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Senior Developer - Market Risk IT

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Senior Developer - Market Risk IT in Switzerland

  • Switzerland
  • 23/06/2020
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We are searching for a certain kind of person who is excited by the idea of owning; people who like to build new platforms, features and services. This position requires collaboration with, product managers, technical program managers, and partner teams to deliver innovative solutions. You should be comfortable with ambiguity with a desire to create, iterate and improve.

As an Engineering Manager at UBS, you’ll be expected to provide innovative technical thought leadership and cutting-edge application development approaches. In this position, you will manage an agile team of engineers to create feature rich, efficient, and scalable applications in the Risk Models domain. The right person will be passionate about technology, scalability and the web and have strong technical and managerial skills to help design, build, and review the team's implementations. Writing code and being hands on is essential for this position. You should be comfortable conducting design and code reviews within the engineering team and leading and vetting designs across partner technical teams and with business leaders. You should be able to get into the details of our solutions, guide implementation, and take end-to-end ownership of systems in coordination with your peers in the product management and operations.

You will:

  • manage and lead a team of software engineers to deliver on-time and high quality solutions for Market Risk Timeseries/Scenario services on a distributed/cloud platform.
  • execute against product vision and commitments in an Agile environment.
  • collaborate with business stakeholders, cross-functional teams and support organizations to remove roadblocks and solve business challenges.
  • ensure application architecture and implementation is maintainable and extendable to accommodate future development.
  • recruit talent and mentor team in a continuous learning fashion that grows core technical knowledge and capabilities in the organization.
  • improve Performance and Stability of Market Risk Platform.
  • develop proof of concepts using new technologies

Your team

You will be part of the Global Market Risk IT team that is responsible for providing the systems needed by the Investment Bank, Wealth Management and Firmwide Risk to manage Market Risk exposure of its global Front Office functions. We are also providing the systems that ensure Bank's compliance to various regulatory requirements.

Your expertise

  • Bachelors or Master's degree in Engineering and have 10+ years of experience predominantly in software delivery
  • 5+ years of quantitative modeling experience in risk management; hands on experience of building and managing well documented models across a range of analytical platforms
  • hands-on expertise with Core Java, multi-threading, R routines, and distributive compute and caching technologies
  • strong Knowledge of Data Structures & Algorithms
  • RDBMS fundamentals, SQL and Oracle
  • knowledge of Big data technologies
  • team Player
  • excellent written and Oral Communication skills
  • ability to work with a globally distributed IT team
  • proactive, Quick Learner and challenges status quo
  • ability to simultaneously work on multiple projects
  • LI-UBS

Location: Opfikon, ZH


UBS AG is a diversified global financial services company. It is the world's second largest manager of private wealth assets. UBS operates in all of the major financial centers worldwide with offices in over 50 countries. UBS's global business groups are private banking, investment banking, and asse...