Principal Financial Group Des Moines , IA 50301
Job Area: IT
Business Area: Corporate Systems Support
Location: IA - Des Moines
Career Category: Experienced Professional
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Date Posted: 2018-09-24
The Enterprise Data & Applications (EDA) area has a great new opening for an experienced Java developer to join our Agile scrum team that creates and supports many of our customer facing applications and APIs. What makes this opportunity so appealing? The EDA area is where we create and support technical solutions leveraged across the entire organization. We are at the intersection of many strategic initiatives which provides our team members great exposure across our IT community.
Ideal candidates for this role will have at least 4 years of Java development experience, enjoy the challenges of full stack development, can analyze and understand applications from front-end through back-end, enjoy collaborating with and mentoring others, and are driven to not only identify technical problems, but implement creative solutions!
Willing to consider remote opportunities for the right candidate.
Associate's or Bachelor's degree 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)
3+ years of Java development experience
Relational database experience
Additional preferred technical experience:
Experience with IBM WebSphere
Experience with development, build, and deployment tooling (i.e. Maven, BitBucket, Bamboo)
Authentication Frameworks (we use Apigee, OAuth)
Web Service experience (i.e. REST, SOAP)
Development practices like CI/CD
Test automation knowledge (i.e. Ruby, Cucumber)
Core competencies for success:
Positive mentor for others
Desire to be a multi-skilled developer contributing to the development work across the entire stack (front end, back end, automation, etc.)
Strong analysis skills with the ability to identify root cause and propose solutions
Experience working in an Agile environment
Experience with paired programming is a plus
Ability to provide rotational off hours support
Willing to consider applicants at multiple job levels.
What's next? Innovation at its finest.
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