Trading System Integration Engineer - Associate, Tokyo IST

  • Competitive
  • Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan Tokyo Tokyo-to JP
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 19 Sep 18 2018-09-19

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About the Company

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.

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





We are looking for a smart, innovative, results-oriented, eager-to-learn individual to join our global Trading System Integration Engineering team. The role requires hands on testing, deployment, management and scaling of our complex and highly distributed trading system platforms. The role also involves designing new trading functionality and workflows front to back, deploying upgrades to the system, come up with innovative ways to automate work via scripting (Python/Perl), troubleshooting problems, and interfacing with traders. The successful candidate is expected to forge close partnership with colleagues from different technology teams and hence team work and good English communication (verbal and written) are must. Knowledge of the financial industry or Equity Sales Trading not required.

Skills Required

· Strong Linux/Script (Python, or/and Perl) skills
· Good troubleshooting and debugging skills
· Strong interpersonal skills to work under the pressure
· Good written and verbal communication skills (English)
· Working knowledge of C++/C preferred

Skills Desired

· Experience in test driven development
· Experience with Git
· Experience designing and developing large scale distributed client/server systems, a bonus
· Front Office (Sales & Trading) development experience
· Knowledge of FIX protocol related to order management


Equal Opportunity Statement

Morgan Stanley’s goal is to build and maintain a workforce that is diverse in experience and background but uniform in reflecting our standards of integrity and excellence. Consequently, our recruiting efforts reflect our desire to attract and retain the best and brightest from all talent pools. We want to be the first choice for prospective employees.

It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy/maternity leave), veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (M/F/D/V).