Senior Data Engineer

Date: Jul 21, 2022

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90071

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 53147 

Location: Los Angeles

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


“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.


"I can succeed as a Senior Data Engineer at Capital Group.” 


As a Software Engineer within the Investment Group Technologies organization, you will build systems, services and tools that improve the lives of tens of millions of people every single day. You will also independently implement new features adhering to those designs in a highly collaborative work environment alongside product managers, Technical Program Managers (TPM) and fellow engineers.


You are passionate about working with diverse data sets and be someone who loves to bring data together to answer business questions. You will build data analytical solutions that will address increasingly complex business questions. You will have the opportunity to identify and fix architecture deficiencies and proposes larger projects, which may require leading the team.



  • Design and implement fully automated data pipelines that source data from internal and external systems
  • Own end-to-end operations of resilient and observable ETL workflows
  • Design and continuously streamline interrelated datasets and schemas that transform data for multiple consumers
  • Build large-scale distributed data processing systems, data lakes, lake shore apps
  • Optimize for both storage and computational efficiency to improve ROI
  • Influence and drive architectural convergence of disparate data storage and processing systems across participating teams and stakeholders
  • Operationalize dashboards to drive cohesive review and understanding of metrics and reporting systems to track Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that drive business decisions.


 “I am the person Capital Group is looking for.” 

  • You have 5 - 7 years of industry experience in Software Development or Data Engineering.
  • You have extensive experience with AWS Services leveraging SQL, NoSQL platforms to efficiently store time series (temporal) data solutions.
  • You are proficient in Big Data technologies such as AWS Glue, Spark, Athena or related Elastic Map Reduce (EMR) solutions.
  • You have a strong business acumen and excellent communication skills to be able to work with business owners to develop and define key business questions and to build data sets that answer those questions.
  • You have experience identifying ambiguous problem areas in existing or new software initiatives.
  • You balance short versus long-term trade-offs between engineering team needs vs business needs.
  • You can put yourself into your customer's shoes. You frequently immerse yourself in the customer and developer experience to understand how you can better serve them and streamline operations.



“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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