UBS Financial Services Senior Solutions Specialist, Investment Data Science in Chicago, Illinois
Senior Solutions Specialist, Investment Data Science
United States - Illinois, United States - New York
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Chicago, New York
Do you see yourself as having a unique combination of data science and client-facing skills? Are you interested in bridging data science and investments? We are looking for an entrepreneurial self-starter to join UBS Asset Management's Quantitative Evidence and Data Science Team in New York or Chicago. This is a unique opportunity to shape the future of investing and scale our team's success into our client base.
Your main goal as Investment Data Science Solutions Specialist is to augment the fundamental investment process with data science. You will be responsible for scaling QED's effort with internal clients in the US. Specifically you will:
• work with fundamental investment teams to conduct data-driven investment research
• answer critical investment questions with data sourced internally and externally
• solve investment workflow bottlenecks with cutting-edge technology such as natural language processing
• market our data science capability set to the investment teams
• understand client pain points to guide our product roadmap and enhance existing products
• work closely with technical data scientists on the team on data-intensive analyses and product development
• collaborate on global projects and making impact thanks to market insight and analysis
You will be working in the Quantitative Evidence and Data Science (QED) team which operates within UBS Asset Management division. Reporting into the divisional Head of Investments, we work with investment teams globally across all asset classes to leverage data and data science in the investment process in order to create better outcomes for our clients. Our diverse team composition, which combines investment, client-facing and data science skills, has allowed us to rapidly drive the adoption of data science in the investment process. The team is currently mostly based in NY and Chicago with representatives in Asia and Europe. In this role you will be the key US representative for QED to our clients.
•\tExcellent communicator with emotional intelligence, able to connect with a diverse audience and to build trust
•\tGood listener with the ability to understand clients' needs and to apply highest standards of internal and external collaboration to create relevant solutions for the clients
•\tFocused, and hungry to learn
•\tFluent in English
•\tAmbitious, innovative and keen to run new initiatives
•\t5+ years experience, ideally in the financial industry covering investment management or capital markets
•\tUnderstanding of the investment process and strong interest in the financial markets, experience in an investment team is a big plus
•\tTrack record of making and influencing decisions with data
•\tDemonstrated success with entrepreneurial and/or business development initiatives
•\tUnderstanding of statistical concepts (probability, regressions, machine learning) coupled with a creative thinking
•\tAt least basic coding skills in scientific computing language such as with Python or R. Desire to enhance your technical skills
•\tData visualization experience in Tableau, Qlik, Shiny is a plus
•\tDegree in finance, economics or quantitative discipline (Bachelor or Master), ideally completed with the CFA (completed or working towards)
•\tExperience working with Fixed Income data is preferred
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?
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.
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