Java Developer - Quantitative Investment Strategies Team

  • Morgan Stanley
  • London, UK
  • 15/10/2021
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

Java Developer - Quantitative Investment Strategies Team

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POSTING DATE: Oct 14, 2021PRIMARY LOCATION: Europe, Middle East, Africa-United Kingdom-United Kingdom-LondonEDUCATION LEVEL: Bachelor's DegreeJOB: DevelopmentEMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full TimeJOB LEVEL: Associate


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.
Team:We are seeking a Java developer with experience developing enterprise systems to be part of a global team of developers delivering critical tools and systems for the Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS) business in Morgan Stanley. This business is a key growth area for the firm and the role will be an essential part of the ongoing effort to expand our offering to clients.
The team works closely with the business and is focused on delivering cutting-edge technology to the firm's internal and external clients. This involves enhancing existing systems as well as developing new tools and systems to streamline business processes and enable the business to expand into new areas.
The role involves all aspects of the software development life cycle: analysis, design and implementation. We need a flexible and practical technologist who demonstrates excellent problem solving skills, enjoys all aspects of software development and will contribute to the success of the team.
Role Profile:

  • You will work closely with the business and the wider development team to develop new tools and applications
  • You will contribute to larger projects across a global team
  • You will support different phases of the product lifecycle including analysis, development and testing
  • You will be a technically proficient and enthusiastic developer, with a desire to comprehend the full stack in order to help engineer new and existing components
  • You will work in an agile team
  • You will learn about equity derivative products and algorithmic indices


Desired Skills:

  • Strong server side Java skills with knowledge of Scala desirable but not essential
  • Experience of working closely with business users overseeing regional requirements
  • Demonstrable ability to meet deadlines and deliver results.
  • Experience in Multithreading is desirable but not essential
  • Experience of agile & TDD
  • Knowledge of Equity Derivatives and Quant is desirable by not essential
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.

Interested in flexible working opportunities? Morgan Stanley empowers employees to have greater freedom of choice through flexible working arrangements. Speak to our recruitment team to find out more.
Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals