Python developer with economics / climate risk
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Are you passionate about developing tools and applications in Python? Are you interested about the interaction between climate change, macroeconomics and financial markets? Are you an innovative thinker? We’re looking for someone like that who can:
– write complex code in Python using object oriented programming
– participate in projects organized in GitLab / GitHub
– understand, learn or use other programming / markup languages (for instance, R, Matlab, Java, SQL, PHP, html, css …)
– understand and use econometric models for forecasting macroeconomic and financial variables
– interact with different teams across UBS for scenario analysis
You’ll be working as part of the Scenario Framework and Coordination (SFC) team within Forecasting and Scenario Methodology (FSM) in Krakow, Poland. Our team is responsible for ensuring that new projects related to scenario development are successfully completed. As part of the FSM-SFC team you will be involved in several aspects of climate change scenario generation, such as building the process, building the infrastructure needed to generate these scenarios, and automating the scenario design process. The scenarios are developed using research, subject-matter expertise, use of econometric models and input from senior management and other experts within UBS.
Stress scenarios represent an area of continuous development, as they are increasingly adopted by banks to assess the impact of external shocks on their business and by regulators to assess the resilience of the financial sector and the economy to adverse events and trends, including environmental concerns.
– master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g. economics, econometrics, data science, computer science, informatics and econometrics…)
– advanced level of R, Python or similar language
– experience developing code or applications using Python, R, or a similar language
– internship or short / medium duration experience in a related role
– knowledge of macroeconomic and financial indicators
– strong analytical, problem-solving and synthesizing skills (you know how to figure things out)
– team-oriented but able to complete tasks independently to a high standard
– proactive, organized, and detail-oriented
– fluent in English, with strong writing skills
– keen interest in the interaction between climate change, macroeconomics and financial markets, ideally with relevant previous experience
UBS is the world’s largest and only truly global wealth manager. We operate through four business divisions: Global Wealth Management, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank. Our global reach and the breadth of our expertise set us apart from our competitors.
With more than 70,000 employees, we have a presence in all major financial centers in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?
From gaining new experiences in different roles to acquiring fresh knowledge and skills, at UBS we know that great work is never done alone. We know that it's our people, with their unique backgrounds, skills, experience levels and interests, who drive our ongoing success. Together we’re more than ourselves.
Ready to be part of #teamUBS and make an impact?
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