Senior Software Engineer - Forex Order Execution

London, United Kingdom
17 Sep 2021
25 Sep 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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 $2.21 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,025 employees in 20 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 are looking to add to our Forex Order Execution (FOX) team in London and hire a Senior Software Engineer to help develop and support a high volume real-time FX trading system. The system is used internally by PIMCO traders around the globe trading billions of dollars daily, and we are increasingly innovating to automate and systematize our business. The position will work closely with teams across business, analytics and technology to develop efficient solutions for our FX Desk.

Position Requirements:


  • Evolve and assist in-house FX Models
  • Work with FX Portfolio Managers, to understand business requirements and deliver technology solutions
  • Work with a global technology team across U.S., Asia, and Europe
  • Work independently with external vendors
  • Resolve production issues in real-time


  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or related fields
  • 5+ years' relevant work experience in financial industry
  • Proven experience with Java and building RESTful services
  • Knowledge of SQL on any relational DBMS, Oracle is helpful
  • Experience or desire to learn Python is a plus
  • Prior experience in trading system is preferred
  • Experience with multi-tier architectures and cloud deployment
  • Demonstrate the ability to coordinate and communicate information optimally in writing and interpersonal communications
  • Enjoy working collaboratively across the organization to resolve issues


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

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