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Sr Data Engineer

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

Job Description

We are looking for a Data Engineer to automate and modernize data processing in support of key client and financial representative facing applications.  In this role, you will partner with data engineers to  help modernize the data integration stack, streamline existing CI/CD processes and build portals to offer insights to our data and processing. You will analyze business and functional specifications to deliver high quality data solutions while maintaining development best practices and optimizing maintainability and supportability through all environments.. This role requires an agile mindset to take up new challenges and work as a team player.

Bring Your Best! What this role needs:

Skill-sets desired:

Experience and Confident coding capability in one of the following languages

  • Java
  • JavaScript Ecosystem

Experience with following tools/technologies is a plus

  • Python
  • Databricks
  • Kafka
  • Unix/Linux scripting
  • Github/Gitlab
  • Docker

Experience with following tools/technologies nice to have

  • SQL Scripting
  • Kubernetes
  • AWS
  • Ansible
  • Splunk
  • ELK Stack
  • Informatica 

What Are We Looking for:

•  Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

• Minimum 4+ years of experience

•  Fast learner and self-starter. Need person with a can-do attitude and desire to learn new technologies and techniques to develop and deploy data integration solutions

• Strong technical aptitude and ability to logically analyze and creatively solve complex issues independently

• Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to multiple levels of the organization

• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with all levels throughout the enterprise

•  Strong sense of ownership and the ability to work with limited set of requirements

•  Ability to train/mentor other team members

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

Required Certifications:

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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.


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.