Full Stack Engineer

Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90071

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 35081 

Location: Los AngelesCA 

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

Relocation benefits offered: No 

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


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.


At Capital Group, we take a long-term view on investing and have nearly two trillion (USD) of assets under management. In making investment decisions, we consider Environmental, Social, and Governance factors. ESG is a core tenet of our thematic investing.


We are looking for Software Development Engineers to build products that streamline Investment Research and Portfolio decisions. With an emphasis on Full Stack Engineering, you will collaborate with Product Managers on feature definition and ultimately, execute on launching data intensive features that enable deeper insight as well as User Experience enhancements that simplify collaboration across multiple applications and API surfaces. The scope of the role is broad and covers backend data collection, data modeling, middle-tier domain models and microservices. The goal is to build team agility through the implementation of highly tailored, yet maintainable and performant APIs. And when the opportunity arises, you work on frontend web and/or mobile features. The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about their craft and is driven to innovate on behalf of users and optimizes on behalf of Engineering staff. Through the course of launching features, you rationalize requirements, advocate for best practices and iterate through functional and technical design that incorporate feedback.



  • Collaborate with product managers and fellow engineers to launch new product features
  • Identify Developer Experience opportunities and drive improvements through Automation
  • Build and extend APIs that enable rich User Experiences with minimal latency
  • Actively participate in SCRUM process as well as the Engineering design and code reviews, as part of the SDLC



  • 5+ years’ experience with at least one modern programming language such as Typescript, Javascript, Java, Python, C++ or C#. Strong OO or Functional design skills with understanding of common design patterns.
  • Excellent knowledge of software engineering best practices (e.g. Agile software development, test-driven development, unit testing, code reviews, design documentation, etc…)
  • Strong computer science fundamentals including data structures, algorithms, and complexity analysis.
  • Ability to implement Full Stack Security best practices with OpenID (through SSO) and Static and Dynamic (SAST/DAST) vulnerability scans
  • Experience deploying software infrastructure to AWS services, e.g. containers – CDK, ECS & EKS, S3, Lambda, Elasticsearch) preferred.
  • Willingness and ability to own all stages of the development process: design, testing, implementation, automation, and operational support


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with GraphQL and Node.js services
  • Interpret UX Designs and implement performant reusable components on tailored APIs that enable quick prototyping of UX experiments as well as robust frontend features
  • Capable developing UX components, end to end in modern SPA framework that leverage industry best practices
  • Knowledge of data stores, SQL and NoSQL
  • Experience with web scale data scraping or other data acquisition/integration strategies


“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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