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Software Developer/Engineer - #221906
Category: Banking
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Software Developer/Engineer - #221906

Job Area: ITBusiness Area: PGI OtherLocation: IA - Des MoinesCareer Category: Recent College Graduate,Experienced ProfessionalFull/Part Time: Full-TimeRegular/Temporary: RegularDate Posted: 2018-06-05


Principal Global Investors (PGI) has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious IT professional to deliver on complex global operation initiatives. If you can work independently as well as collaboratively with Scrum delivery teams this could be a job for you.

You will be responsible for application development in support of PGI's Finance & Accounting group. This position will be involved in all aspects of analysis and development: requirements, needs analysis, designing, coding, testing, debugging, implementation, documentation and maintenance (of other existing and new development). You will work closely with your scrum team and product owner(s) to deliver business value through agile software delivery.

If you are a well-rounded IT professional with top-notch communication, collaboration and leadership skills, and are interested in driving initiatives forward, then this is the opportunity for you!


1. For Entry level candidates, we are looking for someone with a computer-related degree and one of the following:

+ strong classroom experience articulating your Object-Oriented development experience

+ or, an internship with heavy experience working with Object-Oriented development

2. For Experienced candidates, we are looking for either:

+ someone with 1+ years of professional Object-Oriented development experience (in this case, an Associate's or Bachelor's degree in a science, technology, engineering, or math related field would suffice)

+ strongest candidates would have a computer-related degree and 2+ years of professional Object-Oriented development experience with .NET and C#

+ experience and exposure to many of the "preferred" skills listed below

3. We would also consider a candidate who went through an intensive Code Academy or Code School program. But, you would have to also have the following:

+ An Associate's or Bachelor's degree

+ strong academic/personal experience articulating your Object Oriented development experience/expertise

Additional preferred technical experience (any experience would be a plus):

+ Experience with Data transformation tooling (we use MuleSoft, Informatica, SSIS)

+ Experience with databases (we use SQL Server)

+ Experience with Agile practices and Agile tooling (Jira, Confluence)

+ Exposure to DevOps practices (TDD, CI, CD, etc.)

+ Exposure to WebSphere MQ

+ Exposure with working with vendor applications

+ Exposure to FTP

Core competencies for success:

+ You communicate, you collaborate, you care

+ You are committed to bringing value to your customers with your solutions

+ You are passionate about technology

+ You collaborate globally

+ You believe in discovery and inspiration

+ You constantly improve and adapt

+ You are comfortable discussing things openly

+ You are inclusive and respectful

+ You strive for greatness

Learn more about our company!

As a member of Principal's global IT community, you are part of a high-performing culture that promotes employee empowerment, innovation, collaboration, and career development while fostering flexibility between professional and personal responsibilities. The work you do while partnering closely with the business puts our customers' needs first by shaping the financial security of millions of lives across the globe!

Principal was #18 on Computerworld's list of 100 Best Places to Work in IT 2017 making it 16 years in a row on the list! Click the link to read all about it.

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This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by Principal. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time.

Job Level

Willing to consider applicants at multiple job levels.


Principal is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic partner status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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What's next? Innovation at its finest. We'll review your application and if you're selected for an interview, you'll receive an invite for an On-Demand Video interview. Haven't done that before, don't worry. We've got all the tips and tricks available to help you be successful. With an On-Demand Video Interview, you can add your own flair and personality - at your pace. Be sure to check your email frequently. We'll communicate our decisions through the email address used on your online profile. If you receive an email from Principal Talent Team, you've been selected to begin your video interview and have a set time to submit once you log in.

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