Principal Financial Services, Inc
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. Additionally, we are looking for an experienced candidate who will be able to take on tech lead responsibilities (breaking down tasks, assist with design, monitor work, mentor peers, provide stakeholder updates) and have an interest in formal people leadership.
Some of the responsibilities of this role include:Develop high quality applications for our customers
Provide stewardship around system performance and release management
Assist UX designers in flushing out component design
Collaborate with architecture, technical engineers, and other roles, on application design and architecture
Help influence and contribute to the front end technology road map
Provide technical support to questions and issues from the community
Find ways to contribute to the front end focused community
If you are interested in this opportunity, then read on below and apply today!
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”)
We would also consider a candidate who went through an intensive Code Academy or Code School program.
4 years of Front End development experience (internship, academic, or professional)
Experience with source control management tools (i.e. Git)
Strongest candidates will have expertise in many of the “preferred” skills listed below
Additional preferred experience:
Process automation (i.e. Grunt, Gulp)
Code quality tooling (i.e. jslint, jshint, scss-lint)
CSS preprocessors (i.e. Sass, Less)
Debugging (i.e. Chrome Dev Tools)
Familiarity with front-end libraries and frameworks (i.e. Boostrap, jQuery, Backbone, Angular)
Knowledge of best practices for accessibility and application performance
Experience in server side application frameworks (i.e. JSF, .NET, Spring MVC, SailsJS)
Awareness of content management systems (i.e. Drupal, jekyll)
Core competencies for success:
Strong desire to learn and take initiative
Desire to contribute to the betterment of the team and front end developer community
Ability to influence and participate in code reviews
Passion for web
Ability to communicate technical and business “share story”
Ability to break down larger work efforts and manage multiple tasks
Willing to consider applicants at multiple job levels.
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Principal is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to 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.
This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by Principal. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time.
Principal Financial Services, Inc
Website : http://www.principal.com
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.