Sr. Developer, Market Data Sr. Developer, Market Data …

in Austin, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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in Austin, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Sr. Developer, Market Data
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 $1.92 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 hiring a Development Lead to manage a small team of developers to lead the initiative to build out PIMCO’s global market data backbone and migration to public cloud for our Time Series and Tick Data products making investment data available to internal clients for analysis and modelling of quantitative trading strategies. This team is part of our Market Data & Time Series Services Team in the Data Science Group. We define, implement and support systems that provide the foundation of the platform. Market Data Services provides intraday market data to PIMCO applications, for pricing and risk, Time Series Services provides managed data sets to our Analytics teams for use in modelling, and collects stores and distributes internally generated series.

Our solutions range from real-time feed handlers, tick capture, messaging, and RESTful web-services and client API integration with Java, Python & Excel, both on premise and onto PIMCO internal and external cloud platforms.

Position Requirements:

  • Player/Coach for a development team
  • Customer-centric Product Development (establish roadmap for product, solution design for business features, handle risk)
  • Design, develop and lead the delivery of high quality solutions
  • Collaboration with Core Engineering Groups to deliver strategically-aligned outcomes
  • Actively Support users of our Services
  • Integration with other services/applications in PIMCO
  • Partner with Production Support & Operational Team
  • Work with External Vendor Technology Teams
  • Responsible for solution design and technology roadmap

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering related fields
  • 5+ years of API development experience in Python, Java, or similar language
  • 2+ years of experience leading a team
  • Solution Architecture experience
  • Python development expertise required
  • Have led Cloud based projects, AWS preferred
  • Experience with real-time messaging using REDIS, Kafka etc…
  • Experience with Time Series & Tick Databases a plus
  • Experience in using RESTful services
  • May have personal GitHub, and have made open source contributions
  • Bloomberg and/or Reuters market data experience, an advantage


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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