Technical Product Owner, Messaging

New York, USA
May 02, 2021
May 27, 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 $2.21 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,025 employees in 20 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 is a global investment solutions provider with more than 2,200 dedicated professionals in 12 countries focused on a single mission: to manage risks and deliver returns for our clients. We are recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients around the world. 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.

How does Technology fit in with this?
We aim to deliver to our investment professionals accurate information, on time, every time that enable them to make decisions in an increasingly complex world.
We provide trade execution capabilities, research data, analytics calculations, concise reports across a diverse array of financial investments that enable us to invest wisely and explain concisely to our clients what risk/reward decisions are being made.

What does Platform Engineering do?
We provide the building blocks, platforms and self-service tools that enable high availability, operationally resilient and scalable applications to be built to enable our business to deliver value to our clients. Quite simply, we make it easier for other people to operate. As part of this team, you will join a talented group of technology professionals who enjoy taking on challenges, such as:
  • Own vision and lead delivery for developer platforms
  • Partner with stakeholders across technology
  • Build cloud native mindshare across company
  • Establish developer best practices across firm
  • Create an open source culture

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?
You must know what developers need to do their job and want to make their lives easy (ideally, you have been one). Financial services experience is a bonus.
Above all, empathy and collaboration are required. You will be working, consulting, and helping many teams as 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 and a minimum of 8 years equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience building, deploying, and running messaging, pub/sub, or streaming services (Kafka, RabbitMQ, AMPS, IBM MQ)
  • Experience writing software in one or more languages such as Java, C#, Python, Go and/or JavaScript.
  • Technical product management including building roadmaps, stakeholder management, estimation, and planning in an agile environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Passion for engineering excellence

Preferred qualifications:
  • Experience working with Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes
  • Expert public cloud technologies - Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform or Microsoft Azure
  • Experience in financial services industry
  • Experience with API development and management
  • Advocate of DevOps and automation
  • Experience with financial market analysis software like Beacon


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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