SW Developer/Research Analyst - Investments SW Developer/Research Analyst - Investments …

in Newport Beach, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Feb 20
in Newport Beach, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Feb 20
SW Developer/Research Analyst - Investments
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 $1.91 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 2,800 employees in 17 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:

This role is a part of technology team that supports quantitative research analysts and portfolio managers. Candidate will work as a liaison between Analysts/Desk and core IT and facilitate data analysis, application development, and automation while collaborating with multiple teams to ensure smooth delivery of software from concept to production.
Candidate will primarily work with quantitative research analysts to develop data models for relative valuation of corporate bonds and issuers that can generate alpha. Candidate will also be building out python based dashboards for data visualization.
Success in this role requires an ability to conduct rigorous data analysis, write production level code, ability to work with different teams to build production infrastructure and an appetite for collaborating with portfolio managers to integrate quantitative models into their investment process.

Key Responsibilities
  • Work with business partners to define requirements for the application
  • Develop, automate and support data models along with quantitative research analysts
  • Build data visualization application using python based framework called dash
  • Work hand in hand with research analysts to deliver automated reports to the desk
  • Conduct ad-hoc research on topical issues

Position Requirements:

Essential Qualifications
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Finance, Business, Computer Science, related fields.
  • Minimum 3 years of significant professional experience
  • Strong technical background - Python, SQL, Linux
  • Outstanding quantitative and analytics skills
  • The ability to work well independently and in multi-functional teams
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications
  • Professional experience designing and developing REST-based APIs
  • Basic understanding of html, java script, css
  • Domain knowledge of corporate credit, corporate bonds and derivatives
  • CFA or FRM certification


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