About Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley provides financial services all over the globe and has maintained leading market positions in each of its three primary businesses: asset management; securities; and credit services. Headquartered in New York City, USA, this American multinational financial services and investment banking company is currently ranked at #63 on the Fortune 500 list and employs more than 60,000 people in its 42+ offices spread across the world.

Responsibilities of the Candidate:

Develop IT systems covering various aspects of the business run by our Fixed Income division

Have the opportunity to work in close collaboration with our business users and to learn business concepts like how certain financial products and financial markets work

Participate in every stage of the lifecycle of an IT system ranging from gathering the requirement and refining user stories, designing solutions, and writing code to help our support organization to answer the most interesting user questions

Work on a diverse technology landscape involving various programming languages (Java, Scala, Python), data management systems, CI/CD pipeline (Jenkins)

Our team has a wide coverage of technical and business problems to solve ranging from developing data integration and feeding solutions having extreme throughput and resiliency requirements to calculating regulatory scenarios requested by our Market Risk Department. The choice will primarily depend on skillset, personal interest, and team fit


Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

A good command of English and in general good communication skills

Prior experience in developing data or computation-intensive (e.g. grid-based) backend applications is an advantage

OOP design skills with an understanding or at least personal interest in the concepts of Functional Programming

Willingness to understand and enhance other people’s code, being able to work in an environment where developers will oversee and work on wider components also dealing with older legacy code

Strong Java or Scala skills with the willingness to pick up the other language if not already mastered at a sufficient level is important

Spring knowledge is an advantage, but in general willingness to learn, work with, and even enhance in-house developed frameworks is a must

Prior experience in working with Git, Bitbucket, Jenkins, working with PR-s, using JIRA, and following the Scrum Agile methodology is an advantage

Prior knowledge of financial products is an advantage

BSc or MSc in any relevant field of IT/Engineering area is an advantageAmericane