Senior Data Science Associate

New York, USA
Oct 15, 2020
Nov 13, 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 $1.92 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:

Pacific Investment Management Company LLC (PIMCO) seeks a Senior Data Science Associate for its New York, NY location. Job ID 29393

Duties: Employ analytical techniques that support management in decision-making and policy formulation, and improve sales and marketing campaign effectiveness for a portfolio of financial products and services. Conduct data preparation, analysis, and a variety of data mining techniques using SQL, Python, Jupyter, and Spark in a Hadoop environment to derive meaningful insights from data. Code analytical models for data analysis, predictive analytics, machine learning and clustering using Python and SQL. Troubleshoot and assess the impact of erroneous data on model results, develop solutions to correct the root cause. Engage in analysis and visualization of data using statistical techniques to evaluate effectiveness of sales and marketing campaigns, and communicate findings for CRM, reporting, and business analytics. Evaluate analytics vendors, including their products and services. Mentor junior team members on data science skills and activities. Research and develop client profiling and develop insights from new datasets.

Position Requirements:

Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field, and three (3) years of experience in the position offered or related position. Academic coursework or experience must include: conducting big data analytics to perform predictive analytics and working with business intelligence/data analysis of data warehouse to gain insights on client/user behavior; utilizing Python to code machine learning models that classify and predict client behavior for system optimization; utilizing advanced database skills to build data architecture for storing results from analytics output; querying and preparing data using optimized approach, and working with SQL, Oracle, HIVE, DB2 databases; utilizing Spark/Hadoop and Python coding to identify erroneous data, and suggesting solutions to correct the root cause; interpreting Business use cases and translating business requirements into technical specifications to develop solutions that meet business and client needs; coding prototype model solutions for data analysis, predictive analytics, machine learning and clustering using Python and SQL; and utilizing SQL and relational database concepts, Python, Jupyter and Excel. Background check and drug screening required prior to employment.

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 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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