Technology role of the week: C# Developer London

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.

Company Name: Morgan Stanley
Location: London
Job Type: Full Time
Department Profile

Institutional and Corporate Technology (ICT) is a global team which develops enterprise systems in support of Morgan Stanley’s Institutional Securities Group, including Equities, Fixed Income, Commodities, Investment Banking, Research, and Global Capital Markets. The team is organized in a set of Practice Area Groups, each focused on a particular financial product area or functional discipline critical to our business. These include the following product aligned Practice Area Groups: Commodities Product Group, Equity Derivative and Swap Product Group, Fixed Income Cash and FX Product Group, Fixed Income Derivatives Product Group. The following functionally aligned groups provide technology solutions across product groups: Algorithmic Trading Connectivity & Market Making, Content & Workflow Technology, CRM Client Applications, Electronic Trading & Real Time Applications, Firm Funding, Client Financing & Funding Administration, Production Management, Risk Technology, Trade Enrichment, and Reporting & Allocation. Each Practice Area Group is comprised of a number of smaller Practice Areas which offer further specialization.

Team Profile

The candidate will be part of the Equity Derivatives Vanilla Pre-Trade Pricing team. This development team is split geographically across London, New York, Hong Kong and Mumbai. The team is responsible for core pricing and analytics tools that are used by Traders and Quants across all regions. There will be a considerable amount of interaction with trading desks and quants, as well as other technology teams.

The Equity Derivatives systems are required to meet the demands stemming from regulatory change and the expansion of electronic trading of derivatives set against a backdrop of rapidly evolving global economic conditions. Key elements of future requirements include automation of existing manual workflows, and improving the user-experience (UX) for traders.

Primary Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will demonstrate an eagerness to learn the existing platforms, and be proactive in designing and building the next generation of systems to meet business demands. The person will also be able to handle competing demands including both tactical and strategic initiatives, manage their own work to aggressive deadlines (with help from their manager) and work with clients across the world within a global team. The role will offer a good opportunity for those looking to make a difference to a major business division.Skills Required (essential)

• Strong technical background including proficiency in Object Oriented Design and in-depth knowledge of C# and WPF.
• Problem solving ability including ability to discuss and refine requirements with users, convert those requirements into a design and build a solution to meet that design.
• Strong communication skills.
• Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

Skills Desired

  • Knowledge of equity derivatives or financial options in general
  • Experience with modern .NET technologies including RX, LINQ, and Unity.
  • Knowledge of perforce or similar source-control system and jira or similar job-tracking system

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential.*LI-JB1

Website: https://ms.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=355374
13/01//2015
Job Ref: 3040721

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