Sr. Solutions Engineer, Emerging Technology

The Capital Group Companies Inc Los Angeles , CA 90071

Posted 3 months ago

Req ID: 31087

Experience Level: Professional

Other Location(s): Irvine (CA); Los Angeles (CA)

Relocation offered: No

Travel required: a. Up to 25%

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.

The Emerging Technology Group (EmTech) is seeking an experienced technology innovator to join a high impact team with the mission to accelerate ideation, incubation and launching new ideas to help Capital Group maintain a competitive advantage and prepare itself for the future. Our goal is to nurture a culture of forward-looking innovation, with a bias to action to make new technologies real in our environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

The new EmTech Lab is a cornerstone of Capital Group innovation and experimental thinking. Like a human body, ensuring the lab is being well-nurtured, especially for problem-solving or team-building activities is critical to our success.

You will be part of a dynamic team responsible for helping set the tone and drive this important mission. You will have an opportunity to synthesize emerging trends, pressure test new technologies and find ways to use them as part of Capital Group's business technology strategy.

Innovation via Experimentation

You will be responsible for forming virtual teams, developing hypothesis, brainstorming solutions, working with our startup partners, implementing and demoing prototypes (up to alpha releases) to advance our mission.

Modernizing Lab Service

You will partner with the team to build a vision for the next generation of lab services (physical spaces, on-prem and cloud environments, prototype implementation, etc) and advance rapid experimentation practices.

Emtech Lab Curation

You will help curate Lab activities, including designing programming, helping schedule and drive usage, and improving the workspace to the needs of our teams and challenges (hackathons, sprint challenges, etc.).

EmTech Evangelism

You will help evangelize EmTech mission across Capital Group, focusing on promoting research and experimentation findings via micro-learning techniques (short videos, blogs, in-person lab tours).

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree a plus

  • 7+ years of full-stack software development experience

  • Hands-on experience with modern application design principles, cloud infrastructure & services, microservices-style architectures, DevSecOps, CICD practices, mobile, web and hybrid app development.

  • Demonstrated ability to connect the dots across various business domains, thinking inside and outside the box to build solution recommendations that are modular, scalable and reliable.

  • Strong familiarity and curiosity with emerging technologies in Machine Learning, Automation, Chatbots, and Virtual Agents, Cyber Security, Modern Data Warehousing, etc.

  • Fluent in at least one programming language/framework (C#, Java, .Net, JS, React) with strong understanding of the different tiers in legacy and cloud deployments including compute (physical hosts, Nvidia DGX, vSphere, Cloud VMs) , storage (ScaleIO, PureStorage), network (Cisco, Meraki) and AV technologies (Cisco telepresence, Wireless projection, AR/VR).

  • Ability to articulate concepts of modern application architecture and design to senior leadership, clients, non-technical stakeholders, and technologists.

  • R&D experience and intuition for innovative emerging technology solutions (Fintech preferred) demonstrated creativity to look for technology home runs but also fail fast and often.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Network, Cisco, Cloud, Java, Technology, Research

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