UBS Financial Services IT Application Architect in Zürich, Switzerland

Your role:

Do you know what it takes to be an architect, only your structures are virtual? We’re looking for someone like that who can help us to evolve the maturity of the Technical Domain Model (TDM) for the System Development Lifecycle (SDLC).

In particular the Software Development Technical Domain, which consists of Artefact Repository Mgmt., SDK, Compilers & Debuggers, Database Development Tools, IDEs & Editors, Continuous Integration, Assembly & Packaging and Source Code Management:

  • develop strategies for the Software Technical Domain with a focus on Artefact Repository Mgmt., Continuous Integration and Source Code Management

  • conduct point of departure assessments to develop the required strategies and identify gaps

  • conduct requirements-gathering activities, like evaluating technologies or components in use, using a variety of internal and external data and conducting interviews

  • conduct tool evaluations to close identified, prioritized and accepted gaps to be closed

  • collaborate with the Enterprise Central Services Team, in particular the SPM function to execute proof of technologies, concepts and determine effort estimations

  • collaborate with the CTO aligned CFO and Business Operations Mgmt. to develop business cases

  • assist in audit finding remediation and project management

  • lead or assist in defining remediation and closing strategies for MLSIs related to the SDLC and TDM

  • build a trusted relationship with the federated, domain aligned Architecture Teams to sound proposals, determine participants for working groups

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.

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’ll be working in the Group SDLC team in Weehawken, Zurich and London. Our role is to provide the framework for the major development methodologies of UBS. We are the CTO function for the major build chains in use for GT as well as for the entire SDLC related tooling related to the mandatory standard.

We own the technical domain model for Software Engineering, Software Development incl. Application Frameworks and Testing. The domain model defines roles and responsibilities. The IT Domain Architect defines the strategy and technology standards (target state), while the product manager owns roadmaps and directs execution.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

  • a master’s degree in computer science, computer information systems or related field of study

  • long-standing experience designing and building complex solutions

  • sound knowledge of development languages such as Java or C++ or .NET and HTML5

You are:

  • experienced with design patterns, optimizations and development approaches in general

  • familiar with Agile methodology, Scaled Agile Framework and Scrum/Kanban delivery approaches

  • an excellent communicator who can partner with technical experts, risk managers and executives

  • fluent in English

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?

Job Reference #: 155750BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: IT Application Architect

City: Zürich

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: Switzerland - Zürich

Function Category: Information Technology (IT)