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Systems Engineer - Multimedia Solutions

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

We are seeking a knowledgeable Systems Engineer of Multimedia Solutions who will work closely with key infrastructure teams, business partners and vendors to engineer and maintain the technologies that deliver NM's enterprise broadcast platforms.

What's the role?

  • Apply engineering best practices to develop, evaluate and implement platform changes.
  • Closely follow industry trends relevant to your domain and understand how to apply them to your work as appropriate.
  • Able to move between diverse tasks and roles with cooperation and persistence, helping to bring out the best in those around you for your user’s experience.
  • Exhibits the following proficiencies: accountable for high quality, value driven work that drives business outcomes; places the user in the center of decision making, teams up and collaborates for speed, agility, and innovation; embraces continuous learning, is curious, embraces ambiguity, voices opinions; and takes personal accountability.

Bring your best! What this role needs:

Networking Skills

  • OSI Model / TCIP Stack
  • Network hardware including routers, proxy servers, switches, WAN accelerators, DNS and DHCP
  • Real-time telephony & video protocols
  • Broadcast Protocols
  • Multicast
  • Firewalls, routing and switching to maximize network efficiency and security
  • Investigating faults in network security systems and protocols
  • Training staff on network and system protocols

Packet Analysis

  • GigaVue, GigaStor,
  • Observer, Wireshark

A/V Skills

  • Dante Audio

Server Administrator Basics

  • Partner to build Linux, Windows & Virtual Servers
  • Certificate management

Telephony skills

  • Troubleshooting VoIP network issues
  • Developing architecture plans for voice, audio visual and data services

Operating systems

  • Linux basics, Windows basics


  • GitLab workflows, PowerShell, Python, SQL Transact, Ansible


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of professional experience in support and/or systems engineering

General skills

  • An analytical mind with ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Good interpersonal skills – both written and verbal
  • Vendor management skills
  • Maintenance, troubleshooting and problem-solving of hardware and software
  • Cabling and wiring to implement various technologies


  • Highly competitive compensation, including annual bonus opportunities
  • Medical/Dental/Vision plans, 401(k), pension program
  • Tuition reimbursement, commuter plans, and paid time off
  • Extensive Professional Training Opportunities
  • Excellent Work/Life Balance
  • Hackathons/Dedication to Innovation


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.

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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.