IT Solution Architect

03 Sep 2017
17 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Are you an enthusiastic technology professional? Are you excited about seeking an enriching career; working for one of finest financial institutions in world? We're looking for someone like that to:As part of the Firm-wide Risk IT team, you will contribute to the ongoing development of models used to assess the firm's aggregate level of risk exposure versus the risk appetite established through the quantitative pillars of UBS's firm-wide risk appetite framework. This framework is designed to ensure that risk-taking at every level of the organization is in line with the firm's strategic priorities, capital and liquidity plans.Your primary responsibilities will be to establish a software strategy and coding standards, and to transform prototype code from risk methodologists into production ready libraries that are robust, efficient and scalable for integration on the centralized production calculation platform. You will be a part of the broader team that is responsible for Firm-Wide risk applications running models and providing insightful analysis for senior management, the Board of Directors and regulators.TitleIT Solution ArchitectTake the next stepAre you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.Disclaimer / Policy StatementsUBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.Your teamYou'll be working in the Firm-Wide Risk IT team in Zurich. We support the business in calculating and reporting regulatory-significant risk metrics across the full Firm-Wide portfolio. You will lead a team of model developers based in Zurich, London - Krakow dealing with Risk Methodology Stakeholders primarily based in Zurich.Your experience and skillsYou have:- Proven experience in Credit or Market Risk working on Regulatory driven (IFRS9, CCAR) risk modelling.- Good understanding of Statistical techniques and concepts.- Expertise with the following programing languages/environments : R, SAS.- Good SQL and Data Analysis skills- Experience with one of the following programing languages/environments : Python, Matlab, Java would be beneficial- The ability to interpret a set of technical requirements (you know what they really want)- Knowledge of how to develop robust solutions- An understanding of the software development lifecycle- Strong analytical and problem-solving skillsYou are:- Passionate about supporting the development of IT systems and applications- Technically savvy with an appreciation for IT capability - Adaptable, able to work across teams and functions- Fluent in EnglishAbout usExpert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?