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Systematic Quant Research Analyst

PIMCO Newport Beach, United States
Posted 1 month ago Permanent Competitive
PIMCO is a global leader in active fixed income with deep expertise across public and private markets. We invest our clients' capital across a range of fixed income and credit opportunities, leveraging our decades of experience navigating complex debt markets. Our flexible capital base and deep relationships with issuers have helped us become one of the world's largest providers of traditional and nontraditional solutions for companies that need financing and investors who seek strong risk-adjusted returns.

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.

By applying to this role, you will be considered for a position on the Quantitative Strategies Team within Portfolio Management:

Quantitative Research Analyst: The team focuses on the development and implementation of quantitative trading strategies. In managing the implementation of various strategies, tasks includes generating trades by running code or spreadsheet, sending those trades to specialist desks for execution, making sure trades are allocated appropriately, verifying theoretical model positions with actual portfolio holdings, and looking at actual realized returns vs theoretical expectations. Team members perform research and backtest different trading strategies across various asset classes and test improvements for existing strategies. This involves working with specialist PMs in order to understand how market trades and building strategies to systematically capitalize on inefficiencies in addition to more exploratory work of looking for inefficiencies using statistical or other approaches. The group assists in the portfolio construction process and vetting of future strategies.

Requirements:
  • Master's degree (financial engineering or other technically demanding program)
  • Bachelor's degree focus in Finance, Economics, or other technical degree is preferred.
  • Minimum 3.2 cumulative collegiate grade point average, on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent, at an accredited 4-year college or university
  • Fluent in English (speaking, reading, writing)
  • 2-3 years relevant experience
Desired candidates should possess the following skills and characteristics:
  • Interest & background in finance theory, especially portfolio theory, asset allocation techniques, option pricing, and asset pricing.
  • Experience in credit or interest rate markets preferred
  • Direct experience running live strategies an advantage
  • Programming skills and numerical problem solving techniques; training & experience with Python, Matlab, SAS, C++, or other related language. SQL knowledge preferred.
  • Formal training in Econometrics is desired, particularly time series econometrics such as vector auto regression, error correction models, Kalman filtering techniques, etc.
  • Comfortable working with large data sets, both structured & unstructured
  • Good exposure to & knowledge of financial markets
  • Ethical, intellectually curious, collaborative, organized, flexible, high energy, self-starter, accountable, humble
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: $ 165,000.00 - $ 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.

Job ID  R104245
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