Technology - Fixed Income Credit and Securities Risk System Developer, Associate - Hong Kong

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 25 Sep 18 2018-09-25

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The Fixed Income Credit and Securities Risk team is focused on delivering the technology that allows Morgan Stanley to continue to grow its highly successful trading businesses.

We require strong Java/Scala developers to work within a global team on the Credit and Securities Risk systems. We are recruiting to both optimize/enhance our existing Java risk system, and develop new functionality in the greenfield Scala risk system we are building as part of the firm?s next generation risk systems for fixed income business.

Our systems are based on highly concurrent grid and distributed caching technology so you should be comfortable working in this kind of environment.

The role will involve all aspects of the software life cycle including gathering requirements from the business, analysis of existing systems/functionality, design and implementation, all the way through to production roll out and subsequent support. We need flexible candidates who are practical technologists, show excellent problem solving skills and enjoy all aspects of software development.

The successful candidate will work closely with the several global teams within the Fixed Income technology department and, when necessary, interact directly with the business unit and with the Firm?s middleware IT groups when using their frameworks/software.


The ideal candidate will have at two or more of the following three areas of experience:

1) Scala:
-Core Scala APIs including the collections
-Functional programming idioms
-Understanding of the performance characteristics of common Scala idioms

2) Strong core Java:
-Data structures, design patterns and collections
-Multi-threaded programming
-Java standard APIs
-Distributed systems

3) Risk systems experience
- Optimization of calculations
- Implementing new Risk calculations based on requirements from the business

Skills Desired:
-Good communication skills, experience of front office environments
-Risk Aggregation
-Scala Macros and/or Compiler plugins
-Fixed Income business / analytical knowledge
-OSGi bundle definition
-Java performance and tuning
-Grid computing frameworks
-Distributed caching
-Etrading process / connectivity knowledge
-Unix/Linux shell

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximize their full potential.