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Principal Data Engineer II (Remote Available) in Des Moines, Iowa

Principal is looking for Data Engineers to join our US Insurance Solution Technology organization. In this role, you will be building an operational data store platform that enables us to drive better experiences for our customers.

As an engineer in this space, you’ll bring your knowledge of creating, hosting, and monitoring data solutions to build scalable, repeatable patterns. You’ll work closely with our Customer Service product teams and Core Policy Recordkeeping teams.

Here are a few things you’ll do:

+ + Understand business context and transfer that knowledge to build solutions around data repositories while keeping an enterprise and engineering mindset

  • Build efficient, repeatable data pipelines both to both serve and monitor models

  • Engage with business partners as a technology consultant

  • Understand the trade-offs between technical, analytical and product needs and lead to solutions that take all of the needs into account. Develop strategies for data acquisition and influence others within the business area through explanation of policies, patterns and practices. Facilitate strategic discussions and execute tactical plans

  • Continue maintenance and support of legacy platforms

  • Provide technical advice and weigh in on technical decisions that impact other teams or the company at large. Research, influence and propose new technologies.

  • Make others better through code review, thorough documentation, technical guidance, mentoring or serving as technical lead for a product

  • Bachelor's degree plus 2+ years related work experience or a Master's degree in related field

  • Knowledge of financial services products and processes desirable

  • Experience with:

  • Database management systems

  • Variety of data modeling techniques and data structures

  • Building/operating systems for data extraction, ingestion and processing of large data sets

  • Building data products incrementally and integrating and managing datasets from multiple sources

  • Operational and enterprise data, data lakes, or reporting data marts

  • May be required to provide on-call support

Additional preferred technical experience:

  • Python, SQL, Github code repository experience

  • Moving and transforming large amounts of data using Informatica ETL

  • Building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines

  • Experience with Mainframe systems like JCL and COBOL would be a plus but not required.

Salary ranges below reflect targeted base salaries. Non-sales positions have the opportunity to participate in a bonus program. Sales positions are eligible for sales incentives, and in some instances a bonus plan, whereby total compensation may far exceed base salary depending on individual performance. Actual compensation for all roles will be based upon geographic location, work experience, education, licensure requirements and/or skill level and will be finalized at the time of offer.

$69000 - $119000 / year

Job level

We’ll consider talent at the next level with the right experiences and skills.

Work Authorization/Sponsorship

At this time, we're not considering candidates that need any type of immigration sponsorship now or in the future or those needing work authorization for this role. (This includes, but is not limited to students on F1-OPT, F1-CPT, J-1, etc.)

Investment Code of Ethics

For Principal Global Investors positions, you’ll need to follow an Investment Code of Ethics 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.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.




Requisition ID: 2021-33409

Enterprise Segment: USIS

Business Area: Individual Life

External Company Name: Principal Financial Group

Street: 711 High Street

Remote: Yes

FLSA Status: Exempt