Investment Analytics - UI Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Weehawken, NJ, USA Weehawken NJ US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • UBS
  • 15 Aug 18 2018-08-15

Investment Analytics - UI Engineer



Your role
We are looking for a multi stack software engineer with specialization in UI/UX design and development who can excel at turning a business concept into a functional web application. The responsibilities will include crafting/reviewing wire frames and then translating them into front-ends that are highly intuitive and flexible. Huge plus if you're the one who can create the wires! The teammate must be able to work in a very fast-paced and dynamic environment and possess exceptional eye for detail and core understanding of user experience principles and best practices of human interface design.
Major Duties/Responsibilities:
-work with the Engineering team and Product Owner to ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs, and to ensure the designs are responsive in nature.
-develop and design UI/UX - starting from the Information Architecture through to front end implementation.
-perform unit testing at the page level.
-reviews specifications and provides time estimates on the development of projects and features
-builds reusable code, templates, module, artifacts, and libraries for future use.
-utilizes SEO best practices, ensure site is responsive and adapts to the different break points and screen sizes.
-meet established deadlines.

Your team
UBS Asset Management's growth strategy requires a highly scalable and robust global operating platform for effective and efficient investment research, low organizational complexity, ability to grow top line without linear cost growth, and fully align investment with strategic growth priorities. In order to achieve this goal, Asset Management is renovating its front-office technology stack to. AM Investment Domain Data Program will create a competitive advantage for the business through unique and adaptive data, analytics & research capabilities. Current AM data architecture is highly fragmented and does not satisfy divisional needs. The objective of AM Investment Domain Data Program is to drive a centralized set of services, with data integrity & governance, high performance, smart analytics & flexibility.

Your experience and skills
You have:
-a four year bachelors (IT/Computer Science Preferred); Master's Degree preferred (IT/Computer Science Preferred) or equivalent experience
-strong experience with at least two programming languages such as Java, C# or Python
-knowledge of relational databases such as Oracle or SQL Server
-proficient understanding of web markup language, including HTML5, CSS3, and Web scripting.
-proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, React/Redux (preferred), Angular, jQuery, Bootstap etc.
-strong experience in developing analytics dashboards/charts using D3, with interactive, real time, drill-downs user interactions.
-experience in dealing with various data formats like JSON, XML, binary etc.
-experience with code repository systems, extensive knowledge of responsive design methodologies and ability to integrate with APIs (SVN, Git).
-proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and design.
-experience in refactoring front-end code to support changes in design requirements.
-knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image.
-excellent ability to manage timelines and be self-directed.
-rapid Prototyping skills and Responsive Design Methodologies including working experience with prototype software
-experience in developing detailed design documentation and shows processing logic for simple programs.
- a passion for front end development and be a self-starter.
-ability to work well in a team environment and enjoy collaborating with other team members to provide the best solution.

Optional Skills:
-experience with Cloud architecture & service like AWS, Azure
-strong UX & graphic designer skills

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.

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?