Java / Scala Dev ( Trader Desktop and RFQ Development )
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 1,200 offices in 43 countries.
As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.
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.
The Institutional Securities Technology division (IST) develops and oversees the technology strategy and bespoke technology solutions to drive and enable the institutional business and enterprise-wide functions. With a global footprint of around 4,000 resources, sourcing and managing our talent pool whilst responding the business demand is a complex and dynamic challenge.
Morgan Stanley is seeking an experienced, hands-on Java/Scala/.NET developer to help improve our Equity Derivatives Trader Desktop and RFQ platform. Trader Desktop/RFQ is a pre-trade workflow and pricing system used by the global Equity Derivatives flow businesses to price derivative products (options, swaps), manage market data (volatility, dividends, yield curves), perform data analysis (time series, scenario reports) and manage sales/trading request for quoting workflow. You will work closely with Sales and Trading teams on multiple sales/trading desks to design, develop, deploy and support an innovative trading platform. You will work the full application lifecycle in a fast-paced, high-stakes agile development environment. This is a hands-on role in a global team, so strong communications skills are essential. Qualifications:
? 5-15 years core development experience
? Strong knowledge of Java/Scala/.Net & hands-on programming experience
? Strong desire to work in a front office trading environment
? Eager to learn new areas like pricing / equities / risk tools
? Experience with design patterns, unit testing, performance/memory analysis, and n-tier architecture
? Experience of full software development life cycle
? Ability to communicate with the business unit sponsors effectively
? Ability to coordinate with various teams to deliver projects successfully
? Strong verbal & written skills required to interact with global teams and business units
? Highly motivated, analytical thinking individual