Fixed Income Analytics Specialist

Employer
UBS
Location
Chicago, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 19, 2017
Closes
Sep 21, 2017
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
United States - Illinois

City
Chicago

Job Type
Full Time

Your role
Are you curious about financial analytics and its applications within the investment and risk management life-cycle? Are you passionate about solving business problems and making an impact? Can you develop and interpret complex SQL queries and reports? We're looking for someone like that to:

- work with members of our team to support our analytics, risk, attribution and credit research platforms
- provide front-line support to portfolio managers and research analysts across the investment life-cycle
- maintain and enhance the data content to facilitate reporting solutions for internal/external clients
- perform portfolio and data analyses in support of portfolio managers and investment specialist teams
- partner with internal groups across Global AM to scale our model for efficiency that will accommodate and facilitate future client growth

Your team
You'll be working in the Knowledge Services team in Chicago. Sitting at the intersection of business and technology, Knowledge Services provides data and analytics support to our investment professionals around the globe. The team is an integral part of Asset Management's Data Office, which has a broad mandate to govern and commercialize data through innovative technology and services.

Your experience and skills
You have:
- a university degree in an analytical field like engineering, mathematics, accounting, finance or information technology with an outstanding academic record
- an interest in pursuing a CFA or are already on the track
- 2 to 3 years of quantitative experience within the investment management business
- solid SQL and programming skills; exceptional knowledge of Excel and VBA
- an understanding of Fixed Income data and analytics utilized for portfolio analysis and associated tools including risk models, scenario analysis and performance measurement/attribution
- working knowledge of leading market data and analytics platforms (e.g. Bloomberg, FactSet, Barclays POINT, Citigroup YieldBook, etc.)

You are:
- intellectually curious, accountable and data driven
- aware of key performance measurement, risk, and portfolio analytics concepts
- an individual who possesses a positive, action-oriented attitude and understands the importance of taking initiative within a team environment
- able to challenge the status quo and suggest viable and actionable alternative approaches

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.

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.