AWS Cloud Platforms Engineer AWS Cloud Platforms Engineer …

in Austin, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 08 Feb 20
in Austin, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 08 Feb 20
AWS Cloud Platforms Engineer
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:

Data Science Team is looking for a senior platforms engineer to help PIMCO extend the firm's research platform capabilities in AWS. Ideal candidate will need to be a self-starter and a team player with passion for best practices in software engineer. Strong communications, technical skills, ability to learn new technologies and domain area is required. Engineer will work with the Data Science platform team, data scientists and quants to extend research platform capabilities by leveraging AWS. Responsibilities include integrating home grown on-premises Data Science Platform with AWS services, integration of Sage Maker and firm's strategic financial analytics platform in AWS. Engineer will be involved in creating the firm's strategic Machine Learning workflow and financial analytics platform with Beacon.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Implement and manage changes in AWS products for Data Science Platform, Beacon and SageMaker
  • Automate CI/CD of AWS changes through Terraform and Gitlab pipeline
  • Review and implement AWS security best practices
  • Manage and support the AWS environment for the research platforms
  • Work with platform team, data scientists and quants to understand theirs needs and provide solutions in AWS
  • Provide training on AWS best practices for internal team members

Position Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of hands on experience working with Amazon Web Services products
  • Hands on experience working with Terraform and AWS
  • Strong understanding of cloud infrastructure, solutions and best practices
  • Strong understanding of Amazon's AWS infrastructure and security
  • Strong understanding of infrastructure fundamentals such as Unix, SSH and networking

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficient in Python and shell scripting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Experience with Data Science projects
  • AWS certifications


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