• Placement Reference #: 11736
  • Full Time
  • Paid Placement
  • Glasgow
  • 21 November 2021

Website Morgan Stanley

Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits

Location: Glasgow

Start Date: June 2022

Duration: 12 months

Deadline:  21st November 2021

Application: We recruit on an on-going basis; therefore, early application is strongly encouraged.

Please apply via our website www.morganstanley.com/campus or click the direct link here.

About the company

Morgan Stanley is more than a leading financial services firm. With offices spanning 43 countries and talented, passionate people bringing excellence and integrity to everything we do, the firm is truly global. Throughout the firm’s history, diverse and talented individuals have worked together to develop our new ideas and groundbreaking financial products for the benefit of clients.

Technology redefines our business by creating quantitative trading systems, cutting-edge modelling software, and comprehensive risk and security systems. Its insights and applications give a competitive edge to our firm.

About this opportunity

The Technology Industrial Placement Programme is 12 months in duration. Placements typically start in June and students are placed into specific Application Development or Enterprise Engineering teams dependent on their skill set/interests. These programs are designed to offer a real-world, project-based experience that will demonstrate firsthand what it is like to be a technologist for a top financial firm.

Industrial Placement Interns who excel on the Program may receive an offer to join the Full-time Technology Graduate Program the following year.

Training Programme

Industrial placement Interns will participate in an induction process that provides an overview of the Firm and the Technology division. In addition to working on a live project, highlights include senior management networking events, team-building opportunities and a technical speaker series.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Enterprise Engineering Teams: Our engineering teams build cutting edge platforms to run every aspect our business. This includes the Firm’s networks, cyber security infrastructure, cloud integration, computing hardware, databases and much more. Projects available include developing pioneering data security solutions, managing global Windows and Linux infrastructure deployments, driving cloud adoption and working with state of the art technology solutions. Our engineers work closely with internal business partners and external vendors at the leading edge of the industry.
  • Application Development Teams: Our development teams design, develop and maintain applications used by our business units. Daily activities include meeting with clients to gather and analyze requirements. They make system design decisions, evaluating, integrating and developing necessary software, and then test and deploy applications to production. Developing high-performing, low-latency electronic trading systems, and evolving complex workflows and life-cycle management capabilities are just some of the projects available for developers.

Qualifications and Skills

Candidates should be pursuing a Bachelors, Masters or equivalent degree from a Computer Science or other STEM degree background whose course mandates a 12 month work placement. The successful candidate will have an understanding of Operating Systems, familiar with foundations in at least one programming language (e.g. Python, Java or C++) with strong problem-solving skills and a passion for Technology.