Your role Are you interested in algorithmic trading? Are you an innovative thinker and enjoy building tools? We're looking for someone like that who can: – help design and enhance trading algorithms for the equities business (and beyond) – research market microstructure to produce analysis for clients – back test trading strategies across different market regimes – analyze the way our clients trade to optimize their interactions with UBS – work closely with Electronic Trading, Equity front office, and IT to deliver regional and global projects
Your team You'll be working in the Algorithms and Analytics team in New York, NY. Our role is to provide trading algorithms and execution consultancy for electronic trading for all equities and other products. Our team is responsible for building top grade, high performance quant trading models, research on market microstructure and helping to optimize the trading performance across equities.
Your experience and skills You have: – 3+ years experience working with Q/KDB, Python and core Java (J2SE)/C++ – good mathematical/statistical ability – proficiency in development on Linux platforms and shell scripting – sound understanding of fundamental computer science concepts and modern software development practices – experience with data structures, multithreading, and socket programming – Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or related technical fields
You are: – knowledgeable and proficient in: core Java (J2SE)/C++ – knowledge and proficiency in the following technologies: database design and the ability to build data access queries and tools, Q/KDB and Python – experienced in agile development practices – quick-thinking, intelligent, pragmatic, with a love of problem-solving – able to quickly translate requirements into sound technical designs – able to work effectively on a trading floor, under deadline pressures – self-motivated and enjoy working as part of a team
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.
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.