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Lead Front-End Dev (Application Development)


Morgan Stanley
Location: Glasgow
Job type: Permanent
Category: Design / Development Jobs
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Job Description
Job Number:
3157127

Posting Date
: Dec 13, 2020

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

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree

Job
: Development

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Level: Vice President

Description

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.

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 modeling 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.

Job Description

The End User Technology & BTO, group within Morgan Stanley is responsible for developing, maintaining and integrating technology solutions for the firm. Corporate Workplace Technology is located within this division.

Within EUT, Corporate Workplace Technology (CWT) develops applications and programs focused on supporting services across the firm, supporting firms Administration division that provides various offerings such as corporate real estate and property management, mail and distribution, food and hospitality, Travel, Business Continuity, Security and investigations and several other services.

The Corporate Workspace Technology area is currently hiring for the role of User Interface Developer.

As a UI Developer, you will be responsible for hands-on development experience in Javascript, AngularJS, Web Services, and all phases of the software development lifecycle. The ideal candidate should have the skills listed below but in addition should be a self-driven, dedicated individual who works well in a team and thinks and acts strategically. When faced with a problem, the candidate should be able to ask questions and leverage the skills and expertise of those around them.

Key Responsibilities

- Responsible for the development, maintenance and support of multiple distributed applications
- Translate high-level business requirements on multiple, complex requests into detailed functional, technical, and system specifications
- Test software designs and solutions (including debugging and troubleshooting)
- Provide assistance and guidance during the QA & UAT testing phases to ensure test cases are appropriate and determine the root cause and best resolution of escalated issues.
- Work with data management team and data providers to communicate and define any data and reporting requirements.

Qualifications

Skills / Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Engineering or related field required
- Experience in developing applications including Java
- Experience in Services and interfaces - SOAP, RESTful services
- Development skills: JavaScript, HTML5, AngularJS, ExtJS required - Java SE 8 optional
- Some understanding of Directory Technology - LDAP
- Some experience with writing SQL to perform data querying and analysis
- Excellent problem solving skills
- Strong communication skills both verbal and written. Capable of collaborating effectively across a variety of IT and Business groups, across regions and different roles.
- Good customer service skills. Ability to deal with difficult situations/individuals gracefully
- Financial services knowledge is preferred
- Experience in GIT, perforce or other source control systems preferred

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 **

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.

Learn more about our culture and the
opportunities for professional growth at Morgan Stanley in Glasgow on our LinkedIn page
and Youtube channel.

-******

Build a career with impact. Apply today.
Job Description
Job Number:
3157127

Posting Date
: Dec 13, 2020

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

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree

Job
: Development

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Level: Vice President

Description

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.

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 modeling 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.

Job Description

The End User Technology & BTO, group within Morgan Stanley is responsible for developing, maintaining and integrating technology solutions for the firm. Corporate Workplace Technology is located within this division.

Within EUT, Corporate Workplace Technology (CWT) develops applications and programs focused on supporting services across the firm, supporting firms Administration division that provides various offerings such as corporate real estate and property management, mail and distribution, food and hospitality, Travel, Business Continuity, Security and investigations and several other services.

The Corporate Workspace Technology area is currently hiring for the role of User Interface Developer.

As a UI Developer, you will be responsible for hands-on development experience in Javascript, AngularJS, Web Services, and all phases of the software development lifecycle. The ideal candidate should have the skills listed below but in addition should be a self-driven, dedicated individual who works well in a team and thinks and acts strategically. When faced with a problem, the candidate should be able to ask questions and leverage the skills and expertise of those around them.

Key Responsibilities

- Responsible for the development, maintenance and support of multiple distributed applications
- Translate high-level business requirements on multiple, complex requests into detailed functional, technical, and system specifications
- Test software designs and solutions (including debugging and troubleshooting)
- Provide assistance and guidance during the QA & UAT testing phases to ensure test cases are appropriate and determine the root cause and best resolution of escalated issues.
- Work with data management team and data providers to communicate and define any data and reporting requirements.

Qualifications

Skills / Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Engineering or related field required
- Experience in developing applications including Java
- Experience in Services and interfaces - SOAP, RESTful services
- Development skills: JavaScript, HTML5, AngularJS, ExtJS required - Java SE 8 optional
- Some understanding of Directory Technology - LDAP
- Some experience with writing SQL to perform data querying and analysis
- Excellent problem solving skills
- Strong communication skills both verbal and written. Capable of collaborating effectively across a variety of IT and Business groups, across regions and different roles.
- Good customer service skills. Ability to deal with difficult situations/individuals gracefully
- Financial services knowledge is preferred
- Experience in GIT, perforce or other source control systems preferred

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 **

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.

Learn more about our culture and the
opportunities for professional growth at Morgan Stanley in Glasgow on our LinkedIn page
and Youtube channel.

-******

Build a career with impact. Apply today.
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