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Sr. Software Engineer

Newport Beach, USA
Closing date
Feb 4, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
PIMCO is a global leader in active fixed income. With our launch in 1971 in Newport Beach, California, PIMCO introduced investors to a total return approach to fixed income investing. In the 50+ years since, we have worked relentlessly to help millions of investors pursue their objectives - regardless of shifting marketing conditions. As active investors, our goal is not just to find opportunities, but to create them. To this end, we remain firmly committed to the pursuit of our mission: delivering superior investment returns, solutions, and service to our clients.

Since 1971, our people have shaped our organization through a high-performance inclusive culture, in which we celebrate diverse thinking. We invest in our people and strive to imprint our CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Responsibility and Excellence. We believe each of us is here to help others succeed and this has led to PIMCO being recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

Position Description

This is an exciting Front Office facing role. You will be a key player on a trade floor RAD (Rapid Application Development) team building critically important cross asset software systems for the financial markets to build solutions for urgent and high priority business challenges. This role covers both pre & post trade workflows, giving you great exposure to the full trade lifecycle.

You will be part of an exceptional company renowned for their innovation and success while emphasizing a balanced work and life focus, diversification and individual enrichment. The team you will be joining has built many successful products dealing with large scale transaction processing and thus you will have ample opportunity to learn, grow and contribute.


Your role will cover the full SDLC, where you will be responsible for capturing requirements from the trade floor, designing & ultimately building and testing solutions to achieve them. You will also be encouraged to put together proposals for new solutions to improve existing processes, to align with projects being built by the wider technology teams. You will be part of a team providing real-time production support to our trading floor and users across the organization.

Position Requirements
  • 5+ years professional financial services software development experience
  • Solid development experience in Py & SQL strongly preferred
  • Solid Professional Object Oriented programming experience a must
  • Good understanding of software development process
  • Superb communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Solid understanding and experience in the following areas:
  • Ability to understand and rapidly implement efficient algorithms
  • Design patterns: when they are applicable, and their boundaries
  • Monitoring tools & techniques
Preferred, but not required experience in some of the following areas:
  • C# development
  • VBA development
  • AWS Cloud development and tools
  • Linux scripting
  • Writing restful services
  • messaging services (AMPS, Kafka, MQ)
PIMCO follows a total compensation approach when rewarding employees which includes a base salary and a discretionary bonus. Base salary is the fixed component of compensation that is determined by core job responsibilities, relevant experience, internal level, and market factors. The discretionary bonus is used to award performance and therefore is determined by company, business, team, and individual performance.

Salary Range: $ 122,000.00 - $ 225,000.00

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement

PIMCO recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, national origin, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), age, military or veteran status, disability (physical or mental), any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, provincial and municipal laws. The company also prohibits discrimination on other basis such as medical condition, or marital status under applicable laws.

Applicants with Disabilities

PIMCO is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including veterans, in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system due to a disability and you would like to request an accommodation, you may contact us at 949-720-7744 and leave a message. This is a dedicated line designed exclusively to assist job seekers with disabilities to apply online. Only messages left for this purpose will be considered. A response to your request may take up to two business days.

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