Business Analyst - Risk Platform

London, United Kingdom
01 May 2022
31 May 2022
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 $2.2 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,070 employees in 22 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:

PIMCO is searching for a Business Analyst to add to our Risk Reporting Platform Global Support Technology team. Our team develops and improves applications used globally by Account and Portfolio Management teams. You will assist in the support of these applications with our global user base as well as contribute to analysis, design, construction and enhancements.

As an analyst you will collaborate with business and technology teams to design, test and support risk and performance related systems. You will help define project objectives, scope, timelines and success criteria. The analyst will support developers in the clarification and delivery of business requirements and assist with the coordination of user acceptance testing (UAT) and software releases. You will build queries, perform data validation, and perform research on financial and risk data anomalies.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics, or Finance
  • 5+ years of fixed income capital markets experience. Knowledge of various instrument types and the markets in which they trade
  • SQL or PL/SQL - ability to read, write, and analyse complex SQL code
  • Conceptual understanding of databases and relational databases
  • Scripting capabilities in Python, desirable
  • You are an analytical self-starter who thrives in a demanding environment and demonstrates an understanding of financial risk concepts.
  • A highly organized individual with the willingness to be proactive about recognizing potential improvements or impending problems
  • Ability to work and communicate well - both verbally and in writing - with experienced portfolio managers and other investment professionals
  • Ability to excel in a geographically dispersed team
  • Desired qualifications:
    • Progress towards CFA designation
    • Experience working with and managing large amounts of data


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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