Software Engineer (Java)
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 6 days ago
Job Description
At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

We are looking for an ambitious and talented software engineer to join the Field Rewards team at Northwestern Mutual. You will be building software that delivers value to our field force. The ideal candidate has a strong grasp of Object-Oriented Programming in Java and experience using the Spring framework. Engineers at NM are empowered to pick the right tools and technology stack to fit their needs. The team is using the following technologies to build software: Java, Spring Boot, Spring Batch, Maven, Docker, Kubernetes, Gitlab, Jira.

Skills required to be successful in this role

  • Java

  • Spring Framework, Spring Boot, Spring Batch

  • Maven or Gradle


  • Relational Databases (MySQL)

  • Writing & consuming RESTful APIs

  • Docker

  • Git

  • Linux/Unix & shell scripting (bash)

  • CI/CD experience (we usegitlabCI)

  • Automated testing: unit, integration, regression

Additional skills & experience that would help

  • Python

  • Javascript/NodeJS

  • Kubernetes

  • Ansible

  • messaging technologies like IBM MQ, Kafka, Mule

  • AWS terraforming

  • Githuborgitlab

  • ETL experience

  • Previous experience in the Financial Services sector (investments, insurance, banking, payroll systems)

Education / Experience

  • BS in computer science, engineering or an equivalent field

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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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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