Electronic FIX Trading System Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan Tokyo Tokyo-to JP
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 21 Sep 18 2018-09-21

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About the Company

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.

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



The position is for an intermediate level Trading Systems Integrator to join the Client Connectivity Services team in Morgan Stanley. In this role, the candidate will manage and deliver projects for a proprietary trading system that trades cash, options, and futures in multiple markets around the globe. The candidate should be a self-motivated, enthusiastic and flexible team player and will be expected to work with teams in local and remote locations, liaising with external vendors, clients and exchanges as needed.

Key responsibilities:
-Build, deploy, and manage trading systems
-Get things done
-Perform analysis, design, development, testing and deployment of components
-Gather requirements and documenting findings as required

Required skills:
-Proficient in Linux/Unix, including shell scripting and process management
-Experience with at least one scripting language e.g. Perl, Python, shell
-Experience working with distributed liunx/unix based systems
-Excellent problem solving skills
-Ability to maintain composure while working under pressure
-Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment
-Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
-Strong verbal and written skills



Equal Opportunity Statement

Morgan Stanley’s goal is to build and maintain a workforce that is diverse in experience and background but uniform in reflecting our standards of integrity and excellence. Consequently, our recruiting efforts reflect our desire to attract and retain the best and brightest from all talent pools. We want to be the first choice for prospective employees.

It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy/maternity leave), veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (M/F/D/V).