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Senior Engineer

Date: May 22, 2019

Location: Franklin, WI, 53132

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

Must Have skills:

  • Very strong and hands-on skills in PL1, CICS, DB2, JCL IMS DB, VSAM, COBOL, JCL, ANSI SQL, MQ series, HostScope
  • Extremely good communication (oral and written)
  • Able to articulate technical and business concepts effectively
  • The ability to ask appropriate questions to identify the general functions and behaviors of the applications you’re working on
  • Take initiative and work with minimal supervision, yet actively interact with other team members in person or over the internet (slack, videoconference, email).
  • Able to bring new ideas and ways of solving problems to the team.
  • Passion around learning new technologies and developing additional skills.
  • Great team player and problem-solver.
  • Passionate about writing quality code that meets business needs.
  • Fast learner and self-starter.
  • Takes ownership of goals and make things happen.


Preferred skills:

  • Insurance experience
  • Prefer relevant experience with PL1 to help reverse engineer a mainframe Inforce Policy system and assist with the delivery of a new platform.


What you will be doing:

  • Design, develop and test program units;
  • Work on enhancement/maintenance of existing systems and help us plan for how to take these capabilities into a modern architecture
  • Participate in implementations of new systems or modifications to existing systems to meet Information Systems and client business requirements.
  • Prepare and updates documentation as appropriate.
  • Writing and debugging online and batch applications
  • Work collaboratively on creative solutions with product owners and developers.


What would make you stand out:

  • LOMA-280 certification is added advantage.
  • Agile experience (SAFe or scrum)
  • Familiarity with SAS


Grow your career with a best-in-class company that puts our client’s interests at the center of all we do. Get started now! 

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.


Req ID: 25020
Position Type: Regular Full Time
Education Experience: Associates Required
Employment Experience: 6-8 years
FLSA Status: Exempt
Posting Date: 07/26/2018