Software Engineer, Machine Learning

PIMCO Europe Ltd
Austin, USA
Mar 31, 2019
Mar 31, 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 $1.76 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 2,600 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:

PIMCO is searching for a Machine Learning Developer to add to our Data Science team. Candidate will join the new center of excellence for Machine Learning team. Our team develop and enhances applications used globally by Account and Portfolio Management teams. You will assist projects related PIMCO's data science research projects
  • Liaise with the Portfolio Management, Financial Engineering, and other teams regarding PIMCO's data science projects
  • Provide Machine Learning solutions to help generate strategies and research ideas. Provide support as required.
  • Respond to Investment Professionals' questions/requests related to Machine Learning at PIMCO
  • Recommend technical solutions to quants and other users
  • Assist developing the data science platform from the perspective Machine Learning practitioner
  • Provide technical assistance to end users with understanding of PIMCO's data science platform and Machine Learning workflow

Position Requirements:

The Developer will demonstrate advanced knowledge and understanding of the complete software development process (Requirements, Design, Implementation, Verification, and Maintenance). The successful candidate must have expertise in ML models, strong Python and data skills.

Qualified candidates must possess a Master's degree in stats or Machine Learning related field.
  • Past experience with implementing production ML projects
  • Good understanding of which models to use per use cases, understanding of strengths and weakness of different ML models
  • Ability to articulate the models, output and it usage


  • 5+ years working with ML models
  • 5+ years working Python
  • Past experience working with SQL, Oracle and other relational database
  • Past experience working with Linux environment
  • Past experience with Data Science tools and platforms
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability work autonomously with complex requirements. Be comfortable with rapid development environment
  • Ability to quickly learn new technology stack


  • PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family. These benefits include medical, dental and vision coverage from your first day of employment.
  • 401k Savings and Retirement Plan.
  • Work/Life Programs such as Flexible Work Arrangements, Parental Leave & Support, Employee Assistance Plan, and Educational/CFA Certification Reimbursement Programs.
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office.

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