UBS Financial Services Business Platform Architect in Opfikon, Switzerland
Are you passionate about the future of Wealth Management and the question how new technologies will affect, change and drive the banking industry in particular? Are you a strategic thinker who loves to shape and assess feasibility and usage of new technologies and ideas into realistic plans and long term roadmaps?
To strengthen our Platform Strategy team we're looking for you to:
translate the business strategy into a 3-5 year IT platform strategy
perform feasibility and impact assessments of strategic topics. This includes assessment of strategic fit and high level estimation of adaption costs
prepare overarching 3-5 year IT change roadmap of IPS platform including overarching plan of rollouts and retirement of infrastructure
partner up with internal business and IT partners to develop an aligned and thoughtful IPS IT platform strategy
prepare and initiate meaningful senior management discussion on platform related topics
work with stakeholders drawn from IT and the Business, subject matter experts to develop the architecture
translate business requirements (functional and non-functional) into technical architectural designs
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.
UBS HR Recruiting Switzerland
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.
You’ll be working in the area of WM Investment Platforms Solutions (IPS) in the Platform Strategy team. The team delivers the 3-5 year platform strategy and roadmap which is in-line with the overall business priorities of IPS and Wealth Management. Utilizing strong strategic skills, industry experience and functional expertise. The team looks beyond standard solutions to develop new insights, specific topic related impact assessments and derives and establishes the platform strategy to position our business even stronger.
Your experience and skills:
university degree or equivalent (e.g. Economics, Engineering, IT) and any other certification (e.g. CFA, AZEK) is a clear advantage
multiple years of work experience as business strategist, IT or business architect or business program manager in the area of Wealth or Asset Management
a thorough understanding of financial industry, demographic and technological trends and analysis which are related to the evolution of wealth management client segments
practical experience & good understanding how platforms and tools are structured, layered and developed is a clear plus
high affinity and good understanding of IT and new technologies such as AI, Big-Data, AR/VR and others
affinity for client friendly solutions and client experience of solutions a positive attitude and a great interest in shaping the future of technology in banking
a highly motivated and self-directed top performer with proven results driving business objectives, known for hitting deadlines and willing to go the extra mile
a strong analytical and systematic thinker, quick learner with a curios mind and passion for Wealth Management
excited about the future and the role of new technology in the financial industry
able to build partnerships internally and to create a good presence
happy to deal with ambiguity and demanding stakeholders
excellent skills in PowerPoint and Excel
fluent in English and German (oral and written)
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?
Job Reference #: 175747BR
Business Divisions: Global Wealth Management
Title: Business Platform Architect
Job Type: Full Time
Country / State: Switzerland - Zürich
Function Category: Process, project and program management, Product Management and Development