Development Lead - Systematic Trading

Newport Beach, USA
Jan 01, 2023
Jan 19, 2023
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.

PIMCO is scaling its Systematic strategies business and is building the technology team. We are searching for the lead technologist to support this build out. The team is responsible for working with Quant PMs to 1) provide the research infrastructure 2) translate research ideas into trading strategies 3) provide the trading platform. This individual will lead the design, build and operation across these three areas and lead the technology team. We are looking for an individual with rich domain expertise in systematic trading and electronic trading architecture and a passion for sitting at the intersection of finance and technology.

Position Requirements:
  • 7+ years of experience with systematic trading technology - experience with 1-2 prior platform build outs across research and trading
  • Strong partner to the desk - working daily with Trading/Quant to solve problems, architect solutions and phase. Composed in a fast moving environment.
  • Exceptionally strong engineering manager who empowers, grows individuals and drives culture and engineering practices
  • Production mindset understanding the criticality of code developed in systematic trading and the rigor required in production environment
  • Pragmatic and commercial decision maker - delivering value while iterating the platform
  • Expertise in Python and feels ownership of the codebase and quality even if not coding the majority of the time
  • Ability to engage a wider group of technology stakeholders/dependencies in execution technology or trading services
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: $ 225,000.00 - $ 305,000.00

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