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Morgan Stanley Technical Java Team Lead in Montreal, Canada

We offer:

  • To work with some of the best professionals in the business - for a firm that values individual intellect as much as teamwork
  • State-of-the-art offices that are designed to maximize collaboration
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Enriching challenges that provide opportunity for constant learning and advancement
  • An environment which is leveraging technology to its highest potential

Team Profile:

Corporate and Funding Technology is comprised of three primary areas: Operations & Risk, Corporate and Client Financing.

  • Operations & Risk helps the Firm’s businesses while maintaining a strong risk profile. The group includes Operations, Funding, Finance and Risk Technology.
  • Corporate improves our operating environment and is made up of Legal, Compliance & Corporate Governance, Digital & Corporate Communications and Human Resources Technology groups.
  • Client Financing platforms provide technology and service to our hedge fund and Asia high-net-worth clients. Groups include Prime Brokerage, Private Wealth Management Asia and Counterparty Risk Technology.

Position Description:

The Collateral Management technology team is responsible for developing and maintaining the systems that facilitate the Secured Financing, Securities Lending, and Over the Counter (OTC) Derivatives businesses through meeting and optimizing collateral obligations as well as calculating margin calls.

We have strong distributed agile teams working across the globe in locations including New York, London, Budapest, Mumbai, and Tokyo. We partner closely with our Financing and Collateral Operations stakeholders in using technology to deliver solutions to complex business problems.

We are building a new team in Montreal and we are looking for a talented individual to be one of the founding members of the team with great potential growth opportunities.

Primary Responsibilities:

We are looking for a Technical Team Lead who will partner with our business stakeholders to develop and maintain resilient and highly scalable systems operating in today's complex and demanding financial environment.

You will use your technical expertise to design enterprise scale solutions for our business as well as be hand-on in Java and DevOps practices.

You will be responsible to lead and mentor others as well as collaborate with the global teams based in North America, EMEA, and Asia.

You will follow Agile practices working on the full development lifecycle from requirements capture/analysis, development, testing, implementation, and support.

You will be required to gain an expert understanding of the Collateral Management business area and provide 3rd level support with answering complex questions from the business users in region.

Skills Required:

  • 10 years of experience in extensive knowledge of server-side Java including multi-threaded programming
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar field
  • Strong Database / SQL Skills
  • Experience in Agile & DevOps skills
  • Serving as a mentor or leader in a technical environment
  • Experience designing technical solutions
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Skills Desired :

  • UI technologies such as Angular/HTML5/WPF
  • Scripting languages such as Python

About us:

Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm and a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. At Morgan Stanley Montreal, we are shaping the future of our global business and contributing to our local community. Our team works across numerous areas.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.

Knowledge of French and English is required.

Spotlight on our Montreal Technology Centre: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oo5GaXpCwKs
*Video dated October 2019.

Build a career with impact. Visit morganstanley.com for more information.

Job: *Development

Title: Technical Java Team Lead

Location: Canada-Quebec-Montreal

Requisition ID: 3171374