Muni Trading Desk Strategist

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley USA
  • 16 Dec 18

Muni Trading Desk Strategist

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.

Municipal Quantitative Finance is looking to fill a role on the Trading Desk Strategists team.

The role would involve:
• Developing quantitative analytics to support exciting growth areas in the business
• Pricing, risk, and revenue attribution for municipal, rates, and credit products
• Partnering with technology group to deliver superior trading solutions to the business
• Day-to-day support for trading & sales operations

Qualifications:

An ideal candidate would possess the following skills:
• Finance knowledge covering municipal securities and municipal derivatives, interest rates derivatives, and credit derivatives
• Solid background in mathematics and statistics
• Experience working with large datasets in either Sybase or KDB
• Experience with Python and Java, including manipulation of large data sets. Scala a plus but not required