Core Java Developer - Equity Swaps Trading - Associate

Recruiter
Morgan Stanley
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Team Profile:A core Java developer is required for a Tier 1 investment banksupporting the Delta One Structured Products IT group. This is a globalfront-office team that supports the global OTC Equity Swap Portfolio,Single Name, and Index derivative businesses. We are designing acomplete restructure of the Equity Swaps trading platform, and thisparticular role is within the core cashflow and valuations area. Therole will require the candidate to work closely with the cashflowengines team to solve problems that combines both finance andtechnology. This is an exciting hands-on role for a self-starter who hasa thirst for new challenges as well as new technologies.The candidate should possesses good analytical skills, strong softwareengineering skills, a logical approach to problem solving, be able towork in a fast paced environment liaising with demanding stakeholders tounderstand complex requirements, and be able to prioritize work underpressure with minimal supervision. The candidate should be a problemsolver, and be able to bring with them some positivity and enthusiasm intrying to think about and offer potential solutions for architecturalconsiderations. Role Profile:We are looking for someone to help own problems and be able todemonstrate leadership and responsibility for the delivery of newfeatures. As part of the development cycle, you would be expected towrite quality unit tests, supply documentation if relevant for newfeature build outs, and be involved in the test cycle (UAT, integration,regression) for the delivery and fixing of bugs for your new features.Although the role is predominantly Java, we require someone who isflexible with the development environment, as some days you might bewriting Java, and other days you might be fixing stored procedures orperl scripts. You would be expected to get involved in the Level 3production support rota which is shared between our developers on amonthly cycle, and to occasionally help with weekend deploymentactivities to deploy and verify any code changes you have been involvedin. The team and role is ideal for someone looking for a strong careerdevelopment path with many opportunities to grow, learn and develop.The role requires someone who is flexible and able to respond to adynamic business environment. The candidate must be adaptable to workacross multiple technologies and disciplines, with a focus on deliveringquality solutions for the business in a timely fashion. This role suitspeople experienced in complex data domains.Qualifications:Skills Required: Core Java J2SE, Spring, JUnit, JMS Understanding of message based architectures RDBMS Sybase and/or DB2 is preferable, with a proficiency in writing complex SQL queries Unix/Linux scripting Perl scripting Full software development lifecycle understanding Good software development practices Excellent oral and written communication skills An interest to learn the business supported by the applications Desired Skills: Database performance tuning Knowledge of the Equity Derivative business Knowledge of agile software development environmentsCompany Profile:Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing awide range of investment banking, securities, investment management andwealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwideincluding corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200offices in 43 countries.As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical toour success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted inintegrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can providea superior foundation for building a professional career - a place forpeople to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balancespersonal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide asupportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximizetheir full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised ofindividuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communitiesin which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents,perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture ofinclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting,developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.*LI-RJ1 - provided by Dice AGILE, AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT, DB2, DERIVATIVE, EQUITY DERIVATIVE, J2SE, JAVA, JMS, JUNIT, LINUX, PERL, RDBMS, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, SPRING, SQL, UNIX, WEALTH MANAGEMENT

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