Senior Cloud Solution Architect

Austin, USA
Apr 13, 2021
May 07, 2021
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 $2.02 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,050 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:

What does Core Engineering do?

  • Own the engagement with teams as they adopt AWS
  • Solve the complexity around building horizontally scalable services.
  • Build cloud native mindshare across company
  • Partner with business leaders to find opportunities and value from cloud computing
  • Ensure our cloud deployments are secure and robust
  • Establish best practices for our cloud foundation
If you want to be part of the engineering revolution at PIMCO we would love to talk to you!

What do you need to know?
We are growing our new Tech Hub in Austin to create the next generation of engineering practices and infrastructure to support our developers and business partners into the next decades.
You need to know AWS inside and out. Financial services experience is a bonus.
We believe the cloud is an enabler - not a magic bullet. We have existing infrastructure that will be enhanced by adopting cloud technologies to accelerate innovation and optimize cost.
Above all, empathy and collaboration are needed. You will be working, consulting, and helping many teams an enabler with an opportunity to make a large impact.

What your manager will do for you:

  • Find opportunities for you to grow
  • Remove roadblocks and protect you from unnecessary distractions
  • Create a continuous learning environment
  • Surround you with a high performing team

Position Requirements:

Minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Expert public cloud technologies - Amazon Web Services, OpenStack, Google Cloud Platform or Microsoft Azure
  • Experience in writing software in one or more languages such as Java, C++, Python, Go and/or JavaScript.
  • Passion for automation and experience with tools such as Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, Puppet, and Chef.
  • Understanding of infrastructure fundamentals such as Unix, SSH, and OAuth
Preferred qualifications:

  • Hands on experience working with Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes infrastructure
  • Experience consulting on technology in financial services
  • Experience securing and operating cloud infrastructure in an enterprise environment
  • Experience building data warehouses, including data warehouse technical architectures, infrastructure components, ETL and reporting/analytic tools and environments.
  • Experience migrating existing workloads to cloud.
  • Experience with financial market analysis software like Beacon
  • Experience working with big data, information retrieval, data mining or machine learning as well as experience in building multi-tier high availability applications with modern web technologies (such as Cassandra, Spark, Hadoop, Kafka).


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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