Architect Senior

Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92618

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 53157 

Location: Irvine

Other location(s): Los Angeles (CA) 


“I can be myself at work.”


You define yourself by more than just a job title, and we want you to feel comfortable bringing your true self to work. We value your talents, your traditions and your take on the world  ̶  everything that makes you unique. We’re working hard to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in our organization and our communities because we know that what makes us different makes us better.


We want you to feel a strong sense of belonging. We value and welcome your experiences, ideas and identity. Over 40 employee resource groups unite our people and help to develop our collective empathy through unfiltered conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, disabilities, mental health and so much more.


“I can influence my income.”


You want to feel recognized at work. Your performance will be reviewed annually, and your compensation will be designed to motivate and reward the value that you provide. You’ll receive a competitive salary, bonuses and benefits. Your company-funded retirement contribution will be the equivalent of 15% of your annual pay (including bonuses).


“I can lead a full life.”


You bring unique goals and interests to your job and your life. Whether you’re raising a family, you’re passionate about where you volunteer, or you want to explore different career paths, we’ll give you the resources that can set you up for success.

  • Enjoy generous time-away and health benefits from day one, with the opportunity for flexible work options
  • Receive 2-for-1 matching gifts for your charitable contributions and the opportunity to secure annual grants for the organizations you love
  • Access on-demand professional development resources that allow you to hone existing skills and learn new ones


NOTE: We value flexibility and have a menu of options for our associates to leverage to help set up their work-life balance.  Our associates enjoy a hybrid approach with three days in the office on a weekly basis. We encourage you to discuss the specific guidelines for your role throughout your interview process.


I can succeed as a Senior Architect at Capital Group.”

The Investment Group Technologies organization applies software, data engineering, and data science to long-term fundamental investing at > $1 trillion scale. As an IG Tech Solutions Architect, you will work with other IG Tech senior members to build applications for the Investment Group, the team of associates who decide what to buy and sell in Capital Group’s funds. A primary focus will be influencing IG Tech applications so that they fit within the larger strategy of Capital Group’s IT department (ITG). This role requires a deep technical understanding of tehnology systems, strategy behind initiatives, and the relationships among systems and business applications.


As part of the role, you will work with multiple technology organizations to help make key technical decisions around how best to serve our customers. The role offers autonomy, space to run with new ideas, and challenging problems to solve at a significant scale.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Advise leadership on technical approach, strategy and risks.
  • Ensure IG Tech products are aligned with the technology depratment's systems and strategies in a way that furthers IG Tech’s long-term goals.
  • Influence ITG strategy to facilitate development of IG Tech applications.
  • Build a strategic roadmap, with emphasis on scaling Capital Group's operations and systems via technology and automation vs. manual effort.
  • Support creation of repeatable architectural patterns within AWS by ensuring that these patterns fit well within the overall ITG landscape.
  • Work with IG Tech and ITG engineering teams in building large-scale distributed systems, with a focus on the interfaces between these systems and other systems in ITG.


“I am the person Capital Group is looking for.”

  • BS in Computer Science or related field, or an equivalent work experience.
  • You have experience in IT architecture, design, and implementation.
  • You engage in cloud-strategy (VPC, Serverless databases and functions, dynamic autoscaling, container orchestration, etc.).
  • You influence product direction relative to business capabilities. You will work across Product Owners to influence outcomes and help determine where functional capabilities should live across product domains.
  • You are able to functionally decompose an IT solution and succinctly communicate relevant features via written text, diagrams, and conversation.
  • You have experience in large application and infrastructure platform migrations, including application modernization.
  • You demonstrate accountability for rapid, iterative delivery, balanced with practical architectural considerations.
  • You are a strategic thinker, able to influence other groups and see around corners. You ensure there are no gaps or problematic corner cases in how systems interact.




“I can apply in less than 4 minutes.”


You’ve reviewed this job posting and you’re ready to start the candidate journey with us. Apply now to move to the next step in our recruiting process. If this role isn’t what you’re looking for, check out our other opportunities and join our talent community.


“I can learn more about Capital Group.” 


At Capital Group, the success of the people who invest with us depends on the people in whom we invest. That’s why we offer a culture, compensation and opportunities that empower our associates to build successful and prosperous careers. Through nine decades, our goal has been to improve people’s lives through successful investing. We know that our history is a testament to the strength of the people we hire. More than 7,800 associates in 30+ offices around the world help our clients and each other grow and thrive every day. Find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, FairyGodBoss, DiversityJobs and Instagram.


We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 


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