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Morgan Stanley
in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Morgan Stanley
in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Company Profile:
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.

Department Profile:
Global Transaction Reporting (GTR) Technology Team serves the global transaction regulatory reporting requirements of the firm. These requirements span OTC (over the counter) derivatives, listed derivatives and cash products. The regulations covered are across America, Europe, and Asia and involve major initiatives. The exciting agenda over the next few years comprises of key work streams: Re-platforming & Remediation, Securities Financing Transaction Reporting (SFTR), Efficiency & Control and MIFID II (Day 2)

Team profile:
The Global Transaction Reporting team are looking to recruit multiple Java Developers within the Glasgow Office. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team in Glasgow which is a key strategic location, you will be part of a wider global team, which also has presence in London, Mumbai, and New York.

The team in Glasgow currently comprises of 24 developers, Business Analyst and QA engineers. GTR is also co-located in Glasgow with the system users and their management team. Morgan Stanley moved to their purpose built new office 12 months ago, the central focus in the design was to maximise collaboration, by providing purpose-built spaces that encourage partnership and agile working environment.

Role Profile:
You will work within a highly focused global development team who support critical firm functions such as Legal, Compliance and Operations. The division develops strategic solutions that support key business processes, including Settlements, Confirmations, Regulatory Reporting, Position Keeping, Anti-Money Laundering and Trade Surveillance.

Beyond the delivery for the functional aspects of the systems and business flows, the successful candidate will also have the opportunity to contribute to improving the technology platform and drive the system towards a more rapid and robust development and deployment model across the tech stack to ultimately help the business sustain high volume and revenue growth.

The regional and the global team will support you in getting up to speed with the relevant business areas and technical requirements, that you will need and ultimately help you grow your career within a technology group focused at helping the business stay market leaders for years to come.

Key Responsibilities:

You will work primarily as a Java developer as part of a collaborative agile development team within your role you will be required to liaise directly with a variety of stakeholders throughout the firm.

The key requirement of the role is a strong development background along with strong problem solving skills. You will develop functionality in an iterative fashion, liaising with the business analysts, product owners and other developers within the scrum team. You will be part of a progressive team building systems that are critical to the business and solving problems to meet the ever changing regulatory environment.

This is a hands-on role with the expectation that you will be responsible for continuously improving the quality of our system and codebase including code reviews and refactoring where necessary.


Required Skills:
- Experience of agile and scrum methodologies
- Core Java
- Unix shell scripting
- SQL and Relational Databases such as DB2
- Enterprise Architecture Patterns, GoF design
- Build & agile - Ant, Gradle/Maven, Sonar, Jenkins/Hudson, GIT
- Sound understanding of Object Oriented Analysis, Design and Programming
- Strong communication and stakeholder management skills

Desired Skills:
-Integration technologies - MQ/Xml/SOAP/JSON/Protocol Buffers/Spring

Interested in flexible working opportunities? Morgan Stanley empowers employees to have greater freedom of choice through flexible working arrangements. Speak to our recruitment team to find out more

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximize their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents. #LI-FM1