Cloud Data Engineer

Austin, USA
10 Nov 2022
15 Nov 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:

As a Cloud Data Engineer on the Client Data team, you will help shape PIMCO's data architecture

  • Build data pipelines and data models to support Analytics, Business Intelligence and Data Science use-cases
  • Build revers ETL pipelines to make data warehouse data available in operational systems
  • Design, develop and maintain the warehouse, automate manual processes, optimize data delivery for reporting and re-design infrastructure for greater scalability
  • Collaborate with other technology teams to source data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL, Airflow, DBT, Fivetran and Python
  • Research data questions, identify root causes and interact closely with analysts and other engineers
  • Define and build metadata and data quality rules associated with data pipelines
  • Integrate solution with data governance tools
  • Contribute to advancing the team's design methodology and engineering best practices.
  • Collaborate with BI engineers, data engineers, product managers and data analysts to assist with data-related technical issues, migrations, upgrades and infrastructure needs.

Position Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of the Snowflake ecosystem
  • 3+ year experience designing highly scalable ELT/reverse ETL processes with complex data transformations, data formats including error handling and monitoring.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited college/university
  • Experience with projects relating to cloud modernization, data migration, data warehousing in enterprise space
  • Cloud Certification (AWS) would be advantageous
  • Strong programming skills using Python, SQL
  • Source control tools such as Git
  • Solid understanding of database design, architectural principles and methodologies
  • Ability to work independently, with attention to detail.
  • Strong decision-making skills, problem resolution, negotiation, and decision-making skills
  • Effectively communicates technical actions and expectations to the appropriate partners


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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