Senior Data Engineer

Date: Sep 7, 2022

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92618

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 53146 

Location: Irvine

Other location(s): Irvine (CA); 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 Data Engineer at Capital Group.”


At Capital Group, data and technology are a critical enabler of our long-term strategy.  As a Senior Data Engineer you will join our data platform team and work closely with our Business to define, plan and execute our technology roadmap.


You’ll bring your agile mindset as you lead the design, implementation, and delivery of large-scale, critical, and complex data infrastructure, while also being hands on in building software and frameworks for loading data that will accelerate others doing the same.  


You’ll be on the forefront of automation and leading by example in making our success repeatable, with a high degree of operational and engineering rigor. 


“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 7 years of data engineering experience with expertise in designing analytic databases or data lakes, and the infrastructure underneath them
  • You’re an expert in at least one modern programming languages such as Python, Scala, or Java, and are comfortable applying concepts across languages.  You know what good code looks like in that language, and you’re passionate about ensuring others build good software too
  • You’re so familiar with Git, Github, AWS Code Build, Code Pipeline, or similar tools that you build CI/CD pipelines almost out of habit
  • You have considerable experience in not only provisioning cloud infrastructure with tools like Terraform or the CDK, but also deploying highly available and fault tolerant suites of cloud services.  You’ve also provisioned and run applications on Kubernetes
  • You prefer to build things securely by default and have experience building automation to ensure its correct upfront
  • You have deep experience with open-source software, are not afraid to modify it to suit your use case, and perhaps have even contributed back to the community.
  • You know that data and infrastructure observability are critical to maturing operations and have invested heavily in about telemetry to support proactive monitoring
  • You have built large scale data pipelines with Spark and are comfortable tuning performance at both the pipeline and infrastructure level, to support stringent data delivery expectations. You’ve used data orchestration tools such as Apache Airflow to run these pipelines
  • You’re adept at creating and optimizing advanced logic on datasets on large scale data platforms like Spark and have worked with cloud analytic databases (i.e., Snowflake, AWS Redshift, or Azure Synapse via SQL)


“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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Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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