UBS Financial Services Head of FX Derivatives IT in London, United Kingdom

Your role:

Are you a senior technologist with a passion for leading a team to deliver best in class IT platforms?

Do you have the ability to partner with the business to develop and execute a vision?

We're looking for someone like you who can:

  • engage with senior leaders throughout the firm to understand their needs and priorities; act as a senior face to the FX Derivatives trading desks and quantitative analytics teams.

  • lead the design and architecture for the FX Derivatives pricing, trading and ecommerce platform

  • lead the FX Derivatives IT team, furthering and developing the organisation

  • drive oversight of the programme planning, technical leadership and day to day software development processes

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:

You will be leading a high caliber development team located in London, New York, Zurich and Poland operating in an agile development environment with a quality over quantity ethos.

Your expertise:

You have:

  • FX Options pricing, execution and risk management business knowledge

  • proven ability to solve complex technical and business problems, have a passion for technology, high level of intellectual curiosity, and a commitment to deliver world-class technology solutions.

  • proven track record in the architecture, design and implementation of large scale transformational IT development projects in a front office financial services environment

  • excellent people skills and proven track record building, retaining and motivating high caliber development teams.

  • demonstrated experience collaborating in matrix environments, driving consensus and constructively challenging

You are:

  • honest, reliable, self-motivated with a high level of integrity


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:

Job Reference #: 181321BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Head of FX Derivatives IT

City: London

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: United Kingdom

Function Category: Management and Business Support