Development Lead
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 - Development Lead for Client-facing Digital Strategy
We are seeking a frontend software development lead whose primary responsibility would be to help deliver on the firm's digital strategy. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of dynamic team that develops our latest digital offerings for our clients on Morgan Stanley Online and Morgan Stanley Mobile apps.

Field and Client Technology (FACT) provides technology solutions for MSWM branch management, financial advisors, and their clients. The FACT technology suite includes 3D Advisor Desktop, Morgan Stanley Online, Field Management Technology, Workflow Technology and Content Management Technology. FACT also provides program management for division-wide initiatives such as Strategic Performance Reporting ( SPR ), Data Alignment, Branch Transformation, Batch Optimization, and Party & Account Data and Services.

This is a hands-on role. This role requires strong programming skills and the proven ability to lead small technology teams. The candidate needs to be comfortable to work with agile methodologies.

Tech and Project Skills Needed
- Strong HTML, CSS and JavaScript skills.
- Strong Angular JS knowledge.
- Good understanding of web services architecture.
- Experience as a full-stack developer a plus.
- Experience with mobile apps desired.
- Experience in continuous integration a plus.
- Capable of independent work - identifying and resolving ambiguities and data quality issues by working with tech and non-tech stakeholders.
- Strong communication skills and able to work with stakeholders to refine and manage goals, milestones, and requirements

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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