Technology - Cloud Solutions Architect, VP, Shanghai

  • Competitive
  • Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China Shanghai Shanghai Shi CN
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 18 Sep 18 2018-09-18

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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.

Cloud Solutions Architect for the Enterprise Computing Onboarding Team

The EC Engineering team is looking for a developer who is passionate about architecting applications that work in a cloud. The ideal candidate is a hands-on developer with experience designing applications in an enterprise at scale who is looking to work less as a developer, but more as a consultant to helping application developers use our cloud platforms.

-Presentations to our developers about our cloud products and how to use them
-Ability to analyze existing applications to understand what a cloud architecture means to the application and business unit from both a technology and developer-enablement perspective as well as the bottom line for both TCO and capital expenses of the firm as a whole.
-Ability to identify gaps in our products and drive the direction of our cloud with the engineering teams that are writing the platforms.
-Ability to rationalize requirements to determine the right compute platform for the right workload.
-Drive compression of the plant and account for the reduction of capital expenses to the firm through engagements with the onboarding team

Work with a global team under the same remit.


Understands what containers are, what they mean to application developers, and how they can be used to enable cloud architecture
Fundamental understanding of virtualization
Understands what a 12-factor application is and why it's important
Presentation skills - Able to engage all sizes of audiences

Self-starter who is able to identify and engage people in our organization proactively