Integration Engineer - Real Time Market Data Integration team - Associate

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 18 Oct 18

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Team Profile:

The Real Time Market Data Integration team manages the deployment of servers and applications which disseminate market data to trading applications and other business units. The focus is on system integration of highly available systems that can process large quantities of data with very low latency. These systems carry all realtime data such as stock prices, index values, option prices, and fixed income instruments.

Role Profile:

• Manage or participate in the implementation and rollout of new services and products. Perform integration and regression tests, organize User Acceptance Testing (UAT) with end users and groups and provide feedback to development teams if applicable.
• Manage third party applications and technologies, liaising with suppliers or vendors as appropriate.
• Design and create preventative maintenance functions including monitoring of logs, alarms, system performance and capacity.
• Perform software decommission, installation, upgrades in accordance with Morgan Stanley's Change Control Procedures.
• Become a specialist on specific areas and provide consultancy and feedback to internal clients, developers and project managers.
• Assist project managers with project management activities, including requirements gathering, planning, budgeting and resource planning, etc.
• Project manage the implementation and rollout of new services, upgrade of production services, system and applications.
• Client/vendor/supplier management - attend periodic and ad-hoc client and vendor meetings and provide input.
• Document, implement and adhere to operational and technical standards, best practices, processes, and procedures.
• Assist with identifying and implementing areas for improvement within existing operational and technical processes and maintain related documentation.
• Act as an escalation point for Production Management Level 2 support teams.
• Perform Level 3 support activities and root cause analysis using Morgan Stanley's designated tools, processes and procedures.
• Escalate issues to development team and provide feedback and analysis for break fixes.



Qualifications:


Required Skills:

• UNIX/Linux scripting: Candidates need to be proficient in navigating UNIX servers, have good knowledge of the majority of operational functions in UNIX and be able to read / write and maintain UNIX shell scripts.
• PERL scripting: Candidates should have exposure to PERL as a scripting language - the deeper the knowledge of PERL the better.
• Networking: Understand the concepts of TCP/IP and UDP connectivity and data transfer. Knowledge of multicast data distribution is an advantage.
• UNIX/Linux operating systems: Candidates should understand UNIX concepts in order to perform resource monitoring, and be able to tune operating system parameters according to applications requirements.
• Problem solving skills: Must be able to tackle problems based on limited information, be able to seek out solutions and work around problems. Candidates need to be able to do this in the short term for quick outage resolution as well as for proactive problem elimination.
• Interpersonal skills/communication: Good quality English (both spokena nd written) is essential as there is regular interaction with peer teams, internal clients, vendors and suppliers in other regions. Candidates must be able to communicate clearly and concisely to minimize misunderstandings and to ensure fast and accurate dissemination of information.
• Operational background: Candidates need to have worked and be experienced in support roles, and be used to performing in a variety of roles with rapid context-switching in between them.

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 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-RJ1