UBS Financial Services Business Platform Architect in Opfikon, Switzerland

Your role:

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.

Contact Details:

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.

Your team:

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:

You have:

  • 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

You are:

  • 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)

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 #: 175747BR

Business Divisions: Global Wealth Management

Title: Business Platform Architect

City: Opfikon

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: Switzerland - Zürich

Function Category: Process, project and program management, Product Management and Development