Data Solutions Specialist

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Date: Jul 13, 2019

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90071

Company: Capital Group

Req ID:  30075
Experience Level: Manager 
Other Location(s): N/A  
Relocation offered: No
Travel required: None


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 & Insights, a department within Capital Group’s Investment Operations, delivers a comprehensive set of data capabilities that enable Capital Group's investment data strategy.  Our Data Solutions teams are focused on implementing that data strategy to enable the full range of business objectives: data for minimizing risk, data for efficient processes, and data for growth and innovation.  We also deploy a set of capabilities to source, automate, and curate data assets.  This enables and enriches core investment and distribution processes, reporting, analysis, and advanced analytics efforts.  Data is a strategic focus for Capital Group and exciting transformations are underway.


As a Data Solutions Specialist based in Los Angeles, you will play an integral role in providing technical thought leadership across multiple teams and strategic investment management related data initiatives.  You will serve as one of the principle relationship owners between our business and technology partners. You will lead engagements that align data solutions to enterprise standards, industry best practices, and business needs.  You will act as a hands-on leader and expert who possess the ability to shift between a technical and business context.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead and influence the design and development of complex data delivery, data management, and data visualization solutions.
  • Lead and influence complex, cross functional designs across teams
  • Work with complex data structures and develop innovative solutions to solve for data needs
  • Partner with Information and Application Architects to design and influence data models and application architectures
  • As a thought leader, establish standards and best practices across cross functional teams, leveraging a deep enterprise and understanding of industry best practices
  • Establish partnerships with senior business leaders to identify emerging solution opportunities, leveraging subject matter expertise on business processes, data needs and data gaps.
  • Provide leadership to associates and lead strategic projects for the department



  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related field;  Masters preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience leading the design and development of large scale data management and delivery solutions
  • Demonstrated expertise in data modeling, information architecture and data warehousing
  • Demonstrated expertise with SQL, scripting for automation (R, Python) and reporting/visualization tools (Tableau, PowerBI)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including a demonstrated ability to effectively translate challenges, needs and solutions across senior technical and non-technical audiences
  • Demonstrated understanding of Hadoop, NoSQL solutions and Machine Learning
  • Lifelong learner



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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