Core Developer - Commodities
New York , New York
March 21, 2017
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 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 modelling 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.

Institutional Corporate Technology (ICT)
Institutional Corporate Technology (ICT) is part of Technology. This group is responsible for developing enterprise applications for a diverse set of businesses including Fixed Income, Equities, Commodities, Investment Banking, Research, and Global Capital Markets. In addition, ICT provides technology solutions for client-aligned groups and company-wide divisions, such as Finance and Operations, post-trade functions within the Institutional Securities Group and standardized data and enterprise-wide services to provide leverage to the Firm's businesses.

Position Description
The team is responsible for the development, support and strategic direction of the systems that handle exchange and over the counter products through all aspects of the trade life cycle. The traded commodities include:
- Precious Metals
- Gas (including physical delivery)
- Oil
- Electricity (including physical delivery)

The candidate is responsible for contributing in the design, development, testing and production deployment of projects that provide solutions to commodities business problems.

Other responsibilities include:
- Collaborating with business sponsors, operations, vendors, desk strategists, risk and other IT teams.
- Providing 3rd level support by working with the frontline production management team.

Required Skills
- Core Java development
- Good analytical, problem solving, communication skills
- Experience in XML

Skills Desired
- Experience in distributed Java applications, Spring framework
- Python and shell programming
- C#, C
- Operating in Linux/Unix environment
- Relational database skills, understanding complex SQLs

A little about us:
Since its founding in 1935, Morgan Stanley and its people have helped redefine the meaning of financial services.

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