Technology - Equities Algorithmic Trading Developer, Associate - Hong Kong

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 15 Oct 18

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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.

Morgan Stanley 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 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.

We are looking for a strong developer in Morgan Stanley's Asia equity algorithmic trading team in HK. The team develops/maintains benchmark execution strategies, rules based execution strategies, trajectory crossing, and dark liquidity pool. We are responsible for the full software life cycle of these systems. We work closely with our business partners in sales and trading, risk management, compliance, operations and other technology teams at Morgan Stanley.

The developer will be responsible for building, testing and deploying strategic and tactical solutions for trading strategies, monitoring tools, improving scalability, performance and efficiency of the strategies.


Skills Required:
- Strong technical background in software development
- Experience developing C++ applications using STL/Multi Threading/Boost for LINUX.
- Unix/Linux experience
- Scripting Perl/Python etc.
- Knowledge and experience on formal software development practices

Skills Desired:
- Knowledge of Finance/Trading
- Project management and team lead experience beneficial.
- Knowledge of the FIX protocol