Technology - Stock Loan systems Java / Scala developer, Associate, Hong Kong

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 21 Feb 19

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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.

Morgan Stanley is recognized as a global leader in the Stock Loan business and the Stock Loan Trading & Approvals IT Team has an opportunity for a strong java developer to participate in the design and building of our next generation consolidated trading platform.

Our systems cover full life cycle from Pre-Trade (Approvals & Pricing) to Trade (Borrow & Loan, Book Management/Optimization) to Trade Life Cycle management (Dividends, Recalls, Allocation Optimization, etc).

The successful candidate needs to understand design patterns, have a strong command of core java concepts like multi-threading, synchronization, building services in a distributed UNIX environment, a strong working knowledge of RDBMS (such as Sybase or DB2) and how to apply technology in a pragmatic way. The team's goal is to adopt technologies like Scala or module driven development so the thirst of knowledge and openness for learning are also welcome.

Our developers interact with our traders globally so strong written and verbal skills are a must.


Skills Required:
Core Java
Understanding of Core Java Tools (i.e. Spring, Hibernate, JAXB,
Relational DB (Sybase and/or DB2) Design & SQL
UNIX (Linux)
Excellent Written & Verbal Skills

Skills Desired:
Perl or Python