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Systems Software Eng Consultant

Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: Milwaukee, WI, 53202 New York, NY, 10003 Franklin, WI, 53132

At Northwestern Mutual, we believe relationships are built on trust. That our lives and our work matter. These beliefs launched our company nearly 160 years ago. Today, they're just a few of the reasons why people choose to build careers at Northwestern Mutual.

We're strong and growing. In a company with such a long and storied history, this may be the most exciting and important time to be a part of Northwestern Mutual. We're strong, innovative and growing.

We invest in our people. We provide opportunities for employees to grow themselves, their career and in turn, our business.

We care.  We make a positive difference in our communities. Nationally, thousands have benefitted from our support of research and programs to fight childhood cancer. Each year, our Foundation, employees and financial representatives donate time, talent and financial support to causes they're passionate about.


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.


What's the role?

As a Systems Software Engineering Consultant, you support systems infrastructure, hardware, and software, including: analysis, planning, design, development, implementation, provisioning, upgrade and day-to-day operations. Applying established best practices, you will take charge of build decisions, infrastructure and systems software design on larger, more complex systems to achieve strategic objectives in the areas of service management, risk management and project delivery. You will: execute Detail Design tasks and create associated deliverables; consult on right-sizing decisions for infrastructure, software solutions, and services; provide functional analysis and oversight for incident management; establish monitoring and automation processes to increase efficiencies; develop scope, scale and budgets for support projects. A strategic thinker, you move between diverse tasks with cooperation and persistence, helping to bring out the best in those around you.

Bring Your Best! What this role needs:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Minimum 6 years experience in Systems Administration or Systems Engineering.
  • Experience should include demonstrated proficiency in:
  • Service Management (ITIL)
  • Unified Modeling Language (UML) or equivalent
  • Engineering standards and best practices
  • Developing estimates for support or projects (Required)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with immediate team members, other IS areas, and clients in other departments
  • Ability to set priorities for scope, risk and quality of technology solutions to meet business needs
  • Ability to effectively communicate issues and solutions across all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated experience using project management methodologies required.


Req ID: 24202
Position Type: Regular Full Time
Education Experience: Bachelor's Desired
Employment Experience: 3-5 years
FLSA Status: Exempt
Posting Date: 10/31/2018