QA Developer - FIC and Equity Cash – Vice President

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 21 Nov 17 2017-11-21

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Team Profile:
QAPM provides Quality Assurance and Production Management services to all clients within the Firm. QAPM partners with the development teams to ensure seamless technology delivery to our clients. QAPM’s goal is to deliver a first-class technology platform by ensuring top-notch service within QA and Production Management. This division will support the evolution of technology platforms and tools, manage and maintain our production plant, and ensure the implementation and adherence to proper operational controls to manage risk.

Role Profile:
FIC ET QA is a global QA team assembled to provide Quality Assurance services for software developed for the Electronic Trading inside of Morgan Stanley Electronic Trading. The role is to join the existing team and help to grow the coverage globally by building automation solutions. The testing team is a good mix of full-time employees, and contractor resources located globally. You should have a good understanding of development of server side testing solutions with technical experience in scripting languages such as Python, PERL and the FIX protocol. Hands on experience with development and test automation tools/frameworks are desired.

You will be expected to act as a representative for FIC-ET QA working very closely with the developers and development managers to ensure the product deliverables meets the business needs. You will be involved in defining and executing test strategies for products delivered by the FIC organization for the firm.


Desired Skills:

  • Experience in Quality Assurance and test automation (exposure to development of server side automated testing solutions)
  • Technical experience in Python, PERL or related scripting language (knowledge with the FIX protocol preferred)
  • Proficient knowledge of basic coding principles
  • Strong knowledge of UNIX/Linux environments
  • Experience working with source control / defect tracking and continuous integration systems
  • Adopt best practices when developing automation code including comment documentation, maintainability and data-driven development
  • Ability to partner with peers and management team to continuously improve testing methods, process, techniques and use of tools
  • A quick learner, being able to adapt to a fast paced heterogeneous environment and acquire necessary knowledge
  • Knowledge of trading life cycle with exposure to trading and matching engines will be preferred
  • Basic understanding of capital markets, electronic trading, order flow and execution, FIX protocol
  • Detail oriented and be able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication

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