UBS Financial Services Senior Big Data Developer in Weehawken, New Jersey

Your role:

Are you passionate about bringing systems to life? Do you have a curious nature, always interested in how to innovate? We are looking for someone like that to

-assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements.

-identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.

-build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL

-build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management.

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 WMA IT team in Weehawken, NJ. We are a team of open minded, highly motivated and forward thinking professionals who care about strategy and quality. You will be cooperating with multiple teams located in US and in India working on a strategic data architecture platform. We are the central data hub for core WMA data, the single version of the truth, providing data for downstream processing, reporting and analytics. All teams are highly skilled and capable in Big Data and ETL technologies. You will collaborate closely with the Business, the office of the CDO, CTO, Quality Assurance and IT professionals. This initiative has a very high profile and is recognized to be a core component of our business strategy over the next three years. You will be based in the UBS office in Weehawken, NJ. If you love data, new technologies and innovation, then this position is for you.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

  • a bachelor's degree in either Science, Information Technology, Mathematics

-overall 10 years of IT experience , of which 5 years of experience in a developer role in Big Data environment with Hadoop distributions such as Cloudera or Hortonworks.

-strong programming skills using Informatica BDM, Scala/Spark, Python

-experience with Hortonworks or Cloudera (HDFS, Hive, HBase, Impala, Spark, Kafka, Flume, Pig, etc.)

-experience of developing streaming applications using Scala/Spark, Cassandra

-experience with Autosys JIL is preferable

Specific experience in one or more following areas would be a plus

-advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.

-experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures and data sets.

-experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement.

-a successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets.

-working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable ‘big data’ data stores.

Other skills for all team members preferable need to include

-experience with Agile, Waterfall etc methodologies

-strong analytical skills

-knowledge of wealth management domain is good to have

-experience planning for and conducting implementation activities

-experience analyzing data sources and datasets to evaluate and document data content and flows

-experience analyzing test data and datasets using

You are:

– proactive, keeping stakeholders well informed of development effort status

– comfortable working in dynamic environments with fast-paced deliveries and changing requirements

– expected to work interdependently, collaborate, negotiate

– skilled at recognizing system deficiencies and implementing effective solutions

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 #: 178712BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Senior Big Data Developer

City: Weehawken

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: United States - New Jersey

Function Category: Information Technology (IT)