Java Developer - Securities Lending Technology - Associate

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 17 Aug 17

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Team Profile:

Morgan Stanley is recognized as a global leader in the Securities Lending business. Securities Lending technology, is a global group developing applications to support all business functions such as Trade capture, Trade enrichment, lifecycle management, exposure management and metrics.
This team has an opportunity for a Java developer, to help drive forward the development of the Trade enrichment and Lifecycle Management system, extending the scope of the system into new business areas and functions.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Playing a key development role in a global team, building out a renovated trade enrichment system.
  • Working with users to understand business requirements and deliver functionality using an Agile methodology.
  • Helping to drive forward development practices and standards in the team
  • Working closely with developers in related teams.
  • The candidate will be expected to build a deep understanding of the business domain, and use their innovation and focus to identify and capitalize on opportunities for commercial impact


Required skills:
  • The candidate should have a proven track record of successful software development projects implementing server-based java applications, with experience of applying agile processes across the full development lifecycle.
  • Ability to design complex software systems, using Java based server-side development on Unix/Linux.
  • Good understanding of the principles of modern software development, including multi-threaded programming and high availability systems.
  • Excellent communication skills with a proven ability to develop strong working relationships with system users and senior stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to deliver high-quality software.
  • Agile development practices.
  • Experience using relational databases (SQL).
  • Strong core Java (highly multithreaded, high availability systems).

Desired Skills:
  • Experience of repo, securities lending, derivatives margin, central counterparty clearing, or collateral management, whilst not required, is desirable.
  • Test driven development.
  • DB2 / Sybase.
  • MQ Messaging.
  • HTML5 / Angular JS

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.

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 based on their skills and talents.