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 modeling 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' businessesand to our own.
We are seeking an experienced systems engineer with 10 years of development experience to provide hands-on technical expertise to drive the Finance Technology plant agenda forward. The candidate will liaise with feature delivery and component teams to develop software, practices and tooling to accelerate hw/sw upgrades, adopt new technology and setup capacity/stress testing apparatus.
Work in concert with the Finance Technology Plant Manager to ensure that technical expertise is targeted to promote and accelerate the Risk Control and Hygiene Agenda
Provide hands-on technical leadership and direction to the feature delivery and component teams
Drill down on the individual hygiene program deliverables and gain subject matter expertise for each initiative. Educate feature and component teams on how-to execute remediations correctly and optimally. Inject remediation experiences back into the process so that subsequent efforts leverage the prior team's experiences. Parlay lessons learned into enriched procedures and/or tooling to accelerate Finance Technologies overall effort
Validate new offerings from engineering teams. Liaise with the delivery teams to create POCs, identify project risks and resource requirements. Once offerings are deemed production ready work to actively promote adoption of the new technologies throughout the Finance Technology stack
Work with feature delivery and component teams to actively facilitate capacity stress testing and on-going capacity management. Assist in devising capacity test plans, setting up of environments and measurements to ensure that applications are not at risk from a capacity perspective. Validate that hardware footprints are right sized and that apps scale as expected
Provide technical leadership to the Hygiene Feature Team. Create/leverage conversion scripts, test scripts, code scanners and automation techniques wherever possible.
Extensive experience in software development, design & implementation (10 yrs.)
Experience building out and scaling enterprise-class large scale applications
Experience in directing skilled and experienced developers
Expert at managing timely delivery of multiple projects with an extensive track record of success
Experience working within an Agile environment and with Agile tools. Large scale Agile project experience a plus
Industry specific knowledge and experience will be expected.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated initiative with commitment and ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Passion for continuous learning/personal development, team person, excellent customer service.
Degree in CS, Engineering or equivalent
Development skills in Scala / Python / Java.
Database architecture and development. SQL expertise
Quality Assurance / Continuous Integration Test Practices and experience a plus