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Principal AWS Software Engineer

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    Life Insurance

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    James Thomas

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    13 days ago

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Currently looking for a Princpal level AWS Software Engineer to join one of our top life insurance clients to help build anad manage their life isnurance products. The position is 100% remote and will stay 100% remote post Co-Vid.

Looking forward tow orking with you on this.

Applies industry leading and ground-breaking best practices in order to analyze and develop software solutions.
Designs, organizes, and executes high impact solutions across the organization.
Mentors, guides and coaches engineers within division for technical and leadership growth.
Develops strategies, writes proposals and pitches them across the enterprise for new architectures, systems and approaches.
Influences technical, business and product leadership to overcome cultural, product or technical challenges.
Represents Northwestern Mutual's technology organization in community and technology events.
Recommends product, process or service improvements
Leads technology solutions with notable risk and complexity; develops the strategy for solution execution
Acts as a practitioner, mentor, advisor, or influencer based on the need and the situation.
Cultivates network and talent pipeline by attending and presenting at meetups, conferences, and tech events.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
9-14 years of professional experience required
8-10+ years of experience leading teams using modern engineering tools, languages, and practices.
Financial Services experience in delivering technology solutions for Policy Administration (New Business, Servicing, Claims) systems across Life/Annuity/DI/LTC Insurance Products is preferred.
Proven track record of successfully developing strategy, establishing design and completing the delivery of large and complex enterprise systems.
Success working in a matrix environment.
Mentor for the team and department
Strong relationships with multiple business and technology stakeholders.
Recognized expert in the regional area in one or more technologies OR expert in most core systems of the enterprise
Thrives in ambiguity
Requires conceptual and innovative thinking to develop solutions
Ability to successfully communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences in varying forms and all levels of detail.
Solid understanding of design patterns and architecture.
Ability to influence teams, technology or business leaders on impactful issues and decisions.

Full Stack Engineer with well rounded skills across front end and server side programming including DevOps automation and experience with Cloud infrastructure, preferably AWS.
Preferred list of technology skills:
* Core Programming Skills - Java / Springboot / Springbatch, React / Redux, Nodejs, Javascript
* DevOps and Build Automation - GitLab CI / Jenkins, Maven, Gradle, Terraform
* Cloud - AWS (S3, Lambda, RDS, EC2, KMS, IAM)
* Object oriented design patterns, Microservices Architecture, Event Driven Frameworks and Service Oriented Architecture
* Experience with API Management Frameworks
* Familiarity with both Batch and Real-time application patterns
* Familiarity with Security Patterns/Frameworks like Secure SDLC, TLS and Secrets Management
* Familiarity with Containers and Container Management (Kubernetes)
* Familiarity with Business Rules Management and Document Management systems

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