Senior Data Engineer

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Date: Nov 17, 2020

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90071

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 37821 

Location: Los Angeles, CA 

Other location(s): Irvine (CA); Los Angeles (CA); Seattle (WA) 

Relocation benefits offered: Yes 

Travel required: a. Up to 25% 

 

“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

 

COVID-19 HIRING: Our recruiting and onboarding activities are virtual during the pandemic and we’ve transitioned to a work-from-home environment until further notice. We are offering generous work-from-home benefits to improve our associate’s ability to work remotely.

 

As a Senior Data Engineer within the Investment Group Technologies organization, you will lead the design, implementation, and successful delivery of large-scale, critical and complex data architecture, storage and pipelines that improve the lives of tens of millions of people every single day. You will design, implement and automate data pipelines, sourcing data from many internal and external systems. You will build ETL processes to process large amounts of data in AWS, drive architectural plans, and implementation for future data storage, reporting, and analytic solutions. You will own the design, development and maintenance of ongoing metrics, reports, analyses, dashboards, etc. to drive key business decisions.

 

You will design data models, operate cloud-based data warehouses, and SQL/NoSQL/temporal database systems. you will be working closely with information security teams to adopt and implement security best practices for data pipelines and data servers. You will also provide insightful code reviews, receive code reviews constructively, and take ownership of outcomes (“you ship it, you own it”), working very efficiently and routinely with the team to deliver the right data for the UI through web services.

 

Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science or related field 
  • 7+ yrs of experience implementing big data processing pipelines (SQL / NoSQL) technology: Hadoop, Apache Spark, AWS Glue/Athena, Airflow, Serverless etc.
  • Coding proficiency in at least one modern programming language (Node, Python, Java, etc.).
  • Experience writing and optimizing advanced SQL queries in a business environment with large-scale, complex datasets.
  • Experience in cloud-first design, preferably AWS (VPC, Serverless databases and functions, dynamic autoscaling, container orchestration, etc.).
  • Experience in data architecture, databases (e.g., MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, RDS Aurora), SQL and DDD/ER/ORM design.
  • Interest and curiosity in emerging technologies on the web like GraphQL, web assembly, Lambda functions, MLaaS etc.
  • Knowledge of software engineering practices & best practices for the software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations. 

 

Your background and who you are:

  • You have a background in data and software engineering and a passion to learn.
  • You've made mistakes in the past and have learned a lot from them. You apply this fail-fast-forward learning regularly.
  • You believe there are generally multiple ways to solve a technical problem, each with different trade-offs.
  • You approach projects, tasks, and unknowns with curiosity, and enjoy sharing what you know and what you learn with the people around you.
  • You believe that a team is strongest when it is diverse and includes multiple perspectives.
  • You are able to put yourself into your customers’ shoes. You frequently immerse yourself in the customer experience to understand how you can better serve them.
  • You have some experience in managing dependencies and uncertainty in large, long-term multi-team programs.

 

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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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