Senior Data Engineer - Data Acquisition


Senior Data Engineer – Data Acquisition
Job ID #: 17201 Location: Newport Beach
Functional Area: Information Technology Department: TECH-Data Services
Position Type: Full Time Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Experience Required: Not Indicated Relocation Provided: Yes

Position Description

We are PIMCO, a global investment management firm with a singular focus on preserving and enhancing investors’ assets.  We manage investments for institutions, financial advisors and individuals, helping millions of people around the world meet their financial goals.

Our headquarters is located in Newport Beach, a beach community in the heart of Orange County, California. Your life here brings you to famous beaches, world class surfing, unparalleled hiking and biking terrain and close proximity to West powder in the winter.  For families, Orange County offers some of the best schools and safest cities in the country, with 278 sunny days per year.

Our technology powers the firm’s global trading platform.  We employ sophisticated and cutting edge technology tools that support PIMCO’s core investment management strategy.

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 Teamis 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, Singapore and Tokyo.


As a data engineer you will be working on a number of high-profile data projects that will require you to understand the required data and understand the ETL technology toolset to help the project to completion. As a developer who understands financial data, you will help develop scalable, reusable ETL processes utilizing the Informatica toolset ensuring data integrity and proper data transformations, integrating data from various sources to load data into the target data structures.

Position Requirements


  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related fields or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrate knowledge in writing, understanding and tuning PL/SQL  and/or T-SQL is a must
  • Understanding of relational database concepts and experience with data modeling is a must
  • Highly skilled in OOP design and development, preferably in Python and Perl
  • Designing and implementing ETL frameworks, preferably using Informatica, is a must


  • Financial Industry experience with understanding of financial market data is preferred
  • Experience with Big Data eco-system and cloud integration(AWS) is preferred
  • Creating diagrams under UML standard (Microsoft Visio) is a plus
  • Experience in Bloomberg Terminal or use of APIs is a plus
  • Experience in Jira agile development

We are a highly collaborative company that's driven on metric-driven solutions and are looking for a leader to proactively seek ways of improving. Make the most of your talents in a fast-paced environment driven by people who strive for achievement.  Enjoy corporate strength, stability, and a rewarding career at an industry-leading and diverse operating company with a track record for success.


  • PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family. These benefits include medical, dental and vision coverage from your first day of employment.
  • 401k Savings with company matching
  • Work/Life Programs such as Flexible Work Arrangements, Parental Leave & Support, Employee Assistance Plan, and Educational/CFA Certification Reimbursement Programs
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office



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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