Java Developer 3153823
Morgan Stanley
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Americas
2d ago

Company Profile

Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm and a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services.

With offices in more than 43 countries, the people of Morgan Stanley are dedicated to providing our clients the finest thinking, products and services to help them achieve even the most challenging goals.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. We embrace integrity, excellence, team work and giving back.

Technology

The Technology division partners with our business units and leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global and dynamic financial markets.

Our sizeable investment in technology results in leading-edge tools, software, and systems. Our insights, applications, and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients’ businesses and to our own.

Institutional Securities Technology (IST) develops and oversees the overall technology strategy and bespoke technology solutions to drive and enable the institutional businesses and enterprise-wide functions.

Our clients include Fixed Income, Equities, Commodities, Investment Banking, Research and Global Capital Markets.

We are also responsible for Pioneer and Application Infrastructure groups that look to develop foundational strategies, tools and technologies that are leveraged across Technology, as well as standardized data and enterprise-wide services to provide leverage to the Firm's businesses.

Position Description :

We are looking for a self-motivated, independent developer with a keen interest on problem solving, a pure passion for development, a natural curiosity for exploring technology and understanding his / her user’s business lines.

The role is for an senior application developer within the locally based core development team, creating, improving and maintaining the firm’s strategic global Confirmations systems.

These systems support all products across multiple business lines, fulfilling global regulatory requirements and driving client business.

They are business critical applications where performance, accuracy and resiliency are of high importance.

Key to the role is the ability to understand complex business problems, evaluate, recommend and deliver technical solutions to both business and systematic issues.

He or she will be expected to interface with the Global Confirmations & Statements development team, other development and Enterprise Infrastructure teams, as well as Operations Line and Projects teams.

Development opportunities will include both technology and business based requirements. Changes may also involve directly speaking with external vendors or clients.

The Global Confirmations & Statements team is a diverse team of motivated technologists with experience in building scalable distributed systems.

Applications in our group are distributed globally and range from high-throughput low-complexity to low-throughput high-complexity workflows.

Current members of the team are skilled in Java, C#, Python, Perl, Linux, Database Design, and Agile development techniques.

Key responsibilities of this role are :

  • Implementation and design of components with a path to ownership.
  • Participation in Design and code reviews
  • Knowledge sharing with our global team.
  • This role offers the opportunity to :

  • Extend your technical knowledge with challenging projects and the use of new technologies. Enjoy access to experts in the wide range of technologies at Morgan Stanley.
  • Learn more about the Financial Industry through our business stakeholders and industry activities and events. Confirms is unique in covering the full set of asset classes.
  • Work in an open environment where everyone can express their views and make significant contributions.
  • Skills Required

  • 3+ year of relevant experience
  • Passion for server-side Java development
  • Strong problem solving skills and an ability to learn rapidly
  • Spring, JUnit, Hibernate, Design Patterns, XML, SOAP, XSD
  • Relational databases (preferably Sybase or DB2)
  • Working knowledge of Unix / Linux
  • Working knowledge of messaging, pub / sub communications
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organization and coordination skills
  • Highly motivated, ability to proactively and independently identify and resolve issues and deliver solutions
  • Skills Desired

  • Test Driven Development
  • Angular / Ext JS web development experience
  • Works well in a dynamic, fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of French and English is required.

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

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