Sr JavaScript Engineer

  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Full-time

Company Description

You and Northwestern Mutual. We believe relationships are built on trust. That our lives and our work matter. And we’re much stronger together than we are apart. 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.

Our business is about helping people secure their financial futures, and that starts with putting people first – our clients, our employees and our field representatives. Northwestern Mutual is known for financial strength. We’re strong, innovative and growing. Come grow with us.

Job Description

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?

Be at the forefront of FinTech. Join one of the most agile development teams in Milwaukee, working hand in hand with our NY LearnVest partners, using modern development practices and the latest tech stack.  Bring your engineering mastery and passion for making a difference, to help Northwestern Mutual create an industry leading digital experience.  Your initial mission will be to build and lead a small team of passionate individuals through a complete redesign and modernization of Advisor facing features, more directly connecting them to their clients, and putting them at the center of their financial lives.  If you love to solve complex problems, and love the idea of making a difference as we revolutionize the world of personal financial planning, we want you.  Be a part of the movement.  We are in this to win!

 

Bring Your Best! What this role needs:

 

  • 3+ years of professional JavaScript experience
  • Strong experience in one or more modern JavaScript frameworks React, Angular, Backbone, React Native, Node
  • Knowledge of JavaScript unit/functional/integration testing products and tools such as JSHint, CSSLint, PhantomJS, Jasmine, Karma, Mocha, Chai, Tape, etc.
  • Experience with automated unit and integration tests to support continuous delivery
  • Experience with build tools (Grunt, Gulp, Webpack, etc.)
  • Familiarity with front-end CSS frameworks (Foundation, Bootstrap, etc.) and CSS pre­compilers (Sass, Less)
  • Experience with version control systems (Git, Github)
  • In tune with current trends, best practices and web standards
  • Always looking to optimize and continuously improve
  • Desire to collaborate with engineers, designers, product managers to build best in class digital experiences for our clients and advisors

 

Req ID: 12962
Position Type: Regular Full Time
Education Experience: Bachelor's Desired
Employment Experience: 6-8 years
Licenses/Certifications:
FLSA Status: Exempt
Posting Date: 04/13/2017