UBS Financial Services Technical Project Manager in Opfikon, Switzerland

Your role:

Do you enjoy tackling complex challenges? Do you recognize data as an asset? Are you interested in innovation, analytics and data and its real world application?

We’re looking for an IT Project Manager to:

  • lead the delivery of IT projects, focusing on modern data management initiatives

  • Develop data strategy and establish integration patterns for the CORC data platform

  • Apply data architecture best practices while adhering to financial services policies and standards

  • manage a matrixed organization of business, application and our own data management team.

  • allocate, utilize and direct personnel resources to drive projects to completion

  • drive effective project governance to stay in line with scope, budget and timelines

  • assess and remediate risks and issues, tracking these plus deliverables on our RAID reports

  • liaise with project stakeholders, gaining go forward decisions and signoffs

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.

Contact Details:

UBS HR Recruiting Switzerland

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’ll be working in the Compliance & Operational Risk Control (C&ORC) IT team based in Zürich - Switzerland. Our team is building a data platform to provision data to multiple internal consumers. Our objectives for provisioning data are on ease of data access, seamless security and high performance. Eventually the Data Platform will also serve other use cases - including Reporting, Analytics and Data Science. Our applications are integrated with other systems in UBS so it's important that in this role, you will be able to collaborate with other IT teams located across the globe.

Your expertise:

  • In-depth experience in managing large scale, cross functional implementation projects

  • experience as lead engineer/technical architect in a globally distributed team

  • has financials services IT background, preferably in the Compliance & Operational Risk space

  • experience executing data warehousing, intelligent data store, data lake projects

  • proven success managing technical delivery of solutions in agile and waterfall oriented teams

  • adaptable and able to work effectively across different teams and functions (non-IT)

  • strong analytical, problem-solving and synthesizing skills

  • well-developed business communication skills – both written and verbal

  • bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline with 10+ years working experience, of which 5+ years as a solution architect in an enterprise software delivery role

  • Effective in communication and collaboration – both written and verbal

  • Knowledge/Experience in Application Architecture (using HTML, javascript, Node.js, angular.js, Java, Python, Spring etc), Integration Architecture(using JSON, REST, SOAP, XML etc), Data Architecture (operating in Oracle DBMS, SQL Server or NoSQL Databases, Big Data platforms), Infrastructure Architecture (with knowledge in storage & SAN/NAS concepts, Load-balancing concepts and firewall concepts), Security and Operational Architecture within a large-scale enterprise solution. (Preferable)

  • Knowledge of integration tools (such as Informatica PowerCenter or DataStage) and business intelligence reporting tools (such as Informatica, Power BI, Tableau or Actimize). (Preferable)

  • Experience working with an Agile DEVOPS development methodology using continuous integration / continuous deployment (CI/CD) processes (Preferable)

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 #: 183692BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Technical Project Manager

City: Opfikon, Zürich

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: Switzerland - Zürich

Function Category: Information Technology (IT)