Senior Software Developer- Trading Technologies Senior Software Developer- Trading Technologies …

in Newport Beach, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 Jun 21
in Newport Beach, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 Jun 21
Senior Software Developer- Trading Technologies
About Us:

We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $1.78 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 2,800 employees in 17 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

PIMCO is one of the world’s premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.

Position Description:

We are seeking a hard-working software engineer to join the PIMCO Portfolio Technology team. Building on top of a modern, scalable, cloud-based infrastructure, the Portfolio Technology team develops and maintains the applications, platforms and tools that are central to PIMCO’s trading and portfolio management processes. Dedicated to supporting a culture of diversity, inclusion and acceptance, at PIMCO we work to create an environment where all our employees can be their authentic selves. We strive to heighten appreciation for diverse perspectives and skills, facilitating increased collaboration and improving our ability to attract and engage top talent.
In this role, your work will fall into 1 or more of the following categories:
  • Trade risk sizing and capital allocation decision support
  • Systematic order management and workflow
  • Fine-grained trade risk and performance tracking
  • Portfolio PnL and historical performance attribution
  • Supporting Portfolio Management, Product Management, and Client-Facing teams globally

Responsibilities may include:
  • Solving engineering challenges associated with large data processing volumes and/or complex calculation dependencies
  • Forward development of new system components and enhancements to existing codebase(s)
  • Working collaboratively with other Portfolio Technology team members
  • Learning various aspects of PIMCO business and operational processes
  • Direct interaction with business users (Trade Floor, PMs, Risk Managers, etc.) in order to define, roll-out, and support new platform features

Position Requirements:

  • Experience in the investment domain building large-scale application solutions by using modern full stack technologies in a front office environment or supporting a portfolio management technology capacity
  • Experience in writing backend services using Java, or C# (while we are using Java, we will consider strong candidates in other languages as long as they show ability to learn Java)
  • Interest in learning about / working with modern UI technologies
  • Understanding of infrastructure fundamentals such as Unix, SSH, Kerberos, and ADFS
  • Hands-on experience working with cloud-specific infrastructure (e.g. Cloud Foundry, AWS, Kubernetes, etc…)
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to highly dynamic environments
  • Willingness to support systems in a production environment on a rotating on-call basis


PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance and travel coverage
  • 401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
  • Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office

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