DevOps/Release Manager

  • Competitive
  • Budapest, Budapest fovaros, Hungary Budapest Budapest fovaros HU
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 23 Sep 18 2018-09-23

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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 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.

Department profile
Institutional Securities Technology (IST) is part of Technology. This group is responsible for developing enterprise applications for a diverse set of businesses including Fixed Income, Equities, Commodities, Investment Banking, Research, and Global Capital Markets. In addition, IST provides technology solutions for client-aligned groups and company-wide divisions, such as Finance and Operations, post-trade functions within the Institutional Securities Group and standardized data and enterprise-wide services to provide leverage to the Firm's businesses.

Team Profile
We are looking for a technical, hands-on release manager to help improve our build, release, integration and testing infrastructure to play a leading role in our effort to streamline our release process and help define the strategic dev-qa process for RICE risk calculation system. This is a challenging and high-profile role because RICE is our strategic delivery platform for the macro businesses, and we need to be able to streamline our processes to release the code being developed by upwards of 400 developers. RICE is one of the largest Scala codebases in the world, built on-top of the Optimus runtime environment (also in Scala).

Role profile
The successful candidate will be responsible to coordinate releases with stakeholders: dev teams, end-users, production management, release management. Responsibilities will also include planning and optimization of the execution procedure, automated/scripted generation of configuration. The new joiner will be part of a dev team which is working on a Scala project, in case of interest he or she will have the opportunity to learn or enhance his or her knowledge on this area.


Skills Required
- Good communication skills in English
- Experience in scripting and automation
- Linux/Unix experience, basic knowledge of shells and command line tools

Skills Desired
- Experience with build tools including Jenkins, Gradle, Ant
- Experience with Git or other SCM systems
- Experience in distributed systems tools like Splunk
- Experience of working in a globally distributed team
- Interest in learning Java or Scala

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximize 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.