Company: UBS
Location: London

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Your role

Been out of the workforce for two or more years and ready to come back? Already built a career in financial services (or in a transferable role) and want to take the next step on your career path? We recognize the added value that experienced talent brings into our workplace. And we also know that it’s not always easy to find the right work opportunity after a career break. That’s where UBS Career Comeback comes in – to help make the transition back to work a successThe UBS GTT (Group Treasury Technology) team is looking for a Head of Strategic Risk Analytics. We are looking for a senior, experienced technology leader with a proven track record of delivering complex distributed computing platforms for calculating XVA and Credit Risk across the bank. The candidate will lead the existing Risk Analytics program of work, and also be responsible for building out our next generation Strategic XVA and Credit Risk analytics platform.

The candidate will be working with senior MD level stakeholders in the Credit Risk, Treasury, IB Trading, IB Quant organizations to define a strategy and deliver complex programs of work

Your team

You’ll be working in the Group Treasury Technology team based in our London Golden Lane Offices. Our team makes sure that as a business we get the most out of our technology investment by collaborating with colleagues, delivering on projects and outlining the technical roadmap using our combined knowledge. The team is global working across UK, Switzerland, Poland, India and US. You could be working for one of the top investment banks and a leader in global wealth management. You will have huge potential to grow with a direct impact in contributing towards our engineering-driven culture.

  • Working with senior MD level stakeholders across the IB, Treasury and Credit Risk organizations providing them the most efficient and cost-effective way of delivering the book of work
  • Designing, building and testing high quality innovative XVA distributed computing solution on the cloud
  • Building highly talented, capable and agile technology team
  • Building out a high calibre DevOps capability to automate the development lifecycle
  • Establish code management practices as well as the build/release processes.
  • maintain and scale on-prem and cloud infrastructure and help migrate to our Azure based internal cloud
  • evaluate new technologies and continuously raise the bar in terms of code quality, performance, and systems design

fostering an engineering culture – a culture of automation, ownership, accountability, measurement, and testing.

Your expertise

Leadership

  • You will have experience building successful relationships and providing technology guidance and advise to Senior Trading Desk Heads, Senior Risk Officers and senior technology stakeholders.
  • partner with business stakeholders to understand their objectives and develop a technology strategy and roadmap to support those goals
  • Manage Program Delivery – be the accountable IT lead on a number of large strategic regulatory and restructuring initiatives
  • You enjoy cross team collaboration especially with the trading, quants and Credit Risk teams
  • Focus on stability – partner with Technology Services Group for infrastructure and production support activities
  • provide visibility into progress, risks and issues in regular stakeholder updates
  • understand and be accountable for all technology risk and control requirements
  • partner with our CTO to help define enterprise architecture and standard

Technical

  • Experience in leading Quant Development teams & integrating quant models into highly reliable risk platforms
  • Strong knowledge of XVA & Credit Risk computational methodologies
  • Strong knowledge of Fixed Income products, computation of Risk and Pricing
  • Experience with building out and supporting applications with Microservices architecture
  • Experience with migrating software from on-prem to cloud – from legacy to microservices
  • Experience in building out and supporting Distributed Computing platforms
  • Experience in data platforms such as Postgres, Cassandra, Mongo, Hadoop

Engineering

  • you have experience in building highly scalable, supportable, highly reliable front-back infrastructure
  • you have experience in automating everything across the development lifecycle (CICD / Automated testing / Automated deployment)
  • you have experience in building & running platforms based on containers / container orchestration (Docker / Kubernetes)

Your colleagues

About us

Expert 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 more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Join us

We’re a truly global, collaborative and friendly group of people. Having a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace is important to us. And we support your career development, internal mobility and work-life balance. If this sounds interesting, apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements

UBS 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.