Solutions Architect - Tax Tech - VP

Full Time
Main Location
New York City, NY, United States
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About 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 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 at Morgan Stanley

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.

 

About the Position

We are looking for a Solution Architect who can help drive the roadmap of our Tax Operations Platform to meet the complex and evolving business needs & new integrations, through technology excellence. The position will be responsible for the technical architecture and works with multiple business areas/IT groups to lead the delivery of major application development projects. The position will be involved in entire development lifecycle from strategy/roadmap to delivery/rollout.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define platform strategy based on evolving business and new integration requirements
  • Define technical architecture and roadmap including appropriate adoption of modern technologies like Cloud
  • Detailed design and delivery planning for application development projects
  • Establish technology standards, code reviews and DevOps maturity
  • Mentoring the team towards technical excellence

Key Opportunities:

  • Use your technical expertise to engineer complex platforms, drive technology standards and extend your knowledge through access to experts in the wide range of technologies at Morgan Stanley.
  • Learn about the Financial Industry through our business stakeholders and industry activities/events.
  • Work in an open environment where everyone can express their views and make significant contributions. #LI-JSR
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Required Skills:

  • Extensive experience in architecting Java based multi-tier platforms for high volume processing
  • At least 10 years of hands-on application development utilizing the J2EE Java framework
  • Knowledge of full-stack design & development including Spring, SQL/Stored Procedures/DB Design, Performance/Capacity Management, Messaging, Micro-services, Front-end Technologies, Unix Shell & Python Scripting
  • Passion to learn new technologies including Cloud, flair to use technology to solve complex business problems
  • Strong analytical skills and aptitude (as well as interest) to learn the business requirements
  • Effective communication and team skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering or related field
  • Knowledge of Finance Domain and Operations Technology will be preferred (but not mandatory)
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Solutions Architect - Tax Tech - VP
Morgan Stanley Technology