RICE Platform Technical Documentation Engineer - VP

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 20 Aug 18 2018-08-20

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Team Profile:

RICE is Morgan Stanley's software development and productivity platform for Fixed Income risk, valuation and analytics is used by a large number of IT developers, desk strategists and quants. Our team is responsible for the core APIs, data models and adoption of the platform and we are looking for an excellent technical writer who can create training materials with illustrations to train users on platform's vision, data model/abstractions and API points.

Role Profile:

  • Write and maintain documentation for the software development platform for a large internal user base; materials will include online help, illustrations with examples, quick reference guides as well as description of platform's core software APIs with example usage.
  • The candidate is expected to go through training, read existing supporting materials and interact with internal teams to get an in-depth understanding of the platform vision, data models, finance (as it relates to the platform), APIs and what users are looking to accomplish.
  • Create specialized learning paths for IT and quants; gather documentation/training feeback from users and improve/expand documentation materials. Share feedback with internal teams to improve APIs or other aspects of the platform.
  • Compose and publish a platform newsletter informing users of platform changes, new APIs and new capabilities.


Required Skills:

  • Excellent technical writing skills (English)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • BS or MS Degree in Computer Science is preferred
  • Excellent skills in reading and writing example code as part of documentation
  • Proficient in editing and illustrating in Twiki, HTML
  • Proficient in illustrations to explain concepts
  • Ability to interact well and efficiently with global internal teams

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