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Principal Financial Group | Portland, Oregon
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Job Description

Job Area: IT

Business Area: PGI Other

Location: OR - Portland;IA - Des Moines

Career Category: Experienced Professional

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Date Posted: 2019-01-09


Principal Global Investors is looking for an Experienced 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.

Responsibilities include:

* Handle large datasets, both clean and un-clean, and work with teammates to build technical solutions that are scalable, fast, maintainable and reusable.
* Design, implement and maintain enterprise data warehouse in alignment with data and analytics vision and strategy.
* Understand and aid in implementation of database requirements, troubleshoot issues, analyze and optimize performance.
* Development and deployment of robust and scalable data platforms for advanced analytics and data processing.
* Help architect, build and launch highly scalable and reliable data pipelines.
* Accountable for leading and mentoring other team members in 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 would prefer that this position sit in either our Des Moines, IA or Portland, OR office, but we are open to considering remote candidates*


* Associate's or Bachelor's degree in a science, technology, engineering, or math related field or equivalent work experience (6 years of experience equates to an Associate's degree when defining "equivalent work experience")
* 4+ years of development experience in data movement and analysis
* Preference will be given to candidates who have a strong Software Development/Engineering background

Additional preferred technical experience:

* 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
* Data optimization
* Data architecture, modeling, storage, mapping, transformation, utilization, analytics

Keys to success in this position:

* Eagerness to learn and apply a basic to advanced knowledge of investment management products and services
* Strong work ethic
* Ability to challenge the status quo
* Desire to continuously improve
* Aptitude for solving problems using resources available
* Servant leadership

Job Level

Willing to consider applicants at multiple job levels.

Additional Information

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 a pre-recorded interview experience. Haven't done that before, don't worry. We've got all the tips and tricks available to help you be successful. With a pre-recorded 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 our Principal Talent Acquisition Team, you've been selected to begin your pre-recorded interview experience and have a set time to submit.

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Work Authorization/Sponsorship

At this time, we're not able to consider candidates who would need 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 other potential opportunities in the future.

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 comply with 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.

Principal Code of Ethics

You may be required to comply with a Code of Ethics which covers personal trading activities for you and members of your household.

About Principal Financial Group

Principal Financial Group, Inc. (PFG) is a provider of retirement savings, investment and insurance products and services. The Company's United States and international operations is engaged on the asset accumulation and asset management. In addition, the Company is also engaged in providing a range of individual and group life insurance, group health insurance, individual and group disability insurance and group dental and vision insurance. The Company operates in four business segments: U.S. Asset Accumulation, Global Asset Management, International Asset Management and Accumulation, and Life and Health Insurance. (Source: 10-K)

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