At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.
The Luna Engineering Team builds the design system (Luna) at the heart of the Product practice at NM. We build the design system tools used to deliver consistent, accessible, and cohesive experiences in our advisor platform, client portal, and home office experiences.
On this team as an Associate Software Engineer, you will have an opportunity to work on high-value, high-visibility projects that empower the rest of our engineering teams to ship more efficiently, with more consistent, accessible, and responsive products.
Contribute to the constellation of libraries, tools, and artifacts that comprise the Luna system
Collaborate with visual designers to create, document, and express composable UI elements in a number of environments (Figma, HTML/CSS, React, mobile native) leveraging system foundations and patterns
Maintain CI/CD pipelines and build scripting we use to publish and deploy our tooling
Write visual-regression, unit, and integration tests to ensure system stability
Document and evangelize best practices for markup semantics, accessibility, responsiveness, React architecture, and general Luna component usage
Provide support to Luna-consuming engineering teams
Partner with external teams to create shared tools and library integrations
Create and perform code reviews & API proposals for your peers
Excellent written/spoken communication skills
An open, proactively collaborative attitude
A systematic approach to problem-solving
Practical use of over semantic, responsive, cross-browser, accessible HTML/CSS & WAI ARIA
Exposure to advanced React concepts like context, controlled/uncontrolled behavior, hooks, and state management
Comfortable working in the Browser ecosystem, including concepts like the DOM and CSS's cascade
Proficient with Git and the Command Line
Have worked with visual design concepts like typography, color, spacing, shape & form
Experience collaborating directly with designers
Experience with contributing to OSS
Experience writing NPM tooling
Have experimented with SVG
Familiar with Markdown, Semantic Versioning, Conventional Commits, etc
Experience maintaining CI:CD pipelines
Experience using design tokens
Proficiency with Sass or Styled Components
Proficient in at least one: React, Web Components, Vue, Angular
Curious minds and an appetite for learning
A personality that thrives in an agile/nimble environment
This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.
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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.
Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for nearly 160 years through a distinctive planning approach that integrates risk management with wealth accumulation, preservation and distribution. With more than $217 billion in assets, $26 billion in revenues and more than $1.5 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force. Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.2 million clients. People are the power behind Northwestern Mutual, and diversity makes us better. We are committed to reflecting and serving the marketplace. We do so by attracting and enhancing the engagement of those who bring their unique perspectives, ideas, and beliefs. At Northwestern Mutual, people matter. And you’ll be working for a company that’s consistently voted among the “most admired” in the nation.