Messaging Product Owner, Core Engineering

PIMCO Europe Ltd
Austin, USA
Mar 29, 2019
Mar 29, 2019
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 $1.66 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 2,500 employees in 14 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:

About the Role:
As we build out our trading platform to execute on multiple venues there is an increasing reliance on messaging capabilities to connect both externally and internally. The processing of ticking market data, orders, fills, rating changes and compliance checks all present different use cases for inter-process messaging.
We are seeking an experienced messaging individual to take ownership of this critical technology, drive ongoing advancement, and build a first class platform to deliver business solutions.
What you will do:
  • Design and Build a managed self-service fully automated messaging platform!
  • Working with application teams to understand their use cases and define solutions.
  • Create the messaging roadmap, looking to the future and evaluating emerging technologies and best practices.
  • Create a strong culture of monitoring, diagnostics and troubleshooting. Oversee platform operations and guide our Tech Ops team to provide excellent service, manage capacity, and perform platform upgrades.
  • Having a passion for automation! Automate testing! Automate deployment! Automate scaling! Automate monitoring!

Position Requirements:

About you:
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience with messaging platforms such as IBM MQ, 60 East Amps, TIBCO RV, Reuters RMDS, Zero-MQ, Rabbit-MQ, Apache Kafka or others.
  • Understanding of infrastructure fundamentals such as Unix, Networking, SSL
  • Experience with market data messaging, guaranteed delivery semantics and replay
  • Experience in writing software in one or more languages such as Java, Python, C# or JavaScript.


PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and wellbeing 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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