WPF/WCF Developer

Newport Beach, USA
Sep 24, 2020
Oct 02, 2020
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 $1.91 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 2,800 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:

We are looking to hire a UI/WPF Developer to join our Technology team supporting our Options Investment Platform. In this role you will be designing and implementing improvements and new features to the existing application suite, as well as contributing to the next generation of products currently in development. You will also interact directly with users to provide day to day operational support, supporting NY trading hours. Our technology stack includes C#, WPF, WCF, Windows Services, SQL Server, Python and Oracle PL/SQL. We operate an agile development process. Our tools include SVN, GIT, Jira, QuickBuild and GitLab.

  • Work with users and to answer questions and solicit requirements.
  • Self-motivated and self-managing with the ability to identify next steps, prioritize tasks, and produce results in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with multiple teams to develop front end production high quality code.
  • Create interactive prototypes and test new interactions, visuals.
  • Build out and integration into electronic trading workflows.

Position Requirements:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or related fields or equivalent experience.
  • Proven ability in providing direct user support, and delivering improvements on demand and support of NY trading hours is key.
  • 8+ years of professional software development experience.
  • 5+ years of WPF Development using C# and the .NET Framework.
  • 2+ years of writing WCF and Windows Services.
  • 2+ years of Python development experience with ability to write good production quality code.
  • 2+ years of development using Entity Framework.
  • 3 years of database development writing complex SQL queries.
  • Demonstrable experience using the MVVM framework with unit testing.
  • Solid grasp of OO design and use of design patterns.
  • Knowledge of composite application development like Prism and IoC containers like Unity.
  • Knowledge of SQL, PL/SQL, and standard DBMS like Oracle and SQLServer.
  • Usage experience using tools like SVN, GIT, JIRA is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Unix scripting is desired.
  • Fixed Income and Buy Side knowledge/industry experience is an advantage.


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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