Sr. Machine Learning Platform Engineer

Austin, USA
Apr 02, 2021
May 02, 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:

PIMCO’s machine learning team supports both technology and the business by providing implementation and expertise on all things machine learning. We are responsible for helping teams to complete machine learning workflows as well as implementing or choosing the libraries, platforms and/or infrastructure enabling teams to perform machine learning themselves. We are seeking an experienced machine learning platform developer to join our team in building out our ML infrastructure!

  • Build production quality tools and components for PIMCO’s Machine Learning Platform
  • Serve as an expert advisor to assist teams in choosing the right tools/algorithms for their needs
  • Assist team to complete business-related machine learning/data science projects as proofs of concept for platform feature development
  • Communicate concepts in an easily digestible manner in regular meetings and teaching sessions

Position Requirements:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or related technical field
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and communication skills an absolute must with a demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • 4-7 years of machine learning industry experience
  • Strong hands-on python 3 developer who writes clean, idiomatic, modular, testable code
  • Experience working with python ML libraries and frameworks such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, Spacy, AWS Sagemaker, Scikit-learn and related
  • Deep knowledge of machine learning approaches and algorithms
  • Understands data structures, algorithms and common idioms and design patterns
  • AWS and Docker familiarity is a plus
  • Understanding of infrastructure fundamentals such as Linux, networks, bash scripting, SSH, Kerberos
  • Passion for automation and experience with CICD tools, Gitlab or other


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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