• 2354548
  • (Reference :3078543)
  • Senior Unix/Window analyst



  • Company Profile

    Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm and a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the people of Morgan Stanley are dedicated to providing our clients the finest thinking, products and services to help them achieve even the most challenging goals.

    As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. We embrace integrity, excellence, team work and giving back.


    The Technology division partners with our business units and leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global and dynamic financial markets.

    Our sizeable investment in technology results in leading-edge tools, software, and systems. Our insights, applications, and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients’ businesses—and to our own.

    Technology Information Risk (TIR) enables the Firm to manage risks through implementing proactive, comprehensive and consistent risk management practices which protect the franchise while capturing business opportunities. The TIR team partners with the business by ensuring that Technology understands how to manage, escalate and monitor risk.

    Position Description:

    The senior analyst is required to work in the Platform Security Operations team, providing highest level of security consultancy and operational support of platform security infrastructure components. The role will focus on the security products and tooling utilized to manage the platform. It is suited to an experienced Systems Administrator or Platform Engineer with a proven understanding of enterprise platform security. An additional key component of this role is project based, with numerous activities to expand and enhance the services provided within the environment.

    The Platform Security Operations group provides a stable, yet agile and dynamic infrastructure platform to support the business functional requirements whilst managing associated risks. The role in question concentrates on the provisioning of security tools and services to internal client groups. Tool development experience is essential to assist the global teams in developing and deploying technology solutions to automate tasks


    The candidate must demonstrate strong technical qualities - preferably in a global environment, ideally within the finance industry.

    Analysis and development of platform security initiatives
    Provide consultancy services to other IT Security teams
    Provide architecture assurance on security platform initiatives
    Maintain security infrastructure, providing stability by following and using the tools, policies, processes and procedures available
    Provide a secure environment, managing and mitigating risks
    Provide reporting and metrics
    Resolve Incidents impacting hosts or environment
    Create, review, maintain and update documentation including Documenting & Publishing fixes in central knowledge base
    Work with global colleagues to provide globally consistent processes and procedures and provide innovative ideas
    Undertake problem ownership
    Investigate & Troubleshoot root causes when escalated from
    Escalate and liaise with additional internal/external groups when required, resulting in satisfactory resolution
    Active participation within and amongst teams and colleagues, providing constructive feedback when necessary
    Regularly re-evaluate processes and procedures and Instigate service improvement initiatives
    Identify areas for automation and scripting wherever possible
    Maximize the use of existing resources, skills and technologies for the greatest benefit
    Responsibility for the planning and controlled execution of releases into the managed environment
    Input into Business Continuity Planning and Practices



    A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience
    Bachelor degree in a relevant field
    Thorough understanding of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (up to and including debugging)
    Experience with Hardware Vendor software & toolsets (HP/Dell/IBM)
    General networking skills (firewalls, routing, NAT, SI Model, packet trace and analysis, etc.)

    Must know at least two of the following programming languages

    Candidate must have experience working on wide-scale projects, taking ownership and bringing tasks to completion.
    Interpersonal Skills – Communication, flexibility, self-driven, team player

    Candidate must know at least one of the following (in order of importance):
    Network/Prevent DLP
    Discover DLP
    Endpoint DLP

    Desired Skills:

    Linux certification
    Experience with Microsoft Internet information Services (IIS)
    Understanding of the PowerShell scripting language
    Basic web development skills (HTML, JavaScript)
    Operations Manager 2007
    Working knowledge of Windows 2008\2012

    Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximize their full potential.

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