Jay McFarling

Ankeny, Iowa

Asst. Director, IT Strategy, Principal Financial Group Inc

Experience at:
Nationwide Insurance Company, Grace Church, Principal Financial Group Inc

I’m interested in mentoring people from:

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    Agile Methodologies
    Continuous Improvement
    Location Ramp-up
    Mentoring & Coaching
    Off-shore & Remote Management
    Servant Leadership
    Software Delivery / SDLC
    Strategic Planning & Development
    Team & Resource Management
    Transformational Leadership
    Where I've Worked

    2019 – Present

    Asst. Director, IT Strategy

    Principal Financial Group Inc

    2006 – 2019

    Director, IT Applications Development / App Dev Leader

    Nationwide Insurance Company

    2010 – 2012

    Manager, IT Analysis (Software Quality Assurance)

    Nationwide Insurance Company

    2008 – 2010

    Manager, IT Analysis (Testing)

    Nationwide Insurance Company

    2006 – 2008

    Specialist, IT Applications Development

    Nationwide Insurance Company

    2003 – 2006

    Pastor of Adult Ministries/Community Pastor

    Grace Church

    1998 – 2003

    Manager, IT Systems Analysis - Sr. Lead

    Principal Financial Group Inc

    1994 – 1998

    Tech Lead, Information Analyst II - Sr. Developer

    Principal Financial Group Inc

    1993 – 1994

    Programmer, Information Analyst I - Developer

    Principal Financial Group Inc
    Where I've Studied


    Bachelors, (B.B.A.) Management Information Systems

    Iowa State University

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    Committed IT transformational leader dedicated to delivering value, servant-leadership, relationship building, integrity, life-long learning, and continuous improvement.


    IT Consulting

    Quality Assurance

    Software Development

    Technical Product Management

    Technology Management

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