VP, Software Engineering Lead

Austin, USA
Mar 08, 2022
Mar 24, 2022
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 $2.2 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,070 employees in 22 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 VP, Software Engineering Lead for its Austin, TX location. Job ID 32578

Duties: Identify the core functionality required from PIMCO's software programs, including the level of security and performance needs; analyze users' needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints; confer with systems analysts, engineers, programmers, project managers, and others within PIMCO Technology to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces; and then design, test, develop, and enhance software solutions to meet those needs. Recommend software upgrades as appropriate for existing programs and systems, and will collaborate within the Technology division to create optimum software. Design applications and software solutions and ensure through software maintenance and testing that the solutions function normally and work seamlessly in conjunction with each other to achieve their objectives. Document the code and integral aspects of the applications and systems he works with to facilitate future maintenance and upgrades. Collaborate with production support & operational teams as well as working with external vendor technology teams to produce customer-centric Product Development, establishing a roadmap for product and solution design for business features, as well as managing the related risk. Design and develop the delivery of high quality solutions. Collaborate with Core Engineering Groups to deliver strategically aligned outcomes.

Position Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field, and five (5) years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience in the position offered or related position. Required experience must include: Scripting in C++, Python, and KDB. Actively managing, developing and testing the TCS system (Tick and Computation Service) and EPS (Enriched Price Server) across multiple trading desks. Using financial software systems including Order Management System, Portfolio Accounting System, Investment Analytics System, and Market Data System. .NET and SQL. Interfacing with business partners (trading, portfolio management, and back office people).

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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