Quantitative Data Analyst

Newport Beach, USA
Aug 06, 2022
Aug 11, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Us:

We are a leading global asset management firm with over 3,000 employees across 20 offices in 15 countries; we help millions of investors around the world pursue their financial goals.

We hire critical thinkers. People who thrive in a collaborative culture like ours where we solve real problems while building the future of finance.

  • Are excited to be part of a vibrant engineering community that values diversity, hard work, and continuous learning.
  • Love solving complex real-world business problems.
  • Recognize that cross-functional collaboration is a core component of success for the team.
  • Believe there are multiple ways to solve most technical problems and are willing to debate the trade-offs.
  • Have become a stronger engineer by making mistakes and learning from them.
  • Are a doer, someone who wants to grow their career and gain experience across technologies and business functions.

  • Continuously invest in a high-performance and inclusive culture, in which a diversity of backgrounds, experiences and viewpoints are celebrated and valued.
  • Encourage career mobility, so you can benefit from learning different functions and technologies, and we gain the benefits of your experience across teams.
  • Run technology pro bono programs that help the non-profit community and give our engineering community opportunities to volunteer and participate.
  • Offer education reimbursements and ongoing training in technology, communication, and diversity & inclusion.
  • Embrace knowledge sharing through lunch-and-learns, demos, and technical forums.
  • Consider our people to be our greatest asset-we will help you learn what PIMCO Technology has to offer so you can participate in activities that benefit your career while delivering impactful technology solutions.

Position Description:

Our strategies are highly dependent on the data they ingest. We have decades of historical tick data that grows every data combined with reference data, fundamental data and data from our internal risk and analytics systems. We are looking for a detail orientated data analyst to partner closely with our Quant PMs to help them as data aspects of performing research and build strategies. In this role you will help ingest or manage onboarding of new data sources; build repeatable and scalable data quality metrics to look at population gaps and anomalies in decades of data; help PMs find data sets; build higher order primitives/abstractions and investigate and resolve data issues in production strategies.

Candidates could come from a range of backgrounds: prior systematic trading exposure, data analyst at a vendor, pre-sales data engineer, data science.

Position Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of statistics and using statistical methods to profile data quality
  • Experience working with large datasets in python
  • Experience in owning/stewarding and validating complex large scale data sets
  • Domain experience in financial data sets is beneficial but not required (tick, reference, fundamental, etc)
  • Expertise in meaning, provenance, quality, timing, consumption


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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