UBS Financial Services IT Risk Support Analyst in Stamford, Connecticut

Your role:

Do you have a knack for technology? Are you at your best when supporting others? We’re looking for someone like that to:

– support the team’s processes across both Credit Risk and Market Risk

– uphold high standards for timely issue resolution

– contribute expertise to the management of existing and new products and services

– define workarounds for known errors and initiate process improvements

– maintain a knowledge database

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 the Statistical Risk Measurement & Back-testing team in the US working on the following:

− set and enforce risk measurement standards via partnerships with Risk Control and the Front Office. In particular, oversee compliance with all regulatory, Group and IB-specific aspects and requirements of risk modeling.

− build and maintain risk measurement platforms that allow rigorous performance validation and backtesting of risk models, in particular Basel relevant models.

− team up with the Model Risk and Management Control unit to ensure fully validated models in compliance with the Group Model Governance policy.

− set and enforce risk measurement relevant conditions within new business initiatives.

− communicate model developments and model backtesting results to regulators. This includes the regular, mandatory Basel reporting on model changes and backtesting.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

– a natural ability to solve complex issues

– experience in a role like this

– supported custom solutions implemented on both Unix and Window platforms

– experience supporting multithreaded java and C++ processes

– strong analytical, problem-solving and synthesizing skills (you know how to figure stuff out)

You are:

– a confident communicator that can explain technology to non-technical audiences

– capable of understanding client needs and translating this into products and services

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 almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Your colleagues:

Job Reference #: 169269BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: IT Risk Support Analyst

City: Stamford

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: United States - Connecticut

Function Category: Risk