Data Engineer Lead

Date: Jun 13, 2022

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92618

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 50043 

Location: Irvine, CA 

Other location(s): N/A 

Relocation benefits offered: Yes 

Travel required: None 


“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: Our recruiting process is 100% virtual, which should help with the logistics of your candidate journey. We have transitioned to a hybrid work model, which means our associates are working from home the majority of the time, and coming into the office 20% of the month. You will work directly with your manager to decide what that looks like for you.



“I can succeed as a Data Engineer Lead at Capital Group”


As a Data Engineer Lead you will contribute to the development of technology solutions through your combined technical and data expertise, and foster innovation across teams who manage a portfolio of applications for our Sales Data Products Team.  Our team’s mission is to accelerate ideation, development, and implementation of technology solutions in support of Capital Group’s annual Sales goals and 5-year business strategy to maintain a competitive business advantage. Our goal is to nurture a culture of forward-looking innovation, with a bias to action to optimize our solutions and delivery.  You will lead recommendations on how to imagine, develop and launch solutions that have the power to optimize and transform our business.


From digital and cloud solutions to original and developing technology products and services, you will address challenges at their core. You will oversee development of products, services and experiences that disrupt markets, generate value and positively impact millions of lives.



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


  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field
  • You have at least 10 years of software design and development experience with much of that experience focused on cloud data engineering and application integration technologies/patterns.
  • You have strong experience in various data systems and structures (i.e., SQL, NoSQL, Key-Value, Streams) and your expertise includes building ETL data pipelines and using orchestration tools (i.e., Apache Airflow, Luigi, etc.), implementing end to end monitoring & alerting solutions, and utilization of data processing technologies (i.e., Hadoop, Apache Spark, AWS Glue, and Kafka)
  • You have proven experience building software solutions in the cloud (i.e., AWS, Azure, etc.) and have fluency in at least one of the following languages: Java, .Net, and Python
  • You’re thoughtful in your approach to ensuring software engineering best practices are established, understood, and adopted by the teams you work with. You build and lead technology strategy and architecture to enable a future-ready, high quality, and responsive code base
  • You foster an environment of agile thinkers that are passionate about designing user experiences that enable rapid business growth
  • You’ve led technology direction, guidance and oversight of solutions and integrations through others.  You’ve been successful leading technology strategy across engineering teams through influence, technology best practices, and collaboration
  • Your technical recommendations and delivery are consistently focused on long-term vision, sound engineering/architecture principles, and enablement of business capabilities 


“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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