SRE (Cloud, DevOps) Lead

Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92612

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 50622 

Location: Irvine

Other location(s): 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


    1. 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 Site Reliability Engineer Lead/Specialist at Capital Group.”


As an SRE/architect/engineer Lead, you will assist in architecting, developing, and re-engineering systems/solutions which leverage Cloud built-in services implementing both DevOps and Observability. You will work on a variety of game changing projects, at the forefront of application development and cloud technology adoption. The ideal candidate is a creative and intellectually curious senior level system SRE/architect/engineer, who is passionate about leading edge distributed computing and Cloud platforms and is obsessed with building highly supportable and resilient applications. In this role, you will need to manage cross-functional communication, identify & mitigate risks to efficient delivery, deconstruct ambiguous problems into straightforward solutions, prioritize competing opportunities, and drive understanding for SRE teams as well as the executive layer. You will possess a fearless ability to dive deep, push for timely results, and build consensus across organizations.


  • You will assess processes to eliminate or automate repetitive work when cost-effective to do so
  • You will define the appropriate level of supportability and resiliency of systems; defining what's necessary is a practice by itself
  • You will work with Product Managers and Product Owners to define appropriate SLIs, SLOs, and error budgets
  • You will design systems with a bias for non-functional requirements (NFRs) to reduce impacts to the end-user experience
  • You will design systems with monitoring, observability, and traceability; ability to ask arbitrary questions about your system without having to know ahead of time what you wanted to ask
  • You will partner with application teams to architect scalable, highly available application solutions that leverage AWS, Azure or GCP services
  • You will work as a technical leader alongside customer business, development, and infrastructure teams
  • You will provide deep software development knowledge with respect cloud architecture, design patterns and programming
  • You will implement SRE/DevOps practices such as infrastructure as code, continuous integration, automated deployment, and automated rollback


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


  • You have a BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field
  • You have 10+ years of platform architecture/engineering or system engineering with at least 4-5 most recent years of experience designing and building applications using AWS IaaS and PaaS services
  • You have experience working with customers, driving discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management and risk mitigation
  • You have deep hands-on experience leading the design, development, and deployment of business software at scale or current hands-on technology infrastructure, network, compute, storage, virtualization experience, and related NFRs
  • You have 5+ years of an application programming, with a passion of designing and implementing highly supportable and reliable applications using load balancing and horizontal/vertical scalability to implement the appropriate resiliency of a system/solution
  • You have experience architecting, designing, and implementing NFRs within AWS across an organization
  • You have experience with continuous integration tools such as Jenkins, and infrastructure as code such as CloudFormation/ARM/Terraform
  • You have experience with APM tools such as DataDog or Dynatrace
  • You have experience engineering data-driven processes that drive business value through real time observability and IT analytics






“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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