Technical Lead - Confirmations, Corporate & Funding Technology - Vice President

Recruiter
Morgan Stanley
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Team Profile:Morgan Stanley is currently looking for an experienced Technical Lead tojoin our well established and business critical Clients Technologies team.At Morgan Stanley, the scale and breadth of securities trading offersunparalleled opportunities to stretch your ambitions as a technologist.We demand exceptional technology solutions to serve our clients from anOperations perspective, using the latest behavior driven developmentmethods, low latency techniques and machine learning.Client Technologies DepartmentThe Client Technologies department sits within Corporate & FundingTechnology and includes the Confirmations and Statements Practice Area.Combining several centres of excellence, it is developing a wide, nextgeneration platform to serve clients from an Operations perspective. Ourapplications bridge products, processes and divisions, with a largeinternal and external user base across the globe.Confirmations and Statements Practice AreaFor the successful candidate, a diverse, rewarding technologyopportunity awaits, serving clients trade confirmation and statementsneeds. Based in London, you will work with a highly motivated andtalented team, located in New York, Montreal, Mumbai, Bangalore, HongKong and Tokyo.Role profile: You will act as a delivery leader on cycles of a multi-year programme, renovating the Confirmations platform for OTC derivatives. You will shape the development agenda, helping directly to decompose complex business challenges into deliverable solutions. You will help develop the team, utilising the latest BDD and agile techniques, to maximize quality and customer satisfaction. You will help evolve the Confirmations and Client Technologies architecture and change management practice. The candidate must be able to must be able to demonstrate a proven record of outstanding delivery, in a technically challenging environment.Qualifications:Required Skills: Strong record of delivering full software life cycle to production, with minimal on-going support costs. Experience working in iterative or continuous delivery environments using Agile delivery practices. Experience in a business facing role working with senior stakeholders Strong analytical and communication skills, with a passion for detailed analysis and puzzle solving. Independent thinking, willing to engage in learning new skills. Experience leading, coaching, and developing a team of developers. Strong experience in enterprise design patterns. Full mastery of Java development skills, web services (REST and SOAP). Web development (Angular, JavaScript, HTML5). Tuning / performance analysis. Relational database experience (preferably DB2 or Sybase). Experience with test driven / behaviour driven development (jUnit, Mockito, Cucumber, Concordian, Gherkin).Desirable Skills Commercial experience applying machine learning using Weka (decision trees, Bayesian networks, support vector machines), OCR, Spark or deep learning algorithms / neural networks. Previous delivery experience as a Scrum or Kanban Master. OTC derivatives knowledge would be advantageous. Experience in low latency, message-based architectures. Proficiency in Visio, wire-framing / prototyping tools (e.g. Balsamiq Mockups). Capacity to identify and interpret big-picture / wide-ranging issues. Working knowledge of Linux.Company 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 maximisetheir 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-JM1 - provided by Dice AGILE, BDD, CHANGE MANAGEMENT, CUCUMBER, DB2, HTML5, JAVA, JAVASCRIPT, JUNIT, KANBAN, LINUX, MACHINE LEARNING, SCRUM, SOAP, WEALTH MANAGEMENT, WEB DEVELOPMENT

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