Commodities Desk Strategist

Morgan Stanley New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

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.

The Fixed Income Division is comprised of Interest Rate and Currency Products, Credit Products and Distribution, Commodities Sales and Trading. Professionals in the Division assess and actively manages risk, trade securities, and structure as well as execute innovative transactions in the fast-paced and constantly changing global markets. The Commodities Division is a market leader in energy, metals, and agricultural product trading worldwide whose professionals trade in both physical and derivative commodity risk.

The Commodities business is looking for a desk strategist at the Associate to VP level, located in New York. The strategist will work closely with the front office trading and origination team in a very dynamic environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Pricing and maintenance of power and gas structured transactions

  • Development of new models for exotic energy structures

  • Data analysis pertaining to power and gas historical settles

Skills:

  • Experience with financial derivatives, such as spread options

  • Knowledge of power and gas markets in the US is preferred

  • Programming experience in MATLAB, Python, and C

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • 2 years of relevant experience is preferred

  • Advanced degree in Physics, Math, Finance or a related quantitative field

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