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Company Name:  UBS
Location:  London
Country:  United Kingdom
Job Type:  Full Time
Your role

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.

Your team

You'll be working in the team in Risk IT team in London. We are responsible for providing the systems needed by the Investment Bank, Wealth Management and firm wide Risk to manage exposure of its global Front Office trading functions. We also provide the systems that ensure the Bank's compliance to various regulatory requirements.

Your experience and skills

You have:
- Expert knowledge of Python.
- Expert knowledge of 'R'
- Experience with Oracle/Microsoft SQL server databases.
- Experience working with RAD/Agile development methodology
- Experience with Java 1.8, Matlab, SAS is advantageous.

You are:
- Proactive in managing potential issues and showstoppers
- Able to understand/translate requirements for implementation
- Comfortable with learning new technologies and delivering value to stakeholders/business users.

About us

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.

What we offer

Together. That's how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Why UBS?

Take the next step

Are 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.
Industry:  IT
Job Ref:  149806BR
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