Corporate Commercial Desk Strategist / ETF

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley USA
  • 21 Oct 18

Corporate Commercial Desk Strategist / ETF

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.

The Fixed Income Division is comprised of Interest Rate and Currency Products, Credit Products and Distribution. Professionals in the Division assess and actively manages risk, trade securities, and structure as well as execute innovative transactions in the fast-paced and constantly changing global markets. The Commodities Division is a market leader in energy, metals, and agricultural product trading worldwide whose professionals trade in both physical and derivative commodity risk.

The Corporate Credit group is seeking a highly talented and motivated desk strategist with 4+ years of experience. The successful candidate will help execute on the strategic vision / business growth opportunities, generate trade ideas, build models and portfolio analytics, aid risk management, and oversee development of trader tools and platforms in a fast paced, real-time trading environment. More specifically, focus will be given toward the build-out of the corporate credit bond portfolio / bond ETF trading platform, including trade optimization and risk management functions. *LI-NF1


Skills Required:
• Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Finance, IEOR, Statistics, Computer Science or related discipline
• Recent experience as a corporate desk strategist / quant on either buy-side or sell-side
• Strong knowledge of Flow Credit products, including quoting / trading mechanisms
• Excellent quantitative skills and programming ability in a major language
• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
• Strong self-motivation
• Ability to work with a strong sense of urgency while maintaining attention to detail

Skills Desired:
• MFE or other master's degree in a related discipline
• Working knowledge of bond ETF trading / creates / redeems
• Working knowledge of Corporate Financial Statements
• Working knowledge of factor-based investing
• Demonstrated project management experience
• Advanced knowledge of Q/KDB, Python, R, Java/Scala