Sr. Platform Engineer - Data Science

Austin, USA
Jun 30, 2021
Jul 25, 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 data science platform team supports internal clients across Technology and Business teams by writing python tools and libraries or integrating open source solutions, enabling teams to implement data science projects and applications. We are looking for a senior python engineer who can design and write modular code with the aim of solving business problems while creating reusable components.

  • Build production quality tools and components for PIMCO’s Python Data Science Platform
  • Write functions, libraries and utilities with proper abstractions for consumption by internal developers
  • Collect and distill requirements and define technical options, trade-offs and present to a technical audience
  • Work well as a teammate and collaborate closely with technology and business colleagues
  • Write modular, testable code which incorporates monitoring and DevOps practices

Position Requirements:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or related technical field
  • 7+ years of development experience, with deep knowledge of Python 3
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills an absolute must with a proven ability to work in a team environment
  • Self-motivated with strong aptitude for learning and problem solving
  • Write idiomatic, modular, testable Python code and familiar with constructs such as decorators, generators and comprehensions
  • Knowledge of data models, messaging, REST, design patterns and best practices for system integration
  • AWS and Docker familiarity is a plus
  • Understanding of data engineering and data pipelines 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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