cost of labor in the market; and other conditions of employment. At Northwestern Mutual, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. Please note that the salary range listed in the posting is the standard pay structure. Positions in certain locations (such as California) may provide an increase on the standard pay structure based on the location. Please click here for additiona l information relating to location-based pay structures.

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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.

If you work or would be working in California, Colorado, New York City, Washington or outside of a Corporate location, please click here for information pertaining to compensation and benefits.


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.