Legal Specialist

Austin, USA
Dec 31, 2021
Jan 30, 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:

Position Description:
The Legal Specialist will be responsible for providing support to the Derivatives Legal Team within the Legal and Compliance Department, including, but not limited to: managing, reviewing and negotiating a variety of legal agreements and contracts including trading agreements, ISDA Master Agreements, Credit Support Annexes, NDAs, and other documents; assisting in-house counsel with regulatory implementation projects, including project management; working closely with the Operations and Portfolio Management teams with respect to counterparty onboarding, and assisting with special projects as assigned. Candidate must be a self-starter and highly motivated. The candidate must have the ability to work independently and coordinate complex projects involving business groups across all functional areas of the firm, as well as non-U.S. offices, and to assist the business in implementing targeted solutions. The candidate will be expected to comfortably interact with employees across functions and at all levels of seniority, addressing issues in a fast paced environment.

Position Requirements:

Position Qualifications:
-JD preferred
-Minimum 3-5 years of law firm or in-house experience
-Experience in the financial services industry required
-Experience in working on multiple projects with tight deadlines
-Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
-High performing individual capable of managing multiple time sensitive tasks in a challenging, fast-paced and fluid environment
-Strong analytical skills and meticulous attention to detail
-Able to take initiative in learning and applying new skills
-Exceptional oral, written, and organizational skills
-Must possess excellent interpersonal skills, work well in a team environment, and have the ability to interact comfortably with all levels of management
-Strong sense of integrity and a clear commitment to PIMCO's culture, values, and approach


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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