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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 Securities Technology (IST) develops and oversees the overall technology strategy and bespoke technology solutions to drive and enable the Institutional businesses and enterprise-wide functions. Our clients include Fixed Income, Equities, Commodities, Investment Banking, Research and Global Capital Markets as well as Operations, HR and Corporate Services.
The MSDE (Morgan Stanley Development Environment) Engineering team is responsible for all aspects of managing and maintaining a set of enterprise hosted developer enablement tools that are used throughout Morgan Stanley’s global IT development community.
These tools, both open source and 3rd party vendor, are hosted within the Morgan Stanley infrastructure, in a high availability configuration, and are used by thousands of developers on a daily basis. They include tools such as SCM (Perforce and Git/Bitbucket), Issue Tracking (Jira), CI (Jenkins and TeamCity) and Code Quality (Sonar).
The engineering team is responsible for deploying these tools into the Morgan Stanley environment, and integrating them with both our infrastructure and other tools. Team members manage and maintain these products, tuning them for high performance, upgrading them to the latest releases, introducing additional functionality and providing engineering escalation support.
Members of the team will be expected to work closely with the development community on day to day usage of the products, as well our internal development team, and the offshore support team that provides first line support. Team members will also be expected to work with the infrastructure provisioning teams, such as UnixOps and DBA, on regular basis, to exploit the Morgan Stanley environment, and internal infrastructure tooling.
Candidates will have the technical skills required to support these products on a Linux platform, and have knowledge of web hosting, infrastructure such as Apache, Tomcat, VCS and SAN, have experience at performance tuning and trouble shooting. Some knowledge of databases, development and SDLC practices, and windows servers are all desirable.
Daily Responsibilities May Include
-Technical evaluation and deployment of enterprise hosted development enablement tools into the Morgan Stanley environment.
-Documentation and knowledge transfers to peers and operations teams
-Conducting major upgrades to existing enterprise hosted products
-Building, maintaining and supporting infrastructure around the products to aid in enterprise use
-Troubleshooting performance and stability issues with enterprise hosted services.
-Liaising with users of our products in the IT developer space, to ensure that they are getting the most out the MSDE product set.
-Working with the MSDE operations and development teams on day to day issues.
-Working with Enterprise Infrastructure teams
-Planning and carrying out scheduled activities within the firm change approval framework
-Write scripts to automate various tasks
Required Qualifications / Skills
-Minimum 5+ years’ relevant experience required.
-Strong Linux SA type skills
-Exhibit required skills in at least 3 of the following areas
-Experience with web app hosting technology, such as Apache and Tomcat
-Knowledge of infrastructure such as SAN and VCS
-Strong scripting skills, as Python, Perl and Unix scripting
-Knowledge of database and simple to intermediate SQL
-Strong knowledge in SOAP and REST services (API)
-Knowledge of security/authentication layers such as Kerberos, SiteMinder or SPNEGO and SSL Certs
-Basic knowledge of Load balancing and Networking
-Experience with performance troubleshooting and resolution
-Strong problem solving skills
-Ability to write detailed technical documentation
-SCM knowledge and experience
-Knowledge of issue tracking type tools
-Experience of CI systems such as Jenkins
-Experience of working in a large enterprise environment
-Knowledge of Java and C++ development
-Knowledge of SDLC practices
-Knowledge of software development, deployment, change and release management processes in an enterprise environment
-Experience of working with 3rd party vendors
-Identifies, assesses, and manages risks to ensure successful achievement of deliverables
-Proven analytical and problem resolution skills
-Strong oral and written communication skills
-Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fair treatment, regardless of background.
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