• Flexible
  • Full Time
  • Glasgow

Website morganstanley Morgan Stanley

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 1200 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 an excellent 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.

Glasgow Profile
Morgan Stanley Glasgow office employs in excess of 1,500 staff across Operations, Technology, Legal and Compliance, Internal Audit, Fund Services & Finance. Due to our growing business, we have a demand for talented and creative people to join our teams . At Morgan Stanley there is plenty of opportunities to progress and we actively support our employees to access training and development opportunities. We recognise that the financial services industry is constantly evolving, therefore we are passionate about creating a learning and development culture which champions diversity, an inclusive environment for all, recognition and an opportunity to give back to our communities through various local charity partnerships. The office is located centrally and enjoys the additional benefits of an onsite gym and restaurant.

Job Profile
You will work within a highly focused global development team who support critical firm functions such as Legal, Compliance and Operations. The division develops strategic solutions that support key business processes, including Settlements, Confirmations, Regulatory Reporting, Position Keeping, Anti-Money Laundering and Trade Surveillance.

The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to contribute to improving the technology platform to help the business sustain high volume and revenue growth.

Primary Responsibilities
You will work as part of a collaborative agile development team. We are co-located with our business partners, within your role you will be required to liaise directly with our business partners to understand issues, collaborate and identify solutions.

The primary function of the role is application development. You will develop new functionality in an iterative fashion, liaising with the business analysts, product owners & other developers within the scrum team. You will develop systems that are critical to the business while being able to work with others to solve problems and meet the dynamic regulatory environment in which we do business.

Skills required:

  • Experience of agile and scrum methodologies
  • Java programming or equivalent experience with another OOP language
  • Good knowledge of SQL and data-modelling
  • UNIX systems and shell scripting
  • Version control systems (git)
  • Defining and using CI/CD pipelines and related tools (Jenkins, GitLab, CircleCI, etc)
  • Sound understanding of OOP design and SOLID principles
  • Highly motivated, self-driven and effective team player

Skills desired:

  • Experience in defining ETL and data pipelines
  • Experience working with MPP databases such as Greenplum
  • Proven ability in understanding business processes and adjusting data flows

Application process

Application process is conducted over 3 stages and includes:

  • An assessment of your technical skills
  • Work experience
  • Motivations

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.

Interested in flexible working opportunities?
Morgan Stanley empowers employees to have greater freedom of choice through flexible working arrangements. Speak to our recruitment team to find out more.

Contact Kieran Magee on Kieran.Magee@morganstanley.com

Learn more about our culture and the opportunities for professional growth at Morgan Stanley in Glasgow on our LinkedIn page and YouTube channel.

Apply here using the role number: 3151238