UBS

Data Scientist

Job description

Job Reference #


267999BR


Job Type


Full Time


Your role


Are you an innovative thinker who enjoys building tools/ models to solve business problems? Are you confident at iteratively refining user requirements and building prototypes to advance their requirements along the way? Can you provide solutions that will solve business problems without over complication and unsupportable designs? Most importantly, do you appreciate the power of data and the business value that it brings to end users?


We are looking for someone like that who can:



  • assist the team with a broad set of analytics and visualization skills to build out analytics capabilities for Group Treasury (GT) and ALM ideally in Python
  • work on the existing Big Data environment primarily in Pyspark to synthesize large amounts of data
  • build new models/ tools as well as support and enhance existing
  • work to tight timelines and produce weekly deliveries. The team work in a production lab meaning refinements can happen quickly and a true agile working environment is expected from our stakeholders
  • collaborate with Group Treasury and ALM stakeholders to develop tools/ models and show results in Tableau


Your team


Group Treasury is responsible for the efficient management of UBS's financial resources and Asset and Liability Management (ALM) is a trading business that manages UBS's balance sheet portfolio risks. Together, they manage and optimize the Banks consumption of balance sheet capacity, capital, liquidity and funding and manage the risk exposure of the consolidated balance sheet.


Your team focuses on Group Treasury Quantitative modelling within the department applying statistical methods to add real business value. We are a team of Quants/ Data Scientists who build models in a production lab then successful prototypes are industrialized to comply with production standards within UBS. We have a close collaboration with IT Dev Ops who also support in the entire process and maintain/ enhance the production platform along with partnering closely with the Treasury business.


Your expertise


You have:



  • a Master’s degree or PhD in a quantitative discipline
  • numerical agility and ability to work with a large amount of data ideally experience in Pyspark/ scala (a willingness to learn Python/ Pyspark is a must)
  • strong analytical skills, mathematical fluency, and programming abilities and familiarity with some Data science libraries such as numPy, Pandas, Scikit-learn, TensorFlow, Keras and ideally with the Databricks ecosystem for Big Data technologies
  • hands-on experience with big data analytics and working with unstructured data – it is vital that the candidate can demonstrate their approach to analyzing and understanding data coming into the environment
  • good understanding of big data exploration, data modelling, predictive analytics and time series analysis using statistical methods (decision trees, regression techniques, pattern recognition, time series prediction etc.)
  • ability to explain, visualize and work with large volumes of data but explain in a concise and compelling, manner findings to a non-technical user
  • ideally some experience within a software development capacity with an appreciation for supportable and scalable code in a production-controlled environment
  • Tableau experience is a plus (or other UI) as is experience with Cloud computing (Azure/AWS)


You are:



  • willing to take care of the full lifecycle of gathering user requirements, prototyping, iterating through designs with users, testing, deploying and supporting finished tools/ models – communicating with end users at all times
  • results driven with ability to work with agile teams across IT, Business Change , Business SMEs
  • strong team player who can contribute to data science and analytics community


About Us


UBS is the world’s largest and only truly global wealth manager. We operate through four business divisions: Global Wealth Management, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank. Our global reach and the breadth of our expertise set us apart from our competitors.


With more than 70,000 employees, we have a presence in all major financial centers in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?


Join us


At UBS, we embrace flexible ways of working when the role permits. We offer different working arrangements like part-time, job-sharing and hybrid (office and home) working. Our purpose-led culture and global infrastructure help us connect, collaborate, and work together in agile ways to meet all our business needs.


From gaining new experiences in different roles to acquiring fresh knowledge and skills, we know that great work is never done alone. We know that it's our people, with their unique backgrounds, skills, experience levels and interests, who drive our ongoing success. Together we’re more than ourselves. Ready to be part of #teamUBS and make an impact?


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.

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