Software Development Engineer

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92618

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 53462 

Location: Irvine

Other location(s): Irvine (CA); Los Angeles (CA); San Antonio (TX) 

 

“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 Software Development Engineer at Capital Group.”

 

In this software engineering role, you will design and implement distributed systems to make Capital Group’s investment process measurably more efficient and effective. You will design and build services, drive adoption of best-in-class technologies, and launch critical features to impact over $2 trillion in assets under management.

 

Capital Group’s mission since 1931 has been to improve our customers’ lives through successful long-term investing. As a privately held company with over eight decades of proprietary research and trading data, we are in a unique position to leverage large-scale cloud computing to deliver even more value to our funds’ investors. The ideal candidate for this engineering role will be passionate about our team’s mission of applying modern engineering and quantitative methods to drive superior long-term investment results.

 

Responsibilities:

  • You own the software you design and build.
  • You are aware of and demonstrate software engineering best practices, including writing clean code, writing unit tests, use of design patterns, and documenting your designs.
  • You collaborate effectively with teammates to design and build software solutions.
  • You bring a cloud-first approach to designing robust, distributed, and scalable services for both data processing and calculation.
  • You work to identify and resolve the root causes of endemic problems, and collaborate effectively with other teams to implement correct, long-term fixes.
  • You learn quickly and work with a sense of urgency, while respectful of what came before.

 

I am the person Capital Group is looking for.”

  • 0-2+ years of software development experience in at least one modern language such as Java, Go, Typescript, JavaScript, or Python.
  • Strong OO and functional design skills with an understanding of common design patterns.
  • Experience with Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and high emotional intelligence.
  • Experience working collaboratively within an agile team.
  • Track record of successfully delivering software into production.

 

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Experience designing and building recommender systems and machine learning systems.
  • Experience with financial analytics systems.

 

“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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