Developer Lead - Java
New York , New York
January 05, 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 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.

Position Description:
This position is for a Senior Java Developer.
The candidate must have a strong Java developer background of at least 10 years. The role requires involvement of all aspects of application development, including interfacing with other Teach Leads to deliver on Business Requirements.
The candidate must have Capital Markets Trading Technology experience of working directly on trading projects either on the Wealth Management or Investment banking capital markets business domain.
The candidate should also have an ability to lead other developers in the team. Having effective communication skills is very important.
The candidate should have an aptitude to understand complex business processes and be able interpret business requirements and produce functional/technical specifications as well as the ability to create software solutions across multi-tier environments.
Required qualifications:
10 years of experience in Java working on midsize to large software development projects.
Strong understanding of the Spring Framework required
Ability to understand customer business needs
Excellent analytical thinking and problem solving skills.
Good communication skills, Self-starter, Strong interpersonal and follow through skills.
Ability to deal with ambiguity and define approaches to bring unfocused issues to resolution.
Knowledgeable in Agile and hybrid/waterfall software development practices.
Bachelors degree or equivalent qualification

Required Skills:
OS: Unix/Linux, Windows
Databases: Sybase
Languages: Java, C

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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