Technology - Java Developer, Associate/VP, Shanghai
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 747 offices in 42 countries.
In Morgan Stanley, 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 modelling 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.
The global Commodities Trade Lifecycle Systems team is responsible for developing technology solutions supporting the commodities trading business from front to back.
The system supports feeding trade/order executions, including both exchange traded trades and bilateral over-the-counter trades into Morgan Stanley commodities trading systems in real-time, managing the lifecycle of derivatives from order creation to trade executions and post execution management throughout lifecycle events management such as pricing, rate set, price locking, amount overridden, listed trades pairing, expiry, takedown, novation, option exercise, financial settlement, physical delivery process and etc.
The Trade Lifecycle management system covers multiple commodities business lines including Oil liquids, Natural Gas, Electricity, Metals, Agricultures and Index etc. In terms of the commodities derivatives trade types, it handles lifecycle for futures, swaps, basis swaps, various Options, OTC derivatives, exotic trades and physical forwards trades.
There are constantly new requirements for changes in Trade Lifecycle systems in order to enable the new business, meet the demands for regulatory requirements, address the IT infrastructure upgrade requested from external parties such as exchanges and etc. Therefore this is a good opportunity to learn commodities trading business at global scale, understand data model of various derivatives trade types and corresponding lifecycle management etc. Qualifications:
- Strong software engineering, analytical and problem solving skills
- Hands-on coding in Java multi-threaded applications and distributed systems
- Excellent written and communication skills
- Interest in learning the financial knowledge, particularly about commodities trading
- Self-motivated, quick-learning and comfortable with working in a global team
- Experience in server side CORE-JAVA development with distributed caching
- Micro-services with Spring boot
- Good System Design and Architecture Skills
- Comfortable dealing with ambiguities and working out technology solutions for the business