Data Solutions Senior Analyst

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Date: Aug 12, 2019

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90071

Company: Capital Group

Req ID:  29880
Experience Level: Professional 
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.

Information Management is a department within Capital Group’s Investment Operations with focus on defining Capital Group's investment data strategy to establish a comprehensive set of data capabilities. Our Data Strategy and Operations team is focused on implementing and evolving Capital Group's investment data strategy to enable the full range of business objectives; data for minimizing risk, data for efficient processes, and data for growth and innovation. It also delivers a set of capabilities to source, automate, and curate data assets to enable and enrich core investment and distribution processes, quantitative analytics, reporting and analysis, and advanced analytic efforts such as artificial intelligence.

As a Senior Data Solutions Analyst based in Los Angeles, you will serve as an investment management data expert with limited supervision. You will provide direction to Analysts and Associates and assist them in completing their assignments. You will participate in the training and development of other associates and serve as a positive role model and mentor.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance on prioritizing data requirements within a business unit
  • Evaluate new and alternative data sources and new integration techniques
  • Contribute to data models and designs for the data warehouse
  • Plan, contribute, and sign off on user acceptance tests for production deployments
  • Provide input into IT backlog prioritization
  • Provide guidance in design sessions and peer review
  • Work with complex data structures and provide innovative ways to solution for complex data delivery requirements
  • Prototype complex reporting and/or data visualization solutions in partnership with IT and other business units
  • Establish standards for documentation and ensure your team adheres to those standards
  • Stay current with industry trends on data automation and visualization tools
  • Participate in evaluation of emerging technologies
  • Influence and develop a thorough understanding of standards and best practices used by your team

Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of advanced knowledge and professional quantitative experience
  • 6+ years of experience with business intelligence, reporting, and data transformation 
  • Demonstrated experience  in translating unstructured business problems into clearly defined requirements framework
  • Demonstrated experience in leading projects across multiple teams
  • Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or other quantitative field required
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL
  • Advanced understanding of analytics and data mining 
  • Advanced knowledge technical and functional designs for databases, ETL, data warehousing, and reporting
  • Advanced knowledge scripting tools for automation such as R, Python, Alteryx, etc.
  • Advanced knowledge with reporting/data visualization tools such as Tableau, SSRS, etc.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Hadoop or other big data solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to test software and ensure that project solutions align to requirements
  • Understanding of advanced analytics/data science tools and concepts

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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