Job description


What you’ll do:

Principal Global Investors is looking for a Data Engineer to join their organization! This team has a passion for continuous learning and improvement, creativity, and problem solving. This role will help build out our digital intelligence platform and bring these capabilities to scale to align with enterprise efforts. If you want to be a part of building something new and you thrive on creating efficiencies, please apply today!

Here are few examples of the kinds of things you’ll do:
  • Work with teammates to build technical solutions that are reusable, scalable, fast, and maintainable through large datasets, both clean and un-clean.
  • Focus on growing as an engineer, learning existing tools, resources and processes.
  • Expanding and optimizing data and data pipeline architecture.
  • Assist to design, implement and maintain investment product datasets in alignment with data and analytics vision and strategy.
  • Support critical, ongoing operations while also contributing to new strategic solutions.
  • Own continuous improvement in yourself, your team, and the solutions you build.


We’re looking for someone with:
  • Bachelor's degree or a Master's in a related field
  • Ability to work directly with data and datastores through programming languages such as SQL, Python, Java, etc.
  • Cloud platforms exposure (we use AWS, but open to experience in others)
  • Basic planning, organizational, problem-solving, analytical, decision-making and communication skills

Additional preferred experience:

  • Collaborative and adaptable
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Database operations, structures and design
  • Knowledge of agile (scrum) development methodology

Additional Information


May be required to provide on-call support/hours.

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.

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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