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Vice President

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.


Technology works as a strategic partner with Morgan Stanley business units and the world's leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global, complex, and dynamic financial markets. Morgan Stanley's sizeable investment in technology results in quantitative trading systems, cutting-edge modeling and simulation software, comprehensive risk and security systems, and robust client-relationship capabilities, plus the worldwide infrastructure that forms the backbone of these systems and tools. Our insights, our applications and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients' businesses—and to our own.

Team Profile:
Morgan Stanley is seeking an experienced electronic trading Java developer to help advance its market-leading options & futures market making and algorithmic trading engines. The role involves building, deploying & supporting trading strategies, analytical tools, scalable trading engine infrastructure, working as part of a fast-moving IT / quant / trading team.

This is an agile, front-office role facing off with the business and as such strong communication skills and ability to work in a team is essential.

Role Profile:

  • You will be using core Java development to build and enhance trading strategies and engines.
  • The role involves working directly with the global trading, quant and IT teams to advance the platform and the businesses it serves.
  • The project portfolio is typically varied, spanning new and existing algorithm development, improving the technical and execution performance of trading systems, the generation and analysis of trading signals & data
  • You will be involved in the full software development lifecycle from discussing and agreeing requirements, formulating designs developing and deploying the changes.
  • The systems you will work on are high volume, low latency, resilient, scalable and message-driven based on cutting edge Java and utilising the latest hardware.
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VP - Java Developer, Front Office Trading