Data Engineer

Employer
PIMCO
Location
Austin, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 30, 2019
Closes
Sep 29, 2019
Ref
6232578
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
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 $1.84 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 2,700 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:

As a data engineer on our team, we will be working on a number of high-profile projects that will require you to collaborate with key partners and develop data solutions that enable insights into our clients through an evolving data architecture and drive our next generation data platform. In this role you will meet with relevant partners, understand and model data assets, and constantly find opportunities to optimize and evolve the underlining data platform. You will work with software developers, data architects, data analysts, and data scientists to solve complex business problems. Demonstrating lifelong learning and collaboration to fill gaps in knowledge is essential.

Position Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience with building end-to-end scalable production-grade data pipelines
  • Knowledge of data warehousing
  • Understanding of modern data architecture, data modeling, and data management principles
  • Experience with modern data pipeline technologies (Spark, Flink, Airflow, Beam, etc.)
  • Good foundation in data structures and algorithms
  • Understanding with Relational and NoSQL databases to help teams best organize their data for analysis
  • Experienced in OOP design and development, preferably in Python
  • Knowledge in writing, understanding and tuning PL/SQL and/or T-SQL
  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related fields or equivalent experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Domain knowledge of Financial Services
  • Hands-on experience with working with Cloud technologies, including AWS
  • Experience with CI/CD methodologies
  • Experience with *nix environments, including shell script development


We are PIMCO, a global investment management firm with a singular focus on preserving and enhancing investors' assets. We manage investments for institutions, financial advisors and individuals, helping millions of people around the world meet their financial goals.

Our technology powers the firm's global trading platform. We employ sophisticated and cutting edge technology tools that support PIMCO's core investment management strategy.

Why PIMCO? At PIMCO you will join a dynamic, constantly evolving global firm that pushes you to grow, lead and innovate. You will be client- focused and work on technologies that will be put to immediate use. You will be part of a team whose members are encouraged to speak up with an idea or challenge existing views, regardless of title or tenure. You will have the opportunity to receive competitive compensation and other attractive benefits (Please see below).

PIMCO's Technology Team is organized in small, focused, agile groups, that either work closely with business units to deliver value or develop core technologies that lever the product teams. Our environment fosters innovation and promotes entrepreneurial spirit, and we use top of the line tools. PIMCO recognizes the paramount role of tech now and in the future and invests in technology accordingly. Technology careers are available in Newport Beach, Austin, New York, London, Munich, Singapore and Tokyo.

Benefits:

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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