Lead Application Integration & Engineering Specialist

  • Competitive
  • New York City, NY, USA
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • Morgan Stanley USA
  • 17 Okt 18

Lead Application Integration & Engineering Specialist

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.

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.

About the Team and Role
Candidate will take a senior role in the Application Engineering and Integration Services team. This team acts as both owner and partner in the application onboarding, certification, publication and maintenance processes for internal and vendor developed applications. This team maintains the software catalog, application publication and certification process for all desktop applications across 35000 Morgan Stanley Wealth Management consumers. As a senior member of the team, the candidate will perform the role of operational supervisor, client support liaison, and technology security officer to drive innovation and continuous improvement across all of our service offerings.

Some challenges the candidate will tackle
· Perform application design, integration, and implementation
· Re-engineer the current application onboarding and certification process
· Improve application end of life, version upgrade and license management plan
· Utilize security minded approach for software implementations and upgrades
· Strengthen relationships and empower partners by driving the development self-help knowledge for on time delivery of applications
· Evaluate and integrate various firm issued catalog services to revamp the available Software Catalog
· Proactively monitor and analyze logs and metrics around utilization and capacity
· Participate as a stake holder on the Software Review Team to represent and drive Wealth


Required Skills:
· Requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field of study and 5 years of experience in similar position
· Possess strong troubleshooting skills with ability to pick up and resolve issues with little application knowledge
· Extensive experience with MS Office and working with large excel sheets (macros, v-lookups, pivots, dashboarding, etc)
· Extensive knowledge of Windows 7 and Windows 10 Operating Systems along with Microsoft based applications and technologies
· Ability to create, modify and publish technical documentation
· Experience managing solutions or systems in a mid-to-large scale enterprise environment
· Experience supporting distributed applications on Windows servers
· Ability to run a meeting, manage a project, communicate effectively
· Ability to give presentations, provide end-user training sessions
Preferred Skills:
· PowerShell, VBScript, and SQL scripting knowledge
· Understanding of systems monitoring practices on Windows (querying Windows Registry, WMI, Perfmon)
· Ability to write Splunk searches and build Splunk dashboards (Splunk Search language)