Senior Software Development Engineer

Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90071

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 49307 

Location: Los Angeles, CA 

Other location(s): Seattle (WA); Irvine (CA); San Antonio (TX) 

Relocation benefits offered: Yes 

Travel required: None 


“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


NOTE: Our recruiting process is 100% virtual, which should help with the logistics of your candidate journey. We have transitioned to a hybrid work model, which means our associates are working from home the majority of the time, and coming into the office 20% of the month. You will work directly with your manager to decide what that looks like for you.


We are seeking a Full Stack Software Development Engineers to help build data services and applications that our investment professionals use to make better investment recommendations and decisions.  This role will collaborate directly with senior investment professionals and technology associates, creating and implementing detailed quality technical designs using existing and emerging technology platforms.  The ideal candidate will be passionate about our mission and will drive for superior long-term investment results.  The ideal candidate will apply modern engineering and analytical methods to deliver customer-focused value.



  • You will independently implement new features in a highly collaborative work environment alongside product managers and fellow engineers.
  • You will write legible, resource-efficient, and performant code.
  • You will collaborate with business partners and internal customers.
  • You will share technical solutions and product ideas through team planning, design review, pair programming, code review, and technical discussions.
  • You will take on projects and make software enhancements that improve team software and processes, including design and documentation.
  • While you are an agent of change with a sense of urgency, you are respectful of what came before



  • Minimum of 4 years experience building production web applications with Python using packages such as flask, sqlalchemy, gunicorn, and redis-queue.
  • Strong familiarity with the overall Python ecosystem including virtualenv, requirements management, and type hints
  • Experience with a modern frontend framework such as Vue.js, React, or Angular is a plus.
  • Experience with other modern programming languages like Java, C++, C# is a plus.
  • Experience with AWS (ECS, lambdas, Glue, cloudwatch).  ElasticSearch is a strong plus.
  • Strong OO or Functional design skills with understanding of common design patterns.
  • Knowledge of and experience working with data stores, SQL (PostgreSQL) and No-SQL (redis).
  • Computer Science fundamentals including data structures, algorithms, and complexity analysis.
  • Excellent knowledge of software engineering best practices (e.g. Agile software development, test-driven development, unit testing, code reviews, design documentation)
  • Willingness and ability to own all stages of the development process: design, testing, implementation, operational support. 
  • Strong communication skills, ability to establish and maintain a close working relationship with distributed team members and business partners.



“I can apply in less than 4 minutes.”


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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