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Software Engineering Manager

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

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides technical leadership to team of 3-8 people.
  • Establishes, aggregates, and shares team standards and best practices across department.
  • Mentors, guides and coaches engineers within their division for technical and leadership growth
  • Recruits, hires and onboards talent within respective department, ensuring the right mix of talent within team.
  • Ensures production stability, monitoring, and root cause analysis for their products.
  • Maintains relationship with vendors for vendor supplied software/services and support.
  • Maintains relationship with internal teams that have dependencies on the team, or that the team is dependent on for services and support.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • 4-5 years of professional experience required
  • 3-5+ years of experience working with modern engineering tools, languages and practices.
  • 1-2 years technical leadership with or without direct reports.
  • Proven track record of successfully designing and delivering significant and impactful technology solutions.
  • Experience developing and leading solution delivery using agile methods.
  • Capable of communicating between product, engineering, and the business.
  • Ability to successfully communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences in varying forms and levels of detail.
  • Leads the team to collaboration.

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

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