Your role Are you a self-starter? Are you interested in applying your analytical skills to help our clients meet their investment objectives? If so, we are looking for someone like that to:
develop new and improving existing methods for alpha signal construction
assist with pulling and processing investment ideas across teams internally
library/database construction and development
develop back-testing framework and algorithm development
focus on automation database
represent the organization as a recognized quantitative financial expert
Your team The Custom Building Blocks team based in NYC is responsible for the development, sourcing and aggregation of the top investment ideas and trades from across investment capabilities, leveraging teams in Systematic and Active Equities, Fixed Income, O'Connor and HFS. The team also structures outcome-oriented derivative-based trades to achieve specific solutions for clients. The team currently has members located in Chicago, New York, London and Zurich.
Your experience and skills You have:
an advanced degree in a quantitative discipline (Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics)
experience building reports and outputs that will add value
strong programming skills such as SSIS, VB.NET, and other languages such as C#
experience with BI tools such as Tableau, Crystal Reports, SSRS, or Qlikview
strong organizational skills and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
understanding of how to build and manage models (both time series and cross-sectional)
an independent thinker, someone who can take vague or loose requirements and fill in the gaps
highly organized and experienced with systematic Alpha Capture
knowledgeable in financial data and insights into its strengths and weaknesses
What we offer Together. That's how we do things. We offer talented people around the world a supportive, stimulating and diverse working environment. We'll 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.