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Client Facing Developer for OTC Equity Derivatives

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Morgan Stanley

New York City, NY

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Client Facing Developer for OTC Equity Derivatives','3102901','Jan 10, 2018','Americas-United States of America-New York-New York','Bachelor's Degree','Bachelor's Degree','Development','Full Time','Full Time','Associate','Associate','!*!Client Facing Java Developer for OTC Equity DerivativesDivision: ESTAR 

Job Title: Client Facing Java Developer for OTC Equity DerivativesLocation: New York 

Job Level: Associate

Company ProfileMorgan 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.

TechnologyTechnology 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. 

Department ProfileThe Equity Derivatives Practice Area Group provides technology to support flow, exotic and securitized equity derivative trades as well as equity swaps trades from inception to maturity. Our applications support pre-trade activities like product structuring, price discovery, pricing and request-for-quote; and post trade activities. like capturing trade facts and market events, maintaining intraday risk positions, analyzing risk scenarios and providing risk reports.

Background on the TeamOur team's main business area is the over-the-counter (OTC) trading of equity derivatives. Our application is the Firm?s strategic trade capture and structured note issuance system. It is a complex distributed global platform consisting of a set of loosely coupled backend components primarily written in Scala and Java and user interface components written in WPF/C# and HTML5/Javascript. The system has the enviable position of being central to much of the Firm?s OTC sales and trading activities, both as an application in its own right and also as a service hub for many other systems.

The team in New York is a part of a global team of about 70 developers distributed in 6 offices worldwide. Being in a business center we work closely with Sales, Trading and Operations on a daily basis. Our typical day is a mix of communication, planning, design, development, production support and testing. We also work closely together with other development teams globally to resolve complex and exciting business or technology challenges overarching business and technology divisions.

Primary ResponsibilitiesWe are looking for a technically proficient Java, Scala or C# developer with at least 2 years' experience in application development of client facing applications. The candidate will work closely together with local trading desks and front-office operations to ensure smooth user experience and continuous improvement of the trading platform driven by latest business requirements. The position will require excellent hands-on software development skills and good analytical and communication skills the same time. This role comes with a high exposure to the Equity Derivatives business and will be a great foundation for further career advancement. The successful candidate will have a bachelor or master degree in Computer Science or similar. Equity Derivatives Product Knowledge would be advantageous, a desire to work in a financial business is essential.','!*!Skills required (essential)

A thorough knowledge of one of the following programming languages: Java, Scala, C#Solid understanding of data structures, algorithms and software development principlesExperience with enterprise level software development tools and methodologiesExperience of Unix/Linux, SQL and unit testing

Skills desiredExperience of both object-oriented and functional programming techniquesExperience of some scripting language, ideally PythonKnowledge of financial products, OTC derivatives and trading systemsExperience with Web/RESTful servicesExperience with HTML5 technologies Angular, Typescript, Javascript, CSS','Client Facing Developer for OTC Equity Derivatives

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Company Profile
Morgan Stanley, a financial holding company, provides various financial products and services to corporations, governments, financial institutions, and individuals worldwide. The company’s Institutional Securities segment offers financial advisory services on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, recapitalizations, spin-offs, exchange offers, leveraged buyouts, takeover defenses, and shareholder relations, as well as provides capital raising and corporate lending services. This segment is also engaged in sales, trading, financing, and market-making activities, including institutional equity, fixed income and commodities, research, and investment activities, as well as offers financing services, such as prime brokerage, consolidated clearance, settlement, custody, financing, and portfolio reporting services. Its Wealth Management segment provides brokerage and investment advisory services covering various types of investments comprising equities, options, futures, foreign currencies, precious metals, fixed income securities, mutual funds, structured products, alternative investments, unit investment trusts, managed futures, separately managed accounts, and mutual fund asset allocation programs. This segment also offers education savings programs, financial and wealth planning services, annuity and other insurance products, cash management services, trust and fiduciary services, retirement solutions, and credit and other lending products, as well as fixed income principal trading services. The company’s Investment Management segment provides alternative investment products, such as hedge funds, private equity and real estate funds, and portable alpha strategies to institutional and intermediary channels, and high net worth clients, as well as is involved in real estate investing and merchant banking businesses. Morgan Stanley was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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