Technology - Automated Risk Trading Quality Assurance, Senior Associate/VP, Shanghai

  • Competitive
  • Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China Shanghai Shanghai Shi CN
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 19 Aug 18 2018-08-19

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Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 747 offices in 42 countries.

In Morgan Stanley, Technology works as a strategic partner with Morgan Stanley business units and the world's leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global, complex, and dynamic financial markets. Morgan Stanley's sizeable investment in technology results in quantitative trading systems, cutting-edge modelling and simulation software, comprehensive risk and security systems, and robust client-relationship capabilities, plus the worldwide infrastructure that forms the backbone of these systems and tools. Our insights, our applications and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients' businesses—and to our own.

QAPM provides Quality Assurance and Production Management services to all clients within the Firm. QAPM partners with the development teams to ensure seamless technology delivery to our clients. QAPM's goal is to deliver a first-class technology platform by ensuring top-notch service within QA and Production Management. This division will support the evolution of technology platforms and tools, manage and maintain our production plant, and ensure the implementation and adherence to proper operational controls to manage risk.

Automated Risk Trading QA is a newly formed global QA team assembled to provide Quality Assurance services for the cutting-edge low-latency systems developed for ART inside of Morgan Stanley Electronic Trading, part of the global Institutional Securities Business. ART does automated hedging, delta1 trading engines, auto-fill trading engines and derivative market making.

The role is to join the existing team and help to grow the coverage in Asia as well as contribute to global automation solutions. The ideal candidate should have around 8 years' experience (around 4 years of development of server side testing solutions preferred) with technical experience in Python and Java development under LINUX/UNIX.

The candidate will be expected to act as a representative of QA working very closely with the development managers and key stakeholders in the technology organization to ensure the product deliverables meets the business needs. The candidate will be involved in defining and executing test strategies for products delivered by the ART. The candidate will be expected to drive communications with Compliance, Risk, and BU.


-Around 8 year experience in DEV or Quality Assurance and test automation (around 4 years of development of server side automated testing solutions preferred)
-Above 2 years in team lead or project lead position.
-Strong development skill in Python and good technical experience in Java
-Strong knowledge of LINUX/UNIX environments and relational databases
-Strong verbal and written communication. Experience in hosting meetings with development team and stakeholder is mandatory.
-Be able to work remotely. Experience in working with EU and US is preferred.
-Basic understanding of capital markets, electronic trading, order flow and execution, FIX protocol.
-Knowledge of Equity trading life cycle with exposure to trading and matching engines will be preferred
-A quick learner, being able to adapt to a fast paced heterogeneous environment and acquire necessary knowledge, detail oriented.