VP, Portfolio Manager

Newport Beach, USA
Sep 12, 2019
Sep 28, 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 $1.84 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:

Pacific Investment Management Company LLC (PIMCO) seeks a VP, Portfolio Manager for its Newport Beach, CA location. Job ID 27636

Duties : Develop, present and execute trading strategies for various fixed income, foreign exchange, and interest rate swap financial instruments, including cross-currency swaps, within the global financial markets to achieve specific objectives for assigned fixed income portfolios. Conduct quantitative research, financial analytics, and financial modeling to develop short- and long-term financial forecasts and generate related strategies and trading recommendations. Conduct mathematical modeling of portfolios for the Portfolio Management group by assessing portfolio risk, position weights, and financial products against client guidelines and benchmarks, and re-balancing portfolio models to target weights as necessary. Preparing daily research notes and request market updates on trading levels, news, and opinions for local market movement, and will support account managers by updating existing accounts based on market conditions, philosophy, process and performance. Communicate with internal and external parties to provide portfolio summaries, analyses, recommendations, and other ad-hoc information, and hold responsibility for supporting and driving new business development through marketing in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.

Position Requirements:

Requirements : MBA degree in Business, Economics, Finance, or related quantitative field, and three (3) years of experience in the position offered or closely related position. Employer will also accept Bachelor's degree in the stated fields, followed by five (5) years of progressive, post-bachelor's experience in the position offered or closely related position. Required experience or coursework must include: strategizing portfolio/risk management and optimization, including generating investment recommendations and performing in-depth fundamental analysis on country, industry and company levels; conducting in-depth quantitative analysis on security, asset class level, including developing and implementing pricing models for a variety of fixed income, options, futures, and derivative products using associated techniques such as binomial trees, bootstrapping, Monte Carlo methods, factor models to price and trade fixed income products in sovereigns, credit, interest rate swaps and bond futures; applying econometrics, including cross-sectional and panel regressions, instrumental variables, and generalized method of moments, and applying time series analysis; applying probability theory and inference methods to analyze and develop trading strategies in generalized probabilistic frameworks; using trading software, data management tools, and programming language such as Bloomberg, SQL, and Python; financial modeling using Excel; using machine learning techniques for signal extraction and development of systematic trading strategies; and communicating with internal and external parties (i.e. clients, issuers, bankers, lawyers) regarding investment strategies or activities.

Pacific Investment Management Company LLC is an EEO/AA Employer. This position is eligible for incentives pursuant to Pacific Investment Management Company LLC's Employee Referral Program.


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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