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New York, New York - USD Full Time Posted: Thursday, 11 October 2018
 
 
Company Profile
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
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.
QAPM provides Quality Assurance and Production Management services to all clients within the Firm. QAPM partners with the development teams to ensure seamless technology delivery to our clients: ISGT, CPT, MSIM, MSWM Tech, ED&S, and TIR. QAPM's goal is to deliver a first-class technology platform by ensuring top-notch service within QA and Production Management. This division will support the evolution of technology platforms and tools, manage and maintain our production plant, and ensure the implementation and adherence to proper operational controls to manage risk.
Funding and Counterparty Risk Management (FCRM) is responsible for the management of financial resources within institutional Sales & Trading and is positioned at the core of transaction flows to ensure proper and consistent allocation and pricing of resources across market facing businesses. Funding and Counterparty Risk Management Technology (FCRT), a completely business aligned technology group, is responsible for all technology initiatives within Funding and Counterparty Risk Management that encompass functions right from funding to liquidity. These include systems that do Counterparty Portfolio Management for OTC Derivatives, Prime Brokerage Risk and Margin functions, Treasury and Cash Management, Repo & Stock Loan Sales & Trading, the firms mission critical Regulatory Reporting & Calculation systems and a number of cross functional groups like Collateral Optimization and Funding Optimization. Given the increased regulatory focus and changing market conditions, we are in the process of revamping our BRM technology platforms.
The global FCRM Production Management team supports technology provided by FCRM and used directly by the business. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape the next evolution of our FCRM Technology platform, working in conjunction with the businesses, developers, outside counterparties and regulatory bodies. This is a diverse role which provides great personal development opportunities and will suit an astute application support analyst with an appetite for responsibility, front office business contact, hands-on technology exposure and daily challenge in a dynamic environment.
Role responsibilities:
- Create environment/Infrastructure on demand using cloud computing concepts
- Adopt Agile practices, delivering smaller demonstrable progress in sprints
- Automate testing, environment management, and deployment steps
- Building strong technical partnerships with local and global development teams to partner in system, environment and plant improvement. Enabling the adoption of Dev Ops collaboration.
- Leading projects and initiatives within the global team to implement new strategies; manage events (infrastructure change, software releases, business continuity tests etc.) .
- Initiating, growing and shaping processes, procedures and strategies to make the team more efficient.
- Work closely with L1/L2 team to efficiently use of effort and wherever possible drive out unnecessary tasks and alerting.
- Challenging existing practices to strive for continuous improvement
- Perform plant capacity management so that there are no capacity breaches related to a production for S1/S2 incidents
- Maintain plant stability and manage capacity of the plant across using tools and perform enhancement
- Good knowledge of Unix, DB2, Perl and Python
- Past experience in building and maintaining Production/Non-Production environments
- Past experience in automation of ad-hoc requests, RFB checks and scripting
- Building strong technical partnerships with local and global development teams to partner in system, environment and plant improvement. Enabling the adoption of Dev Ops collaboration.
- Leading projects and initiatives within the global team to implement new strategies; manage events (infrastructure change, software releases, business continuity tests etc.) and on-board support for new business areas or renovated systems.
- Chairing outage resolution conference calls, managing significant incidents and coordinating communications within a trade floor environment.
- Initiating, growing and shaping processes, procedures and strategies to make the team more efficient.
- Work closely with L1 team to efficient use of effort and wherever possible drive out unnecessary tasks and alerting.
- Acting as a primary escalation/communication point between Application development teams and Business Units
- Challenging existing practices to strive for continuous improvement

New York, New York, United States of America
IT
USD
Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley
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10/11/2018 7:02:59 PM

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