UBS Financial Services Global Head of Web Mining in New York, New York

Your role:

Are you an all-star engineer with serious data chops looking for a new challenge? Are you passionate about data and how it can be used in investing? If so, we need people like you to help us:

• Build a state of the art platform for harvesting valuable data from the Web

• Solve extremely challenging data and engineering puzzles

• Lead a global team of data collection professionals to significantly optimize and scale efforts

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:

Evidence Lab is one of the most innovative and highly regarded teams in UBS Investment Bank. We thrive on innovation and work as a startup within a well-established and well-funded investment bank. We specialize in various analytical techniques including web harvesting, geospatial, social media, market research, and data science. Please click here for more information on UBS Evidence Lab.

You will be joining the global Platform team that is responsible for the technology and data management within Evidence Lab. The team is global in nature and partners with different groups within Evidence Lab to harvest, verify, transform, enrich and automate our critical data assets.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

• Bachelor’s degree in STEM related disciplines (CS, Software Engineering, Data Science)

• Significant prior experience with programmatic web scraping (Python, PhantomJS, Scrapy, BeautifulSoup, etc.)

• Outstanding data technology knowledge and skills (Python, SQL, NoSQL, data pipelining, etc.)

• Knowledge of data science methods and platforms (Data mining, machine learning, R, Python, Tableau, Lambda)

• Familiarity with cloud-computing platforms such as AWS and Azure, Google

• Prior experience leading technical teams

• Prior experience leading and/or working within global organizations

• Prior experience with Robotic Process Automation Software a plus

You are:

• a creative problem solver that thrives on solving challenges

• ready to join a fast growing team in a dynamic environment

• relentless in pursuing new ideas and self-improvement – a self-starter

• Ability to self-manage and prioritize workload

• a team player willing to learn / share solutions and best practices from your colleagues

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 #: 172700BR

Business Divisions: Investment Bank

Title: Global Head of Web Mining

City: New York

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: United States - New York

Function Category: Research