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Morgan Stanley
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Category: Design / Development Jobs
Job Description
Job Number:

Posting Date
: Sep 21, 2020

Primary Location
: Europe, Middle East, Africa-United Kingdom-United Kingdom-London

: Desk Strategists

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Level: Vice President


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

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.


The Institutional Equity Division
(IED) is a global leader in the origination, distribution and trading of
equity, equity-linked and equity-derivative securities. The Firm’s equity Sales
& Trading operations provide liquidity, distribute content, and
create product solutions to help our clients generate alpha.

The “core” team are charged with improving the efficiency & capabilities
of the Java/C++ Library used by Morgan Stanley's Equity Derivatives group. The
library supports MC, PDE and various analytics to price, calculate greeks and
PnL attribution for equity, commodities, fixed income and credit derivatives.
The successful candidate will work with the "desk" strats supporting
desks around the world, review all code changes and assist with projects making
general improvements to the analytics as well as do code reviews of other's
changes. The library uses a formal SDLC testing system the group is responsible
for, including releases 3 weeks out of 4.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Participate in the design of the analytics
library and it’s integration within the firm IT systems
* Provide expertise on financial products traded
on an equity trading desk
* Participate in the effort to improve the
development processes
* Build cutting edge components within the
analytics library to improve the firm capabilities in trading and risk managing
equity derivatives product
* Create tools to improve the productivity of
the global strat team
* Mentor and guide members of the core strat


* Strong programming skills in a commercial
* Extensive knowledge of C++ is preferred ( or
Java with some C++ knowledge)
* Experience of working within a front office
strats / quant team
* Experience in leading a team of similar
developers on successful financial software products
* An advanced degree in a scientific or
quantitative subject such as Engineering, Software Engineering, Applied
Mathematics or Physics
* Experience with derivatives products and/or
financial maths is required
* Ability to communicate effectively in both
written and verbal English

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.

Interested in flexible working opportunities? Morgan Stanley
empowers employees to have greater freedom of choice through flexible working arrangements. Speak to our recruitment
team to find out more.

Given the continued spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), all
interviews will be conducted by phone or virtual connection to protect our
candidates and employees

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