Data Solutions Manager

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Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90071

Company: Capital Group

Req ID:  29679
Experience Level: Manager 
Other Location(s): N/A  
Relocation offered: Yes
Travel required: a. Up to 25%

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.

Our Data Solutions team is focused on enriching core investment and distribution processes, quantitative analytics, reporting and analysis, and artificial intelligence. We are focused on defining Capital Group’s investment data strategy to establish a comprehensive set of data capabilities. We are implementing and evolving to enable the full range of business objectives. We use data to minimize risk and increase efficiency/effectiveness.

As a Manager based in Los Angeles, you will manage, coach, and oversee the performance and development of a team focused on sourcing data, curating data, and enabling access. Your team will be focused on delivering investment management data to enable business operations, insights, and advanced analysis. You will also be responsible for modeling complex problems, discovering insights, and identifying opportunities through the use of statistics, algorithms, and data mining.

Responsibilities:

• Manages partnerships with senior business leaders, business functions and IT to develop and promote an investment-management data strategy

• Provides strategic recommendations and makes decisions as appropriate on data sourcing, integration and delivery requirements incorporating knowledge of best practices

• Provides thought leadership in the evaluation of emerging technologies and it’s applications to investment management data needs, leveraging subject matter expertise of business functions

• Provides leadership in developing solutions that source, transform, enrich, validate and load investment management data, leverages the analytics workbench capabilities in place (e.g. Alteryx, R, Python, SQL)

• Drives innovative solutions for complex data delivery requirements, complex reporting and/or data visualization solutions in partnership with IT or other business units

• Develops a team which leverages industry best practices, technical skills and business expertise to strategically utilize technology in solving investment management data needs

Qualifications:

• Graduate degree in statistics, mathematics, engineering, computer science, or related field

• 5+ years of direct management experience; leading, providing guidance, mentoring, developing, etc.

• Expertise in the following:

o ETL

o SQL

o Statistical modeling

o Optimization algorithms

o Advanced analytics/data mining

o Technical and functional designs for databases

o Data warehousing and reporting

o Scripting for automation and statistical analysis (R, Python, Alteryx, SAS, MATLAB, etc.)

o Reporting/data visualization (Tableau, SSRS)

• Experience with big data tools/capabilities (Hadoop) and machine learning/AI techniques

• Experience in the Investment and Wealth Management industry preferred

• Demonstrates ability to test software and ensure that project solutions align to requirements

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. 


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