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  • Technical Specialist – Annuities – #222651: Principal

    February 26, 2019 by N/A

    Job Area: All Other
    Business Area: Individual Annuities
    Location: IA – Des Moines, NE – Grand Island
    Career Category: Recent College Graduate, Experienced Professional
    Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    Regular/Temporary: Regular
    Date Posted: 02/21/2019
    Finding the right job is all about finding the right fit

    At Principal, we believe how we do things is every bit as important as what we do. We’re guided by our commitment to do the right thing for customers, employees and the environment. And we’re not just jumping on the bandwagon – that’s been part of our culture since we were founded all the way back in 1879.

    We’re proud of consistently receiving several recognitions as a top workplace for employees. In fact, Principal made the cut in Forbes’ first-ever list of “America’s Best Employers!” And the best part? It’s our employees who gave us a thumbs-up.

    But don’t take our word for it; see what employees at Principal have to say by checking out our employee stories on our career site.  Another great way to get the inside story is connecting with employees via LinkedIn — learn more and get a sense of the culture.

    Responsibilities:

    Are you a self-starter with strong research, analysis and critical thinking skills? Do you pick up on technical things quickly?  We are looking for top talent to join our annuity team as a Technical Specialist.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to use your skills to research and resolve complex system issues in order to help our team provide best in class service to our customers.

    As a Technical Specialist you can expect to:

    • Handle multiple priorities in a changing environment.
    • Research, define, analyze, develop, implement and communicate solutions relating to business systems with minimal direction.
    • Provide technical expertise on assigned topics and projects.
    • Monitor daily reports to identify, research, and solve problems as they arise.
    • Communicate and collaborate with business partners as needed.
    • Provide coaching, mentoring and training to less experienced employees and internal customers.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent of 8 years experience required.
    • 2+ years related experience. (Previous Annuity experience or strong background researching and resolving complex issues.)

    Successful candidates will have the following:

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
    • Good problem solving, interpersonal, organizational, decision making, and leadership skills necessary.
    • Excellent reading comprehension, analytical, and interpretation skills necessary.
    • Must be a self-starter and have ability to work in a team environment.

    Additional Information:

    What’s next?  Innovation at its finest.

    We’ll review your application and if you’re selected for an interview, you’ll receive an invite for a pre-recorded interview experience. Haven’t done that before, don’t worry. We’ve got all the tips and tricks available to help you be successful. With a pre-recorded interview, you can add your own flair and personality – at your pace.

    Be sure to check your email frequently. We’ll communicate our decisions through the email address used on your online profile. If you receive an email from our Principal Talent Acquisition Team, you’ve been selected to begin your pre-recorded interview experience and have a set time to submit.

    Benefits designed with you in mind.

    Because each employee is unique, our benefit packages give you lots of choices.  We offer comprehensive benefits that helps contribute to the healthy, fulfilling life and gratifying work experience you deserve, at an affordable cost.  Click here to see just a few benefits you’ll receive once you join our team.

    Not an exact match for this role?

    We’ve got a lot of opportunities, so check out some of the others. And creating an email alert on our career site will help you keep you connected and informed of opportunities you’re interested in with a just a few clicks!

    Work Authorization/Sponsorship

    At this time, we’re not able to consider candidates who would need 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 other potential opportunities in the future.

    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.

    Investment Code of Ethics

    For positions with Principal Global Investors, you will be required to comply with 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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    View all openings at Principal: Click HERE

    Originally Posted at Principal by N/A.

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