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Experienced Data Engineer
  • Python
  • SQL
  • Java
  • Database
  • Hadoop
  • Scala
Principal Financial Group
Denver, CO
132 days ago

What you'll do:

Principal's Global Brand and Experience team is looking for a Data Engineer who has a passion for data and a desire for delivering actionable intelligence. If you have a programming background and are looking to help use those skills to maintain, improve, clean, manipulate and enhance data in both operational and analytics databases, then apply today! This role is great mix of combining programming and data in order to solve strategic business solutions.

**We will consider remote candidates for this opportunity**

What you’ll do

As a Data Engineer, you will help to better understand our customers and their interactions using data. The Global Brand and Experience portfolio operates in a dynamic environment supporting a team of data scientists developing advanced analytical solutions. You’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Develop and deploy robust and scalable data platforms that efficiently process data and enable the development of advanced analytics.
  • Learn best practices, standardization and procedures around data warehousing and development processes to ensure data quality and integrity.
  • Research, maintain and evaluate emerging data engineering and warehousing technologies and solutions for continuous improvements to solve business problems.

What you'll get from us:

  • Competitive pay, benefits, perks and more. We’ll reward you for the skills and experience you have. Find out more.
  • Respect for your unique perspective. Diversity, inclusion and empowerment are at the core of our culture.
  • A career, not just a job. Principal is a place where you can learn and innovate. Do important work. Make an impact. And achieve your professional goals.
  • The ability to have a great job and a great life. Sure, work is important. But so is your family. And your friends. And your community. That’s why we provide the flexibility needed to find the right balance between your job and the rest of your life.


We’re looking for someone with:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree with a preference in a science, technology, engineering, or math related field or equivalent work experience (6 years of experience equates to an Associate’s degree when defining “equivalent work experience”)
  • 2+ years’ experience with Functional or Object-Oriented programming
  • Strong SQL experience

Preferred Experience:

  • Data Stores such as Hadoop
  • Scala/Java preferred; Python acceptable
  • System design experience
  • Cloud Platforms
  • Various extreme programming practices, including DevOps

Job Level:

Willing to consider applicants at multiple job levels.

How we hire:

Once you apply, your application is reviewed by our talent team. Generally within a few weeks, the team makes interview selection decisions and communicates those via email. If selected, you’ll receive an email from Principal Talent Team to complete a pre-recorded interview on your own time. Be sure to check your email frequently and follow the steps shared to submit timely.

Learn more about our hiring steps and find answers to frequently asked questions.

Additional Information:

Work Authorization/Sponsorship

At this time, we're not able to consider candidates needing sponsorship now or in the future or those needing work authorization for this role. (This includes students on F1-OPT, F1-CPT, J-1, etc.) However, we’d hope you continue to keep us in mind for future opportunities.

Principal is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to of 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.

Need assistance? Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation due to a disability at any stage of the employment application process should contact Human Resources at (515) 247.MYHR (6947) or at 1.866.524.MYHR (6947).

Investment Code of Ethics

For positions with Principal Global Investors, you will be required to follow a Code of Ethics which covers a number of obligations 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.

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