Software Engineer - #222080
Job Area: ITBusiness Area: PGI OtherLocation: IA - Des MoinesCareer Category: Recent College Graduate,Experienced ProfessionalFull/Part Time: Full-TimeRegular/Temporary: RegularDate Posted: 2018-08-10
Principal Global Investors (PGI) has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious IT professional to deliver on complex global initiatives. Help bring the engineering discipline and industry best practices to investigating, architecting, designing and implementing new solutions and/or adding new features and functions to existing solutions to meet business needs. If you can work independently as well as collaboratively with Scrum delivery teams this could be a job for you.
The ideal candidate will bring an application engineering mindset, passion for learn necessary skills to develop the right solution stack to solve business needs. 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 well-rounded IT professional with top-notch communication, collaboration and leadership skills, and are interested driving initiatives forward with an engineering mindset 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 experienceor, an internship with heavy experience working with Object-Oriented development space
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 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 degreestrong academic/personal experience articulating your Object-Oriented development experience/expertise
Additional preferred technical experience:
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)
Experience with DevOps practices (TDD, CI, CD, etc.)
Experience with WebSphere MQ
Exposure to cloud technologies
Exposure with working with vendor applications
Exposure to FTP
Keys to success in this position:
You are passionate about technology and finding the right solution to meet business needs
You have a continuous learning mindset
You communicate, you collaborate, you care
You are committed to bringing value to your customers with your solutions
You collaborate globally
You constantly improve and adapt
You are comfortable discussing things openly
You are inclusive and respectful
You strive for greatness
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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!
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