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What's the role?

We are seeking a Hard working Systems Engineer who will be responsible for scripting and automation in a MAC\Windows environment, utilizing Gitlab for release. Packaging applications in support of deployments. Working on various Endpoint projects, which include deployment of third party applications, BIOS and Driver updates, Print infrastructure, device review and testing. Knowledge in Intune, SCCM, JAMF, or other management systems. Skills with Active Directory, Group Policies, Groups and Permissions.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Cumulative of prior level plus following:
  • Proactively monitor to prevent and resolve application system performance bottlenecks.
  • Proactively ensure SLAs are maintained and systems are built for sustainability.
  • Understand the technical concepts necessary to do your job effectively and are aware of industry trends in your domain.
  • Consider and build for many different use cases but avoid over engineering.
  • Determine where to find answers and grow your own knowledge both with and without guidance.

Bring your best! what this role needs:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.
  • 1-3 years professional IT experience
  • Proven ability with at least one OS/hosting platform.
  • Proven experience in performance tuning of application stacks, OSs, DBs, etc.
  • Good understanding with Cloud based PaaS and SaaS platforms and integration points to On Prem infrastructure.
  • Shown experience with virtualization and containerization.
  • Proven experience with monitoring and performance management of systems.
  • Shown experience with Scripting development.
  • Proven experience with Automation, Gitlab, CICD Pipelines as relates to endpoint management
  • Demonstrated ability with Azure
  • Demonstrated ability with vulnerability management, packaging technologies
  • Proven experience with Endpoint Security tools
  • Networking knowledge.
  • Good experience with Identity Platform and tools.
  • Exposure to Infra as Code concepts and tooling Experience with CICD concepts, and tools including GIT, branching strategies and leveraging knowledge to assist in delivering an infrastructure as a product.
  • Experience with modern development and scripting languages.
  • In depth knowledge of immediate systems you work on and some knowledge of adjacent systems.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills within area of expertise.
  • Understanding of high-availability concepts.
  • Experience with multiple delivery methodologies such as Agile and Waterfall.

Our Benefits!

  • Collaborative team first environment
  • Tons of room for career growth.
  • We offer highly competitive compensation, including annual bonus opportunities
  • Medical/Dental/Vision plans, 401(k), pension program
  • We provide tuition reimbursement, commuter plans, and paid time off
  • We provide extensive Professional Training Opportunities
  • We offer an excellent Work/Life Balance
  • Hackathons/Dedication to Innovation


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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.