Northwestern Mutual
Start-Up Vibes with The Stability of a Fortune 100 Company.
Milwaukee, WI, USA
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Employer Provided Salary: $68,320-$126,880 Annually
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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.
This position is a hybrid position. Required on-site days in Milwaukee will be M, T, and W.
This role works with general supervision in the Mainframe RACF Security domain, focusing on smaller and less complex projects. They are capable of independently resolving moderately complex issues using their problem-solving skills but may require assistance for more complex problems. They can perform basic development tasks independently but may seek support from their team for more complex tasks. They have a solid understanding of general security frameworks and delivery models, as well as a basic understanding of Identity & Access Management and tools within the Mainframe RACF domain.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and maintain the RACF security system to ensure the protection of the organization's data.
  • Able to use problem-solving skills to resolve moderately complex issues independently but may need assistance from others for more complex issues.
  • Able to perform basic development tasks independently but may need assistance from others on the team for more complex issues.
  • Has a solid understanding of security frameworks and delivery models.
  • Has a basic understanding of Identity & Access Management and tools within their IAM Domain.
  • Possesses working knowledge of engineering best practices within their IAM Domain.
  • Exhibits an appetite for continuous learning and improvement.


  • Bachelor's degree in cyber security, Computer Science, Information systems, or equivalent work experience in the IT field
  • 1-3 years of professional experience required.
  • Experience with engineering best practices to include analyzing, designing, developing, deploying, and supporting software solutions, and/or infrastructure implementations/upgrades.
  • Experience in the following domains: Directory Services, Mainframe, RACF
  • Competency with one or more scripting/programming languages such as REXX, Java, JCL, Python, PowerShell, etc.
  • Ability to align and mature to security practices.
  • Ability to explain technical solutions to technical teams and non-technical teams.
  • Documentation, testing, and automation skills.
  • Ability to align technical needs to business processes.
  • Ability to prioritize work based on business objectives.
  • Ability to break down work to deliver value incrementally.
  • Experience preferred with Agile methodologies/DevOps environment.

Our Benefits!

  • Tons of room for career growth.
  • We offer highly competitive compensation, including annual bonus opportunities.
  • Medical/Dental/Vision plans, 401(k), pension program
  • We provide tuition reimbursement, PTO, and Holiday Pay
  • We provide extensive Professional Training Opportunities
  • We offer an excellent Work/Life Balance

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Northwestern Mutual pays on a geographic-specific salary structure and placement in the salary range for this position will be determined by a number of factors including the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; the scope, complexity as well as the cost of labor in the market; and other conditions of employment. At Northwestern Mutual, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. Please note that the salary range listed in the posting is the standard pay structure. Positions in certain locations (such as California) may provide an increase on the standard pay structure based on the location. Please click here for additional information relating to location-based pay structures.
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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.
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We're excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.

  • Flexible work schedules
  • Concierge service
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Employee resource groups
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What are Northwestern Mutual Perks + Benefits

Northwestern Mutual Benefits Overview

Whether providing education assistance, competitive health benefits or time off for community service, Northwestern Mutual is committed to supporting employees so they can live their best lives. 

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Employee resource groups
Hybrid work model
Flexible work schedule
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
Northwestern Mutual offers a pension plan for employees.
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Fertility benefits
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Floating holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free daily meals
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

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