UBS Financial Services Securities Operations IT - Java Software Engineer in Kraków, Poland

Your role:

You will be working in an interdisciplinary team that develops the software the Investment Bank relies on to process millions of trades being done daily.

Is clean code something you strive for every day? Do you have fun spotting things that can be improved (and then tackling them)? Do you take pride on being a Software Craftsperson?

We're looking for someone like that to:

–\tbe part of a Scrum team working on delivering business value through Software

–\tanalyze business requirements and design solutions

–\tcollaborate to refine user requirements though Specification by Example (SBE) and Behavior Driven Development (BDD)

–\timplement changes in the system by following good programming principles

–\tcollaborate with other global IT teams (and sometimes travel there)

–\tassist production operations team in rollout and support-related matters

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’ll be working in a Krakow based team of 5-6 people that develops a suite of applications that comprise Securities Clearing & Settlement and Corporate Actions systems in Group Technology. The systems are the backbone of the bank, supporting the trade lifecycle in our Investment Bank. Members of this team work closely with their Operations team partners to provide global solutions for varied challenging business requirements.

Our team cares deeply about continuous improvement of the development process through automation. We use Continuous Integration for quick feedback cycles and are currently working on achieving Continuous Delivery. Collaboration is highly valued and pair programming is common practice.

We use Scrum and apply Agile practices. You'll have Software Craftsmanship at the heart of what you do, striving for quality and efficiency through automation.

We value continuous learning and encourage attendance at Conferences (GeeCon, Devoxx, etc) and internal Hackathons and Developer Meetups. There is also considerable formal and informal opportunity to learn financially how a bank works.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

–\tstrong experience with Java programming

–\tclean coding and refactoring skills with great problem solving ability

–\texperience with Agile methodologies, especially Scrum

–\thands-on experience with Agile practices, like Continuous Integration and Test Driven Development (you do TDD as if you meant it!)

–\tthe willingness to strive for continuous improvement

–\ta profound appreciation for testing and experience in writing all levels of tests

–\tthe craving for learning and the disposition to share knowledge and collaborate

–\tgreat communication and interpersonal skills

Nice to have:

–\texperience of event driven architectures

–\texperience of Oracle database development

–\tinterest in distributed systems and writing resilient software

You are:

–\timaginative and creative, ready to try new things

–\table to work on and improve older code bases, as well as to apply modern best practices to new projects

–\twilling to work with and contribute to teams with different skillsets

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

–\tfluent in English

Our current technology stack:

•\tJava 8

•\tIn-memory caching



•\tA JavaScript GUI, using jQuery and Bootstrap



•\tA Puppet based internal deployment tool


We are moving towards:


•\tStream processing

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 #: 175906BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Securities Operations IT - Java Software Engineer

City: Kraków

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: Poland

Function Category: Information Technology (IT)