Geospatial Business Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Shanghai, China
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • UBS AG
  • 22 Sep 17
China

City
Shanghai

Job Type
Full Time

Your role
Are you an analytic thinker? Do you know how to develop innovative solutions? UBS Research has and continues to build an industry-leading primary research platform called Evidence Lab. At the heart of this project is the ability to systematically harvest, cleanse, structure and analyze primary data concerning the companies, industries and markets in its coverage. UBS is looking for talented and experienced business analysts to work in partnership with the Evidence Lab.
As a Geospatial Business Analyst, you will be working in the field of geospatial analysis contributing to the research product of UBS's publishing industry analysts. In this role you will be part of the UBS Evidence Geospatial team, a team comprises of professionals with decades of combined experience in various fields within geospatial, financial, earth sciences, software engineering, and statistical analysis. Your core responsibility with be focused on data discovery, acquisition, creation and preparation of geospatial based data sets and analyses including satellite imagery analysis, hydrological modeling, market quality analysis, network optimization, climatology, local market economics, cell phone GPS data and much more.
You will:
• design and execute aspects of geospatial based projects including delivery plans, dates and work execution
o performing data discovery – finding and testing new data sources
o performing data cleansing and preparation; working with structure and unstructured data
o managing and executing projects, leveraging the developed technologies, curated data sets and team of data analysts
o conducting analysis techniques not limited to imagery analysis, propagation modeling, network optimization / graph analytics, cluster analysis, spatial statistics, hydrological, suitability modeling and general statistical analysis
o working with geospatial based data including though not limited to business rooftop and/or point of interest data, satellite imagery, pictometry and other aerial-based data, spatial files (both vector and raster based and others), climate data and other web-mined data sets
• work with and contributing to the development of an advanced GIS infrastructure including development of GIS based tools that can be leveraged more broadly across the organization
• work autonomously or with a team depending on project demands
• train and personal career development
• communicate around progress and presentation of results
• manage client relationship

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 almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Your team
UBS Research is expanding its industry-leading primary research platform called Evidence Lab. At the heart of this organization is the ability to systematically harvest, cleanse, structure and analyze primary data using cutting edge techniques and tools to answer key investment questions concerning the companies, industries and markets that UBS covers. UBS is looking for talented and experienced business analysts for the Geospatial Team. As a Geospatial Business Analyst, you will be working in the field of geospatial analysis contributing to the research product of UBS' publishing industry analysts. In this role you will be part of the UBS Evidence Lab Geospatial team, a team comprised of professionals with decades of combined experience in various fields within geospatial, financial, earth sciences, software engineering, and statistical analysis. Your core responsibility with be focused on discovery, acquisition, creation, preparation of geospatial based data sets and analyses including satellite imagery analysis, hydrological modeling, market quality analysis, network/graph analysis, climatology, local market economics, cell phone GPS data and much more.
You can learn more about Evidence Lab http://about-neo.ubs.com/content/ubs-evidence-lab-do-you-have-what-it-takes here.

Your experience and skills
You have:
– 3-10 years of experience in a research/technical/data analytics role
– broad understanding of geospatial theories and technologies
– technical skills: GIS (ESRI preferred); PostgreSQL/PostGIS; SQL; Python; R; proficiency in Microsoft Office suite; computer logic; advanced mathematics; image recognition software/techniques (ENVI preferred)
– experience with a very wide array of data sets
– high degree of intellectual curiosity that leads to discovery of new or innovative data sources or analysis techniques
– ability to design a research project and lead / delegate responsibilities
– proven ability to execute around tight deadlines
– strong attention to detail and ability to communicate ways to measure accuracy and efficiency
– strong communication skills; strong written and spoken English
– written and technical exam to be administered on site by UBS recruiting

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.