Technology Engineer Lead - Kafka

Date: Sep 8, 2022

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92618

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 53887 

Location: Irvine

Other location(s): Irvine (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


    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 an Technology Engineer Lead/Specialist at Capital Group.”

As a messaging engineer on our team, you have the chance to shape enterprise-wide information technology programs designed to enable common business processes and provide messaging capabilities to applications teams, and their support systems.  Your customer will trust you to not only design and develop these systems, but also evolve them with advanced technology solutions.  Grow your skills by merging virtualization and cloud computing to create secure and optimized hybrid solution to support mission critcal systems.  

Engineers in this role will be responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance of the project end-to-end, automated test and deployment system (Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment) in the cloud and on premise environment.


  • You will use technology to solve business problems and drive positive outcomes
  • You will build a scalable technology platform to support a growing business
  • You will deliver high-quality code to production, consistently
  • You will play a key role in building out a large scale distributed and event-based Data Platform
  • You will work with engineering team to peer review and propose process, standards, and guidelines and drive operational maturity of the big data integration platform
  • You will evangelize best practice use cases and provide knowledge transfer and training across teams and to other data movement delivery team members
  • You will perform root cause analysis on incident and problem tickets (4th level)
  • You will analyze service performance to ensure solutions do not impact production systems
  • You will be self-driven and work effectively in a high demand team & project, and highlight any potential risks and issues
  • You will relentlessly pursue self-service, automation capabilities and solutions to reduce development cycle-time
  • You will collaborate with application teams to have a “boots on the ground” understanding of challenges and success
  • You will partner alongside risk and compliance teams to understand and ensure systems and solutions protect the Enterprise


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


  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with a minimum of 10 years of experience in system administration, software development, data management and archive system experience
  • You have 10 years’ experience building large scale, real-time distributed systems with solid coding, problem-solving, and design skills. Experience designing/building API’s and microservices.
  • You have experience with Event-driven architecture and messaging frameworks (Pub/Sub, Kafka, and/or RabbitMQ)
  • You have the ability to demonstrate agile team-first attitude towards software development
  • You have experience working with various data stores: SQL, NoSQL, and/or key-value store
  • You have mature engineering practices (CI/CD, testing, secure coding, Git, tracing, alerting, etc)
  • You have experience with container applications (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • You have experience with Amazon Web Service cloud service platforms and web services (Lambda, EC2, S3)
  • You have familiarity with automation software provisioning and configuration management tools (Ansible)
  • You have expert Python scripting knowledge and experience




“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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