Senior Data Engineer

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Date: Feb 2, 2019

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92618

Company: Capital Group

Req ID:  29024
Experience Level: Professional 
Other Location(s): N/A   
Come grow with us
At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.
Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.
Our Information Management team in the Information & Integration Services (IIS) organization is focused on enabling Capital Group’s quest to unlock the value of its data assets by leveraging data technologies and maturing data governance. The recently formed team has its initial focus on enabling information strategies across investment management and distribution through adoption of technologies that improve data quality and metadata management.  Our team is looking for a Data Engineer Senior who will lead the evolution of related technology capabilities and facilitate adoption. 
  • Implements and manages technology solutions to profile, monitor, and manage data quality in data significant applications and to automate the acquisition & provision of metadata from these applications. 
  • Gain in-depth understanding of CG's data landscape through exposure to data significant systems and data flows spanning Investment Management and Marketing, Sales & Service, and supporting capabilities. Apply the knowledge in root cause analysis of data quality issues in IIS products (IDH, LASR, etc.) and their sources using Data Quality & Metadata tools.
  • Leverage emerging technologies to advance data quality & metadata management objectives, e.g., use of machine learning in advanced data profiling & exception detection, auto-classification; publication of metadata and data quality insights through APIs. 
  • Build active relationships with business leaders who are owners and stewards of enterprise data, develop understanding of business priorities enabled by data, and leverage these relationships in mobilizing action on quality issues.
  • Facilitate the adoption of enabling technologies to achieve higher maturity in data governance.
  • Articulate data quality issues, perform business and IT impact assessment, and develop solution alternatives to facilitate Data Governance & ARB decisions. 
  • Accelerate projects and improve solution quality through early assessment of data quality issues that impact business outcomes. 
  • Leverage transformation project contexts to address systemic data quality issues.
  • Engage architects, application team data SMEs, and data governance business analysts in impact assessment, prioritization, and facilitating solution decisions.
  • Facilitate enterprise initiatives and regulatory compliance directives with solutions that leverage metadata, e.g., privacy regulations.
  • Promote visibility of systemic data quality issues among data engineers across CG and related solutions/workarounds.
  • Maintain roadmaps for enabling technologies and related capabilities.
  • Experience leveraging data to drive significant business impact
  • Experience with Automation 5+ years of experience with data integration, reporting, business intelligence and analytics
  • Demonstrated experience  in translating unstructured business problems into clearly defined requirements and solutions
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Advanced experience of SQL
  • Advanced knowledge of technical and functional designs for databases, ETL, data warehousing, and reporting.
  • Advanced knowledge analytics tools such as R, Python, Alteryx, etc.
  • Advanced knowledge with reporting/data visualization tools such as Tableau, Microsoft SSRS, etc.
  • Experience with programming knowledge, Scripting in PowerShell, Bash, and Ksh
  • Experience with Collibra and Informatica Data Quality desirable
  • Experience with ETL tools such as Informatica, Microsoft SSIS and/or Ab Initio desirable
  • Experience with version control system knowledge  – Git preferred


Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.7 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 
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. 

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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