Automation Specialist 3150080
Morgan Stanley
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Americas
5d ago

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.


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 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.

Corporate and Funding Technology is comprised of three primary areas : Operations & Risk, Corporate and Client Financing.

  • Operations & Risk helps the Firm’s businesses while maintaining a strong risk profile. The group includes Operations, Funding, Finance and Risk Technology.
  • Corporate improves our operating environment and is made up of Legal, Compliance & Corporate Governance, Digital & Corporate Communications and Human Resources Technology groups.
  • Client Financing platforms provide technology and service to our hedge fund and Asia high-net-worth clients. Groups include Prime Brokerage, Private Wealth Management Asia and Counterparty Risk Technology.
  • Position Description :

    Morgan Stanley’s technology division is a highly collaborative and intellectually stimulating environment where you will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry to solve complex technical challenges.

    As a member of the Counter Data Reporting (CDRT) team we need you to bring your innovation, leadership skills and passion for technology to enable the team to operate more efficiently in a fast paced Agile software development environment, and to help us provide best in class services to the firm’s clients across Business Units including Investment Banking, Research, Prime Brokerage, Fixed Income and Equities.

    This is a QA specialist role to work in the CDRT team within any of the 20+ squads as critical member of the Agile squad with their main goal to test and automate new functionality and add to the regression automation.

    The candidate will be required to work with Agile teams to add to and amend existing test frameworks where needed and create efficient test processes to allow all functionality to be automated.

    Successful candidate will be an equal squad member as well work across squads and influence / mentor junior resources on best practices.

    Responsibilities :

  • Take an active role in reviewed requirements, new functionality or workflows, and analyze functional impact on existing workflows.
  • Create end-to-end test scenarios, design automation scripts and execute to ensure software works as intended per the requirement.
  • Leverage tools and resources available within the firm to simplify, automate, or eliminate inefficiencies.
  • Investigate production issues and perform root cause analysis, update automation scripts to cover additional implementation in preventive leakage.
  • Partner with development teams to drive stability, operational excellence, and a culture of efficiency.
  • Required Skills :

  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience in QA, development, automation
  • Bachelor’s in computer science or equivalent
  • Ability to code and maintain front-end automation frameworks written in web & distributed technologies such as : Java, Selenium, and or Protractor, Python, Angular
  • Ability to define and automate functional tests using BDD or TDD framework (such as : Cucumber, Concordian, or JBehave)
  • Experience testing large scale globally sourced projects
  • Backend services and database testing experience
  • DB Skills - should be able to write intermediate level SQL queries
  • Experience working in Agile squad teams
  • Excellent in test strategizing, planning, estimation, execution and reporting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and professional approach
  • Desired Skills :

  • Unix Command Line, basic shell scripting
  • Experience operating in a Sybase environment
  • Data and data model testing experience or knowledge
  • Experience and understanding on GIT / Gradle
  • 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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