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Principal Financial Services, Inc

IT Internship Program (Summer 2018)

Principal Financial Services, Inc - Des Moines, IA

IT Internship Program (Summer 2018)




IT Internship Program (Summer 2018) - #220848Job Area:ITBusiness Area:Information ServicesLocation:IA - Des MoinesCareer Category:InternFull/Part Time:Full TimeRegular/Temporary:TemporaryDate Posted:08/31/2017Pursue your calling and make an impact.We know it's important to get off to a great start with your career. Principal offers multiple opportunities to gain experience, make connections, and provide fast-tracked opportunities to learn our business from the inside out. This is your opportunity to work for a global, innovative, technology-driven company with a mission to help people live their best lives.Our IT internship program offers opportunities for 85 interns and has a strong reputation with over 20 years of history. You'll work on real projects with range of team members, including other interns through senior level management. We'll place you in a role customized to your expertise and interests, all while working in a collaborative Agile team environment.You're not just looking for an internship.We hear you. That's why working with us isn't just about skill sets and job responsibilities. We care about offering you diverse experiences, rewarding challenges, and global opportunities that push you to reach for bigger life goals.The Internship ExperiencePrincipal will host over 200 interns across various business units and teams. You will meet with senior executives, gain career direction, and contribute to work that helps our customers live their best lives - all at a Fortune 500 company who invests in your personal and professional development.As an IT intern, your action-packed internship includes a four day, non-stop Code Jam (#PFGCodeJam) where you'll receive creative liberty to generate a technical solution to a real business need. Code Jam fosters a highly collaborative work environment while you put your problem-solving skills to work.Did we mention you'll have plenty of time to explore Des Moines?Principal is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, the Midwest's best-kept secret. You'll get a chance to network at social events and volunteer in the community with peers and team members. From its miles of trails and lakes, local wineries and breweries, to world-class music, theater and a thriving foodie scene, Des Moines offers big-city perks with small-town charm.Worried about relocating to Des Moines? Don't worry, we offer housing assistance to those who are eligible.Responsibilities:We plan to offer the following opportunities (non-software engineering) for Summer 2018.Data Engineers: Design, build, and manage information or big data infrastructure. They develop the architecture that helps analyze and process data in the way the organization needs it. They also make sure related systems are performing smoothly.Technology Infrastructure: Assists in managing our technology infrastructure, including voice and data connectivity, messaging, collaboration, mobile and desktop devices, mainframe and distributed servers and storage. The backbone of our IT organization!Information Security/Risk Management: Serves as the first line of defense against cyber attacks by monitoring and analyzing potential threats to Principal's network. Work includes monitoring network traffic, malware investigation and assisting with implementing new technologies.UI/UX Designer: Passionately interested in our customers and strive to learn everything we can about their behaviors, attitudes, and emotions to help define the digital experiences we create. Work includes human-centered research methods, iterative prototyping, interaction design, and usability testing. HTML, CSS and JavaScript skills are preferred along with interaction design skills, working knowledge of adobe suites and other wireframing tools like Balsamiq.If you are interested in IT internship opportunities in software engineering, please apply to our Software Engineering Internship (Summer 2018) posting, #220847.Qualifications:Basic Qualifications:Current enrollment in an accre

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Principal Financial Services, Inc


IT Internship Program (Summer 2018) 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.