UBS Financial Services Algorithms and Analytics Quantitative Analyst in London, United Kingdom

Your role:

Are you interested in algorithmic trading? Are you an innovative thinker who enjoys building tools? We’re looking for someone who can:

–\tHelp design and enhance trading algorithms for the equities business (and beyond).

–\tAnalyze the way our clients trade to optimize their interactions with UBS.

–\tWork closely with Electronic Trading, Equity front office, and IT to deliver regional and global projects.

–\tBack test trading strategies across different market regimes.

–\tResearch market microstructure and produce analysis for clients

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 will be working in the front office Algorithms and Analytics team in London, reporting to the EMEA had of algo quants. Our role is to provide trading algorithms and consultancy for electronic trading for all equities and other products. Our team is responsible for building top grade, high performance quant trading models, research on market microstructure and helping to optimize the trading performance across equities

Your experience and skills:

You have:

–\tA doctorate / master's degree in mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering, econometrics.

–\tExperience in data science, in particular machine learning would be valued

–\tPrevious experience of market dynamics and ability to explain/visualize market data would be an advantage

You are:

–\tProficient using either Java/C++/Python.

–\tKnowledgeable in at least one statistical language (e.g. Matlab, R).


–\table to work with KDB/Q

–\tUNIX and scripting experience would be an advantage.

–\tCapable of documenting model development and able to communicate with people from different teams in the bank.

–\tInterested in market structure and trading.

–\tA keen learner

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 #: 171438BR

Business Divisions: Investment Bank

Title: Algorithms and Analytics Quantitative Analyst

City: London

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: United Kingdom

Function Category: Quantitative Analysis