Risk Management (Technology Management)

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley USA
  • 16 Oct 18

Risk Management (Technology Management)

Company Profile

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.

Technology works as a strategic partner with Morgan Stanley business units and the world's leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global, complex, and dynamic financial markets. Morgan Stanley's sizeable investment in technology results in quantitative trading systems, cutting-edge modelling and simulation software, comprehensive risk and security systems, and robust client-relationship capabilities, plus the worldwide infrastructure that forms the backbone of these systems and tools. Our insights, our applications and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients' businesses and to our own.
- Define project tasks and resource requirements, issues, risks, progress reports.
- Analysis of project data and building automated reports & dashboards.
- Project management administration involving project deliverables, status, via firm required tools
- Planning and forecasting with significant investment in the annual plan
- Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions
- Drive project success
- Project evaluations and assessment of results to senior management.


The Institutional Securities Technology division (IST) develops and oversees the technology strategy and bespoke technology solutions to drive and enable the institutional business and enterprise-wide functions. With a global footprint of around 4,000 resources, sourcing and managing our talent pool whilst responding the business demand is a complex and dynamic challenge.

- Project and Program manage Algo initiatives with a focus on the Trading Controls and Risk areas. These are often complex, multi-disciplined projects that may also require business analysis and scope definition. The manager will be working with business clients, development leads, infrastructure teams and support, risk and compliance functions to provide the Project/Program plan and continued tracking toward deployment.


-5 years+ Project management and Program management of front office technology
-Effective collaboration across various stakeholders - Business units, Technology, Operations and Production support teams.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; good verbal and written skills
- Experienced in Project Life Cycle, SDLC, Agile development practice.
- Electronic trading experience a major plus
- Experience with regulatory deliverables
- Knowledge of project management techniques and tools including risk management
- Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
- Ability to manage expectations and handle high-pressure situations with tight deadlines
- Proven experience in change management
- Nice to have: people management, strategic planning and project management certification