IT Technical Project Manager - Equities - Quant Solutions v2

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • UBS AG
  • 18 Aug 17
Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Job Type
Full Time

Your role
Are you passionate about bringing systems to life? Do you have the drive to innovate? We're looking for a Project Manager who can:

–design, optimize and execute low latency and high throughput solutions for clients capable of processing large volumes
–partner with internal IT and the Quants Solutions Business teams, as well as external clients and vendors to offer best-in-class and competitive solutions
–design and optimize resilient and secure solutions by understanding the global infrastructure and joining the dots by taking into consideration things like data center proximity to clients, connectivity touch-points, network and server infrastructure and network providers
–contribute to the strategic direction of the UBS technology offering (focusing on, but not limited to, low latency infrastructure) whilst being nimble to provide clients with time-to-market solutions
–act as a project manager and an overall point of escalation for clients.
–own the process of getting a client up and running on Quant Solutions platforms. Ensure adequate documentation is in place for providing clients with post implementation service
–optimize and streamline testing and onboarding processes to integrate with vendor applications
–troubleshoot when issues arise; provide short-term vs long-term solutions to resolve issues. Track client issues diligently and drive them to resolution
–develop tools and means using scripting languages to integrate with internal systems, external vendors and time-sensitive client requests
–develop project templates and presentations to aid Quant Solutions Sales teams

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 almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Your team
You'll be working in the APAC Equities IT team in Hong Kong. This is part of a wider global team located in APAC, EMEA and US.

You will work closely with the Quant Solutions business team, internal IT teams, external clients and vendors.

Your experience and skills
You have:
–excellent communication and project management skills
–experience with applications engineered to provide low latency solutions to clients
–familiarity and working knowledge of networking concepts (e.g. TCP/IP, subnets, VLANs)
–experience on messaging protocols such as FIX, ouch
–strong understanding of server / system architecture
–knowledge of Cash Equities and/or FX, Derivatives
–excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to isolate infrastructure versus application issues

You are:

–highly committed, and able to build very close working relationships with the business, internal IT teams, clients and vendors
–proactive in driving technical initiatives through the organization, working with business and technical colleagues to arrive at optimal solutions for complex business requirements, often involving several systems and component parts of those systems

What we offer
Together. That's how we do things. We offer talented people around the world a supportive, stimulating and diverse working environment. We'll value your passion and commitment. And reward your performance.

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.