Senior Front End React Engineer (Milwaukee, WI)

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At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.
Northwestern Mutual is leveraging modern technologies to enable our business to grow at an unprecedented pace. We are looking for phenomenal people to drive innovation and help shape our future!
The Senior Front End React Engineer plays a critical role. We are building and enhancing high-visibility applications that support our organization's retail investment business users along with our nationwide sales force. As a member of our engineering delivery team you will be finding innovative ways to develop and an outstanding experience for our users.
A great candidate will meet the following requirements:
  • Minimally 3 year of React development experience including staying uo to date with newer features including hooks
  • JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS experience
  • Ability to write clean, unit testable React code with testing tool experience (Jest, Enzyme, etc.)
  • Experience with React routes and invoking backend microservices
  • Knowledge of Redux, MobX or other state management tools
  • Ability to perform testing for any new futures / deployments
  • Desire and ability to mentor junior teammates
  • Perform peer reviews on code and design

Nice to have skills include:
  • Node JS
  • GitHub and/or GitLab
  • CI/CD
  • Familiarity with Docker and containerization
  • Familiarity with cloud providers, ideally AWS

The ideal candidate is a creative self-starter having the skills to analyze business needs and create sustainable, secure, scalable solutions. The candidate keeps current with software engineering trends, best practices and standards. Good communications skills and a willingness to collaborate and mentor in an agile team environment will be needed for this role. Experience in the financial sector is a plus.
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