Principal Financial Group


Sr Software Engineer I (Remote)

Computer Science

Full Time

Columbus, US

Posted 19 weeks ago

About the Job

Salary - $87550 - $172800/Year

Our Enablement Technology team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer I to partner closely with our financial business partners to improve and modernize our technologies. This Software Engineer will have ownership of execution and a lot of flexibility determining technical implementation and design of the modernization efforts. We are in the process of not only modernizing our applications but migrating our on-prem solutions to the cloud and you would be directly involved in both initiatives! You’ll help drive this department’s goal to be 100% in the cloud.

The applications this team owns are critical to Principal’s success . Does being an experienced member of a collaborative, thought-provoking engineering team that encourages creative, cutting-edge solutions sound exciting? Then this is the opportunity for you!

You’ll have the opportunity to:
  • Learn and grow with the team as we seek to implement new technologies and practices, build in security and monitoring from the start, improve our coding practices, provide scale and performance capabilities, and evolve our engineering culture
  • Problem-solve, innovate, design, and deliver technology solutions to solve complex contact center requirements that drive business outcomes
  • Experiment, learn and keep up with new technologies and practices to stay ahead of the competition and employ data-driven, positive disruption strategies to bring these to life
  • Implement solutions to expand our business functions (development, configuration, security, integration, cloud/SaaS, vendor interaction, etc.)
  • Support new and existing applications through development (on-prem and cloud)
  • Provide great leadership and help mentor other entry level engineers on the team

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree with a preference in a computer science, technology, engineering, or math related field or equivalent work experience
  • 6+ years of relevant software engineering experience
  • Experience and technical leadership in developing, implementing, and supporting applications in multiple object-oriented languages such as JavaScript, and Java
  • Experience designing, implementing, and maintaining applications and services in AWS or other Cloud environments
  • Highly successful performance in the competencies of technical abilities, solution design, execution, strategy, communication, and leadership
  • Excellent collaborative, planning, organizational, problem-solving, analytical, decision-making skills
  • Must have the desire to learn new technology and continuously grow

Preferred technical experience:
  • Java, Python, Typescript
  • AWS, Serverless technologies with AWS
  • Distributed technology
  • Informal leadership or mentorship experience

Salary Range Information

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.

Salary Range

$87550 - $172800 / year

Additional Information

Work Authorization/Sponsorship

At this time, we're not considering candidates that need any type of immigration sponsorship (additional work authorization or permanent work authorization) now or in the future to work in the United States? This includes, but IS NOT LIMITED TO: F1-OPT, F1-CPT, H-1B, TN, L-1, J-1, etc. For additional information around work authorization needs please use the following links. and

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.

Experience Principal

While our expertise spans the globe, we're bound by one common purpose: to foster a world where financial security is accessible to all. And our success depends on the unique experiences, backgrounds, and talents of our employees – individually and all of us together. Explore our core values , benefits and why we’re an exceptional place to grow your career.

Principal is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

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