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2022 Masters Intern, Quantitative Research Analyst, Client Analytics

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2022 Masters Intern, Quantitative Research Analyst, Client Analytics

Newport Beach, CA
  • Responsibilities

    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.



    Client Analytics is a team of quantitative research analysts that focus primarily on client portfolio and asset management issues from a quantitative perspective. The team's mandate is broad in nature and covers a wide array of topics in portfolio diagnostics, portfolio optimization, macro insights, asset class insights, and client directed research and thought leadership. The group interfaces with multiple parts of the firm, including Portfolio Management, Product Management, and Account Management. LOCATION: Newport Beach, CA


    • Working on innovative research in asset allocation, portfolio optimization, trading signals, asset returns and valuation
    • Contributing to highly customized asset allocation and portfolio construction studies for key clients
    • Designing, developing, and improving the suite of client analytics models and applications


    The PIMCO Fundamentals training program will provide you with the skills, knowledge and relationships that will prepare you to succeed as you start the Analyst program. Formal and informal training will continue throughout your time in the program, creating a rigorous learning environment. The objective is to provide you with a diverse learning experience across products and key disciplines within investment management. In addition, you will gain extensive exposure to industry experts within Product Strategy as well as other functional teams across the firm. Mentoring is a critical component of your success; you will be teamed with a seasoned professional who will provide guidance and mentorship throughout the program.


    • Desired Candidates should possess the following characteristics:
    • Formal training and strong interest in some of the following areas:
    • Econometrics (particularly time series econometrics)
    • Finance theory (especially portfolio theory, option pricing, and asset pricing)
    • Statistics, data science, machine learning
    • Excellent programming skills (especially in Python and Matlab, OOP experience preferred)
    • Comfortable working with large data sets, both structured and unstructured
    • Strong interest in working on client-focused issues
    • Strong communication and writing skills
    • Good exposure to and knowledge of financial markets
    • Ethical, intellectually curious, collaborative, organized, flexible, high energy, self-starter, accountable, humble


    • Quantitative Master's degree (financial engineering or other technically demanding program such as theoretical physics or math) with an expected graduation date of December 2022 - June 2023
    • Bachelor's degree focus in Finance, Economics, Computer Science or other technical degree is preferred.
    • Fluent in English (speaking, reading, writing)

    How to Apply

    • There is not deadline to apply but we are reviewing and filling roles on a rolling basis. Please submit resume as soon as possible.
  • Qualifications

    Not Indicated

  • Industry
    Investment Management
  • 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 $2.22 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,000 employees in 20 offices globally as of December 31, 2020.