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Software Engineer III Job in Grove City, Ohio US

Software Engineer III

Principal Life Insurance Company - Grove City, OH

Posted: 11/25/2021 - Expires: 2/23/2022

Job ID: 234447758


Job Description

Software Engineer III

Job Locations

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Engineering & Technology

Ent Seg


Bus Area

Corporate Systems Support

Pos Typ

Regular Full-Time






Principal is going all in with AWS and is creating a newly formed Enterprise Platform Engineering team! You will be instrumental in contributing to the advancement of how our community builds, delivers, integrates and measures applications. This role will work closely with the community of engineers and product teams to help contribute to and influence the adoption of AWS at Principal. We are looking for an individual who is passionate about technology and committed to driving and engineering solution-based outcomes.

 If you love collaboration and cutting-edge technology, this job may be for you!

Here are few examples of things you'll do:


Consult with cloud engineering teams and stakeholders to understand AWS problems and DevSecOps engineering challenges.
Help reduce the barrier to entry for AWS by engineering solutions and influencing culture/process improvements. Reduce security risks and improve cloud engineering productivity through solution engineering and consulting with teams.
Contribute to Principal's AWS Landing Zone to provide automated security and compliance guard rails.
Develop and maintain Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and other automation templates.
Automation, automation, automation!



Associate's or Bachelor's degree with a preference in a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) related field or equivalent work experience
2+ years of development, scripting, or general automation experience
Basic planning, organizational, problem-solving, analytical, decision-making and communication skills required
Basic leadership skills
Must be able to maintain a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality
Must have the desire to learn new technology and continuously grow
Ability to work on cross-functional teams and collaborate with both IT and non-IT partners


Preferred Technical Skills:

AWS EC2, S3, Lambda, etc.
Terraform, Python, Java, Powershell, and/or Cloud Formation
Github and CI/CD pipelines
Application development or infrastructure automation
Security engineering mindset Networking and lower-level infrastructure engineering

Additional Information


This position may require on-call responsibilities.


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 (additional work authorization or permanent work authorization) now or in the future to work in the United States? This includes, but IS NOT LIMITED TO: F1-OPT, F1-CPT, H-1B, TN, L-1, J-1, etc. For additional information around work authorization needs please use the following links. and

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.


The 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.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Associate's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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