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Principal Financial Services, Inc

Experienced Java Designer/Software Engineer

Principal Financial Services, Inc - Des Moines, IA

Principal is looking for an experienced Java Designer/Software Engineer to join our agile team in Retirement and Income Solutions. You will be working with a highly collaborative scrum team designing and implementing solutions used by our clients and business partners. In this position, you will need to collaborate with other team members to create and drive strategy/architecture for our Java applications and services.

We have a strong environment of mentoring, collaboration and teamwork on our scrum team. We value traits such as being able to embrace changing priorities, having a passion for variety in your work, being hungry to advance your technical skillset, challenging current state, and thriving in a state of continuous improvement both for the work we do and with ourselves. We want to be that place that you can join and contribute to the success and drive of our team, while being an environment where you can learn and grow and be your best self.

Top candidates for this role with have an engineer mindset and display passion & aptitude to apply engineering processes to the creation, maintenance, and design of software.

If this sounds like an opportunity you are interested in, please read on below for more details!


Required skills/experience include:

4 years of Java development experience

Bachelor’s degree in a STEM related field or equivalent experience

Core Java, Spring MVC, Maven, Java Batch, RESTful services and JSF

Preferred skills/experience include:

Vendor integrations

Java J2EE, RAD, JMS, HTML 5, Bootstrap, CSS and JavaScript

Experience working in an agile SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) program

Experience with continuous integration and modern application development

Familiarity with Secure Software development concepts/practices

Core competencies for success:

Have strong communication skills

Work well in a scrum team environment

Have a strong problem solving and analytical thinking mindset

Must be a self-starter and have the hunger to dig in

Have a desire to mentor and learn from peers

Be able to handle changing priorities

A focus on testing throughout development

Have a passion for variety in their job

Be a life-long learner to advance their technical skillset

Be comfortable with some on-call responsibilities

Visa Sponsorship:

This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by Principal. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time.

Job Level:

Willing to consider qualified applicants at the Lead and Senior Levels.


Principal is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to 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.

12 days 6 hours ago

Principal Financial Services, Inc


Experienced Java Designer/Software Engineer Principal Financial Services, Inc - Des Moines, IA, United States


Location: Des Moines, IA

Company Profile:
The Principal Financial Group® (The Principal®) is a leading global financial company offering businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services. Our range of products and services includes retirement solutions, insurance, wellness programs, and investment and banking products through our diverse family of financial services companies and national network of financial professionals.