Northwestern Mutual
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Principal Product Manager - Infrastructure Platforms & Services

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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.
Drive infrastructure platform product innovation as an expert in your field. Use knowledge that is both deep and wide and can be leveraged to build the tools and experiences that empower advisors and help clients achieve those dreams. Work with a talented team of engineers & developers to define product vision, strategy and deliver experiences that drive business outcomes.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Set Product Vision: Accountable for long term vision of a suite of products including multi-year funding strategies tied to business outcomes. Cultivate an understanding of the products.
  • Develop Roadmap: Shared accountability in cross functional strategic roadmaps in addition to the products in their domain. Define and track KPIs for measure of success.
  • Gather Requirements: Gather higher level, more complex product requirements with a general understanding/knowledge of products in remit. Review and validate requirements gathered within team.
  • Defines Product: Responsible for multiple high complexity products and product features from start to finish.
  • Stakeholdering: Proactive communication and marketing of domain products with stakeholders to ensure product strategy and vision is clear and accepted by the organization.
  • Design Partnership: Where applicable, multi year design vision - Use high level design aptitude with understanding of the process and facilitation.
  • Feature Prioritization: Develop and maintain prioritized program backlog of user stories for implementation according to business value or ROI.
  • Data & Customer Research: Inform product decisions with both qualitative and quantitative data on behavior and experimentation.
  • Resolution: Identify and resolve issues that may impair the ability to meet strategic, financial, and/or technical goals.


  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Infrastructure, DevOps, SRE or Platform Engineering experience
  • 9-14 Years of prior experience with at least 6 working in a Product Management Role, with agile team experience.
  • Knowledge Preferred: knowledge of the financial services industry, familiar with BI tools, certification or experience with Product Owner or Scrum Master role, experience in leadership or mentorship of a team, multiple years working in complex, cross functional companies managing multiple products and PMs.
  • Must have demonstrated successful cross functional work in previous experience along with excellent communication, time management, and project management experience, strong business acumen and high self awareness/EQ.
  • Along with previous research experience required, influence skills, previously proven successful leadership partnerships, be an expert in translating product requirements into technical requirements, high ability to work in ambiguity and solution effectively.
  • Ability to proactively identify and solve the most complex problems; use ground-breaking methods to think beyond existing solutions

Our Benefits!

  • Highly competitive compensation, including annual bonus opportunities
  • Medical/Dental/Vision plans, 401(k), pension program
  • Tuition reimbursement, commuter plans, and paid time off
  • Extensive Professional Training Opportunities
  • 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.
If you work or would be working in California, Colorado, New York City, Washington or outside of a Corporate location, please click here for information pertaining to compensation and benefits.
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
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
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
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
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

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