Principal Trust – IT Applications Internship


We are seeking an energetic and passionate software engineer to work on different IT application related project. The Intern will participate in the system design & implement solutions in order to fulfill the business outcome.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Work with Business Analysts to understand the requirements
  • Work with Solution Architects to design and define solutions
  • Conduct system design, coding, unit testing as well as preparation of documents in accordance to standard
  • Participate in agile sprints, support continuous product delivery
  • Provide non-office hours off duty standby support for production systems when ne


  • University students in Information Technology or similar discipline
  • Knowledge in SQL and database development
  • Knowledge with Microservices and API (RESTful)
  • Knowledge in technology such as Java, Spring framework or .NET technology

Company Overview:

Principal Financial Group® (Nasdaq: PFG) is a global financial company with over 18,000 employees^ passionate about improving the wealth and well-being of people and businesses. In business for more than 140 years, we’re helping more than 50 million customers^ plan, insure, invest, and retire, while working to improve our planet, support the communities where we do business, and build a diverse, inclusive workforce.

In Hong Kong for over two decades, we’re a provider of investment and retirement solutions covering pension schemes & products as well as mutual funds. We combine our capabilities in global investment management, leading retirement and asset allocation expertise to provide people and companies the financial tools, resources and information they need to achieve greater financial security and live their best life. Our investment products are well recognized in the asset management industry for many years. We’ve been awarded “Good MPF Employer Award” for consecutive years by MPFA for our dedication and continuous effort in enhancing better retirement protection for employees. As a socially responsible employer, we’ve gained the “Caring Company” recognition for over 10 years to recognize our commitment in Caring for the Community, Employees and Environment.

If you are looking for a place where you are empowered to contribute and grow continuously, here is the opportunity – we are looking for high caliber talents to join our Hong Kong operation and grow with us. To find out more, please visit us at

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