Business Analyst, Technology


Business Analyst, Technology
Job ID #: 17328 Location: Austin
Functional Area: Information Technology Department: TECH-PM Applications
Position Type: Full Time Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Experience Required: See below Relocation Provided: Yes

Position Description

We Are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm that manages some $1.5 trillion in assets for savers and other clients around the world.  We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of investment strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, real estate, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity.


Why PIMCO? At PIMCO you will join a dynamic, constantly evolving global firm that pushes you to grow, lead and innovate. You will be client- focused and work on technologies that will be put to immediate use. You will be part of a team whose members are encouraged to speak up with an idea or challenge existing views, regardless of title or tenure. You will have the opportunity to receive competitive compensation and other attractive benefits (Please see below).


PIMCO’s Technology Team is organized in small, focused, agile groups, that either work closely with business units to deliver value or develop core technologies that lever the product teams. Our environment fosters innovation and promotes entrepreneurial spirit, and we use top of the line tools. PIMCO recognizes the paramount role of tech now and in the future and invests in technology accordingly. Technology careers are available in Newport Beach, New York, London, Munich, and Tokyo.

Position Description: 

PIMCO is searching for a Business Analyst to add to our Technology team.  Our team develops and enhances applications used globally by Account and Portfolio Management teams.  You will assist in the design, construction and enhancement of PIMCO applications. portfolio risk and big data historical data warehouse project.  Candidate needs to be energetic, willing to learn and be hands on to get the project completed.   

Liaise with the Portfolio Management, Financial Engineering, and other teams regarding PIMCO’s proprietary portfolio management applications.

  • Analyze new report and enhancement requirements and communicate with software developers while facilitating the development process.

  •  Respond to Investment Professionals’ questions/requests for explanation of financial reports

  •  Identify root source of the data questioned by investigating the calculations of financial data such as risk exposure, performance and other statistics.

  • Provide some functional assistance to end users with understanding of PIMCO’s reports, data, tools, and programs

Position Requirements

The ability to work and communicate well – both verbally and in writing – with experienced portfolio managers and other investment professionals

  • Two to three years of experience in the investment management industry

  • A working knowledge of fixed income securities and various derivatives instruments, and an understanding of the markets in which they trade

  • Strong research and analytical skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to forge relationships with persons at all levels of an organization

  • The willingness to be proactive about recognizing potential improvements or impending problems

  • Data analysis experience - strong SQL database querying skill, an understanding of database design, and advanced Excel

  • Prior technical experience (e.g. software application design, testing, some development) is a plus


    PIMCO is an equal opportunity employer.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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