Technology Engineer Principal

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Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92618

Company: Capital Group

Req ID:  30331
Experience Level: Manager 
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.


Are you an experienced cloud architect/developer who can assist our customers in architecting, developing and re-engineering applications that can fully leverage the Cloud? Do you like to work on a variety of game changing projects, at the forefront of application development and cloud technology adoption?

In order for applications to be cloud optimized they need to be architected correctly enabling them to reap the benefits of elasticity, horizontal scalability, automation and high availability.


Capital Group is looking for highly talented hands on technical architects to help accelerate our Cloud journey.

The ideal candidate is a creative and intellectually curious senior level system architect/engineer, who is passionate about leading edge distributed computing and Cloud platforms and has an obsession with efficiency using automation and DevSecOps tool chains.

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 engineering 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.

We are looking for hands-on architects/developers who are passionate about:
- Helping customers architect scalable, highly available application solutions that leverage AWS, Azure and GCP services
- Architecting and developing customer applications to be cloud optimized
- Working as a technical leader along side customer business, development and infrastructure teams.
- Providing deep software development knowledge with respect cloud architecture, design patterns and programming
- Leading customer projects in refactoring and re-platforming applications
- Advising and implementing Cloud best practices
- Working as both an infrastructure and application development specialist
- Agile software development and DevOps
- Implementing DevOps practices such as infrastructure as code, continuous integration and automated deployment



  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science/equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of platform architecture/engineering or system engineering with at least 4-5 most recent years of experience in distributed computing or cloud computing platforms
  • Experience working with customers face to face, driving discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management and risk mitigation
  • Deep hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of business software at scale or current hands on technology infrastructure, network, compute, storage, and virtualization experience
  • Hands-on technical application architect
  • 5+ years of an application programming
  • Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements (eg. security, privacy, etc.)
  • Deep hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of business software at scale or current hands on technology infrastructure, network, compute, storage, and virtualization experience
  • Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements (eg. security, privacy, etc.)
  • A passion for data-driven decision-making



  • Extensive experience architecting, designing and programming applications in an AWS, Azure or GCP Cloud environment
  • Experience with designing and building application using AWS/Azure/GCP IaaS and PaaS services
  • Designing and building application using Container and serverless technologies
  • Experience architecting highly available systems that utilize load balancing, horizontal scalability and high availability
  • Experience with continuous integration tools (e.g. Jenkins)
  • Hands on familiarity with CloudFormation/ARM/Terraform
  • Experience with configuration management platforms (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible)
  • Strong scripting skills (e.g. Python, GoLang, Ruby, Perl, etc.)
  • Strong practical application development experience on Linux and Windows-based systems
  • Experience delivering innovative experiences leveraging machine learning
  • Experience in non-technical aspects including idea generation, business analysis, and process optimization


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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