Java / Scala Developer (Application Development)

  • Competitive
  • Budapest, Budapest fovaros, Hungary
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 13 Dec 18

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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.

Department Profile
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.
Corporate & Funding Technology (CFT) is one of five divisions within Technology & Data. We face off to the business and support services to develop and oversee the overall technology strategy and bespoke technology solutions to drive and enable the enterprise. Our clients include Fixed Income, Equities, Commodities, Investment Banking, Research, Global Capital Markets, Operations, Finance, and Legal & Compliance. We are responsible for Pioneer and Application Infrastructure, groups that look to develop foundational strategies, tools and technologies that are leveraged across Tech & Data, as well as standardized data and enterprise-wide services to provide leverage to the Firm's businesses.

Team Profile
Morgan Stanley is recognized as a global leader in the world's lending and borrowing markets and the Securities Lending IT team is responsible for building and maintaining systems which support the Global Stock Loan business within Morgan Stanley. Systems cover:
Pre-trade, connectivity to lenders and borrowers for availability, rates and approvals.
Trade, sourcing inventory and covering both firm and client delivery requirements as well as financing excess inventory through SL collateral.
Post-trade, managing the life cycle of deals and maintaining/upgrading the SL Book Analytics, manage risk, identify trends and meet compliance standards.

Role Profile
The role will primarily focus on the design and development of the new Securities Lending Trading system which is written in Java/Scala. The candidate will need to be comfortable working with developers in other regions (London, New York, and Hong Kong) and work under tight deadlines with a strong focus on delivery to the business. Ideally the candidate will also be able to understand and work on the HTML5/Angular UI components and make the occasional enhancement or bug fix. The candidate should be well motivated and be content to work as part of a team to produce solutions for the business and also to be able to take a project/task and see it through to completion largely unaided.

Primary responsibilities
- Communicating with stakeholders / team members to gather requirements.
- Planning and organizing code/design reviews, knowledge shares.
- Implementing functionality/enhancements based on agreed design.
- Creating test plans and executing tests based on them.
- Managing the go live of the product.
- Providing support


Skills Required
- Advanced fundamental technology skills
- A thorough knowledge of standard Java
- Previous experience in Unix/Linux
- Experience in basic SQL
- Experience in software development methodologies

Skills Desired
- Experience in some scripting language (i.e. Perl, Python)
- Experience in Scala
- Experience in Web Development - HTML5/Angular
- Experience in stored procedure development
- Experience in DB2

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.