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Principal Experienced Info Security Engineer (Cloud focus) in Des Moines, Iowa

As an Info Security Sr Engineer in our Principal Global Investors business area, you’ll join a team that enables business to move quick with good controls in place! This role will have a large cloud emphasis, making sure we’ve got the right security control in place for our organization.

Here are few examples of the kinds of things you’ll do:

  • Design and assess cloud security solutions and controls.

  • Recommend new security tools and processes.

  • Help ensure we meet our Customer and Regulatory requirements and supervise any new changes in regulations.

  • Analyze and report on the IT Security Risks.

  • Establish information security requirements/guidance and connect with partners to meet business needs.

  • Provide a technical source of security consulting, education, mentorship and partnership to a variety of audiences.

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Associate's or bachelor's degree (preference in a computer science, technology, engineering or math-related field) and 4+ years’ work experience or equivalent experience.

  • Info Security experience

  • Cloud experience (prefer AWS)

  • Advanced planning, organizational, problem-solving, analytical, decision-making and communication skills required.

  • Must have the desire and ability to learn new technology and continuously grow.

Additional preferred technical experience:

  • Audit or Risk background

  • Experience with control frameworks or standards (NIST, ISO, CIS)

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 now or in the future or those needing work authorization for this role. (This includes, but is not limited to students on F1-OPT, F1-CPT, J-1, etc.)

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.


Requisition ID: 2020-28846

Enterprise Segment: PGI

Business Area: PGI Other

Street: 711 High Street

Remote: Yes

FLSA Status: Exempt