Java Developer

Newport Beach, USA
28 Jul 2022
10 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Us:

We are a leading global asset management firm with over 3,000 employees across 20 offices in 15 countries; we help millions of investors around the world pursue their financial goals.

We hire critical thinkers. People who thrive in a collaborative culture like ours where we solve real problems while building the future of finance.

  • Are excited to be part of a vibrant engineering community that values diversity, hard work, and continuous learning.
  • Love solving complex real-world business problems.
  • Recognize that cross-functional collaboration is a core component of success for the team.
  • Believe there are multiple ways to solve most technical problems and are willing to debate the trade-offs.
  • Have become a stronger engineer by making mistakes and learning from them.
  • Are a doer, someone who wants to grow their career and gain experience across technologies and business functions.

  • Continuously invest in a high-performance and inclusive culture, in which a diversity of backgrounds, experiences and viewpoints are celebrated and valued.
  • Encourage career mobility, so you can benefit from learning different functions and technologies, and we gain the benefits of your experience across teams.
  • Run technology pro bono programs that help the non-profit community and give our engineering community opportunities to volunteer and participate.
  • Offer education reimbursements and ongoing training in technology, communication, and diversity & inclusion.
  • Embrace knowledge sharing through lunch-and-learns, demos, and technical forums.
  • Consider our people to be our greatest asset-we will help you learn what PIMCO Technology has to offer so you can participate in activities that benefit your career while delivering impactful technology solutions.

Position Description:

How does Technology fit in with this?
We aim to deliver to our investment professionals accurate information, on time, every time that enable them to make decisions in an increasingly complex world.
We provide foundational real-time position capabilities that enable downstream risk and trading systems to calculate optimal executions, regulatory compliance, and client risk.

What do you need to know?
You must know Java and development in AWS. Financial services experience is a bonus. You will be working with a worldwide team of developers and will be expected to do some L2 support.
  • You need to know and love the Java language! Python, and TypeScript are useful skills too.
  • Gitlab and expertise in continuous integration and delivery techniques is a plus.
  • Strike a balance of incremental value delivery while advancing towards our strategic north star of cloud-based, CICD-driven delivery
  • Work with technology leadership to understand both immediate problems and trading workflow strategic state
  • Distill out key requirements and workflows, work with engineering team leads and engineering colleagues to find solutions, identify and analyze trade-offs, phase solutions, follow through to implementation resolving design issues and responding to changing requirements or technical issues
  • Build modular, easily testable software that lends itself to proper monitoring
  • Build applications based on cloud native principles, with high availability and scale in mind
  • Data-driven approach to application development. Analyze usage data to further enhance application experience.

Position Requirements:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
  • 1+ years of professional Java development
  • 1+ years of experience with public cloud technologies and cloud native development principles (AWS preferred)
  • Good interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills an absolute must with a demonstrated ability to work well with both technology and business colleagues
  • Demonstrable ability to deliver solutions providing incremental value to our business while iterating towards strategic platform goal
  • Technical abilities includes data models, messaging, REST, design patterns and best practices for system integration
  • Strong technical solutions skills from capturing and distilling requirements to defining technical options, trade-offs and communicating to a technical audience
  • Passion for automation and experience with CICD tools, Gitlab or other
  • Experience migrating existing workloads to cloud preferred
  • Understanding of infrastructure fundamentals such as Unix, networks, scripting, SSH, Kerberos


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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