Senior Software Engineer, Execution Tech

Newport Beach, USA
21 Aug 2021
15 Sep 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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 offering the right engineer the chance to join an elite technology team within one of the world's largest asset managers building the best order management and execution platform of its kind. Over the next 6 months we will be designing and creating new services, architectures and components in a green/brown field setting which will become the core of our future trading system ultimately replacing legacy systems over the coming years.

The right candidate will be able to leverage their experience and be a part of a journey to modernize, bring change and build and operate a modern O&EMS covering Rates (Bonds + IRS), Credit, Futures, FX, Equities and more.

Java & AMPS (60East) plus a React/JS UI are at the center of the tech stack while we continue to experiment, mature and trial cutting edge technologies to support or goals.

An upward trajectory of success and growth is driving our demand as we bring automation to more desks, locations and products over different trading frequencies globally.

Responsibilities may include:
  • Create, innovate and deliver; leverage experience - pragmatic approach; great team
  • Contribute to the overall design and architecture of the product.
  • Translate application storyboards and use cases into functional applications and enhancements.
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, reliable and testable Java code.
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications
  • Help maintain code quality, organization and introduce automation.
  • Work collaboratively and build relationships with ta's, pm's, traders & quants together with the global tech team

Position Requirements:

  • 5+ years of working experience in Financial Services working on trading systems - either at an Investment Bank or Hedge fund / Asset manager.
  • Excellent problem solving and solid development experience in core java/threading.
  • Excellent communication skills, team player - we are ~20 developers globally over California, New York, London & Moscow.
  • Code archaeology. As our remit grows we will be consolidating business functionality onto our strategic platforms - there is skill to reading and re-writing code afresh
  • Commercial approach, focus non-functional's such as efficient and useful logging, automated sanity checks/guard-rails, data & trader flow
  • Commitment to Support rota and releases - we all do support for the Execution team's estate and take part in releases and testing.


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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