Technology - Java / Scala Developer (OTC Derivatives for Fixed Income), VP, Shanghai
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 747 offices in 42 countries.
In Morgan Stanley, 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.
Technology is the key differentiator that ensures that we manage our global businesses and serve clients on a market-leading platform that is resilient, safe, efficient, smart, fast and flexible. Technology redefines how we do business in global, complex and dynamic financial markets. We have a large number of award winning technology platforms that help to propel our Firm's businesses to be the top in the market. We have built strong techno-functional teams which partner with our offices globally taking global ownership of systems and products. We have a vibrant and diverse mix of technologists working on different technologies and functional domains. There is a large focus on innovation, inclusion, giving back to the community and sharing knowledge.
The candidate will be part of the OTC Derivatives Lifecycle team which is spread across north America, London and Asia. This is a front-office development team for Fixed Income business. We support the continued expansion of the vanilla and exotic OTC interest rate derivatives and structured notes business by growing and maintaining a comprehensive suite of applications encompassing pre-trade pricing, workflow, trade capture, lifecycle, affirmation, confirmation, risk & PnL attribution, collateral management and settlement.
We are seeking strong technologists with core Java or Scala skills in a Linux server-side environment. The role will include a combination of long-term strategic development and shorter term business-focused development. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an eagerness to learn the existing platforms, which are built using a variety of technologies including C#, Java and Scala, and be proactive in designing and building the next generation of systems to meet the business demands. You will be expected to gain expertise in various components of the trading platform and take full ownership of the components as well as projects requirement solicitation to roll-out.
- Interface with front office trading desks and strategists to gather requirements and to synthesize technology solutions to meet business objectives.
- Software design and development in compliance with software development life cycle standards.
- Project planning, execution and delivery into production environment.