UBS Financial Services CALCURVE Front Office Developer in London, United Kingdom

Your role:

Are you passionate about delivering new and exciting applications to support the Fixed Income trading desks? Are you motivated to deliver real business value whilst ensuring existing functionality remains intact? We're looking to hire someone for:

– The continued development of applications in response to client demands

– Refactor and enhance existing components and solutions; documentation of the applications in order to standardize the suite and reduce duplication.

– Collaborate with other global IT teams

– Assist production operations team in rollout and production support

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.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

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.

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.

Your team:

The requirement is for front-office developers of AD level (5+ years of development experience), based across our main STIR and Rates desk trading locations Developers will typically have to interface with front-office and middle-office operations (DMO, Risk, Finance) across the region. We are a fast paced, highly motivated, delivery focused but friendly team, present in 8 cities in 6 countries covering US, Europe and Asia Pacific. Our job is to create and deliver innovative solutions for business problems whilst maintaining a complex and multifaceted platform.

The applications in question cover a wide range of functions from pricing, curve construction, contribution, intra day risk and PnL reporting, blottering, regulatory reporting, external Client feeds etc.. The majority of the application estate consists of Java, C#, MS Excel spreadsheets with embedded VBA code or C# code leveraging NoSQL cache technologies for distribution as well as UBS's standard analytics libraries (and other non-standard libraries).

Your expertise:

You have:

  • Excellent Java (5+ years)/C# (3+ years development skills. Role will be 80% server side programming and 20% user interface development.

  • Good understanding of low-latency, multi-threaded code

  • Sound knowledge of object-oriented programming and design patterns. Exposure to functional programming is also highly desirable

  • Experience in automated testing and continuous integration (Teamcity, Jenkins, Hudson etc), project configuration in Maven

  • Experience with Linux, version control systems such as GIT

  • Experience of working in agile teams

  • Web development experience is desirable but not a strict pre-requisite

  • Strongly Desirable:

o Excel/VBA programming

o Distributed cache such as gemfire or redis

o Reuters API, SQL, frameworks such as Spring

o Understanding of a range of financial products including, Interest Rate Swaps, Interest Rate Futures, Forecasting and Discounting curves, FX-type products (e.g. FX Swaps, FX Forwards).

o Experience in the Fixed Income business process.

You are:

– Looking for a new and exciting challenge

– Self-starting attitude and the desire to take ownership of requirements front start to finish

– Proactive, comfortable working in dynamic environments with fast-paced deliveries and changing requirements

– An excellent communicator

About us:

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?

Your colleagues:

Join 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.

Job Reference #: 186717BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: CALCURVE Front Office Developer

City: London

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: United Kingdom

Function Category: Information Technology (IT)