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Software Engineer (JavaScript, React)

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 groundbreaking technology to best serve our clients.

The Actuarial Software Engineering team at Northwestern Mutual is responsible for crafting and improving systems that ensure the company can meet its financial obligations to its customers, employees, and field representatives. The assignment will be on an agile team developing a web application to maintain data to be integrated with other applications supported by the Actuarial Software Engineering team. You’ll be part of a team that plays a crucial role in ensuring this phenomenal company continues to do great things for its



  • Demonstrate technical ability to develop, build, and implement software changes that meet business needs

  • Strive to continually improve our core systems, with a focus on delivering excellence to the business experts who rely on your work

  • Work with domain experts and technical peers to translate business needs into software engineering projects


  • Bachelor's Degree, completion of bootcamp, or equivalent experience

  • Classroom programming experience

  • Proven continuous learning approach

  • Ability to dissect problems and recommend solutions

  • Solid problem-solving skills and the ability to learn multifaceted technologies

  • Experience with engineering best practices to include analyzing, designing, developing, deploying, and supporting software solutions and/or infrastructure implementations/upgrades.

  • Bring your new ideas to enhance our software solutions!

Technical Skills:

  • Strong working knowledge of React, JavaScript, NodeJS.

  • Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS frameworks.

  • Familiar with functional components, hooks, Redux.

  • Familiarity with DevOps and Git.

  • Relational and non-relational database knowledge preferred

  • Experience with Postgres, Dynamodb, Entity Frameworks and .Net Core preferred.

  • Strong technical skills to communicate technical topics to both technical teams and non-technical teams


  • 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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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.