Product Manager Lead

Date: Nov 9, 2021

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92618

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 44282 

Location: Irvine, CA 

Other location(s): Los Angeles (CA) 

Relocation benefits offered: Yes 

Travel required: a. Up to 25% 


“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


COVID-19 HIRING: Our recruiting and onboarding activities are virtual during the pandemic and we’ve transitioned to a work-from-home environment until further notice. We are offering generous work-from-home benefits to improve our associate’s ability to work remotely.


“I can succeed as an Enterprise Data Product Manager Lead at Capital Group.”

As an Enterprise Data Product Manager Lead, you will be an important member of IDEA (Integration, Data Engineering and Automation), a new and rapidly growing team with responsibility for Capital Group’s enterprise data technology.  You will drive the ideation and creation of best-in-class data and technology solutions that support Capital Group’s strategic growth platforms and $2.4T+ in assets under management. The opportunity offers engaging intellectual and technical challenges in the thriving data space with enormous opportunity for business impact. Capital is expanding the use of data engineering and data science across every facet of the firm’s activities, investing heavily in certifying the data assets needed to make this a competitive advantage. You will develop cloud-based, data technology products for Investment Research and Management, Investment Operations and Marketing and Distribution, amongst other customers, with a specific emphasis on capabilities in the data value chain, including data acquisition, validation, quality management and advanced analytics.

You will report to the VP, Product Management and partner with internal stakeholders in CG’s Investment, Client and Operating groups to define an inspiring data product vision, be the leader who aligns stakeholders, and drives delivery.


This role will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the definition of the product vision based on in-person research with customers to gain end-to-end real-world understanding of customer needs and product value. Being the voice of the customer with IDEA’s data engineering teams.
  • Supporting the product planning and development of an industry-leading cloud data platform, accelerating the delivery of timely, accurate and complete investment data and analytics to enterprise users and applications.
  • Aiding in the definition of the strategic roadmap for certified enterprise data and capabilities, guiding the technology build needed to support the vision, and evangelizing the initiative across the organization.
  • Assisting in the ideation process and identifying innovations and experiments to create data products that increase customer value.
  • Leveraging critical thinking and data analysis skills to research difficult or ambiguous problems.
  • Continuously monitoring customer adoption, experience and evolving needs to anticipate future data product features and customers.


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

  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Computer Science, Data Science or related field.
  • You have a minimum of 3-5 years product management experience, having defined and shipped a major product or portfolio of products
  • Your experience includes at least 3 years with financial data and analytics product experience, working with investment data
  • You have superior analytical skills with a demonstrated ability to identify and solve ambiguous problems. In particular, identifying customer needs and inventing new ways to meet those needs.
  • You demonstrate the ability to deliver high quality technology products in a complex, fast paced environment. High degree of organization and ability to manage multiple, competing priorities.
  • You have a successful track record operating productively within mission critical production systems with the highest standards of data reliability, integrity, and security. 
  • You’re a leader with a high level of focus and excellence in product-based, agile development teams.
  • You have the ability to champion and inspire others to understand data and digital tools as a strategic business asset to drive significant growth opportunities across the firm.


“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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