Fleet Automation and Management Tooling Developer–Specialized Electronic Trading– VP

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 22 Mar 18 2018-03-22

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Team Profile:
We are looking to grow our Specialized Electronic Trading Infrastructure Group with a senior Tooling and Automation developer.

The Morgan Stanley electronic and algorithmic trading platform is the core infrastructure behind the success of the Morgan Stanley Equities business and continues to be a primary driver of future growth and success in the industry. The individual will be developing / delivering solutions to enable smart decisions around the complete Electronic Trading plant across all towers by joining together large volumes of data. They will automate activities that can be automated to free up time for other value-add work with our partners.

Role Profile:
In addition to possessing the exceptionally strong technical skills listed below, the ideal candidate must be able to write clear and concise technical documentations and able to verbally communicate ideas and engage in technical discussions and debates with technical management while still maintaining professionalism.

The individual will be a Vice President in the firm’s Specialized Electronic Trading Infrastructure (SETI) team. You will spend time working with ENS, EC and SETI engineers in our Innovation and Performance Lab, operations and engineering staff as well as select development and business staff for supporting client gateway, direct market access systems, algo systems, order slicers and routers, as well as a number of supporting systems inside MS traditional data centers and proximity hosted at colocation centers around the world.


Required Skills:

  • Strong understanding and practical experience of designing networks and security features such as policy automation, encryption, overlays, VRF, ACL, ISE, 802.1x, MAB, RADIUS etc.
  • Programming experience (Java, C++, C#, JavaScript, Perl, Python, Ruby, Shell) or other high level programming or scripting tooling including extracting and updating data in enterprise data sources and interacting with the networks
  • Experience performance tuning systems including skills in problem analysis, debugging, bottleneck detection, etc
  • Deep Experience in Linux Systems. Must be capable of demonstrating high levels of proficiency from the command line
  • Deep experience in network principles (routing & switching). Must be capable of demonstrating high levels of proficiency
  • Financial services experience, preferably within the Capital Markets business area
  • Experience with major equity markets incl. Co-Location offerings

Desired Skills:
  • Trading System Application Configuration / Deployment / Management Experience
  • Familiarity with MIT Kerberos application within enterprise Linux environments as well as IPtables
  • Detailed experience working with Unicast and Multicast network protocols and routing metro and regional FC networks.
  • Familiarity with time synchronization methods capable of achieving international financial standards
  • Familiarity or experience with the following technologies a strong advantage:
    - Cisco IOS/NXOS
    - Arista EOS
    - FPGA
    - NICs - Solarflare, Mellanox, ExaBlaze ExaNIC adapters
    - Firewalls - Fortinet firewall management
    - Corvil network analytics package
    - Altera based FPGA using OpenCL or native programming
    - Network capture appliances (Corvil, Endace, nPulse), optical taps, Wireshark

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.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise 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-RJ1