Web Mining Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China
  • Permanent, Full time
  • UBS AG
  • 17 Oct 18

Web Mining Engineer



Your role
Do you learn best through reverse-engineering? Do you know how web pages work? Are you interested in becoming a hero within a team of existing heroes? If so we could use you to help us:

 investigate varied websites architectures by reverse engineering the underlying communication and data flow
 build efficient web mining robots (sprider, bots, scrapers) that will stand the test of time
 research and design tools and processes to optimize the day-to-day work and data platform
 cooperate with the Data Quality and Operations team on overcoming challenges related to efficient robot maintenance


Your team
You will be working in the Web Scraping team which is a part of the Data Factory function of UBS Evidence Lab. Our job is to build solutions to automatically collect any necessary data. We are creating our own Agile framework to keep the organization scalable and maintain good environment for continuous optimization. The broader Data Factory team specializes in various data related techniques including web harvesting, data cleansing and enrichment.

UBS Evidence Lab is led by visionaries and our culture is like a start-up (without all of the risk). Our unique data-driven approach to investment research is revolutionizing the industry.
You can learn more about Evidence Lab here.

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?