Senior Data Engineer

Austin, USA
Sep 25, 2021
Oct 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 $2.22 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,000 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:

Pacific Investment Management Company LLC (PIMCO) seeks a Senior Data Engineer for its Austin, TX location. Job ID 31303

Duties: Evaluate and execute proof of concepts for data engineering tools that would enable other engineers to scale their jobs efficiently and safely. Build data pipelines in Snowflake database using Amazon Web services and orchestrate them with Apache Airflow, allowing for millions of data points to flow seamlessly per day. Troubleshoot issues in complex data pipelines that arise on a day-to-day basis by identifying the issue/root cause, estimating the complexity, applying corrections and devising long-term solutions to ensure full remediation. Develop re-usable frameworks using Python to enable other developers and business users to leverage frameworks and thus achieving scale through reusability. Leverage Snowflake as cloud data platform and migrate the existing data pipelines to cloud while improve the overall efficiency. Provision and manage server infrastructure for maintaining and processing PIMCO's master reference data while ensuring high availability.

Position Requirements:

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, and five (5) years of post-baccalaureate progressive experience in the position offered or related position. Full term of experience must include: Using Python to automate routine works for efficiency and build custom Airflow operators/hooks to enable complex transformation and pipelines. Using Terraform to provision the required infrastructure such as Kubernetes cluster, Amazon S3 buckets and Amazon EC2 instances. Using Snowflake Database to migrate the existing tables from Oracle to Snowflake in order ensure speedy data processing. Using Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provision infrastructure in cloud using Amazon EKS and Elastic Cloud Compute and to build applications using AWS lambda. Using Linux to spin up new servers, configure scripts and deploy applications. Using SQL/Oracle to create complex transformations and create views in Oracle database. Using Fivetran and HVR to integrate and ingest heterogonous datasets to snowflake.

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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