DevOps Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Newport Beach, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Pimco
  • 18 Dec 17 2017-12-18

DevOps Engineer

Position Description

We are PIMCO, a global investment management firm with a singular focus on preserving and enhancing investors' assets. We manage investments for institutions, financial advisors and individuals, helping millions of people around the world meet their financial goals.

Our headquarters is located in Newport Beach, a beach community in the heart of Orange County, California. Your life here brings you to famous beaches, world class surfing, unparalleled hiking and biking terrain and close proximity to West powder in the winter. For families, Orange County offers some of the best schools and safest cities in the country, with 278 sunny days per year.

Our technology powers the firm's global trading platform. We employ sophisticated and cutting edge technology tools that support PIMCO's core investment management strategy.

Why PIMCO? At PIMCO you will join a dynamic, constantly evolving global firm that pushes you to grow, lead and innovate. You will be client- focused and work on technologies that will be put to immediate use. You will be part of a team whose members are encouraged to speak up with an idea or challenge existing views, regardless of title or tenure. You will have the opportunity to receive competitive compensation and other attractive benefits (Please see below).

PIMCO's Technology Team is organized in small, focused, agile groups, that either work closely with business units to deliver value or develop core technologies that lever the product teams. Our environment fosters innovation and promotes entrepreneurial spirit, and we use top of the line tools. PIMCO recognizes the paramount role of tech now and in the future and invests in technology accordingly. Technology careers are available in Newport Beach, New York, London, Munich, Singapore and Tokyo.

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer who will be responsible for development, integration & configuration of the agile engineering support tools & environments for cutting edge proprietary trading systems, risk management systems and portfolio management reporting systems. The DevOps Engineer will be responsible for building monitoring solutions, implementing configuration management and runbook automation, standardizing processes and managing microservices, private cloud and web applications to help steer scalability and stability improvements early in the lifecycle of development while ensuring operational best practices are supported.

The ideal candidate is an energetic self-starter and a team player having a passion for software engineering and building automation who works well under pressure and has strong communication and technical skills.

Position Requirements


  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field.
  • Minimum of 4 years of DevOps or development and operations combined experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience with DevOps tools including Splunk, AppDynamics, Nagios/Solarwinds, PagerDuty, JIRA, Chef/Ansible, Jenkins, Docker, Git and related tools.
  • Solid understanding of Microservices architecture and technology stack, messaging systems, web application architecture and technology stack.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience programming in java/j2ee or python.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in Linux and/or Unix environment.
  • Excellent communications skills, possess strong problem solving, analytical, time management skills.
  • Experience analyzing and resolving performance, scalability and reliability issues.


  • PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family. These benefits include medical, dental and vision coverage from your first day of employment.
  • 401k Savings with company matching
  • Work/Life Programs such as Flexible Work Arrangements, Parental Leave & Support, Employee Assistance Plan, and Educational/CFA Certification Reimbursement Programs
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.