What you'll do:
Principal Global Investors is looking for a Data Engineer who has a passion for turning large scale data into actionable intelligence. If you have a programming background and are looking to help use those skills to maintain, improve, clean, manipulate and enhance data in both operational and analytics databases, then please consider applying today! This role is great mix of combining programming and data in order to solve strategic business solutions.
Here are few examples of the kinds of things you’ll do:
Development and deployment of robust and scalable data platforms for advanced analytics and data processing.
Learn best practices, standardization and procedures around data warehousing and development processes to ensure data quality and integrity
Research, maintain and evaluate emerging data engineering and warehousing technologies and solutions for continuous improvements to solve business problems.
We are willing to consider candidates who sit either onsite in Des Moines, IA or remotely.
What you'll get from us:
Competitive pay, benefits, perks and more. We’ll reward you for the skills and experience you have. Find out more.
A great place to live, work and play. Greater Des Moines is one of the fastest-growing metro areas in the country. Given its vibrant and welcoming culture, it’s no wonder Des Moines has garnered so much national recognition—including #3 Best Affordable Place to Live (U.S. News & World Report, 2019).
Respect for your unique perspective. Diversity, inclusion and empowerment are at the core of our culture.
A career, not just a job. Principal is a place where you can learn and innovate. Do important work. Make an impact. And achieve your professional goals.
The ability to have a great job and a great life. Sure, work is important. But so is your family. And your friends. And your community. That’s why we provide the flexibility needed to find the right balance between your job and the rest of your life.
We’re looking for someone with:
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent work experience
Preference will be given to candidates who have a strong Software Development/Engineering background
Exposure in data movement and analysis
Here are some technologies you'll use in this role:
Cloud computing, data movement and analysis - AWS ecosystem
Database design - SQL, no-SQL, JSON, file and data tagging
Operational and Enterprise data, reporting data marts and services
Data processing and analysis - R and Python scripting
Data visualization - MS PowerBI
Willing to consider applicants at multiple job levels.
This role may require rotational on-call responsibilities.
How we hire:
Once you apply, your application is hand reviewed by our talent team. Generally within a few weeks, the team makes interview selection decisions and communicates those via email. If selected, you’ll receive an email from Principal Talent Team to complete a pre-recorded interview on your own time. Be sure to check your email frequently and follow the steps shared to submit timely.
Learn more about our hiring steps and find answers to frequently asked questions.
At this time, we're not able to consider candidates needing sponsorship now or in the future or those needing work authorization for this role. (This includes students on F1-OPT, F1-CPT, J-1, etc.) However, we’d hope you continue to keep us in mind for future opportunities.
Principal is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to of 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.
Investment Code of Ethics
For positions with Principal Global Investors, you will be required to follow a Code of Ethics which covers a number of obligations related to personal and business conduct as well as personal trading activities for you and members of your household. These same requirements may also apply to other positions across the organization.
Who we are:
We help people build the kinds of lives they dream about—empowered by financial security and stability. We started in 1879 (yes, 1879) as an insurance company. Today, we’re a member of the FORTUNE 500® and a global investment management leader.
So that’s what we do. As far as who we are, well, we believe that how we do things is just as important as what we do.
Doing what’s right has been a part of who we are for more than 140 years. We focus on taking care of not only our employees, customers and advisors, but also the people who live in the communities where we do business.
Learn more about our values in the workplace.