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Principal Financial Services, Inc

Front-End Developer/Engineer (Entry-leve)

Principal Financial Services, Inc - Des Moines, IA

Front-End Developer/Engineer (Entry-level or Experienced) - #221876Job Area:ITBusiness Area:PensionLocation:IA - Des MoinesCareer Category:Recent College Graduate, Experienced ProfessionalFull/Part Time:Full-TimeRegular/Temporary:RegularDate Posted:05/30/2018Responsibilities:The Retirement and Income Solutions (RIS) Shared Services area has a new Front End Developer Engineer opportunity that will be instrumental in contributing to the advancement of customer experience. This role will work closely with the User Experience (UX) team, project teams, and help contribute and influence the advancement of front end experience at Principal.Some of the responsibilities of this role include:Develop high quality applications for our customersProvide stewardship around system performance and release managementAssist UX designers in flushing out component designCollaborate with architecture, technical engineers, and other roles, on application design and architectureHelp influence and contribute to the front end technology road mapProvide technical support to questions and issues from the communityFind ways to contribute to the front end focused communityIf you are interested in this opportunity, then read on below and apply today!We are willing to consider remote opportunities for the right candidate.Qualifications:1. For Entry level candidates, we are looking for someone with a computer-related degree and one of the following:strong academic/personal experience articulating your Front End Development experienceor, an internship with heavy experience working in the Front End Development space2. For Experienced candidates, we are looking for either:someone with 1 years of professional Front End 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 Front End Development experience and exposure to many of the preferred skills listed below3. 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 Front End Development experience/expertiseAdditional preferred technical experience (any experience would be a plus):Process automation (i.e. npm scripts, webpack)JavaScript testing (i.e. QUnit, Mocha, Jasmine)Code quality tooling (i.e. eslint, scss-lint)JavaScript module systems (i.e. esm, AMD, CommonJS)CSS preprocessors (i.e. Sass, Less)Debugging (i.e. Chrome Dev Tools)Familiarity with front-end libraries and frameworks (i.e. Backbone, React, Angular)Knowledge of best practices for accessibility and application performanceExperience in server side application frameworks (i.e. Spring MVC, JSF, .NET MVC, Rails)Awareness of content management systems (i.e. Drupal, Wordpress)Core competencies for success:Strong desire to learn and take initiativeDesire to contribute to the betterment of the team and front end developer communityAbility to influence and participate in code reviewsPassion for webAbility to communicate technical and business share storyAbility to break down larger work efforts and manage multiple tasksLearn more about our company!: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!Principal was #18 on Computerworld's list of making it 16 years in a row on the list! Click the link to read all about it.And, if you have 2 minutes, you'll want to watch this video about our company:Visa Sponsorship:This position is no

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Location: Des Moines, IA

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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.