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Software Engineer

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

As a Software Engineer on the Illustrations team, you'll be responsible for creating sales illustrations and adding features to the software used by our financial representatives. To excel in this role you'll need to be eager to understand the life insurance business domain and passionate about software craftsmanship. You should be comfortable maintaining applications with established code bases and willing to explore up to date approaches to tackle new challenges.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent professional experience

  • Experience developing RESTful Web Services in ASP.NET Core

  • Experience with Git

  • Willingness to contribute to the entire software delivery life-cycle: Specification, Design, Build, Test, Deploy and Support.

Nice to Have:

  • Containerization with Docker, Kubernetes, AWS.

  • RESTful Web Services in Node and/or TypeScript

  • Data persistence with DynamoDB, MySQL

  • GitLab CI/CD.

  • Linux shell scripting in bash

  • Experience working with Agile project management methodologies with Jira

  • Experience in Financial Services


  • Tuition reimbursement, commuter plans, and paid time off

  • Highly competitive compensation that includes base salary plus bonus

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


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

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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.