Technical Lead/ Solutions Architect - Prime Brokerage Funding - Execut

Recruiter
Morgan Stanley
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Jul 2017
Expires
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

Team Profile:
Technology
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.

Finance Technology
Finance Technology provides innovative solutions for regulatory and financial reporting, general ledger, profit & loss calculations, securities bookkeeping, budgeting & forecasting, and tax filing. The group leverages a state-of-the-art multi-terabyte financial data warehouse as one of its main assets to service the Firm's Finance division.

Role Profile:
Finance Technology is looking for an Executive Director level candidate with 10 years+ experience. The candidate should be an experienced Solutions Architect with a strong Software Engineering background and hands on development experience across the full technology stack. Strong JAVA and Relational Database skills is a pre-requisite. Hands on experience of SCALA, desktop GUI technologies (.NET/C#), web technologies and large data warehouses would be an advantage. Experience of modern agile development techniques, automated testing and Continuous Integration is a pe-requisite. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a strong track record of building robust, scalable and adaptable Finance systems.

The position will entail leading a large regional development team located in London and Budapest. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential as well as experience of leading a large development team (15+).

The successful candidate will be working on a large scale multi-year renovation program with the aim to renovate the P&L, Balance Sheet and Sub ledger system for the Institutional Securities division of the firm. You will be part of a large global team working with Business Analysts, Project Managers, senior stakeholders and IT professionals across the firm's technology divisions. Although the firm has a distinct front-line Production Management team, the role will also involve co-ordination of level 3 production support and triage management of production incidents.

Experience of working in the Finance Industry is a pre-requisite. Experience of P&L, Balance Sheet, Ledger/Subledger and cross asset classes will be advantageous but not a pre-requisite.

Qualifications:

Required Skills:
  • Solutions Architecture
  • Strong software engineering background
  • Experience of building robust, scalable and adaptable systems.
  • Relational Databases (teradata/db2/Sybase)
  • JAVA
  • Modern Agile SDLC techniques (Scrum, Lean, automated testing, Continuous Integration)
  • Leading large development teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Matrix management across various IT and business stakeholders.
  • Planning, status reporting and issue tracking.
  • Deployment management
  • Finance knowledge


Skills desired:
  • SCALA
  • desktop GUI technologies (.NET/C#),
  • web technologies (Angular/HTML 5)
  • Large data warehouses
  • P&L, Balance Sheet, Ledger/Subledger and cross asset classes

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.* LT-RJ1