Americas Head of Equities Quantitative Analysts

New York, NY, USA
Aug 17, 2018
Sep 14, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
**Your role:**

Do you have a passion for quantitative analysis? Are you known for your ability to lead and develop professionals? We are looking for someone like that with a proven track record and interest in:

- the implementation of models in a large and complex library environment, including the necessary professional testing and documentation procedures

- providing guidance to define relevant methodologies/approaches in a clear and concise manner to support quantitative analysis efforts

- working with business stakeholders to specify requirements and criteria for success, tracking progress, and overseeing development and implementation

- being an inspiring leader of quantitative analysis professionals who is known for setting clear expectations

- making timely decisions, seeking appropriate involvement of others and identifying any possible risks

**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 Equities Quantitative Analytics team in New York. We are supporting our US Equity business with tailored solutions for their vanilla and exotic derivatives trading.

**Your expertise:**

You have:

- ideally a doctorate degree in finance, physics, mathematics, computer science, engineering or related

- 7+ years of experience implementing mathematical models in front office systems and supporting the trading desk in risk assessment and product pricing

- expertise with modelling equity volatility surfaces and/or volatility derivatives

- experience leading a team of quantitative analysts

You are:

- proficient using C++ and Python

- capable of documenting any model development in a clear way

- analytical, with the ability to provide practical solutions and prioritize a diverse workload with multiple deadlines

- result-oriented and assertive (you don't shy away from challenging situations)

- highly flexible and detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and change directions based on business demands

**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 #:** 164063BR

**Business Divisions:** Investment Bank

**Title:** Americas Head of Equities Quantitative Analysts

**City:** New York

**Job Type:** Full Time

**Country / State:** United States - New York

**Function Category:** Equities, Investment Banking, Quantitative Analysis, Sales and trading