Wealth Management Credit Complex Strategist

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

Wealth Management Credit Complex Strategist

Morgan Stanley's business around the world is supported by groups and teams with a wide variety of specialized skills. They provide information and strategic thinking to the Management Committee; help to ensure the long-term growth and efficient day-to-day functioning of our business; and serve the well-being of our shareholders, clients and employees.

The Fixed Income Division is comprised of macro complex and credit complex, where the credit complex covers corporate credit, muni, and securitized product groups. The FID credit complex is looking for a highly motivated desk strategist at Associate to VP-level to help build the wealth management business within our Institutional Securities Group. The candidate will help execute on business growth opportunities, generate trade ideas, build models and portfolio analytics, and develop tools and platforms in a fast-paced, real-time trading environment.

Profile
• Partner closely with traders, salespeople, COO, fellow strategists and IT groups to deliver solutions for the credit complex in the Fixed Income Division
• Analyze trading and client data to develop strategies to increase trading volume and facilitate client service
• Create user interface to analyze risk and identify market opportunities

Qualifications:

Skills Required
• Bachelor's degree or higher in economics, finance, statistics, computer science or related discipline
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Experienced idea generator and able to pitch ideas internally and externally
• Minimum 2 years of work experience
• Excellent quantitative skills and programming ability in a major language

Skills Preferred
• Knowledge of Python and/or Q/KDB+
• Time series analysis and machine learning experience
• Experience with credit and SPG products