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DevOps Engineer

Date: May 3, 2019

Location: Milwaukee, WI, 53202

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

What's the role?

  1. Apply engineering best practices to analyze, design and develop deploy and support software solutions, and/or infrastructure implementations/upgrades.
  2. Manage AWS infrastructure
  3. Continuously look to automate/improve current processes
  4. Develop software and systems on test driven development and continuous integration practices; establish monitoring and automation processes.
  5. In a DevOps environment, you move between diverse tasks with cooperation and persistence, helping to bring out the best in those around you.
  6. Work with development teams to troubleshoot environment issues


Bring Your Best! What this role needs:

  • Experience with engineering best practices to include analyzing, designing, developing, and deploying and supporting software solutions and/or infrastructure implementations/upgrades.
  • Hands on experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef or Puppet
  • Strong background in infrastructure as code using Terraform
  • Working knowledge of the AWS stack
  • Experience in containerizing applications using Docker
  • Hands on experience with Kubernetes
  • Experience with CICD tools such as Gitlab CI or Jenkins
  • Strong development background, experience with at least one scripting language
  • Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision, yet actively interact with other team members in person or over the Internet (chat, video conference, email).
  • Work collaboratively on creative solutions with engineers, product managers and designers in an agile like environment.
  • Bring new ideas and new ways of solving problems to the team.
  • Strong sense of ownership and the ability to work with a limited set of requirements.
  • Ability to explain technical solutions to technical teams and non-technical teams.
  • 4-8 years of experience.
  • Experiment with cutting edge technologies to find new ways of solving problems


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: 24954
Position Type: Regular Full Time
Education Experience: Bachelor's Desired
Employment Experience: 6-8 years
FLSA Status: Exempt
Posting Date: 04/04/2019