Java Developer, Trader Desktop

  • Competitive
  • Newport Beach, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • PIMCO Europe Ltd
  • 25 Apr 19

Java Developer, Trader Desktop

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 $1.66 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 2,500 employees in 14 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:

We're developing a centralized platform providing credit traders access to orders, analytics data, analysis tools, and liquidity with a completely customizable desktop experience and full interoperability across applications.

We are seeking a Java developer who will help in design, architecture and development of the engine behind our Trader Desktop Platform. The person in this role will build solutions in alignment with broader Technology platform guidelines and goals and which will be utilized for PIMCO's portfolio management and trading activities.

Position Requirements:

• 6 + years of work experience as a hands-on developer. Financial services industry w trading systems focus is a plus
• Excellent problem solving and development experience in core Java
• Prior experience in real time multi-threaded systems is a plus
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong understanding and experience in the following areas:
o Java core containers / data structures
o Ability to understand and rapidly implement efficient algorithms
o Multi-threading is a plus
o Writing RESTful services
o Java messaging service a plus
o Database development & JDBC
o Spring dependency injection
• Familiar with various design and architectural patterns. Knowledge of concurrency patterns in Java
• Knack for writing clean, readable and testable Java code
• Collaborative environment w frequent code reviews
• Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
• Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
• Proficient understanding of code versioning tools
• UNIX scripting
• Python experience is preferred
• Camel/Maven experience is preferred
• Cloud and CI/CD experience is a plus
• Agile project experience plus
• Spring boot, CEP, Distributed Cache experience plus

Benefits:

PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and wellbeing 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