Python Developer

Austin, TX 78701

Posted: 05/02/2019 Category: Python Job Number: 11708

What Does Client Solutions & Analytics do?

Client Solutions & Analytics (CS&A) conducts client-driven research and partners closely with clients to help solve practical issues related to asset allocation and risk management. The team aims to generate actionable investment insights for PIMCO’ s clients in order to add value beyond the portfolios that we manage. To do so, the team draws on proprietary analytics platform, forward-looking macroeconomic views, and deep asset class and sector expertise. The team employs a deep bench of global talent, including strategists, quantitative researchers, and dedicated technologists. It has developed a comprehensive suite of tools to help with portfolio risk factor analysis, optimization, scenario analysis, style analysis, and asset class valuations.

 
  • Participate in model and application development using Python
  • Participate in middle tier development using Java/JSON/Restful web services
  • Help with flagship application infrastructure, including user interface enhancements and end-to-end infrastructure for various client-facing financial models, using Java and C#. Prepare impact studies as needed
  • Actively participate in full development life cycle including design and review sessions with stakeholders, project managers and developers
  • Support Client Solutions and Analytics quantitative researchers as they transition their models to Python.
  • Maintain PowerPoint reporting framework; manage existing templates and build new reports using Java programming and Aspose
  • Troubleshoot data and/or software issues and be able to rapidly implement fixes
  • Provide timely and proactive level 3 support to end users
  • Write productivity tools and other ad-hoc tools as needed
  • Build/maintain application knowledge base
  Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science or equivalent. A higher degree in Computer Science or engineering is desirable.
  • Strong OOP skills with hands on experience in Python and Java is required
  • Intermediate SQL/Database Query experience required.
  • Strong analytical ability to learn independently from the code / reverse engineer.
  • Strong PC skills (Microsoft Office, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Knoweldge of Matlab is a strong plus
  • C# and C++ experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg Terminal is a plus.
  • Exposure to finance (degree/CFA/work experience) is a plus.
  • High energy, self-starter, detail oriented, ability to work independently within the firm’ s demanding and highly focused team
  • Proactive about recognizing potential improvements or impending problems.
  • Excellent English communication skills, verbal and written.

Evan Pollock

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