Java / Scala Dev (Application Development)

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley USA
  • 20 Apr 19

Java / Scala Dev (Application Development)

The FA Monitoring team builds and executes complex surveillance models that focus on monitoring the Financial Advisor and Portfolio Risk Management of Firm's Wealth Management functions.
A Data Analytics Developer in the space focuses on supporting Data Scientists and Quantitative Analysts through a variety of tools, as well as assisting in data preparation and exploration, with hands-on participation in larger analytics projects.

Role Profile
The ideal candidate should have the skills listed below but in addition should be a self-driven, dedicated individual who can work well with both technical and non-technical audiences.
In addition, the candidate should respond well to change and quickly pick up new concepts, as well as devising new approaches for solving challenges in the space. Technical and analytics skills combined with strong interpersonal skills are required.


Skills Required
3+ years of appropriate technical experience
Strong experience with Java8, Scala, or Python, or R
Strong Linux command line skills
Strong SQL skills
Good understanding of Hadoop eco-system
Hands-on Data Mining and analytical work experience
Knowledge of data analytics tools and methods
A demonstrated ability to quickly learn new tools and languages
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and professional approach

Skills Desired
Knowledge and experience with SAS, R, or SPSS
Experience in developing statistical models and algorithms
Working knowledge of data processing tools/languages including Perl, Python, etc.
A working knowledge of Git and Jira
Experience with Data Preparation, Engineering, and Analytic tools
Knowledge of machine learning approaches and algorithms
Experience with, or exposure to Hadoop and Spark
Familiarity with financial market data