Software Developer - Issuance Platforms

London, United Kingdom
21 Jul 2022
08 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Us:

We are a leading global asset management firm with over 3,000 employees across 20 offices in 15 countries; we help millions of investors around the world pursue their financial goals.

We hire critical thinkers. People who thrive in a collaborative culture like ours where we solve real problems while building the future of finance.

  • Are excited to be part of a vibrant engineering community that values diversity, hard work, and continuous learning.
  • Love solving complex real-world business problems.
  • Recognize that cross-functional collaboration is a core component of success for the team.
  • Believe there are multiple ways to solve most technical problems and are willing to debate the trade-offs.
  • Have become a stronger engineer by making mistakes and learning from them.
  • Are a doer, someone who wants to grow their career and gain experience across technologies and business functions.

  • Continuously invest in a high-performance and inclusive culture, in which a diversity of backgrounds, experiences and viewpoints are celebrated and valued.
  • Encourage career mobility, so you can benefit from learning different functions and technologies, and we gain the benefits of your experience across teams.
  • Run technology pro bono programs that help the non-profit community and give our engineering community opportunities to volunteer and participate.
  • Offer education reimbursements and ongoing training in technology, communication, and diversity & inclusion.
  • Embrace knowledge sharing through lunch-and-learns, demos, and technical forums.
  • Consider our people to be our greatest asset-we will help you learn what PIMCO Technology has to offer so you can participate in activities that benefit your career while delivering impactful technology solutions.

Position Description:

As one of the world's largest asset managers and a leader in fixed income investing, partaking in Primary and Secondary bond issuance is pivotal to our business success. Our Issuance Platform technology team is leading the development of proprietary software that facilitates the internal workflows surrounding Primary and Secondary Market book building, fair distribution and ticketing.

We are seeking a passionate Software Developer to join our Technology Automated Trading team which will support the Issuance Platforms. The successful candidate will be an integral part in delivering on several software development projects whilst partnering with the front office and the broader technology organization to bring outstanding solutions in an agile construct.


  • Development of in-house sophisticated issuance application suite
  • Production support, triage and resolution of real time issues on highly available systems
  • Collaborate with Portfolio Managers and partners across other technology teams in the organization to deliver outstanding solutions in an agile delivery construct
  • Maintain and develop existing issuance application suite aligning with strategic technology initiatives and business value delivery

Position Requirements:

  • 3+ years of software development experience in a financial services domain
  • Strong programming and analytical skills
  • Experienced in one of the following languages: Java, Python, and HTML
  • Familiar with Oracle DB
  • Financial industry knowledge required, investment management preferred
  • Knowledge of FIX Protocol is helpful but not required
  • Good interpersonal, partnership and communication skills and the ability to work well and engage with both technology and business colleagues
  • Comfortable working independently or collegially to support peers across multiple time-zones
  • BS/MS degree in a STEM / Computer Science related field


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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